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Masing: Bid to restore equal partner status to S’wak did not fail, Putrajaya in midst of review
Dr James Masing KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing disagrees with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when the latter said the bid to restore Sarawak’s equal partner status i...
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PH aims to cut legs out from under GPS by taking control of community leaders, says analyst
Professor James Chin KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s move to take control of the appointment of community leaders in Sarawak is part of its strategy to wrest power from the state’s...
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Masing tickled by Chong’s attempt to ‘predict the future’
KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing is bemused that Democratic Action party (DAP) Sarawak chairman Chong Chieng Jen has become a ‘clairvoyant’ by predicting that Gab...
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‘Embrace differences of the nation’
KUCHING: This Malaysia Day, Sarawakians are calling on fellow Malaysians to embrace the values of multicultural harmony, unity and inclusivity that their state is known for.
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CM’s pol-sec moots allowance for priests through Unifor
Edwin (sixth right), Dr Ngenang (seventh left), Richard (fifth right), Dennis (fourth right) and August (fifth left) at the function..
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CM pol-sec proposes for state govt to pay fixed salary to priests in Sarawak
Edwin (sixth right), Dr Ngenang (seventh left), Richard (fifth right), Dennis (fourth right), August (fifth left) and others posing for a photo session.
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Asfia: Bintulu Port is Sarawak’s from a legal, constitutional perspective
Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar KUCHING: The State Legislative Assembly (DUN) has neither relinquished Sarawak’s rights over Bintulu Port nor has it consented to its establishment, said DUN Speaker Datuk A...
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Punish Indonesia economically for haze, says Sarawak deputy CM
Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister James Masing said Indonesia must be made to “suffer economically” so that it will take the matter of combating haze seriously.
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Make Jakarta pay for transboundary haze in Asean, says Sarawak deputy CM
KUCHING, Sept 11 — Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing called on the international community to penalise Indonesia for its forest fires in Kalimantan and Sumatra that are polluting th...
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Masing: No compromise in quality despite fast-track implementation of projects
Masing (seated, second left) speaks to reporters during the press conference.
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‘Takeover of bridge projects to facilitate coastal highway devt’
KUCHING: The Sarawak government has decided to take over the cost of constructing bridges across Sungai Rambungan, Batang Igan and Batang Lupar to avoid disrupting the state’s connectivity plans, sa...
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Contract-signing ceremony to kick off 6 Urda projects
Ismawi (front, left) exchanges the signed documents with Yu, witnessed by Masing (back row, centre) and other dignitaries – (back, from left) Alexander, Chukpai, Liwan, Nanta, Aaron, Ugak and Allan.
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Connectivity cannot be compromised, S’wak govt will cover cost of three bridge projects – Masing
Masing (seated, centre) speaks to reporters at the press conference.
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Don’t expect immediate results, Sarawak CM says on mega project announcements
MUKAH, Sept 8 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today asked the public to be patient and not to expect immediate results when he announced the approval of mega projects such as brid...
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‘Change of PDP fine if road completed in time’
Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk  Amar Dr James Masing says the federal government can replace the project delivery partner (PDP) concept for the Pan ...
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Snowdan defend’s Masing’s statement on Bintulu Port, criticizes See for ‘knee jerk reaction’
Snowdan Lawan KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth chairman Datuk Snowdan Lawan yesterday defended his party president Tan Sri Dr James Masing from being accused of being “reckless” when the...
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Revisiting set-up of Bintulu Port within our rights, Sarawak party youth leader tells PKR
KUCHING, Sept 5 ― Parti Rakyat Sarawak Youth chief Datuk Snowdan Lawan today defended Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing questioning the establishment of federal-owned Bintulu Port since it ...
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Sarawak has rights over port ownership and operations, says PBB man
KUCHING: A Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) leader claims that Sarawak’s right to its ports are connected to its land rights.
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Pillar of new Satok suspension bridge confirmed tilting
An image shared on social media shows the tilting pillar.
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Masing: Federal govt may have taken over Bintulu Port without state assembly’s consent
KUCHING, Sept 2 — The Sarawak government is studying whether Bintulu Port is among the state’s assets being administered by the federal government without the consent of its legislative assembly, ...
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Loke puts a damper on Sarawak’s aim to take over Bintulu Port
Loke (right) signing the new DAP Miri headquarters office sign board.
