It’s Mahathir’s call

Jimmy Adit

I made a promise to hand over and I will, accepting that I thought that a change immediately before the APEC summit would be disruptive. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, sixth Prime Minister Sometime in May Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was quoted in a Bloomberg report as saying he expected to […]

Civil servants held in high regard

Jimmy Adit

Serving the people as a civil servant is a noble obligation as well as a responsibility. We must ensure friendly services are provided at government departments and agencies. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government came to power on May 9, 2018, bringing hope to a […]

Malaya’s rabid politics: Who’ll be bitten?

Jimmy Adit

Honesty has a beautiful and refreshing simplicity about it. No ulterior motives. No hidden meanings. An absence of hypocrisy, duplicity, political games, and verbal superficiality. As honesty and real integrity characterise our lives, there will be no need to manipulate others. Charles R. Swindoll, author, educator and radio preacher Sarawak […]

No more talking, time to act

Jimmy Adit

Many say the federal village management council (MPKKP) is illegal and improper. We have been made to understand that it’s illegal because the federal government cannot just simply set up something like the MPKKP and move funds in the state at will. Federal funds brought into the state have to […]

When bad is too good for comfort

Jimmy Adit

The opposition PH got badly stung, not once but many times, by the State 2020 Budget. Folk like state PH chairman Chong Chieng Jen and PKR state chairman Baru Bian may have expected a ‘bad’ state budget — bad in the sense that it is not good for PH — […]

MPKKP: Sarawakians are being screwed

Jimmy Adit

The JKKK is nobody’s political vehicle. It was never meant to be one and it is still not one until today. What it does is deal mainly with village welfare matters. It regularly takes care of the general cleanliness of the village; decide when to hold a work party, matters […]

Sarawak belongs to us; keep it that way

Jimmy Adit

Malaysia is in the middle of a whirlpool of problems and that means the PH federal government has its hands full. From the outside, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is worried about threats of trade sanctions. The US-China tariff war has Malaysia trapped in the middle while powerful European […]

Not greedy; they shortchanged us

Jimmy Adit

Lim Guan Eng calling Sarawakians ‘greedy beggars’! That’s the second time the word ‘greedy’ is used on Sarawakians. The first was on April 1, 2018 when Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Sabah and Sarawak would only progress at a faster rate if the politicians in the state were less greedy. […]

It’s no vision, but a political vehicle

Jimmy Adit

Tun Dr Mahathir calls it Shared Prosperity Vision 2030; I call it Special Purpose Vehicle 2030. Be it ‘vision’ or ‘vehicle’, both come down to SPV 2030, but while one is a pipe dream the other is a slick way of playing with gullible Malaysians. As a ‘vision’, SPV 2030 […]

Where only the big players survive 

Jimmy Adit

In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. – George Orwell, English novelist and essayist, journalist and critic Bukit Semuja is a hot seat, not because of […]

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