Sarawak’s RM559Million ‘Schools For Votes’ Scandal

A deliberate vote-buying scheme in Sarawak which was approved by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister, Muhyiddin Yassinhas, been recently uncovered by Sarawak Report. Read more below to find out who else was involved in this scandal, what they did, and...

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Mega-Dams Create Economic Disaster Says Top Study

A recent study by Oxford University has found that mega-dams, like those that are being built and planned in Borneo right now, do not only negatively impact the environment and human rights but they are also almost always economically disastrous for the countries involved. Read more below to find out...

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Taib Plans To Commission A Better Reputation

Taib was sworn in as Governor of Sarawak earlier this week and now he is worrying about his global reputation. In a speech, Taib said that his reputation was tarnished because of  “malicious attacks” by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) over issues like his environmental policy and various corruption accusations. Read more below to...

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Taib: When the Devil Wins

For over 30 years, Taib Mahmud has been a political figure in Malaysia. During this time, he has been the recipient of numerous corruption, human rights abuse, and environmental abuse allegations.  Despite several protests from people around the world,  Taib was sworn in as Sarawak’s Governor earlier this week. Read more...

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Malaysia’s Sarawak: Last of the Rajahs

A powerful chief minister bows out—or does he? Abdul Taib Mahmud, who has lorded over the Malaysian state on Borneo for over 30 years, recently announced his retirement at the end of this month. Read more below to find out just how much Taib has influenced the development of Sarawak...

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Bakun Turbines Running At Just 50% Capacity

As the Barum Dam blockade marked its 100th day, reports came out that the dam was only working at half of its capacity. This revelation raises the question: Why is there a need for TWELVE other dams if this one is only generating half the energy officials claimed? Read more...

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Taib SCORE’s Every Time – But What About Sarawak?

The most recent project of Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s Sarawak Corridor Of Renewable Energy (SCORE) program is a planned phosphate fertilizer factory. Read more on where the money for these projects is coming from and what this project is doing to the people in the region. Read more on Sarawak Report. Read...

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