Monday 31/10/11

Monday 31 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00:20 — 110.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS A longhouse community in Kanowit is fed up with the Barisan Nasional’s empty promises of water tanks. They tell RFS that they trust Pakatan Rakyat to deliver its development … Continue reading

Sunday 30/10/11

Sunday 30 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00:00 — 109.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Papa Orangutan returns to helm the Sunday show with a sermon by Pastor Greman and the continuation of the discussion on the concept of NCR by Nicholas Bawin. A … Continue reading

Saturday 29/10/11

Saturday 29 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01:21 — 111.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS A young Dayak tells RFS the poor employment conditions and low wages are driving many to seek employment away from Sarawak. Employment opportunities promised by so-called BN-led development are … Continue reading

Friday 28/10/11

Friday 28 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00:07 — 110.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS A longhouse community of 64 families in Sg Sebemban stood its ground when police tried to intimidate its leaders with arrest for helping themselves to oil palm fruits that … Continue reading

Thursday 27/10/11

Thursday 27 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00:07 — 110.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS No natural resources in Sarawak are safe from the greasy palms of BN and its cronies. A villager from Long Akeh informs RFS that he is leading a fight … Continue reading

Wednesday 26/10/11

Wednesday 26 October Podcast: Download (0.0KB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS RFS’ latest addition, DJ Stanley Rentap engages Michael Ngau in a randau on the recurring rumours of the snap election date revolving around the numeric 1. SADIA is distributing free shortwave radios … Continue reading

Tuesday 25/10/11

Tuesday 25 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02:27 — 112.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS What good is it to give RM100 as aid to students when rural pupils in Sarawak have to spend RM300 to get to the city to redeem the cash? … Continue reading

Monday 24/10/11

Monday 24 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00:19 — 110.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Instead of directing resources to survey native customary rights land under conflict, the Sarawak government is prioritising land that are free from conflict. Land rights activists tell RFS that … Continue reading

Sunday 23/10/11

Sunday 23 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00:01 — 109.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Today, Papa Orang Utan is back on air. First we listen to the sermon by Pastor Greman. Nicholas Bawin continues his explanation on the concept of NCR. POU speaks … Continue reading

Saturday 22/10/11

Saturday 22 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01:00 — 110.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS The revolt within SPDP against its president William Mawan is gaining momentum as he is warned against attending a meeting in Ulu Teru by headmen loyal to faction that … Continue reading

Friday 21/10/11

Friday 21 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01:17 — 111.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS RFS speaks to a villager of Siru Dayak in Sematan on yet another encroachment of NCR land by a private company armed with a mixed-zone land title. Year after … Continue reading

Thursday 20/10/11

Thursday 20 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00:00 — 109.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Facing strong protest against the Baram dam, the state government is now eyeing early construction of the Baleh dam. RFS speaks to a Baleh villager and lawyer-activist Abun Sui … Continue reading

Wednesday 19/10/11

Wednesday 19 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02:56 — 112.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS It’s not only the ‘anti-development’ rural villagers that are getting the short end of the development stick but those who had ventured to the cities to participate in development … Continue reading

Tuesday 18/10/11

Tuesday 18 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02:23 — 112.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Three Penan communities in Middle Baram have once again erected blockade to stop logging company Interhill from further destroying their ancestral forests. A Penan villager tells RFS why he … Continue reading

Monday 17/10/11

Monday 17 October Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:59:03 — 109.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS A subsidiary of the Land Consolidation Development Authority, Pelita Holdings, is applying for a permanent injunction to stop about 1000 villagers in Ulu Mukah from harvesting oil palm fruits … Continue reading

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