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Borneo, Environment, Sarawak

Investing, Sarawak style

Taib“Why invest in SCORE?”, a poster hanging beside a large map of Borneo reads. The government official sitting in front of it obscures the suggested reasons as he leans forward to work his smart phone.

A recent hidden camera video, shot by the London-based NGO Global Witness, documents proposed illegal land deals in the Malaysian state of Sarawak (one of two Malaysian states in Borneo). Close relatives and associates of the Chief Minister of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud, explain the deals in detail to a potential “foreign investor”.

http://newmatilda.com/2013/05/22/investment-sarawak-style

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