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The Borneo Post
Parties make strong calls against proposed Bill on hudud laws by PAS chieflaws in Kelantan — I do not see why PBB, SUPP and state BN cannot do the same.”
Parties make strong calls against proposed Bill on hudud laws by PAS chief
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 hours ago
laws in Kelantan — I do not see why PBB, SUPP and state BN cannot do the same.” In his remarks, state PKR chairman Baru Bian said Sarawakian MPs must make the stand against hudud laws. The Ba Kelalan assemblyman said the successful tabling of... Read more
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International Business Times
Landscape Photographer of the Year Award: Beautiful views of Britain Photographer of the Year 2015Martin Steele/Landscape Photographer of the YearJa
Landscape Photographer of the Year Award: Beautiful views of Britain
International Business Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Photographer of the Year 2015Martin Steele/Landscape Photographer of the YearJason Baxter, Winter Light over Bidean nam Bian, Glencoe, Scotland, Classic View, Commended, Landscape Photographer of the Year 2015Jason Baxter/Landscape Photographer... Read more
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The Manila Times
OFFBEAT Taiwan’s cat-loving President to adopt retired guide dogsranked higher in the family pecking order than his owner. Former first lady Wu
OFFBEAT Taiwan’s cat-loving President to adopt retired guide dogs
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
ranked higher in the family pecking order than his owner. Former first lady Wu Shu-chen, the wife of Ma’s predecessor Chen Shui-bian, was also famous for doting on her dog Honey, and often appeared in public with the white, wispy-haired Maltese.... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Taiwan's cat-loving president to adopt retired guide dogs-- ranked higher in the family pecking order than his owner. Former first lady
Taiwan's cat-loving president to adopt retired guide dogs
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
-- ranked higher in the family pecking order than his owner. Former first lady Wu Shu-chen, the wife of Ma's predecessor Chen Shui-bian, was also famous for doting on her dog Honey, and often appeared in public with the white, wispy-haired Ma... Read more
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Business Wire
IFX Forum "Open Banking APIs Summit" Scheduled June 21-23 Near Minneapolisleadership role in the Remittance Coalition set up by the U.S. Federal Reserve,
IFX Forum "Open Banking APIs Summit" Scheduled June 21-23 Near Minneapolis
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
leadership role in the Remittance Coalition set up by the U.S. Federal Reserve, and Memoranda of Understanding with ASC X9, BIAN and EPASOrg/nexo. About the IFX ForumFounded in 1997, the Interactive Financial eXchange (IFX) Forum is an... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Tiong refutes BN’s loss in Ba Kelalan due to choice of candidateKUCHING: The loss of Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Willie Liau to state Parti
Tiong refutes BN’s loss in Ba Kelalan due to choice of candidate
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KUCHING: The loss of Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Willie Liau to state Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) chief Baru Bian in Ba Kelalan in the recent state election was not really due to the wrong choice of candidate but partly due to unfriendly... Read more
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BBC News
Tsai Ing-wenpragmatic approach and analytical style is a marked departure from the often fi
Tsai Ing-wen
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
pragmatic approach and analytical style is a marked departure from the often fiery rhetoric of her predecessor, Chen Shui-bian. Ms Tsai joined the DPP in 2004 but rose quickly to become its chairwoman four years later, when the party suffered a... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai sworn in for another term as DPP chairwomannot want another Kuomintang or to see the return of the DPP that led the govern
Tsai sworn in for another term as DPP chairwoman
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
not want another Kuomintang or to see the return of the DPP that led the government years ago, referring to the Chen Shui-bian administration. "Change is now underway," she said, citing the withdrawal of charges against 126 Sunflower Movement... Read more
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The Star
Sarawak PKR: No bad blood with DAPKUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian has promised a united Opposition f
Sarawak PKR: No bad blood with DAP
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian has promised a united Opposition front for GE14, saying that there is no bad blood between him and state DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen. "The bottom line for me is that I am open to YB Chong and DAP... Read more
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The China Post
New envoy to US set to take office on June 5Joseph Wu. When Wu served as Taiwan's representative to Washington under the ad
New envoy to US set to take office on June 5
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