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Has repair of Sarawak’s dilapidated schools started? Go ask Masing, Chong tells CM
Chong Chieng Jen KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan chief Chong Chieng Jen has taken Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to task for claiming that the Finance Ministry had not kept its...
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Sarawak Pakatan: MoF has given go-ahead to repair dilapidated schools
KUCHING, Aug 27 — The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has issued an authorisation letter to the director-general of the federal Public Works Department (PWD) and the Sarawak’s PWD to proceed with repair...
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Any decision on MA63 to be discussed with Sarawak consultative committee first, CM says
SRI AMAN, Aug 24 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today gave his assurance that he will report back to the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Consultative Committee on issues, incl...
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Sarawak sees minor revisions to state Cabinet
KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has named Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah the new Second Finance Minister in a minor state Cabinet reshuffle.Uggah takes over the post from Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh, who resigned from the state Cabinet last month due to political differences.
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Sarawak CM announces Cabinet reshuffle
KUCHING (Aug 22): Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a Cabinet reshuffle.
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Dr Jerip keeps post in Sarawak Cabinet
KUCHING: Datuk Dr Jerip Susil can heave a sigh of relief now that he is retained in the minor Sarawak Cabinet reshuffle.
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Sarawak CM announces new cabinet reshuffle
KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a new cabinet reshuffle.
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Sarawak CM announces cabinet reshuffle
Sarawak Chief Minister, Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a new cabinet reshuffle.
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Dr Jerip stays on in State Cabinet after shock departure from PSB
Dr Jerip Susil KUCHING: Datuk Dr Jerip Susil can heave a sigh of relief after he was retained in the minor State Cabinet reshuffle.
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Sarawak reshuffles Cabinet, Uggah named second finance minister
KUCHING, Aug 22 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg has today announced a reshuffle of the state Cabinet, with Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah named second minister of ...
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Reshuffle in Sarawak Cabinet, Amar Douglas Uggah is new state Second Finance Minister
KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has announced a minor reshuffle of the state Cabinet, in line with the state's aim to achieve developed status by 2030.
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Police launches probe on Zakir Naik
SHAH ALAM: The controversy stirred up by Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has now landed him in the cross hairs of the police.
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Ban on Zakir Naik stays, says Sarawak
KUCHING: Sarawak has insisted that the entry ban on controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik remains despite Putrajaya’s decision not to hand him over to Indian authorities for their investigati...
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Masing: Zakir Naik banned from Sarawak since Adenan’s time as CM
Zakir Naik has been banned from entering Sarawak since Adenan was chief minister of the state.
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Rh Robert Ngumbang all set to host CM’s visit, launch of GPS Zone 11
Masing (facing camera, fourth right) seen at Rumah Robert.
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Sarawak CM says he respects Wong’s quit decision, acknowledges contribution
KUCHING: Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said he respects Bawan Assan assemblyman Wong Soon Koh’s decision to resign from the state Cabinet.
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PSB President confirms resigning from Sarawak State Cabinet
KUCHING (July 15): Sarawak Minister for International Trade and E-Commerce cum Second Minister for Finance, Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh, has confirmed he is resigning from the State Cabinet.
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Ridiculous for PSB president to seek Sarawak CM’s advice to leave, says Masing
KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president James Masing says it is ridiculous for Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Wong Soon Koh to ask the chief minister to decide whether he should step down...
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Sarawak CM issues warning against move to undermine ruling GPS coalition
KUCHING, July 14 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today issued a warning to any political party to not undermine the ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) in its efforts to serve the...
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Just quit already, Sarawak DCM tells state minister
KUCHING, July 14 — Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing today urged International Trade and e-Commerce Minister Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh to just resign from his ministerial post, instead of...
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Who will head Sibu Municipal Council?
SIBU: The people here are still clueless as to who will be the chairman of Sibu Municipal Council to replace Datuk Tiong Thai King who has already left the council office.
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PSB deputy chief Jerip quits party, pledges support for Abang Johari
KUCHING: Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) deputy president Jerip Susil has left the party with immediate effect.
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PRS to hold Gawai open house, closing at DBNA HQ on July 14
Snowdan (centre), flanked by Doris (right) and Charles, at the press conference.
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55 senior govt officers, elected reps attend talk on Kapit transformation plan
Masing (front centre) with the lab participants.
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Anyone can hold Gawai Dayak celebrations, says Sarawak minister
KUCHING: The Sarawak government says it has imposed no restrictions on any parties holding the Gawai Dayak celebration.
