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Dennis (seated, fourth left) and the organising committee for Telang Usan Gawai Raya celebration gather for a group photo after the meeting at Telang Usan District Office.
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Yii (fifth left) hands over the mock cheque to Chiam, as Ling (fourth right), Pui (second right) and other guests look on.
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KUCHING: PKR Santubong division chief Ahmad Nazib Johari is looking at the sex video scandal implicating his Youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz in a positive manner, saying the publicity has indire...
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KUCHING: The need to upgrade the Sarawak Native Court to be on par with the civil court and Syariah court was among the issues that has been brought to the Steering Committee on the Malaysia Agreement...
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KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP), Parti Bumi Kenyalang and Sarawak Patriots Association (SPA) have welcomed the ‘Sarawak, What’s Next?’ debate slated to take place on June 22 here...
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Dennis Ngau MIRI: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) knows what is best for its people and will continue to provide a secured future for their children.
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Abang Johari (right), together with (from left) Dr Annuar, Juma’ani, Julaihi, Fadillah and Uggah symbolically declares open the Gawai Raya gathering.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Territory Ministry is willing to look into the possibility of having a Borneo Street here to help promote products from Sabah and Sawarak, its minister Khalid Samad said toda...
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KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) has accused Sarawak DAP of wanting to claim “ownership” over Voon Lee Shan, who was chosen as the party president on Saturday for a three-year term.
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KUCHING, June 11 — The state government must ensure that the proposed integrated US$5 billion (RM20.8 billion) oil-and-gas complex in Lawas will benefit Sarawakians, the Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) ...
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KUCHING, June 9 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan should not squander its influence with the federal government on low-impact requests like hosting this year's Malaysia Day celebrations, said the Sarawak Re...
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KUCHING: Sarawakians showcased their multicultural harmony and unity at Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s Hari Raya open house.
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KUCHING, June 6 ― Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) today urged newly-appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya to go after politicians who were discharged and acquitted wh...
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Wong King Wei has told Sarawak state leaders not to harp on the background of the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, but to worry about investigations into corruption in the state ...
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Sabah DAP has defended its treasurer Loh Er Eng's appointment to the state legislative assembly, saying that it would not undermine the position of Sabah as outlined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — The Sarawak constitution does not allow the appointment of state assemblymen, a Sarawak DAP lawmaker today told Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) president Datuk Dr Sim ...
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Sarawakians have been warned that a non-native state chief minister may be appointed if they back ‘outside' parties such as DAP and PKR in the coming state election.
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KUCHING, June 4 — Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) warned Sarawakians that a non-native may eventually become the state’s chief minister if they back “outside” parties in the next state ...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government is committed to providing basic amenities in rural and coastal areas that still lack them, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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KUCHING: The Gawai Dayak celebration is a time for Sarawakians to unite for greater development, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said today it is alright for the people to have different political affiliations and different ideas about things, but they must unite as Sarawakians for the greater ...
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KUCHING, May 31 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today it is alright for the people to have different political affiliations and different ideas about things but they must uni...
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KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has called on Sarawakians to unite as the state's Dayak community celebrates the Gawai festival.
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MIRI: The exodus of natives from Miri to other districts is reaching its climax on Friday (May 31) in their rush to get home in time for Gawai Dayak on Saturday (June 1).
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) has come up with special joint Gawai-Raya money packets to celebrate the combined festivities of Gawai Dayak and Hari Raya Aidilfitri next month.
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KUCHING: This year will see Sarawakians delighting in double festivities with Gawai Dayak on Saturday and Hari Raya Aidilfitri, expected to fall on June 5.
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GEORGE TOWN: Sabah hopes the Federal Government will gazette Pes­ta Kaamatan and Sarawak’s Gawai Dayak as national public holidays.
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LETTER | While both Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng have screamed that Malaysia’s debt is purportedly at RM1 trillion, yet online portals have reported that the...
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The Sarawak chapter of electoral reform group Bersih has urged the state government to end its abuse of immigration powers banning activists from entering Sarawak.
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KUCHING: The visit of the Communications and Multimedia Minister, Gobind Singh Deo (pix) to Sarawak from May 17 to 18 is aimed at strengthening cooperation between the federal government via the minis...
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KUCHING, May 14 — The visit of the Communications and Multimedia Minister, Gobind Singh Deo, to Sarawak from May 17 to 18 is aimed at strengthening cooperation between the federal government via the...
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KUCHING: In view of the inevitable rising costs of living, many Sarawakians are not only tightening their wallet but have also come up with creative ways to save money, especially in view of the comin...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawmaker has lauded Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg’s decision to seek decentralisation or devolution of authority over education and health matters in the state.
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MIRI: Sarawak will be getting its fair share of the 100,000 units of affordable housing that will be built by the Pakatan Harapan government, says Sarawak Pakatan secretary Senator Alan Ling Sie Kiong.
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LETTER | The reputation of a so-called 'legal eagle' has crashed because of the impression given that he is arrogant.
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KUCHING: A year after Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over Putrajaya, Sarawak leaders are discontented over what they call the coalition’s “constant U-turns” and unfulfilled promises.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government will seek decentralisation or devolution of authority over education and health matters due to the f...