Joseph Wu. When Wu served as Taiwan's representative to Washington under the administration of ex-President Chen Shui-bian, Kao was his deputy. Kao headed the Department of North American Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Taiwan’s ex-president Ma faces lawsuits as immunity endsin 2008 partly due to his “Mr Clean” image, favored by a public fed up with the
Taiwan’s ex-president Ma faces lawsuits as immunity ends
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
in 2008 partly due to his “Mr Clean” image, favored by a public fed up with the scandals of former DPP leader Chen Shui-bian, who was jailed for corruption. However, Ma now faces his own court battles as political rivals hurl suits at him on a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan's ex-president Ma Ying-jeou faces lawsuits as immunity endsin 2008 partly due to his "Mr Clean" image, favoured by a public fed up with th
Taiwan's ex-president Ma Ying-jeou faces lawsuits as immunity ends
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
in 2008 partly due to his "Mr Clean" image, favoured by a public fed up with the scandals of former DPP leader Chen Shui-bian, who was jailed for corruption. However, Ma now faces his own court battles as political rivals hurl suits at him on a... Read more
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The China Post
Former first lady Chow Mei-ching skips the inaugurationTidbits Noticeably absent was former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), who serve
Former first lady Chow Mei-ching skips the inauguration
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
Tidbits Noticeably absent was former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), who served with former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁). Chen, who received an invitation to attend Friday's state dinner, has declined to attend. He is currently on... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Taiwan's leader faces thornier ties with China, growth woesrelations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed u
Taiwan's leader faces thornier ties with China, growth woes
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
relations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed under the last DPP president, Chen Shui-bian, who was the target of relentless rhetorical attacks by Beijing. "There will be no so-called cold peace, but will... Read more
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Salon.com
Taiwan’s leader faces thornier ties with China, growth woesrelations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed u
Taiwan’s leader faces thornier ties with China, growth woes
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
relations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed under the last DPP president, Chen Shui-bian, who was the target of relentless rhetorical attacks by Beijing. You Might Also Like “There will be no so-called cold... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai Ing-wen sworn in as Taiwan's first female president (update)it also holds a majority of 68 seats of the 113-member Legislature.During the p
Tsai Ing-wen sworn in as Taiwan's first female president (update)
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
it also holds a majority of 68 seats of the 113-member Legislature.During the previous DPP administration under Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) from 2000-2008, the KMT was the majority party in the Legislature.Tsai, DPP chairwoman and a former vice premier,... Read more
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ABC News
Taiwan's Leader Faces Thornier Ties With China, Growth Woesrelations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed u
Taiwan's Leader Faces Thornier Ties With China, Growth Woes
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
relations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed under the last DPP president, Chen Shui-bian, who was the target of relentless rhetorical attacks by Beijing. "There will be no so-called cold peace, but will... Read more
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The China Post
LY inaugurates groups for better diplomacy with EUthe practice of providing grants to countries in exchange for diplomatic recogn
LY inaugurates groups for better diplomacy with EU
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
the practice of providing grants to countries in exchange for diplomatic recognition, was heavily used during the Chen Shui-bian administration. Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) in February said that the focus of his tenure as legislative speaker would be... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Taiwan's leader faces thornier ties with China, growth woesrelations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed u
Taiwan's leader faces thornier ties with China, growth woes
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
relations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed under the last DPP president, Chen Shui-bian, who was the target of relentless rhetorical attacks by Beijing. "There will be no so-called cold peace, but will... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Taiwan’s Outgoing President May Face ChargesTaiwan’s outgoing President Ma Ying-jeou, who leaves office today, (May 19) cou