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State Cabinet reshuffle best if PSB unwanted, says analyst
KUCHING: A political analyst says a state Cabinet reshuffle would be the best option if there are trust issues between Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), following calls fro...
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Gawai Dayak is ours to organise, says Sarawak deputy CM
KUCHING: Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister James Masing says while others are free to join in the Gawai Dayak celebration, the right to organise the state-level celebration belongs only to the community.
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Declare assets to MACC? GPS lawmakers already did that long ago, says Sarawak DCM
KUCHING, May 20 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) would be following Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) footsteps if the former introduces mandatory asset declarations for lawmakers, Sarawak Deputy Chief Ministe...
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Drop PSB leaders from Sarawak Cabinet, says Masing
KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president James Masing has added his voice to growing opposition to the possibility of Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) joining the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalitio...
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Firm not taking over Public Works Dept’s role in Sarawak mega road projects, says state minister
KUCHING, May 8 — OPUS Consultants (M) Sdn Bhd’s appointment as project management consultant for two Sarawak mega road projects is not meant to replace the Public Works Department (PWD), said stat...
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Malaysian Bar assures Sarawak, Sabah legal bodies of their autonomy
KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The Malaysian Bar today assured its Sabah and Sarawak counterparts that it recognised their rights, amid claims it was pushing for a national law to regulate the legal profe...
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GPS is the bulwark of Sarawak rights, says state minister
KUCHING: A Sarawak state minister said Gabungan Parti Sarawak needs control of the Sarawak state assembly to prevent any encroachment on Sarawak’s rights.
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DCM: Bid to cover Sarawak under legal profession Bill needs state’s nod
KUCHING, April 28 — The Malaysian Bar’s proposed amendment to the Legal Profession Act 1976 will not cover Sarawak that has its own legal practice regulation, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James M...
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Activist urges SUPP and PRS to form Sarawak-based opposition party
KUCHING: A political activist has urged Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) and Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) to reconsider their future in Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS). Peter John Jaban, who heads So...
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Act against instability in GPS, Sarawak CM told
KUCHING, March 8 — Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) today urged Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg to punish those who want to destabilise the state ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS). Its ...
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Sarawak CM to meet PRS and PSB over party members switching allegiance
KUCHING, March 8 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today said he will talk to Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) and Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) to resolve problems relating to members chan...
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Former BN candidate in Sarawak dies
KUCHING, Feb 27 — Former Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for Lubok Antu, Robert Pasang Alam, died today aged 52 of stomach cancer.
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Sarawak road designs to be reviewed after collapse
KUCHING: The design of roads in Sarawak will be reviewed following the collapse of a section of the Pak­an-Entabai road in Sarikei division.
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Masing: Road design in Sarawak to be reviewed to ensure no collapse
KUCHING: The design of roads in Sarawak, especially in rural areas, will be reviewed to ensure they do not collapse in future, says Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing.
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Masing should have sought verification on Shafie's suggestion — Warisan member
KOTA KINABALU (Feb 13): Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing should have sought verification on Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal's suggestion to turn Sabah and Sarawa...
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Masing should have sought clarification on Shafie’s suggestion, says Warisan man
KOTA KINABALU, Feb 13 — Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing should have sought verification on Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal’s suggestion to make Sabah and Saraw...
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Works Minister: Second phase of Pan Borneo Highway to start next year
KUCHING, Feb 5 — Works Minister Baru Bian today said that construction of the second phase of the Pan Borneo Highway, stretching from Miri to Lawas, will start next year.
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Guess who took the first crack at the newly-rebranded GPS?
LETTER | Last Saturday saw the official launch of the rebranded four-party ruling coalition Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) which broke off from BN in the aftermath of GE14. Some 8,000 loyalists thronged...
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Guess who’s taken the first crack at newly rebranded GPS?
Last Saturday saw the official launch of the rebranded four-party ruling coalition Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) which broke off from Barisan National in the aftermath of GE14. Some 8,000 loyalists thr...
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Let’s work together to achieve shared dream, urges Sarawak deputy CM
KUCHING, Dec 31 — In his New Year’s message, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing today urged Sarawakians to work together and achieve a shared dream where no single ethnic group is left beh...
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SUPP president: Sarawak must take precautions to prevent extremism in the state
KUCHING: Sarawak must take precautions to prevent extremism from encroaching into the state, says Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) president Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian.
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