By-election loss PH’s own doing

Nazmi Suhaimi

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 for themselves. “The defeat is PH’s own doing for having […]

Time for serious discussion

Allan Jay

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. It includes industries such as agriculture, infrastructure, tourism and health. […]

Fortune in mobile health industry

Natasha Jee

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 rapidly expanding field in the digital health sector providing health […]

BN triumph expected

Nazmi Suhaimi

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 from voting for BN because of a Chinese candidate. “But […]

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 the journal Cardiovascular Research, come after the US Centers for […]

Get ready for Mother of Elections

News Desk

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 commander like Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun […]


Natasha Jee

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 Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Law, State-Federal Relations […]

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