Taiwan’s Outgoing President May Face Charges
Asia Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Taiwan’s outgoing President Ma Ying-jeou, who leaves office today, (May 19) could well follow his predecessor, Chen Shui-bian, into prison. While Ma will be protected in civilian life by eight to 12 security officers, his team of legal advisors... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Taiwan's leader faces thornier ties with China growth woesrelations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed u
Taiwan's leader faces thornier ties with China growth woes
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 8 days ago
relations. That could send relations back to the tense situation that existed under the last DPP president, Chen Shui-bian, who was the target of relentless rhetorical attacks by Beijing. "There will be no so-called cold peace, but will... Read more
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The China Post
High drama as KMT party whip election ends in tieProgressive Party (DPP).Chen cited his experience against the DPP both as a Tai
High drama as KMT party whip election ends in tie
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
Progressive Party (DPP).Chen cited his experience against the DPP both as a Taipei councilor during the Chen Shui-bian mayorship and later as a legislator during Chen Shui-bian's presidency. Liao said he had experience in forming party... Read more
9d
The China Post
Ex-President Chen declines invite to Friday's state banquet TAIPEI--Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) and his wife will not attend a
Ex-President Chen declines invite to Friday's state banquet
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
TAIPEI--Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) and his wife will not attend a state banquet following the inauguration of Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as Taiwan's new president on May 20, Chen's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen seeks to refresh ‘Go South’ policyabsorbs 40 per cent of the island’s exports. The policy is nothing new, as for
Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen seeks to refresh ‘Go South’ policy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
absorbs 40 per cent of the island’s exports. The policy is nothing new, as former presidents Lee Teng-hui and Chen Shui-bian have tried that, and achieved little. However, a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)-affiliated think tank said that it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Basic Household Goods Well Received in Guineabetween China and Guinea, the latter's Trade Minister Marc Yombouno met on Tues
Chinese Basic Household Goods Well Received in Guinea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
between China and Guinea, the latter's Trade Minister Marc Yombouno met on Tuesday with Chinese ambassador in Conakry Bian Jianqiang. During the meeting, the trade minister expressed his government's willingness to increase imports of Chinese... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai inauguration dinner invite sent to President ChenChen TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Following the posting of images of an official invitati
Tsai inauguration dinner invite sent to President Chen
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
Chen TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Following the posting of images of an official invitation sent to former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) to attend the state dinner celebrating the inauguration of the incoming president and vice president, judicial... Read more
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The China Post
That'll be NT$23 million, please: Ma told to fulfil vow to pay for broken promiseand vice presidents. Ma's broader interpretation of the law was seen as an atte
That'll be NT$23 million, please: Ma told to fulfil vow to pay for broken promise
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
and vice presidents. Ma's broader interpretation of the law was seen as an attempt to prevent ex-President Chen Shui-bian from fleeing abroad amid corruption allegations. The lawmakers also said that with only days until Ma steps down, it was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sex Slaverykind. Why? Editorial: Taiwan's prostitution conundrum | Taipei Times | 17 Jun
Sex Slavery
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
kind. Why? Editorial: Taiwan's prostitution conundrum | Taipei Times | 17 Jun 2009 - Before then-Taipei mayor Chen Shui-bian put an end to legal prostitution in the capital, the city was the only place in Taiwan where it was allowed. Twelve... Read more
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The China Post
US reiterates it opposes Taiwan independenceposition against Taiwan's independence in its report to the U.S. Congress was i
US reiterates it opposes Taiwan independence
The China Post / Posted 13 days ago
position against Taiwan's independence in its report to the U.S. Congress was in 2007 when then-president Chen Shui-bian was seeking public support for the country's bid to join the United Nations. "The United States opposes any unilateral... Read more
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The China Post
Former foreign minister to lead new 'go-south' officesaid. Huang, 57, is a seasoned diplomat who served as foreign minister from 20
