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Topic: Sarawakians

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PETALING JAYA: Sarawak oil and gas players are set to benefit as the state transitions into the new administration of its oil resources under Petroleum Sarawak Bhd (Petros), with plans to increase local participation in the industry.
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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 (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: 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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TUESDAY was far from business as usual at the Dewan Rakyat.
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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, 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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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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KUALA LUMPUR: It was the arrogance and overconfidence of the Pakatan Harapan government that caused the failure to get two-thirds majority in Parliament for the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to make Sabah and Sarawak equal partners on Tuesday (April 9), says Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabahans and the people in Sarawakians have differing views on the failed attempt to pass the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution.
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YOURSAY | 'Now we know who the politicians who only pay lip service towards restoring Sabah and S'wak rights are.' Putrajaya fails in attempt to amend Federal Constitution Cocomomo: Sabahans and Saraw...
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PETALING JAYA: The day the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 was defeated in the Dewan Rakyat will “haunt” Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs for the rest of their lives, Sarawak PKR said t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — The arrogance and overconfidence of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government ultimately caused the failure of the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to get two-thirds maj...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong today said Sarawak and Sabah may have to wait decades for another chance at restoring their status as equal partners in the Federation o...
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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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MP SPEAKS | It is disappointing that the opposition including those from Sabah and Sarawak from GPS chose to play politics over the interests of Sabah and Sarawak in rejecting the significant amendmen...
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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: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured Sabahans and Sarawakians that further amendments would be made to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to ensure equal distribution o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan federal government will keep its promise to make Sabah and Sarawak as its equal partners, said Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad responded to critics of the Malaysia Agreement 63 amendments by saying that the change in direction of the government to bring back the rights of Sabahans and Sa...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 6 —  Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the proposed amendment to make Sabah and Sarawak equal members of the Malaysian federation was not purely for cosmet...
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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: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has reiterated that the amendment bill of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution is only a starting point to the continuous process o...
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KUCHING, April 5 — Sarawak and Sabah will be worse off if Putrajaya’s proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution gains passage in Parliament, politician Lina Soo claimed today.
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YOURSAY | ‘As long as Sabah and Sarawak are just one of 13 states, MA63 is grossly violated.’ Harapan makes first attempt at amending constitution The Wakandan: I do not think Sabah and Sarawak wi...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah politicians described the bill to amend the constitution tabled in Parliament today as inadequate and a “mere rush job” by the federal government.
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KUCHING, April 4 — The Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) today said the Bill tabled today to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution is totally unacceptable to Sarawakians who want to se...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Speaker Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof directed the government to proceed with a historic Bill to amend the Federal Constitution that will return Sabah and Sarawak to t...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak NGO has voiced concern over the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution, which promises “territory” status to the state and Sabah.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister has criticised DAP’s Dr Kelvin Yii for claiming that it is normal for the drafted bill of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to be disclosed only during the first r...
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The federal government's agreement to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution based on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), will ensure the level of development in Sarawak and Sabah is on par wi...
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KUCHING, March 31 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today asked Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to support the government’s upcoming Bill to amend the Constitution and restore ...
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KUCHING: MPs in Sarawak and Sabah want to have a look at the draft of the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution before it is tabled in Parliament.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Sarawak MP today said Sarawakians are not stupid and will not accept that the federal government stopped three major bridge projects because of financial constraints.
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KUCHING, March 28 — A group of 28 civil society, political parties and individuals today called for the abolition of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) as a core element of Sarawak’s political e...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg has slammed Putrajaya, describing them as “buruk siku” (to take back what was previously given), after they withdrew the construction of three br...
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LETTER | The Association of Churches in Sarawak (ACS) welcomes the forthcoming move to amend the Constitution of Malaysia to reinstate the original expression of the establishment of Malaysia as a new...
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PETALING JAYA: Gerakan has questioned the government's decision to not prosecute Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has yet to make a final decision on removing the two project delivery partners (PDPs) for the RM29 billion Pan Borneo Highway, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KOTA KINABALU: An academic has called for speedy education reforms to address the problem of racism, religious extremism and corruption.
