Sunday, May 9, 2021

Nazmi Suhaimi

More than 400 attend Customs Gawai Raya do

KUCHING: Royal Malaysian Customs Department Sarawak’s (JDKM) annual Gawai Raya celebration yesterday at the Old State Legislative Building attracted more than 400 attendees. The programme was graced by DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. Asfia viewed that the celebration...

Luxury vehicles, supercars seized

KUCHING: It’s anybody’s guess how widespread the smuggling of luxury cars into the state is. But the fact is luxury cars have been smuggled into the state, meaning those involved have evaded the country and state’s tax system. State Customs director...

No tears for Soon Koh

His Cabinet portfolios no longer tenable, he should just resign: Political analyst KUCHING: Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Sri Wong Soon Koh does not need to get any advice from Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on...

‘Be selective in posting officers to serve in Sarawak’

KUCHING: The federal government is urged to look into the selection of government officers who are posted to serve in Sarawak. “Make sure the officers sent here are professionals who understand the local cultures,” said academician and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak...

Samueh Adeng longhouse, latest rabies-infected area

KUCHING: The Samueh Adeng longhouse in Engkilili is now a rabies-infected area said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. He made the revelation yesterday as the longhouse is now among five other areas that has been affected by...

Ask and you’ll be given

I could have given them but crowdfunding excluded me: Rep KUCHING: A displeased Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau feels he has been unfairly bypassed by a school in his constituency in its fundraising initiative. The assemblyman could not hide his feelings...

Same old stale excuses

KUCHING: Excuses from the maritime authorities for their failure to protect the waters of Sarawak are becoming stale, said Miri Fishermen Association chairman Musa Bujang. “We have heard time and time again of excuses such as lack of staff, ships...

Politics: Youths need ample exposure

KUCHING: The proposed reduction of voting age from 21 to 18 has sent shockwaves across the nation as political parties scramble to attract the new group of young voters. Coupled with the automatic registration rule that is expected to pass...

Don’t rely on circular discussions, MoE urged

KUCHING: The Education Ministry should not rely on circular discussions in deciding whether smaller schools should be merged. Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the ministry should instead consider the potential increase in the number of population...

‘Educate youths on democracy first’

KUCHING: An academic has suggested that youths should be duly educated on democracy and their rights to vote. “This should be part of the national education system and also a way to nurture political maturity along with preparing the new...

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