Former foreign minister to lead new 'go-south' office
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
said. Huang, 57, is a seasoned diplomat who served as foreign minister from 2006 to 2008 under then-President Chen Shui-bian. DPP sources also said that Tsai will serve concurrently as party chairwoman after May 20. DPP Deputy Secretary-General... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
National Newsbits for May 12, 2016capsule, Vanecold tablet, Cefalexin capsule of the Huiyinbi Group Zhejiang Yado
National Newsbits for May 12, 2016
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
capsule, Vanecold tablet, Cefalexin capsule of the Huiyinbi Group Zhejiang Yadong Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Zhi Bao San Bian Wan Pill, Mopiko-S 18g ointment and Mopiko 20g ointment. The FDA said the importation, selling or offering for sale of... Read more
19d
The Borneo Post
Body of drowned longhouse chief foundat around 8am yesterday. While waiting for the body to arrive at the Kubu Jett
Body of drowned longhouse chief found
The Borneo Post / Posted 19 days ago
at around 8am yesterday. While waiting for the body to arrive at the Kubu Jetty along Jalan Kub Lama here, OCPD DSP Freddy Bian said the SAR team comprising eight personnel from the Fire and Rescue station and police spotted the body floating at... Read more
19d
The Borneo Post
PKR veep wants Baru to be opposition leaderKUCHING: PKR vice president Dr Xavier Jayakumar has suggested that state PKR ch
PKR veep wants Baru to be opposition leader
The Borneo Post / Posted 19 days ago
KUCHING: PKR vice president Dr Xavier Jayakumar has suggested that state PKR chairman Baru Bian, a Bumiputera, be named as the opposition leader in Sarawak. Dr Xavier said this is in light of the winds of change in the rural heartland of... Read more
19d
The Borneo Post
Congratulations, Wan Azizah tells Adenanto be fulfilled. “I thank and congratulate my dear Sarawakians for retaining o
Congratulations, Wan Azizah tells Adenan
The Borneo Post / Posted 19 days ago
to be fulfilled. “I thank and congratulate my dear Sarawakians for retaining our three incumbents for Ba Kelalan (Baru Bian), Krian (Ali Biju) and Batu Lintang (See Chee How); and for Telang Usan (Roland Engan) which we almost won. “We thank... Read more
19d
Sabah Daily Express
PKR keeps all its seats, regrets infightingSarawak PKR has successfully defended all three seats it brought into the 2011
PKR keeps all its seats, regrets infighting
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 19 days ago
Sarawak PKR has successfully defended all three seats it brought into the 2011 state election. State PKR chief Baru Bian started the streak by retaining his Ba'kelalan seat with a majority, of 538 votes. Baru polled 2,858 votes versus the... Read more
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The Star
It’s sweet revenge for Barisan’s Chinese candidates in urban areastally dropped to seven seats from the 12 it won in 2011. But PKR retained its
It’s sweet revenge for Barisan’s Chinese candidates in urban areas
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
tally dropped to seven seats from the 12 it won in 2011. But PKR retained its three seats with victory for incumbents Baru Bian, See Chee How and Ali Biju in Ba’Kelalan, Batu Lintang and Krian respectively. Adenan said Barisan had expected more... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Two-thirds majority ensures first mandate for CMand PRS secured a 100 per cent victory, winning 40 and 11 seats respectively. S
Two-thirds majority ensures first mandate for CM
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
and PRS secured a 100 per cent victory, winning 40 and 11 seats respectively. SPDP, although losing two seats to PKR’s Baru Bian and Ali Biju at Ba Kelalan and Krian, can take solace in its three debutante candidates – Datuk Henry Harry Jinep, Datuk... Read more
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The Star
BN takes 26 seats, DAP 4, PKR 3and Saribas state seats, by Wilson Nyabong and Mohammad Razi Sitam respectively
BN takes 26 seats, DAP 4, PKR 3
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
and Saribas state seats, by Wilson Nyabong and Mohammad Razi Sitam respectively. PKR has so far won one seat, with Baru Bian winning in Ba’kelalan against Barisan’s Willie Lau. DAP has declared victory in Bukit Assek, with its candidate Irene... Read more
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The Star
BN takes 17, DAP 3, PKR 2and Saribas state seats, by Wilson Nyabong and Mohammad Razi Sitam respectively
BN takes 17, DAP 3, PKR 2
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
and Saribas state seats, by Wilson Nyabong and Mohammad Razi Sitam respectively. PKR has so far won one seat, with Baru Bian winning in Ba’kelalan against Barisan’s Willie Lau. DAP has declared victory in Bukit Assek, with its candidate Irene... Read more
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The Star
PKR's Baru Bian retains Ba' KelalanMIRI: Baru Bian (pic) has unofficially retained his Ba' Kelalan seat. The Saraw
PKR's Baru Bian retains Ba' Kelalan
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
MIRI: Baru Bian (pic) has unofficially retained his Ba' Kelalan seat. The Sarawak PKR chairman defeated Barisan Nasional candidate Willie Liau with a 545 vote majority. Baru Bian was first elected to the seat in the 2011 state elections, also... Read more
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The Star
BN wins 12 seats, DAP and PKR one eachPelagus and Saribas seats, by Wilson Nyabong and Mohammad Razi Sitam respective
BN wins 12 seats, DAP and PKR one each
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
Pelagus and Saribas seats, by Wilson Nyabong and Mohammad Razi Sitam respectively. PKR has so far won one seat, with Baru Bian winning in Ba’kelalan against Barisan’s Willie Lau. DAP has declared victory in Bukit Assek, with its candidate Irene... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Voting has closed in Sarawak's biggest state electionfrom overseas to his personal accounts. As at 12pm, the opposition Parti Keadi
Voting has closed in Sarawak's biggest state election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
from overseas to his personal accounts. As at 12pm, the opposition Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Sarawak's chairman Baru Bian said observers had reported a "low overall turnout of 35 per cent". "I urge all registered voters to come out to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Former Taiwan VP denied Thai visaapplication and put off the visa issuance, said Ms Lu, who served as vice-presi
Former Taiwan VP denied Thai visa
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
application and put off the visa issuance, said Ms Lu, who served as vice-president of Taiwan from 2000-08 under Chen Shui-bian. She hinted that Taiwanese authorities might have influenced the decision of their counterparts in Thailand. Over the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Exercise your right to vote, Baru urges amid reports of low turnoutSarawak PKR chief Baru Bian queuing to cast his vote at Kampung Siang Siang, Ja
Exercise your right to vote, Baru urges amid reports of low turnout
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
Sarawak PKR chief Baru Bian queuing to cast his vote at Kampung Siang Siang, Jalan Trusan. KUCHING: State PKR chairman Baru Bian has urged all registered voters to exercise their democratic right to choose their representative in the State... Read more
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The Star
Time for voters to decideHian, locked in a three-way battle for the Batu Kawah seat that’s too close to
Time for voters to decide
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
Hian, locked in a three-way battle for the Batu Kawah seat that’s too close to call. Eyes are also on PKR state chief Baru Bian who is defending his Ba’ Kelalan seat against his nephew Willie Lau from Barisan. Both are in a rematch for the remote... Read more
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The China Post
Taiwan won't back down on fishing rights: Mathat "a tacit understanding" had been reached with Japan on fishing in disputed
Taiwan won't back down on fishing rights: Ma
The China Post / Posted 21 days ago
that "a tacit understanding" had been reached with Japan on fishing in disputed waters under the presidency of Chen Shui-bian. The report, which the DPP later refuted as untrue, claimed that a deal was orchestrated by former National Security... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Be steadfast, Baru Bian urges Christian votersKUCHING: State PKR chairman Baru Bian said BN hit a new low with the latest pro
Be steadfast, Baru Bian urges Christian voters
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
KUCHING: State PKR chairman Baru Bian said BN hit a new low with the latest promise of money for the churches in Ba Kelalan two days before polling day. Baru pointed out that since the BN wanted to influence the Christian vote, Datuk Seri Panglima... Read more
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The Borneo Post
May 7 a day of reckoning in Ba Kelalanbattle to the finish line is in store for the Ba Kelalan hot seat between SPDP’
May 7 a day of reckoning in Ba Kelalan
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
battle to the finish line is in store for the Ba Kelalan hot seat between SPDP’s Willie Liau and PKR Sarawak chief Baru Bian in the Lun Bawang heartland and the results could go either way this time round. Both sides are confident of winning by... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Lajim: PBB will soon be destabilisedof Sarawak to show their displeasure by rejecting BN candidates and vote for Pa
Lajim: PBB will soon be destabilised
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 21 days ago
of Sarawak to show their displeasure by rejecting BN candidates and vote for Pakatan Harapan candidates on polling day, this Saturday. Also present were PKR candidate for Ba'Kelalan, Baru Bian and Sabah PKR communication director Patri... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Battle for Batu Kawah most watched2011. Ba'Kelalan (N81): This battle in the Bario highlands is a repeat of the
Battle for Batu Kawah most watched
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 21 days ago
2011. Ba'Kelalan (N81): This battle in the Bario highlands is a repeat of the 2011 face-off between PKR state chief Baru Bian and his nephew and BN choice Willie Liau to woo the dominant Lun Bawang natives. Baru won by 473 votes the last time.... Read more
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