Continue to uphold cardinal rule, says SPA

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: It is commendable that Sarawak upholds its cardinal rule until today and beyond such as freedom of expression and self-government. This was emphasised by Sarawak Patriots Association (SPA) chairman Datuk Lau Pang Heng on behalf of the organisation in conjunction with the Sarawak Day celebration today. He stated, “Two […]

Sarawak ready for new era

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Sarawakians were not ready in 1963, but today many Sarawakians are politically mature and ready to drive Sarawak into a new era of progress and development as was envisaged in 1941 when Sarawak got its first constitution. This was said by State Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo when […]

Ready for Visit Malaysia 2020?

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Tourism Malaysia is all set for the launching of Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020), and is harnessing digital marketing to boost promotion for the campaign. Its director general Datuk Musa Yusof revealed that the international tourist arrivals from Jan to May this year showed a 4.8 per cent growth from […]

I’m quitting all right

Nur Ashikin Louis

But only after meeting CM; this is out of courtesy: Soon Koh KUCHING: Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh’s resignation from the state Cabinet is ‘definite’. But the Second Finance Minister, as well as International Trade and E-Commerce Minister, said it will only take effect after meeting Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi […]

‘Yes’ to volunteer allowance scheme

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The State Cabinet yesterday approved a proposal to establish a Welfare Volunteer Services Allowance Scheme with an annual allocation of RM1.96 million starting this year. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the scheme was dedicated to welfare volunteers appointed to review […]

If no, say no: Fatimah

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Family, Women and Childhood Development Minister, Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah, has lashed out at the federal government concerning the repayment of a RM1-billion loan. “Move on, please! If you’re willing (to help), then proceed. Save us the waiting. If it’s a no, say it outright,” she […]

Irrelevant for Sarawak, says Idris

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: It is irrelevant for Sarawak to answer Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s call to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu). This was emphasised by Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) information chief Datuk Idris Buang when contacted by New Sarawak Tribune yesterday. Idris said, “Tun Mahathir was mainly addressing […]

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