Open tenders mean transparency

Fenny Silong

SERIAN: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) welcomes open tenders for mega projects to be built in the state under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) from 2021 to 2025. Its director Razim Mohd Noor said the concept of ‘open tender’ symbolised the transparency of the state government to bring justice to all. […]

Bridge reflects state govt’s commitment

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KUCHING: The establishment of the Batang Rambungan bridge shows the Sarawak government is committed to meeting the needs of the people. Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said the construction of the bridge was long awaited by locals in Lundu but was cancelled by the Pakatan Harapan government. “However, […]

Budget fails to fulfil its aspirations

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KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chief whip Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof describes 2020 Budget presented by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng as good but in the context of Sarawak, did not fulfil its aspirations. Firstly, Fadillah recalled that under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government’s manifesto, Sarawak and Sabah were […]

Becoming a Smart city

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Uggah handles irrigation; drains go to Sim while Lee gets transportation KUCHING: The state government is looking at three aspects in its bid to turn this metropolis into a smart city. These are the drainage system, security and public transportation. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in revealing […]

Drug trafficking suspect nabbed

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KUCHING: Drugs can now be bought online before they are sold in entertainment premises around this city. This confession was made by a 22-year-old drug trafficking suspect after he was nabbed by the police during ‘Ops Integrated’ held yesterday. According to Padawan district police chief Supt Aidil Bolhasaan when the […]

Croc attacks took four lives this year

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KUCHING: Four deaths involving crocodile attacks were reported in Sarawak this year, said Forest Department Deputy Controller (JHS) Engkamat Lading. “However, the four cases have not been confirmed,” he told Sarawak Voice. Engkamat went on to say that the crocodile that was caught was 19ft long. He also said to hunt […]

No new evidence, no probe on Taib

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KUCHING: There are no evidence and new facts that could enable the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate any alleged wrongdoing by Sarawak Governor Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud. As a result, the MACC did not reopen investigation papers on allegations of corruption and abuse of power by Abdul […]

A tree to last forever

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Declared Sarawak’s heritage tree, the ironwood is here to stay BALAI RINGIN: Belian tree or ironwood, reputed for its hardness and durability under all weather conditions, has been declared Sarawak’s “heritage tree”. This was announced by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg at the launch of Sarawak Forest […]

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