Tag Archives: lukas straumann

February 07

No evidence to support wild allegations | Summary Dismissal of Norwich Order – Bruno Manser Fund Claim Rejected

The Ontario Superior Court has Monday summarily dismissed an application by the Swiss-based Activist group, the Bruno Manser Fund [BMF] for a Norwich Pharmacal Order which sought banking records of a private Canadian company, Sakto Corporation. In a statement issued today by GRA Communications, legal counsel for Sakto Corporation, Duncan Fraser said: “Justice Dunphy was […]

February 05

Taib’s lawyers deny ‘bullying BBC’ allegation, reports Free Malaysia Today

Mishcon De Reya’s letter to the BBC merely sought the right of reply, says Free Malaysia Today. James Sivalingam has the report: KUALA LUMPUR: The London-based solicitors for current Sarawak Governor, Abdul Taib Mahmud, today categorically denied bullying the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) into shelving an interview with Lukas Straumann, director of the Bruno Manser […]

December 10

WHAT! Price of Money Logging book up by 126%

Money Logging, the notorious book by Bruno Manser Fund director Lukas Straumann, has shot up more than twice fold. The book which was originally retailed at Kinokuniya for RM50-00 (see below) is now RM113-34 (see above), up by a whopping 126.68%. Like WHAT!! This is outrageously outrageous. The book is not cast in gold. But […]

December 07

Forged evidence linked to NGO

So, as the reader may already guess, we are unimpressed with the antics of Sarawak Report, Bruno Manser Fund and Global Witness. This is not because we want to deflate the debate on the future of Sarawak, because this debate has huge implications for Malaysia, and the choices are not straightforward. And it is hard […]

December 06

Not sold here, not sold there

A recent visit to the leading bookstores in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya reveal that the book Money Logging by Lukas Straumann is not readily available. Borders and MPH are not carrying the book. Neither is the largest book store Kinokuniya which had some copies. Last week, it no longer displayed it on the shelves. […]

December 02

Money Blogging

The media hype for this book was annoying. In the lead-up to its launch in Yokohama, the publishers had stirred the interest of many. It got this reviewer scouring Melbourne book stores for a copy, only to discover that the exclusive mail order company operated out of Canberra and would take some days to ship. […]