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KUCHING (May 9): The Sarawak Government will render full cooperation to the Parliamentary Select Committee on the amendments to the Federal Constitution in respect of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA 6...
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The Sarawak government will render full cooperation to the Parliamentary Special Committee on the amendments to the Federal Constitution in respect of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Chief Ministe...
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KUCHING: Sarawak State Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah today defended his criticism of Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) following a rebuttal of his claims by...
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KUCHING, May 9 — Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah maintained today his claim that national broadcaster RTM is blacking out coverage of state ...
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Two things dominated Sarawak politics in the past 12 months.
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After a year of Pakatan Harapan rule, the euphoria that followed the May 9 general election is rapidly evaporating.
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COMMENT | After a year of Pakatan Harapan rule, the euphoria that followed the May 9 general election is rapidly evaporating: The anti-kleptocracy campaign appears to have been selective as crony capi...
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KUCHING, May 7 — Sarawak has asked the federal government for an order from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to transfer executive functions over health and education to the state, the state’s Local Gove...
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PETALING JAYA: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu, the lynchpin of the Sarawak state government, needs a “serious internal cleansing” if it hopes to remain in power after the next state election, say...
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KUCHING: A PBB assemblyman has hit out at Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders, calling them “confused” after they voted with the government on the motion on the amendment to Article 1(2) of the F...
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KUCHING: There is a need to amend the Native Courts Ordinance to put the Native Courts on par with the civil and syariah courts, the Sarawak Legislative Assembly was told today.
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KUCHING: There is a need to amend the Native Courts Ordinance to put the Native Courts on par with the civil and Syariah courts, the Sarawak Legislative Assembly was told today.
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KUCHING (Bernama): Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon has recommended that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conduct a full investigation into Amanah Saham Sarawak, a Sarawak government-linked investment holding company.
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KUCHING: DAP Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon has recommended that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conduct a full investigation on Amanah Saham Sarawak (ASS), a Sarawak government-linked inve...
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KUCHING, May 6 — DAP’s Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon today urged the Sarawak State Assembly’s Public Account Committee (PAC) to launch a full investigation on the state-owned Amanah Saha...
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KUCHING, May 6 — Violet Yong Wui Wui defended today her criticism of an external firm’s award as project management consultant (PMC), saying the state Public Works Department (PWD) is capable of t...
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KUCHING, May 3 — DAP’s Pelawan assemblyman David Wong Kee Woan today appealed to the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government to be fair to Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers in allocations for...
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KUCHING: A SUPP assemblyman is disappointed that Sabahans are supporting the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government despite its “continuous U-turns” on promises made.
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KUCHING: An unemployed man was charged at separate Magistrate’s Courts today with two charges of deceiving two Sarawakians in a job scam that resulted in the detention of 47 Malaysians in Cambodia l...
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KUCHING, May 2 — An unemployed man was charged at separate Magistrate’s Courts today with two charges of deceiving two Sarawakians in a job scam that resulted in the detention of 47 Malaysians in ...
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KUCHING: There will be no referendum on Sarawak's position in Malaysia, the Sarawak Legislative Assembly heard.
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KUCHING: A motion has been tabled in the Sarawak Legislative Assembly asking for any amendments to Article 1(2) of Federal Constitution to have clear provisions in protecting the rights and safeguards...
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KUCHING, April 30 — The ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) today asserted that any amendment to the Federal Constitution must not result in the erosion of the legislative and executive powers of Sa...
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KUCHING: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong will monitor the resolution of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Liew said he w...
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KUCHING: Any decision to retable a constitutional amendment on the status of Sabah and Sarawak will depend on a motion to be debated by the Sarawak state legislative assembly, federal law minister Lie...
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KUCHING: The federal government will wait for the outcome of the Sarawak Legislative Assembly's debate on issues related to the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) before deciding on a fresh bid to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution, says Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUCHING, April 29 — Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud today urged Sarawakians to support the state government’s efforts to reclaim their rights enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63)...
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KUCHING: Sarawak's efforts to reclaim state rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) should be done through the proper channels, says Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud.
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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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A committee of Iban community leaders has been formed to identify urban poor Ibans in Kuching, Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Douglas Uggah said today.
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KUCHING, April 28 — A committee of Iban community leaders has been formed to identify urban poor Ibans in the capital city, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government welcomes the National Heritage Department's bid to nominate the state's songket keringkam for recognition on Unesco's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawmaker has accused Putrajaya of neglecting development in the state following the announcement that 49 projects in Sandakan, Sabah, worth RM2.28 billion have been given the green ...
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MP SPEAKS | I read with amusement the various reasons popping up in the press and social media by GPS politicians, and supporters of GPS who have become "constitutional experts" overnight, on the amen...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawyer has questioned the motive behind the shock decision to move the registry of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu from May 1.
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COMMENT | In a recent online survey conducted by the Sarawak Patriots Association on the recent defeat of the MA63 amendment bill, one of the questions was “Do you think it is wise for the Sarawak G...
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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.