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[LoyarFaCai Special] The Gods of Prosperity

[LoyarFaCai Special] The Gods of Prosperity

The gift of riches from society’s lowest common denominators.

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REFSA Rojak: Crisps of the Week (14-19 Jan)

REFSA Rojak: Crisps of the Week (14-19 Jan)

A mix of fresh headlines in the news and more.

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KDM Malaysia – A Desperate Attempt To Entice KDMs to UMNO (Stories From The East)

KDM Malaysia – A Desperate Attempt To Entice KDMs to UMNO (Stories From The East)

As is always in cases of NGOs having stated political leanings towards a certain political party, the newly formed KDMM in Sabah can’t escape from the problem of conflicts of interests. And what’s to stop the proliferation of race or ethnic-based associations all claiming they’re ensuring their own interests are taken care of? Something is brewing in Sabah and it’s not Unity.

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Why Is BN So Afraid Of White Paper On SAS? (Stories From the East)

Why Is BN So Afraid Of White Paper On SAS? (Stories From the East)

Daniel J Jambun puts aside finger-pointing and questions the Government’s aversion to using White Paper.

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“Tanah adat, nyawa kami: masa untuk bertindak”

“Tanah adat, nyawa kami: masa untuk bertindak”

Indigenous communities must keep the fire of resistance against eviction and destruction burning.

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Perjanjian 20 Perkara

Perjanjian 20 Perkara

Siapa yang menduduki takhta Jabatan Tanah Sabah?

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Perubahan dan Kepeluangan

Perubahan dan Kepeluangan

Apakah Cerita mengenai Royalti Minyak & Gas di Sabah?

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Those Damned Dams!

Those Damned Dams!

Why the Un-Swung Votes, Ulu Bengoh Darom Piin?

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Malaysia Day: A Farce

Malaysia Day: A Farce

A new LoyarBurokker tells us why Malaysia Day has been rendered meaningless.

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It’s the People’s Money, Not the BN’s! (Stories from the East)

It’s the People’s Money, Not the BN’s! (Stories from the East)

Mi casa su casa? Daniel John Jambun reminds the Barisan Nasional that the Rakyat’s hospitality ends when it comes to our money.

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Sabah: KDM BN Parties Must Be Firm On Gerrymandering

Sabah: KDM BN Parties Must Be Firm On Gerrymandering

Will the KDM parties in Barisan Nasional Sabah stay firm to prevent gerrymandering during the next redelineation exercise announced by the Election Commission?

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Joni Somudin – A Victim of the Worldwide Wave of Violence (Stories From the East)

Joni Somudin – A Victim of the Worldwide Wave of Violence (Stories From the East)

Daniel John Jambun highlights the exasperation of Sabahans about sovereignty and security, and the political agendas of a few that perpetuate this state of hopelessness.

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Aramaiti! Let’s scale Mount Kinabalu for a good cause!

Aramaiti! Let’s scale Mount Kinabalu for a good cause!

Justin invites Malaysians, even Singaporeans and Indonesians to join Coalition Duchenne in their Mount Kinabalu expedition on September 2011 in their bid to raise global awareness on Duchenne muscle dystrophy.

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The Root Causes of Poverty in Sabah & Sarawak, Exposed (Stories from the East)

The Root Causes of Poverty in Sabah & Sarawak, Exposed (Stories from the East)

Daniel John Jambun outlines 11 major reasons for the poverty levels seen in Sabah & Sarawak.

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The Disenfranchisement of Bona Fide Sabahans (Stories from the East)

The Disenfranchisement of Bona Fide Sabahans (Stories from the East)

This paper by the Common Interest Group Malaysia (CigMa) highlights the plight of the 19 million people of Borneo, in particular Sabahans under the Federation of Malaysia. It details the policies and actions of the Government at both Federal and State levels that have led to the marginalisation and disenfranchisement of the natives of Borneo. […]

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State Of Sabah (Stories From the East)

State Of Sabah (Stories From the East)

In this piece, Ryan Soo looks back at the formation of Malaysia in 1963 and the journey of his home state Sabah since then. Has the promise of the Federation been truly fulfilled? Or is it just one long trail of broken dreams?

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The Stateless Children of Sabah (Stories from the East)

The Stateless Children of Sabah (Stories from the East)

From Sabah, Stories from the East continues with a piece by Anne Baltazar about children who grow up without basic rights in our own backyard.

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Being An ‘Easy’ Malaysian Lawyer – The Argument for Sabah (Stories From the East)

Being An ‘Easy’ Malaysian Lawyer – The Argument for Sabah (Stories From the East)

When His Supreme Eminenceness Lord Justice Bobo recently directed a submission on a point of constitutional importance involving the Federation, Nijam Salleh rose to the occasion for the State of Sabah. Stories from the East reprints his arguments:

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Sarawak, From the Outside Looking In (Stories from the East)

Sarawak, From the Outside Looking In (Stories from the East)

We kick start this week’s ‘Stories from the East’ with a pensive piece by columnist Dina Zaman who looks back on her recent trip to Sarawak and realises what many an Orang Semenanjung must understand about the Bornean state.

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The ONLY MerdekakanMalaysia Run (1st): Things That Matter To Us Malaysians (and it’s not teh tarik.)

The ONLY MerdekakanMalaysia Run (1st): Things That Matter To Us Malaysians (and it’s not teh tarik.)

As promised on Twitter @LoyarBurok. Starting today for 3 days, 6 runners, 6 LoyarBurokkers – 5 Malaysians (& 1 of unknown pedigree), 4 making their historic debut runs – present 6 reflections on what we all need to do to liberate Malaysia. Our first runner Lisa Ng is an ex-copywriter and mother who has decided – when not chasing after her 18 month old – that writing for larger causes is a lot more rewarding. She hopes that by writing, more consciousness will be awakened. And more Malaysians will come out of the comforts of their lives to defend, from all forms of injustices, the lifestyles they have worked hard to gain.

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