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Sarawak Chief Minister receives dam critics over new scientific findings

Sarawak Chief Minister receives dam critics over new scientific findings

29.06.2015

Sarawak Chief Minister receives dam critics to discuss research results of the University of California: SCORE mega-dams not cost-effective

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Norwegian consultant admonished over Sarawak dams

Norwegian consultant admonished over Sarawak dams

24.06.2015

Last year, Norconsult refused to talk to dam-affected indigenous people from Malaysia waiting at their door – following a NGO complaint, Norconsult admits lack of due diligence in OECD mediation

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Malaysian politician’s son admits USD 315 million fortune

Malaysian politician’s son admits USD 315 million fortune

15.06.2015

Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, the son of Sarawak Governor Taib Mahmud, declared in court he owns 50 companies worth MYR 1.185 billion (USD 315 million) – Taib son was given 70,000 hectares of state land by Sarawak government “to pay for bridge constructions“ – Bruno Manser Fund demands that Sarawak state government publishes all land transfers to senior politicians’ family members

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Roger Federer encourages rainforest campaigners

Roger Federer encourages rainforest campaigners

19.05.2015

Tennis star asks Credit Suisse to review the bank’s business relationship with Indonesian pulp and paper group RGE/APRIL

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Sarawak Chief Minister surprises London with forest pledge

Sarawak Chief Minister surprises London with forest pledge

05.05.2015

Adenan Satem uses first official overseas visit to reach out to NGOs and call for international support to transform the Sarawak timber industry – Penan delegation meets the Chief Minister to present a memorandum for the Penan Peace Park

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MONEY LOGGING SEIZED BY MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES

MONEY LOGGING SEIZED BY MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES

01.05.2015

Home Ministry seizes all copies on display at the Kuala Lumpur International Book Fair

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Tennis Star Roger Federer urged to help stop Credit Suisse from funding deforestation in Indonesia

Tennis Star Roger Federer urged to help stop Credit Suisse from funding deforestation in Indonesia

23.04.2015

Sumatra rainforest communities send a cry for help ahead of crucial meeting with Swiss bankers – Credit Suisse asked to stop funding Indonesia’s RGE / APRIL pulp and paper group

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Money logging - Geneva book launch

Money logging - Geneva book launch

17.04.2015

The launch will be held on: Tuesday 5 May 2015, 7 pm Club suisse de la presse, Route de Ferney 106, Geneva

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Asian Development Bank to review Sarawak Energy loan

Asian Development Bank to review Sarawak Energy loan

15.03.2015

Malaysian NGOs score victory in visit to ADB headquarters in Manila - Proposed loan to power supplier Sarawak Energy delayed in order to undergo enhanced due diligence

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Indigenous Representatives at Asian Development Bank Headquarters Call for Cancellation of Loan to Sarawak

Indigenous Representatives at Asian Development Bank Headquarters Call for Cancellation of Loan to Sarawak

03.03.2015

Fact-finding mission reveals Sarawak Energy failed to consult meaningfully with communities affected by Trans-Borneo transmission line and has yet to pay fair compensation – ADB asked to withdraw as a potential financier

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Switzerland to take Anwar conviction to UN Human Rights Council

Switzerland to take Anwar conviction to UN Human Rights Council

12.02.2015

Swiss embassy in Kuala Lumpur reminds Malaysian authorities of the importance of the principles of the rule of law and fair trial

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Malaysian Auditor-General asked to do audit of the Murum Dam

Malaysian Auditor-General asked to do audit of the Murum Dam

04.02.2015

NGOs are asking the Malaysian Auditor-General Amrin to conduct an audit of the Murum Dam in Sarawak on safety and pending concerns of affected communities.

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Norwegian Pension Fund is asked to divest Cahya Mata Sarawak

Norwegian Pension Fund is asked to divest Cahya Mata Sarawak

03.02.2015

NGOs are asking Norges Bank to blacklist Cahya Mata Sarawak due to the company’s involvement in major corruption.

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister speaks out against Sarawak’s mega-dams

Former Malaysian Prime Minister speaks out against Sarawak’s mega-dams

27.01.2015

After receiving a letter from the network of communities affected by the dams, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad criticises the Sarawak government’s multi-dam initiative

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Taib family’s Cahya Mata Sarawak received over USD 1.4 billion in state contracts

Taib family’s Cahya Mata Sarawak received over USD 1.4 billion in state contracts

26.01.2015

Bruno Manser Fund demands a Royal Commission of Enquiry to investigate the takeover of Sarawak’s largest state enterprise by former Chief Minister’s family

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Book launch in Basel

Book launch in Basel

26.01.2015

Launch of "Money Logging" in Basel, bookstore Bider und Tanner, on Monday, February 9, 7.30pm, the event is free, in English

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Malaysian politician disowned by Australian alma mater

Malaysian politician disowned by Australian alma mater

22.01.2015

Adelaide University distances itself from Sarawak Governor Taib Mahmud – Estates Committee will examine request to rename the Taib Mahmud Court on the Adelaide campus

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Taib lawyer admits secret US deal with Sarawak timber tycoon

Taib lawyer admits secret US deal with Sarawak timber tycoon

19.01.2015

Sarawak Governor’s legal representative admits Taib family take-over of US$ 5 million Seattle mansion from Samling owners

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Sarawak Governor fails to justify his extreme wealth

Sarawak Governor fails to justify his extreme wealth

17.01.2015

Abdul Taib Mahmud misses opportunity to publicly explain how he had become an „ultra high net worth individual“ - London lawfirm circumvents questions on sources of politician’s wealth

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Taib lawyers bully the BBC over Money Logging interview

Taib lawyers bully the BBC over Money Logging interview

15.01.2015

Taib's lawyers, London-based Mishcon de Reya, are trying to stop a BBC interview on Lukas Straumann's book Money Logging from being broadcasted

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Malaysian ruler challenged to explain his wealth in London

Malaysian ruler challenged to explain his wealth in London

06.01.2015

Sarawak Governor Taib Mahmud ridiculed for failing to follow up on legal threats against Money Logging by Lukas Straumann – British lawfirm criticized for misleading the public on Taib’s wealth

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