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KUCHING, March 23 — Sarawak will become the first state in Malaysia to introduce hydrogen fuel-powered buses, which also act as a new tourist attraction, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Joh...
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KUCHING, March 22 — A Sarawak DAP MP today reminded folks from the state to abide by the laws of the countries where they reside and work, and to not get involved in any crime.
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KUCHING: An analyst has suggested that the government emulate the devolution system in the UK by forming a “kingdom” of Malaysia, consisting of the peninsula, Sarawak and Sabah.
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PARLIAMENT | Former foreign affairs minister Anifah Aman has mooted that the country's proposed flying cars be built of bamboo so money need not be spent on fixing bad roads in Sabah and Sarawak.
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KUCHING: The immigration autonomy of Sarawak has shielded the people from various undesirable elements from outside, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (pix).
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KUCHING: Sarawakians must continue to build bridges between one another to maintain unity and facilitate economic development, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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KUCHING, March 18 — Sarawak’s autonomy on immigration should be credited for the state’s religious and racial harmony, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today.
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The cancelled public debate between a lawmaker and unionist scheduled for last night should not be subject to the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA), said the organiser.
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A public debate between Muara Tuang assemblyperson Idris Buang (photo above) and Malaysia Trade Unions Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo scheduled for last night was called off at the last m...
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KOTA SAMARAHAN, March 16 ― The highly anticipated public forum, with Muara Tuang State Assemblyman Datuk Idris Buang and Sarawak Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) secretary Andrew Lo listed as ...
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KOTA KINABALU: MCA has questioned whether there is an element of chicanery in Putrajaya’s proposal to amend the Federal Constitution to make it compliant with the Malaysia Agreement of 1963 (MA63). ...
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BANGI: There is no need for the government to amend the Federal Constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia, former Dewan Rakyat speaker Pandikar...
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KUCHING, March 11 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo today urged the police to closely monitor the activities of foreigners in rural Sarawak, following the recent arrest of three suspe...
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KUCHING: Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen said the state government should review its “pro-cronies policy” instead of accusing the federal government of pocketing the state’s wealth.
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KUCHING, March 10 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen wants Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg to review the Gabungan Parti Sarawak-led (GPS) state gove...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen wants Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to review the Gabungan Parti Sarawak-led (GPS) state government’s ‘pro-cr...
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KUCHING, March 10 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) today disputed claims made by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg that Sarawak is poor because much of its oil and gas revenue goes to P...
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KUCHING, March 10 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today expressed his confidence that a Bill to restore Sarawak’s status to its pre-1976 original position as an equal part...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government will continue to exercise its rights to the fullest for the benefit of its people, Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said.
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KUCHING (March 8): Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg tonight said the State Government is happy with the negotiation with regards to the State’s rights under the Malaysia ...
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KUCHING, March 8 — Progress has been made on restoring Sarawak’s rights in discussions by a steering committee reviewing the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi A...
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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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KUCHING: Sri Aman MP Masir Kujat and several ex-MPs and leaders of other parties have joined Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB), a party friendly to the state ruling coalition.
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Sri Aman MP Masir Kujat has quit Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), which is part of the state ruling coalition Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS). According to Borneo Post, he defected to Parti Sarawak Bersatu (P...
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KUCHING: One of the three suspects in the Cambodia job scam case has been arrested last night.
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KUCHING, March 6 ― Wanita PKR vice head Voon Shiak Ni advised job seekers not to be gullible in accepting offers from employment agencies through social media to work in foreign countries.
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KUCHING, March 5 — Sibu police have arrested two men suspected to have been involved in scamming eight Sarawakians to work in Liberia, state Commercial Crimes Investigation Department head Superinte...
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COMMENT | I doubt that Dr Mahathir Mohamad will ever remove Maszlee Malik as education minister.
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SIBU: Two people have been arrested in connection with a scam where eight Sarawakians were sent to Liberia, purportedly to work in logging camp for RM9,000 a month.
