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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg has slammed Putrajaya for being too “egotistical” following its decision to turn down the Sarawak government’s offer of a RM1 billion loan to r...
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KUCHING, April 20 ― Despite never meeting each other, a government officer was willing to give a woman RM60,000 over their three-year relationship, Sarawak Commercial Crimes Investigation Department...
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KUCHING: It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch-bearers of hope, said PKR chairman Baru Bian.
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BETONG, April 20 — The state government will proceed with implementing projects in Sarawak that have been suspended by the federal government, since they will greatly benefit the public, Chief Minis...
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KUCHING (Bernama): It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch bearers of hope, says Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian.
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KUCHING, April 20 — It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch-bearers of hope, said Sarawak PKR ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The annual report of the Human Rights Com­mission of Malaysia (Suhakam) was tabled in Parliament on April 11 and the commission wants the Pakatan Harapan government to honour its general election manifesto promise to debate it.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is hoping that its annual report will be debated at the next sitting of Parliament in July.
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JOHOR BARU: KPJ Healthcare Bhd, which is still bullish on the prospects of private healthcare in the country, will be allocating between RM200mil and RM300mil as capital expenditure (capex) yearly.
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IT was a surreal moment for myself and many of the Malaysians on board the USNS Fall River.
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KUCHING (April 18): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of Sa...
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KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of Sabah and Sar...
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KUCHING, April 18 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of ...
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KUCHING, April 18 — The state Disaster Management Committee today stressed that no exemption will be given to any stray or free roaming dogs targeted for removal in the anti-rabies operations here f...
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PETALING JAYA: Indonesian officials here are still counting the ballots in Malaysia for the republic’s presidential election amid calls for a revoting of postal votes by their election watchdog.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister said future dealings with the Pakatan Harapan government will “likely be difficult” due to its “continuous U-turns” on promises made.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Harvest and Folklore Festival will be held from April 26 to 28 at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong near here and will complement the ongoing Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC)....
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KUCHING: Sarawak hopes to reach an agreement with the federal government on its offer of a RM1bil loan repayment to repair dilapidated schools in the state following Putrajaya's apparent U-turn on the matter.
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MAXIS has announced the launch of the first commercial Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd launched Malaysia's first commercial Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service in selected areas including Cyberjaya, Penang, Kuching, Putrajaya, Johor Bahru, and KLCC.
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A year after its launch, Grab Malaysia has announced that its GrabFood service will be expanded out of the Klang Valley.
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KUCHING: At first glance, Kampung Muara Tebas is a typical Malay fishing village fronting the estuary of the Sarawak River, drawing tourists and fishermen supplying their daily catch to the seafood re...
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Grab announced that it is officially bringing its GrabFood app into its fold.
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KUCHING: Alister Cogia, the Sarawakian Facebook user jailed 10 years for insulting Islam, will undergo another month's mental evaluation following an extension by the High Court.
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TWENTY startups are participating in Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak’s Pre-Accelerator Bootcamp (TPAB). Tegas is working closely with their strategic partner, WatchTower and Friends Accelerator ...
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KUCHING: A man lost RM487,000 to a Macau Scam syndicate over allegations of drug smuggling and criminal breach of trust activities.
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KUCHING, April 15 — Over 100 people from 42 families were made homeless when a late afternoon fire destroyed two wooden blocks of the Uma Bawang resettlement scheme in Sungai Asap, about 230 kilomet...
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KUCHING (April 15): The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) wants the Sarawak Government to move a motion in the upcoming meeting of the State Legislative Assembly to debate the stat...
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KUCHING, April 15 — A government officer lost his family’s entire savings of about RM487,000 to a criminal syndicate which accused him of not settling his credit card debts, the police said today.
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KUCHING: An NGO here said Sarawak and Sabah should to be referred to as “negara” instead of “negeri” in the Bahasa Malaysia version of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution.
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KUCHING, April 15 — The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) group told the state Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government today to table a motion to define the “Borneo States” a...
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KUCHING: A state rights NGO will stage a rally at Padang Merdeka here on April 28 to demand the restoration of Sabah and Sarawak's constitutional status as "negara".
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KUCHING: A China-based Fortune 500 company and Sarawak State Economic Development Corp (SDEC) plan to jointly invest in a US$1.8bil (RM7.4bil) pulp and paper manufacturing plant in Samalaju Industrial Park, Bintulu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The early voting process for the Indonesian presidential election is running smoothly without any accident at the Indonesian Embassy in Jalan Tun Razak here today, according to Dang Wang...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of Indonesians in Malaysia cast their ballots in early voting for their country’s presidential election today.
