Penan Villagers Resume Murum Dam Blockade

A group of indigenous Penan has resumed protest against the construction of the Murum hydroelectric dam, claiming that the government has not met demands for fair compensation. Acceptable reparation would include enough land to be self-sufficient through farming, a share of the dam’s profits, and full redress for land lost,...

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Our Opinion: Borneo

Borneo, by Joe Lamb, Founder of the Borneo Project We live in interesting times. Some consider living in interesting times to be a curse, perhaps a euphemistic translation of the Chinese, 住在不好的時候 , “to be born in bad times.” Others think the saying originates in ancient Ireland. Perhaps the curse...

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Sarawak Report Exclusive: The Plot To Dump Taib

Sarawak Report has received an explosive dossier from sources close to Taib, detailing a powerful conspiracy to depose the Chief Minister at the next PBB Party Convention, due in May. The high-level defectors will maintain a pretence of unity during the coming federal election, expected in March, but have collected...

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Swiss Lawmakers Push for Freeze of Taib Family Assets

(GENEVA/ BERN, SWITZERLAND) Twenty MPs file motion to freeze Malaysian potentate’s assets held by Swiss banks; Attorney General urged to declare the family of Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud a criminal organization. Twenty Swiss MPs have filed a motion in parliament that calls for an immediate freeze of assets held by Swiss...

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