Frog politics and the stalling of development in Sabah

Dr Firdausi SuffianPenganalisis Ekonomi dan Polisi Politik, Universiti Teknologi MARA THERE is a broad consensus among analysts, the main political problem in Sabah is sudden switching side or dubbed as frog politics (politik katak). There is even a specific name to that ‘froglician’ (frog + politician). In a Westminster system…

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The Frogs Might Still Get Their Day

The Election Commission (EC) will have to wait until Aug 17th before knowing if there will be a snap election in Sabah as the High Court will determine whether the recent decision of the Sabah Yang Dipertua Negri to dissolve the State Legislative Assembly is justiciable then. Sabah CM caretaker…

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List update: Photo included

Of the many, many requests that we received ever since we launched this website the majority of them is to include photos next to the names of the individuals on our list. Well actually if you click on any of the name, there is a photo of them on their…

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We’ve gone viral!

This is totally unexpected! I mean we knew we would make some waves here and there, probably get a mention but checking our logs showed we received 52,700+ visitors in the past 4 days and also links from a few websites. We were featured on reddit, the rakyat post, sin…

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Sabah’s 73 State Seats for 2020

So it has been confirmed that Sabah's next election will have 13 additional seats. The 13 new seats are; N02 BengkokaN06 BandauN08 PintasanN13 Pantai DalitN17 DarauN24 Tanjung KeramatN27 LimbahauN44 TulidN47 TelupidN51 Sungai ManilaN58 LamagN61 SegamaN70 Kukusan. Hopefully these will not breed more kataks for us. The following are the full…

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News links today

Not so much news since yesterday probably due to the holidays and today is the weekend. Expect a lot more news coming from Monday onwards. Thank you for everyone's support towards our site. We are still entering data and are considering everyone's comments. So here are some news you re-cap…

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RM260 million total bribes?

Good read for today - How A Decisive Shafie Cleverly Foils Muhyiddin’s Second Evil Coup – Sabah Traitors May Not Get Their RM260 Million Bribes from Finance Twitter. Here's a good paragraph; The decision to drop all 46 corruption charges against Musa was very obvious. Muhyiddin wanted Musa – the…

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July 2020 Update

Wow! What a dramatic political scene as ex-CM Sabah Tan Sri Musa Aman tried to make a come-back as he claims he commands a simple majority of the State Assembly with a dozen kataks pledging their alliance to him. The following have their entries updated today; Abidin Madingkir (left UPKO)Musbah…

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Welcome to Katak Sabah

This site was conceived in late June 2020 when there were talks of party-hopping in Sabah (again). Work started in a steady flow and then suddenly, the great leap of 2020 happened on the 29th July 2020 when 13 politicians switch their camps to the other side. This time from…

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