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Articles2019-09-27T07:47:23+08:00
Selected articles by IDS researchers / academicians; Berita IDS and Borneo Review

Do you agree that Parliament should be dissolved to get a fresh mandate from Malaysians via a General Election? – Online Poll Results

Do you agree that Parliament should be dissolved to get a fresh mandate from Malaysians via a General Election? (Adakah anda bersetuju sekiranya Parlimen dibubarkan bagi mendapat mandat baru dari rakyat Malaysia menerusi Pilihan Raya Umum?) Poll result (Keputusan): 67% Respondent YES (Ya) 26% Respondent NO (Tidak) 7% Respondent NOT SURE (Tidak Pasti) * Results as at 4 March 2020 (Keputusan setakat 4 Mac 2020) The issue of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad resigning as the Prime Minister of Malaysia has sh [...]

Should the Sabah State Government proceed to take full control of SESB from TNB?

Should the Sabah State Government proceed to take full control of SESB from TNB? Poll result: 75% Respondent YES 19% Respondent NO 6% Respondent NOT SURE In January this year, it was announced that the Federal Cabinet had agreed to start the process of returning the ownership of Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) to the Sabah government. It has been 22 years since Sabah surrendered its power over the company to Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB). Currently, the main stakeholders of SESB are TNB (80%) an [...]

Development Potential of Pensiangan District

Pensiangan is a district in the interior of Sabah bordering Kalimantan, Indonesia. It covers an area of 6,089 square kilometres and consists of 146 registered villages. The district is divided into five mukims, namely Nabawan, Pemunterian, Sapulot, Pegalungan and Pensiangan. Pensiangan’s population is estimated at 31,633. It is known as “The District of Murut” to the outside world as about 87 per cent of its population are Murut. Other races such as Kadazan, Chinese and Malay make up the remaini [...]