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Limbang is a difficult place to get government services-be it health, education, and now even to lodge a corruption complaint! The MACC office opened for 8 months -and underwent a refurbishment, then the notice went up at the premise to ask Limbang folks who want to complain about corruption to go to Miri to do it. Just like the ambulances have been sending patients to Miri-crossing 2 borders of Brunei before reaching there-sometimes with a dead patient!

This is a report of the missing MACC office from Malaysiakini:

Kami mendapati bahawa pejabat Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) cawangan Limbang, Sarawak telah ditutup selepas beroperasi selama 8 bulan sahaja.

Semua rakyat Limbang didesak supaya membuat aduan atau urusan dengan Cawangan Miri.

NONEKami berasa amat kecewa kerana pejabat SPRM Limbang tersebut ditutup tidak lama selepas projek penambahbaikan siap.

Kami ingin bertanya, berapakah harga kosnya untuk projek penambahbaikan Pejabat SPRM Limbang?

Bukankah pejabat yang baru dinaiktarafkan terbiar begitu sahaja merupakan satu pembaziran duit rakyat?

SPRM haruslah memberi penjelasan mengenai penutupan cawangan SPRM Limbang. Adakah ini menunjukkan bahawa Daerah Limbang tiada kes rasuah dan penyelewengan?
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Another arrest by Police due to Land Dispute with Oil Palm Plantation

by Borneo Independent News Service on Friday, November 19, 2010 at 12:20pm

Another arrest by Police due to Land Dispute with Oil Palm Plantation – Liam Anak Rengga and four others were arrested by police at his farm in Ulu Sungai Seplai, Senga, Bintulu around 5.30pm on 17th December, 2010. They have been remanded for 4 days  at the Police Lock-up at Batu Satu Central Police Station, Bintulu. They are held to facilitate police investigation over a report lodged by an agent of a palm oil plantation company operating on NCR land of Rumah Kilat Sungai Senga, Sebauh(End of report)

Previously the following land disputes had occurred in quick succession:

* August: 1st blockade against Sabah Sarawak Gas Pipeline project in Long Rusina, Lawas, no arrests
* August: blockade against Sabah Sarawak Gas Pipeline in Ulu Limbang by Penans; another blockade reported in Ulu Baram at the same time;

* October: blockade in Sebangan against loggers, resulted in 7 arrests;

* October: protest and police reports against land encroachment  in Pulau Lebaan, Daro, Sibu, against an oil palm plantation

*November: 2nd blockade in Lawas against Sabah Sarawak gas Pipeline Project, resulted in 7 arrests (more…)

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