Philip Golingai

Recent and archived articles by Philip Golingai

7 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hoping for a Bollywood ending

But who will emerge the hero from the political song and dance in the Port Dickson by-election is anyone’s guess.

6 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

When photocopies become a problem

Sabah’s large number of foreigners, including illegal immigrants, isn’t merely an issue for the state. National security is at stake too.

Some of the seized fake indentity cards of Angkatan Petugas Pemantau Pendatang Asing (APPPA) - Filepic
30 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Here comes the circus

It’s a real carnival in the sleepy seaside town as the seven-cornered Port Dickson by-election hots up.

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim shake hand with Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan at nomination centre.
29 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Revisiting Reformasi 20 years later

To many, Tian Chua was the face of a historic mass movement. It took longer than he’d expected but some of the changes that people demanded back then are happening.

Blast from the past: Tian Chua defying the riot police by sitting in front of a water cannon truck during the Reformasi movement 20 years ago.
27 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Abu Sayyaf back in dirty business

EXCLUSIVE: KOTA KINABALU: The resurrection of a kidnap-for-ransom group in southern Philippines – after a 21-month hiatus – is posing fresh threats to Sabah’s east coast.

25 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

New EC chief to don cleaning gloves

The Star: How do you feel now that you’re appointed as EC chairman?

25 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘First, electoral roll needs to be cleaned’

EXCLUSIVE: KUALA LUMPUR: One of the priorities incoming Election Commission chairman Azhar Harun will take is to change the public’s perception of the EC by cleaning up the electoral roll.

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23 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

A tale of two heads

All kinds of rumours are spreading in Sabah now that it has two chief ministers.

Back Home: Musa Aman arriving to be sworn in as Sungai Sibuga assemblyman.
22 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Breakthrough promise for Sabah and Sarawak

SABAH and Sarawak to be put back as equal partners under MA63,” my colleague Muguntan Vanar, The Star Sabah bureau chief, WhatsApp-ed me.

16 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Don’t leave it tasteless

It’s Malaysia Day today but many in Sabah and Sarawak feel that they have been shortchanged by the 1963 Malaysia Agreement.