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KUCHING, April 13 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today denied claims by Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) that its lawmakers abstained from voting a constitutional amendment Bil...
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KUCHING: Preparations are running smoothly for Indonesians in Sarawak to participate in early voting for the Indonesian presidential election tomorrow at the Indonesian consulate-general in Jalan Stut...
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KUCHING: The Health Ministry will consider proposals from universities or the industrial sector to conduct medical science research on the treatment of rabies, particularly in Sarawak, said its deputy...
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KUCHING, April 13 ― The Health Ministry will consider proposals from universities or the industrial sector to conduct medical science research on the treatment of Rabies, particularly in Sarawak, sa...
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KUCHING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sincere in wanting to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia based on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63),...
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KUCHING: Sarawak General Ope­ra­tions Force seized 2,300 boxes of beer, valued at RM516,000, which also saw the arrest of four men.
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KUCHING (April 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sincere in wanting to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia based on the Malaysia Agreement 1...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg today blamed the defeat of the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Dewan Rakyat to “mishandling” by the staff of de facto law minis...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police have confirmed receiving two reports on the discovery of hundreds of plastic bags containing ballot papers for overseas voters in the Indonesian presidential an...
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KUCHING, April 12 — Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) parliamentary chief whip Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof today said that the failure of a constitutional amendment Bill to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s st...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The Royal Malaysia Police have confirmed receiving two reports on the discovery of hundreds of plastic bags containing ballot papers for overseas voters in the Indonesian pr...
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KUCHING, April 12 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today blamed a weakness in the “secretariat” which led to Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) federal lawmakers abstaining from voti...
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KUCHING: A PKR leader today claimed that the ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition in Sarawak did not want to be seen as supporting Pakatan Harapan (PH) over the proposed amendment to the Fede...
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KUCHING: It was a "mishandling" that led to the less than satisfactory wording of the constitutional amendment to restore Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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KUCHING, April 12 ― A PKR leader today claimed that the ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition in Sarawak did not want to be seen as supporting Pakatan Harapan (PH) over the proposed amendmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, who was charged with one count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and nine counts of receiving gratification totalling over RM3mil, will start on Oct 7 at the High Court.
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KUCHING: Sarawak MPs were not being “demanding” when they requested that the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 be in accordance with provisions under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). S...
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KOTA KINABALU: A former operations manager with a palm oil company is the first to announce his intention to contest the Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Indonesia’s Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) has today called for the suspension of the voting process in Malaysia after more than 50 plastic bags filled with marked ...
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The trial of former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, who was charged with one count of criminal breach of trust and nine counts of receiving gratification totalling over RM3mil, will take ...
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KUCHING, April 11 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo said today she did not believe Putrajaya intended to restore Sarawak and Sabah to be on par with Peninsular Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad (pix), who was charged with one count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and nine counts of receiving gratification totalli...
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KUCHING: It is disappointing that Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs chose to play politics over the interests of Sabah and Sarawak by abstaining from voting on the constitutional amendment to restore both states as equal partners in Malaysia, says a Sarawak DAP lawmaker.
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The trial of former Felda chairperson Mohd Isa Samad, who was charged with one count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and nine counts of receiving gratification totalling over RM3 million, will take ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Tan Sri Isa Samad’s trial for one criminal breach of trust (CBT) and nine corruption charges over the inflated purchase price of a Kuching hotel while he was chairman of F...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The trial of former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, who was charged with one count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and nine counts of receiving gratification totalling over RM3mil, will take place for 13 days beginning Oct 7 at the High Court.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The trial involving former Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad (pictured), who is facing a count of criminal breach of trust (CBT)...
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LETTER | What hope for Malaysia, a climate and renewable energy leader, we saw at the Clean Energy Collaboration conference in Kuching.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The trial involving former Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, who is facing a count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and nine g...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Felda is to receive slightly more than RM6bil in stages from the government as it restructures its operations and strengthens governance in order to improve the fortunes of the agency and settlers.
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KUCHING: Batang Sadong MP Nancy Shukri said the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 would have passed in Parliament if the government had allotted more time for the leaders of Sabah and Sarawak...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The airport operator said three international carriers which operate the Boeing 737 MAX to the KL International Airport (KLIA) had switched to other aircraft types after the Ethiopian Air incident on March 10.
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KUCHING, April 10 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) should not shift the blame on Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) for its failure to secure the two-thirds majority in Parliament for the amendment Bill last night,...
