Not so easy to be PM

Robert Kenneth

Not for Mahathir to just had over post to Anwar, says MP KUCHING: Even if he wants to, Tun Dr Mahathir cannot just hand over his prime minister’s post to PKR advisor and Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. The post is not his personal/private possession to give away […]

Anwar next PM, says research fellow

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is expected to become Malaysia’s next Prime Minister as his appointment was agreed upon by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) presidential council. Research fellow at Universiti Malaya’s Centre for Democracy and Elections (UMcedel) Associate Professor Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi said according to the agreement, after […]

Hidup to collaborate with more NGOs

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) will collaborate with more non-governmental organisations (NGOs) when organising next year’s programme that would include talks on substance abuse among teenagers, teenage pregnancies, domestic violence and mental health illnesses among others. Its president George Young Si Ricord Jr said Hidup transcended all […]

Dr M keeps everyone guessing

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Will Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad pass the baton to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim or someone else? Only time will tell. The New Sarawak Tribune spoke to Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep and political analyst Datuk Peter Minos yesterday. Minos said it was not […]

PKR in major break-up mode

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: PKR is cracking and heading for a major breakup. Political analyst Datuk Peter Minos said it is just a matter of time that the party will shatter. “Like a mirror, PKR is now cracking and it is impossible to patch up because the damage is beyond repair. “PKR president […]

More houses to be lighted up

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Harry Henry Jinep is working hard to get more houses in Bau district, comprising Tasik Biru, Serumbu, Opar and Batu Kitang state constituencies to have 24-hour electricity supply. He said up to April this year there are 2,754 applications for Rural Electrification Scheme (RES) in […]

Sarawak Kiri safe for aquatic life

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: The water quality in the upper part of the Sarawak Kiri River, also known as Semadang River, is still clean and safe for aquatic life like fish and prawn, or even ikan empurau, the most expensive fish in Malaysia. This was revealed by the Controller of Environmental Quality at […]

State foresees bright future

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Delegates to the first Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) convention held yesterday at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) regarded the Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s speech as very transparent and sincere in wanting to bring Sarawak forward. The chief minister, in his speech, touched on several […]

100 pct water supply by 2025

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said the state government is committed to improving the reliability of water supply in Sarawak. “We are committed to achieving 100 per cent water supply in Sarawak by 2025. We are also committed to having average water pressure of two bars […]

Support both sides, football fans urged

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Local football fans have been urged to give their undivided support to both Sarawak FA and Kuching FA teams who will square off in a Premier League play-off match. “Let the best team win. There is no need to create a quarrel between them,” said a local football fan, who […]

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