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KUCHING: The state government has always recognised the rights of its people to their Native Customary Rights (NCR) land. Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said this is particularly so when a valid claim is made according to the...
KUCHING: The state government has always recognised the rights of its people to their Native Customary Rights (NCR) land. Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said this is particularly so when a valid claim is made according to the...
KUCHING: The Perikatan Nasional (PN) federal government is committed to uphold the rights of Sabah and Sarawak enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Federal Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said that it will also...
KUCHING: The decisions made in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) Special Council meeting was not new and had been agreed upon under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government. In stressing this, Democratic Action Party’s (DAP) Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii...
KUCHING: Sarawak Development Institute (SDI) will be organising a virtual brown bag talk on the ‘Sarawak Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign’ on Tuesday (Apr 20), from 2.30pm to 4.30pm via Zoom. The talk will be delivered by Prof Datuk Dr Andrew Kiyu Dawie...
KUCHING: Sarawakians must never allow themselves to be misled by opposition political parties with their empty promises and unproductive rhetoric, said Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Kota Sentosa branch chairman Wilfred Yap. “Such empty promises and unproductive rhetoric are just...
KUCHING: In order to be endorsed by Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), a candidate must come from any of the four component parties in the coalition. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah stated that GPS had already...
KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) ruling coalition must contest in all 82 State Legislative Assembly (DUN) seats in the upcoming state election. This was the view by Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni, who described it as being the...
KUCHING: Every State Cabinet minister has the duty to fight for his/her ministerial visions and needs, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar James Jemut Masing. “It is not easy. It is war out there. If a minister refuses...
KUCHING: In order to be endorsed by Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), a candidate must come from any of the four component parties in the coalition. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah stated that GPS had already...
BALINGIAN: The Sarawak government has approved RM30 million each for the construction of the Penakub Ulu Bridge and the Tellian bypass road. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said these were among the development projects requested by Balingian...
KUCHING: A high number of Covid-19 cases recorded through walk-in polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing at health clinics is worrying, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. He said while 216 of the 296...
KUCHING: Dayak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has thanked the federal government for having approved the reinstatement of the Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship (SSCOC) which will assist undocumented children when they apply for Malaysian citizenship. Its secretary general Libat...
KUCHING: The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) Special Council will meet next week to discuss the proposed amendment to Article 160(2) of the Federal Constitution. Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chief whip Datuk Sri Fadillah Yusof said the interpretation of ‘federation’ reflected...
KUCHING: The improvements made to the recently upgraded Bako Terminal will boost local tourism and economy. Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni said better facilities and improved operations would increase the number of tourists using the terminal to go to...
DEBAK: The Debak sub-district will have its own sports complex worth RM8.9 million funded by the Sarawak government. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said this is another development project brought by the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government...
KUCHING: Kawasan pentadbiran Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara (DBKU) menyaksikan enam projek pembangunan sedang giat dilaksanakan sekarang. Menteri Muda di Jabatan Ketua Menteri (Hal Ehwal Islam dan DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi berkata, ia melibatkan pengindahan jalan protokol, Taman Botani...
KUCHING: Tarawih prayers are allowed to be performed at mosques throughout Sarawak, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “This is the second year where Ramadan is celebrated during Covid-19. Last year, we did not allow tarawih prayers to be performed. Full story...
KOTA SAMARAHAN: Sarawakians can better connect with each other on the AnakSarawak community and marketplace mobile application which is now available on Android and Apple. The community and marketplace mobile application platform was developed especially for the locals in Sarawak with...
KUCHING: Sarawak, being a party to the formation of Malaysia, is asserting its position as a region. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in asserting this, stressed that the formation of the Sarawak Coast Guard (SCG), would enforce laws...
MULU: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has called upon the communities in this sub-district to render full support to their assemblyman, Datuk Gerawat Gala and ensure that he wins in the coming 12th state election. He said...
KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Bawang Assan chairman Senator Robert Lau has hit out at Parti Sarawak Bersatu’s (PSB) Selangau MP Baru Bian for questioning the significance of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin declaring Sarawak as a...
MIRI: Long Terawan folks will soon have access to more reliable internet services with the establishment of Sarawak Rural Broadband Network (MYSRBN). Through the project, the people, mostly Berawan, will have access to better internet and mobile telephone services. Today (April 6),...
KUCHING: Ensuring that 80 percent of the population are vaccinated as a condition for holding the 15th General Election (GE15) will invite speculations, assumptions and cause uneasiness, especially among politicians and their hardcore supporters. A political analyst Professor Datuk Mohd...
KUCHING: The rich varieties of aquatic products in Lubok Antu district are major sources of income for local traders including Regina Lambor. One of Regina’s most popular products is fermented fish, also known as pekasam. “Everyone knows pekasam is a favourite delicacy among many...
KUCHING: The Perikatan Nasional (PN) government will fully assist Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) in the coming 12th state election. PN secretary-general Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said that the PN Supreme Council in a meeting on April 3 had unanimously agreed...
ASAJAYA: Villagers are urged to embark on farming and production of banana products through their village cooperatives. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said those who have banana farms could be trained in modern agriculture...
KUCHING: Sarawak has the potential to attract more domestic and international investors in the industrial development sector as well as tourism. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin noted that Sarawak recorded trade revenue of RM85.2 billion from outside and inside...
KUCHING: “Sarawak is not a state, it is a ‘wilayah’ (region).” This was declared by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin who openly showed his recognition of Sarawak as one of the three regions of Malaysia as enshrined in the Malaysia...
KUCHING: Swinburne Sarawak’s graduates are highly sought after, said Chief Minister and varsity Pro Chancellor Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “It is very heartening to note that the university has produced 7,000 graduates to date and of this number, Sarawakians...