Are we doing enough for our environment?

Karambir Singh

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse. Sitting Bull, Indian leader who led his people against United States government policies Our air filled with the smell of burning plastic, […]

Nine political lives and more!

Karambir Singh

It’s been phenomenal, but everybody keeps congratulating me on my resurgence and my big comeback. I haven’t been away, guys. I’ve been working steadily for the last 63 years. Betty White, American actress and comedian Born in 1925 in Alor Star, Kedah, graduated as a doctor at King Edward VIII […]

The aftermath

Karambir Singh

The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government. George Washington, USA’s first president One of the meanings of the term ‘aftermath’ in the online Oxford Dictionary is “the consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event.” This […]

GPS, one year on…

Karambir Singh

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. – Jack Welch, American business executive, author, and chemical engineer The 14th general election (GE14) on May 9, 2018 had just been held and when the results were […]

Who will protect and defend Sarawak?

Karambir Singh

There is something different between defence deal and deal in defence. – Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian politician The main purpose of a federation is to make sure that the rights and interest of all its component territories and states are protected in relation to national, economic and social matters. In the […]

Deepavali in Sarawak

Karambir Singh

For me, religious festivals and celebrations have become an important way to teach my children about how we can transform living with diversity from the superficial ‘I eat ethnic food’, to something dignified, mutually respectful and worthwhile. – Randa Abdel-Fattah, Australian writer In a few days’ time Deepavali or Diwali, […]

Promises, dashed hopes and U-turns

Karambir Singh

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. – Oscar Ameringer, German-American Socialist editor and author The people voted in Pakatan Harapan (PH) to form the government in GE14. This is the people’s […]

Referendum ordinance for Sarawak?

Karambir Singh

The government should train and direct the people in their acquisition of political knowledge and ability, thereby enabling them to exercise the powers of election, recall, initiative, and referendum. – Sun Yat-sen, Chinese politician, physician and philosopher The word referendum has been bandied about in Sarawak over the last few […]

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