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KUCHING: Police today said some of the 40 Sarawakians who were victims of a job scam in Cambodia had gone to the country for up to 17 times.
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SEPANG: A month-long ordeal finally ended for eight Sarawakians who were duped into flying to Liberia on promises of employment opportunities in February.
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KUCHING: Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has rubbished the claim by a news portal that Petroleum Sarawak Bhd (Petros) is like 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) He said Petrole...
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SEPANG (Bernama): The eight Malaysians, who were stranded in Monrovia, Liberia since Feb 4 after they were cheated by a job syndicate arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here.
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SEPANG: Eight Malaysians who fell victim to a job scam in Africa returned home this afternoon and related how they were given papaya leaves to eat before their meals.
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PETALING JAYA: Eight Malaysian victims of a job scam who had been stranded in Liberia will be returning home, following diplomatic efforts by Wisma Putra to secure their release.
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KUCHING: Eight Sarawakians who were stranded in Liberia after falling victim to an alleged job scam are set to return home following diplomatic efforts by the Foreign Ministry to secure their repatriation.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan will be focusing on a people-centric agenda for the 2021 state elections, said Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen today.
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KUCHING: Some of the 40 Sarawakians, who were detained in Cambodia recently, had gone to the country on previous occasions, say the police.
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KUCHING: Initial investigations by the police have found that some of the 40 Sarawakians detained in Cambodia recently had visited the country on previous occasions.
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KUCHING, Feb 27 — Sarawak Malaysian Trades Union (MTUC) secretary Andrew Lo told Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) information chief Datuk Idris Buang to withdraw his allegation against him and i...
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KUCHING: The masterminds behind the job scam involving 47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia recently must be brought to justice, said Sarawak Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family, and...
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Two more suspects have been remanded for four days from today to facilitate investigations into the Cambodian job scam involving 47 Malaysians recently.
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KUCHING, Feb 24 — Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today denied an allegation by a Pakatan Harapan (PH) deputy minister that the state government had instructed district officers...
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PETALING JAYA: A Sarawak state minister has chided a federal deputy minister for accusing district officers in the state of not cooperating with the government to roll out the cash disbursement progra...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak assistant minister has slammed a claim by the Sarawak Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) stating that the state government has failed to provide jobs for youths in the state.
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KUCHING: A political analyst has warned of increasing sentiment against Malayan-based parties among Sarawakians, especially following PPBM’s move to enter Sabah.
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KUCHING, Feb 18 — The Sarawak Division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) today called on the state government to priority to improving integrity, reducing corruption and to ensure that w...
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PETALING JAYA: The case of 40 Sarawakians among 47 Malaysians duped by a job scam in Cambodia shows that job prospects in the state are slim, especially for graduates and skilled technicians, the Sara...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called for job creation to be a priority in the state following the release of 40 Sarawakians from detention in Cambodia.
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KOTA KINABALU: Chong Su Kyun, one of 47 Malaysians recently released from a Cambodian prison, says he is trying to put his ordeal behind him now that he has finally been reunited with his family in Sa...
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Wisma Putra is ready to provide advisory services to Malaysians who have received overseas job offers, said Foreign Ministry secretary-general Shahrul Ikram Yaakob.
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KUCHING: Tears of joy and relief flowed when the Sarawakians released from detention in Cambodia were reunited with their families.
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KUCHING: It was a tearful reunion for 40 Malaysians who were reunited with their families at the airport here, following their release from a Cambodian prison.
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KUCHING: A total of 40 Sarawakians and three Sabahans who were detained in Cambodia on suspicion of being involved in illegal online gambling activities, arrived safely at the Kuching International Ai...
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KUCHING: The 47 Malaysians freed from detention in Cambodia have returned home to be reunited with their families on Sunday (Feb 17).
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KUANTAN: All the 47 Malaysians who were freed in Cambodia yesterday, missed their flight home this morning, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUANTAN: All the 47 Malaysians freed in Cambodia yesterday, missed their flights home this morning, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.