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KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) does not oppose amending Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution but wants a complete package of amendments to restore Sarawak's rights, says Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian.
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KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs abstained from voting on a constitutional amendment to restore Sarawak and Sabah as equal partners in Malaysia as it needs to be studied in more detail.
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KUCHING, April 10 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government should recognise and take heed of the aspirations of the people of Sarawak and Sabah following the defeat of the amendment Bill in Parliament,...
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KUCHING: The failure of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to acquire a two-third majority to pass the Constitution Bill (Amendment 2019) is “a landmark for Sarawakians and Sabahans”, State Refor...
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COMMENTARY, April 10 — At the Tabuan Jaya commercial centre in Kuching recently, a sticker plastered on a four-wheel drive drove home for me how far we have come since Sarawak’s quest for equal st...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Felda is to receive slightly more than RM6bil in stages from the Government as it restructures its operations and strengthens its governance in order to improve the fortunes of the agency and its settlers.
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KUCHING, April 10 — Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs did not vote on a constitutional amendment Bill to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s status in the federation as it was not comprehensive enough, coa...
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KUCHING: The #StandTogether National Kindness Week movement is still going strong in Sarawak and Sabah, with students from several schools here volunteering to organise “Kindness Projects”.
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KUCHING: A state minister has questioned the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s sincerity in helping Sarawak students after it turned down an offer of a RM1 billion loan to repair dilapidated schools...
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KUCHING, April 9 — The anti-rabies operation held in Padawan District from April 4 to 8 has been another success for Sarawak despite the many challenges faced, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar ...
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KUCHING: The St Joseph's School Band will be making their mark on the world stage once again when they take part in the European Open Championship in Germany in June.
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KUCHING, April 9 — Datuk Liew Vui Keong has agreed to insert the terms “States of Malaya” and “Borneo States” in the Bill amending Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution, PKR’s Puncak Bo...
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KUCHING, April 9 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) has asked Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) federal lawmakers not to support a Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution due to be debated and ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah election petitioners for Sipitang parliamentary seat were shocked when the Election Court struck out the case when they applied for an adjournment to a later date.
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KUCHING (Bernama): The Asean International Film Festival and Awards (AIFFA) is just 17 days away and it's getting more exciting as Hollywood star Steven Seagal will be joining the event here as a special guest.
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KUCHING: An administration manager fell victim to a Macau Scam and lost a total of RM329,400. Sarawak Commercial Criminal Investigation Department head Supt Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah said the 52-ye...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Warisan candidate for the Sipitang parliamentary seat, Noor Hayaty Mustapha, expressed surprise over the Election Court’s decision to strike out her election petition today, sayin...
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KUCHING: Putrajaya has turned down the Sarawak government’s offer of a RM1 billion loan meant for repairing dilapidated schools in the state.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Election Court today struck out the election petition for the Sipitang parliamentary seat over abuse of process as the petitioner was not ready with the relevant documents, includin...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah election petitioners for the Sipitang parliamentary seat were left in shock when the Election Court struck out their case on Monday (April 8).
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KUCHING, April 8 — Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) information chief Datuk Idris Buang today told the Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government to respond to a list of claims presented by the Sar...
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KOTA KINABALU: The election petition for the Sipitang parliamentary seat was struck out by the Elections Court on Monday (April 8), following the petitioner’s inability to produce the needed documents.
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KUCHING: Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) plans capacity expansion of its Bintulu International Container Terminal (BICT) to cope with rising demand as it has recorded double-digit growth in container throughput for three consecutive years.
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KUCHING, April 7 — Coffee will be one of the main crops in Sarawak under the state’s agriculture transformation programme, said Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.
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KUCHING: Coffee will Be one of the main crops in Sarawak under the state’s agriculture transformation programme, said Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has urged Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs to support the second reading of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, that is due to be ta...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan chairman Chong Chieng Jen has urged Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs to support the second reading of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 due to be tabled on Tuesda...
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KUCHING: There is nothing wrong in the drafting of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as proposed by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, said Sarawak PH chairman Chong Chieng Jen (pix).
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KUCHING, April 6 — There is nothing wrong in the drafting of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as proposed by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, said Sarawak PH chairman Chong Chieng Jen.
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KUCHING, April 6 — Batu Lintang state lawmaker See Chee How today said that the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution will put Sarawak and Sabah to be on an equal status to ...
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KUCHING, April 6 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said Gabungan Parti Sarawak(GPS) does not support the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as it does no...
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KUCHING: Coffee is a potential crop that could raise the income of farmers in Sarawak, but efforts are needed to improve its production and yield, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah.