Malaysia Digest Blog Posts

  • Sources used for Taib Timber Mafia
    on Sep 20, 2012 in Sarawak
    Continue from Taib Timber Mafia. Many public sources have been used for this report. Apart from newspaper articles and reseach papers, this report draws specifically on the following sources: <!-- Begin BidVertiser code --> affiliate progra...
  • The Taib family and modus operandi
    on Sep 20, 2012 in Sarawak
    Continued from The Taib Timber Mafia Chief Minister Abdul Taib bin Mahmud (Taib) is the eldest of 10 children born to Mahmud Abang Yahya and Wan Hamidah in Sarawak, on 21 May 1936. <!-- Begin BidVertiser code --> affiliate program <!-- E...
  • What is a “PEP”?
    on Sep 20, 2012 in Sarawak
    Continued from Taib Timber Mafia and “Stop Timber Corruption” Campaign What is a “PEP”? There is no single, universally agreed upon definition of a „politically exposed person“ (PEP), a term that has recently become key for internationa...
  • The aim of Taib Timber Mafia report
    on Sep 20, 2012 in Sarawak
    Continued from Taib Timber Mafia and “Stop Timber Corruption” Campaign The aim of this report is to build up international pressure against the corrupt Taib family and provide investigating bodies, journalists, Sarawakians and interested parties...
  • “Stop Timber Corruption” Campaign
    on Sep 20, 2012 in Sarawak
    Continued from The Taib Timber Mafia The “Stop Timber Corruption” Campaign <!-- Begin BidVertiser code --> affiliate program <!-- End BidVertiser code --> On the 18th February 2011, the Bruno Manser Fund launched a campaign to...
  • Taib Timber Mafia
    on Sep 20, 2012 in Sarawak
    The Taib Timber Mafia - Facts and Figures on Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) from Sarawak, Malaysia report by Bruno Manser Fund is now out. <!-- Begin BidVertiser code --> affiliate program <!-- End BidVertiser code --> Sarawak, a...
  • The Taib Timber Mafia. Facts and Figures on Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) from Sarawak, Malaysia
    on Sep 18, 2012 in Sarawak
    The Bruno Manser Fund is about to release an explosive report on the Malaysian Taib family, one of South East Asia's most notorious kleptocratic clans. The report entitled "The Taib Timber Mafia. Facts and Figures on Politically Exposed Persons...
  • Larry Sng elected as Sarawak Workers' Party (SWP) president
    on May 28, 2012
    Former assistant minister Larry Sng Wei Shien was today elected Sarawak Workers' Party (SWP) president at its inaugral annual general meeting here. SWP is the latest local based opposition party in the state. <!-- Begin BidVertiser code -->...
  • TERAS for SPDP 5
    on Mar 7, 2012 in Sarawak
    A new party to accommodate the former SPDP 5 which most likely will be registered before the 13th general election is said to be now on the card. Sources told The Borneo Post here yesterday that a new party called Parti Tenaga Rakyat Sarawak (TERAS)...
  • Bumi of Malaysia
    on Dec 14, 2011 in For laugh
    From Heaven to Hell. Rafidah, Shahrizat & Jean Abdullah meet their Creator,GOD on Judgement Day. GOD says 'I understand all of you are from Malaysia, which to the Bumis, is also known as 'heaven-on-earth'. Here too you all shall be treated accord...
  • Muslims Want Catholic School to Provide Room Without Crosses
    on Oct 28, 2011 in religion issue
    I thought the above may only happen in Malaysia. The Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights confirmed that it is investigating allegations that Catholic University violated the human rights of Muslim students by not allowing them to form a Muslim st...
  • One Night in Bangkok
    on Oct 10, 2011 in Anwar Ibrahim
    Several bloggers have uploaded a trailer video clip showing a man resembling Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in a bedroom. The bloggers gave different titles to the 2.25-minute video clip.<!-- Begin BidVertiser code -->affiliate program<!-- End Bid...
  • Budget 2012
    on Oct 7, 2011 in Budget and Economy
    Malaysians can expect more good news when Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak unveils Budget 2012 this afternoon at 4pm.<!-- Begin BidVertiser code -->&amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href="http://www.bidvertiser.com"&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;affiliate...
  • Cuci-Cuci 1Malaysia
    on Jul 2, 2011 in Misc
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  • Michelle Yeoh banned from Burma over Suu Kyi film roles
    on Jun 29, 2011 in personality
    Malaysian born Hollywood star Michelle Yeoh, who plays pro-democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi in an upcoming film, has been deported by army-dominated Myanmar and blacklisted, an official said Tuesday.<!-- Begin BidVertiser code -->affiliate p...
  • Taib Mahmud has no Swiss bank account
    on Jun 23, 2011 in Sarawak
    Taib Mahmud said he has no Swiss bank account. Would you believe him? Chief Minister Pehin Sri Abdul Abdul Taib Mahmud has categorically denied allegations by the Bruno Manser Foundation (BMF) that he has Swiss bank accounts, assets or investment in...
  • JPN Website Crashed
    on Apr 21, 2011 in government incompentency
    http://www.jpn.gov.my/ the National Registration Department's (NRD) official website crashed after the Deputy Home Minister Datuk Wira Abu Seman Yusop announced that Malaysian can replace their MyKad through online application. Their website is not p...
  • BN UMNO seeks to control freedom to education
    on Apr 19, 2011 in education system
    Report from MalaysiaKini suggests that UMNO or BN may play a part in trying to control freedom to education. The government should not interfere in the administration of any university. “How can the universities achieve academic excellence when the...
  • Taib Rules, Again
    on Apr 16, 2011 in Sarawak Election 2011
    BN retains two-thirds majority but Sarawak’s fixed deposit shattered. And as expected, Taib Mahmud rules, again. He quickly taking his oath of office as chief minister for the seventh time at 10.30pm which was broadcast live through national and sa...
  • Sarawak Election Results Expected To Be In Latest By 11pm
    on Apr 15, 2011 in Sarawak Election 2011
    The Election Commission expects the first result in tomorrow's Sarawak state election to be in by 8pm and the last at the latest by 11pm. For the actual election result, proceed to Sarawak Election 2011 Result.<!-- Begin BidVertiser code -->aff...
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