Thursday, April 29, 2021

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No going back

GPS won’t rejoin BN so as not to be like a small fish in a big pond KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will not consider returning to Barisan Nasional (BN), plain and simple. This was made clear by State Tourism, Arts...

By-election loss PH’s own doing

KUCHING: The defeat of Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the Tanjung Piai by-election was the coalition’s own doing. Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) vice president Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil said that Malaysians were capable of judging the performance of the new government...

Time for serious discussion

KUCHING: It is high time for the digital mobile healthcare be introduced in Sarawak, said Local Government and Housing Minister Prof Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. "It is without a doubt that the world's economy is now digitally driven....

Term appraisal: PH govt fails miserably

KUCHING: The Tanjong Piai by-election results must be taken seriously by the Pakatan Harapan leadership, said Sarawak PH chairman Chong Chieng Jen. In a statement yesterday, he said though it might only be the result of one by-election, it was...

Fortune in mobile health industry

KUCHING: Private hospitals in the state need to invest in digital technology in order to be able to tap into the mobile health industry. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said this is because mobile health is a...

BN triumph expected

KUCHING: Former Cabinet minister and Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar described Barisan Nasional's (BN) victory in the Tanjung Piai by-election as ‘expected’. He said that the only fear he had was whether the Malays would distance themselves...

E-cigs may damage the heart

Vaping devices and the chemicals they deliver — increasingly popular among teens — may damage the cardiovascular system, a study said, adding to a growing chorus of concern over injury and deaths related to e-cigarettes. The latest findings, published in...

Unite and continue struggle for all Sarawakians

IN his speech at the inaugural Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) Convention yesterday, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg assured the 5,000-odd delegates that Sarawak will not go bankrupt. He said the state still has a reserve of RM32...

Get ready for Mother of Elections

By Natasha Jee & Tania Lam SARAWAK will be up against the entire might of the federal government in the coming state election, said Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) secretary-general Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi. “For that, we expect none other than a...

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Petronas’ zero-rated SST offer unacceptable KUCHING: Petronas, through the federal government has offered an ex gratia payment of 3 per cent to Sarawak but with a condition the state government drops the sales tax and Oil Mining Ordinance (OMO) 1958. Assistant...

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Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.— Stephen King, American author About...