The battle for Batang Ai has started and guns are blazing from both sides of the war zone.Who would become the casualty will only be known after 7 April 2009.
Will Sarawak eventually go the way Sabah did, surrender its political power to Peninsula-based party or should it maintains the status-quo and keep its autonomy intact.
Sabah's autonomy has been completely eroded which begun during Berjaya days under Harris Salleh and completely sealed when UMNO took over the administration of the state. Internal bickering among selfish politicians was the cause that robbed Sabah of its autonomy.
If one go through Sarawak political blogs one would be amazed that almost all were against Chief Minister Taib Mahmud and are working hard to make sure the message get across, the BN candidate must not be allowed to win.
The more than 30 years of abuses and corruption by those in power may have led to the quest for change. The natives main complaint were the loss of NCR (Native Customary Right) lands to loggers and other developments deemed not benefical to them.
The Sarawak's blogosphere is buzzing with activities and campaigns similar to pre-March 8 General Elections when West Malaysian bloggers came out with guns blazing to decimate the BN that helped the oppositions gain significant ground and capture of 5 state governments.
The article below is from the most vociferous blogger 'Sarawak Headhunter'.
Rockcliffe 'palace' Ottawa's No. 2 home
The couple's house at 688 Manor Ave. in Rockcliffe Park, completed late last year, is worth $9,609,000, assessors have decided. That puts it second only to that of neighbours Marlen and Michael Cowpland. The Cowplands' modern mansion at 234 Perley Crt. has an updated assessment value of $12,535,000.
The Cowpland residence has been controversial because of its ultra-modern look, which some traditionalists have grumbled is out of place in Rockcliffe Park, where many of Ottawa's most expensive homes are located.
The new home of Mr. Murray and Ms. Taib has a more traditional look, which blends in with older, and much smaller, houses nearby. Its construction has been the talk of Rockcliffe for months.
Well-heeled neighbours were impressed when the couple showed off their new home at a recent house-warming and Christmas party. Read more......
More blogs below:
SARAWAK DAYAK BLOGGERS
- Ai Pengayu (Agi Idup Agi Ngelaban)
- Borneo Warrior (Tedewin Ngumbang)
- Bukit Tunggal (Darah Aku Menua Aku)
- The Dyaks Blog
- The Truth Revealed (Yes Minister)
- Tiyung Dayak
- Uchu Keling (James Guang)
- United States of All Borneo
- The Broken Shield
Will Sarawak catch the flu and get the West Malaysian fever?