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Sarawakian representative needed in IRB

MIRI: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg wants a representative from Sarawak and Sabah to be appointed to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB). He said this was one of the rights of the two states stipulated...

Miri quintet likely to be retained: CM

MIRI: The incumbents of Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) seats in Miri are likely to be retained for the Dec 18 state election. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg said the performance of the Senadin, Piasau, Marudi,...

GPS reps are assured of development funds

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) consistently provides allocations to its elected representatives for programmes and projects aimed at benefitting and helping the people. Tasik Biru incumbent Datuk Henry Harry Jinep said the GPS state government provided each GPS elected representative...

Easier process to purchase homes soon

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The Housing and Local Government Ministry is drawing up new ways to ease the process of obtaining financial loans for youth and first-time home buyers in the country. Its minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican said his...

Sarawak Foundation a catalyst for education development

The Sarawak Foundation has been entrusted by the state government to support the state Education Department (JPNS) in implementing various educational programmes, particularly those deemed critical and requiring additional funding. The foundation has always been committed to serving as a...

Fight for state rights will continue: Abang Johari

BINTULU: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government has pledged to continue its fight in regaining Sarawak’s rights as stipulated under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg said that one of such...

‘NO’ to strict SOPs for rural folk

KUCHING: Sarawak can achieve the target of 70 percent voter turnout in the upcoming 12th state election if the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in rural areas are not too restrictive. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law), Datuk...

Stolport project in site clearing stage

SPAOH: The Bebuling Short Take-off and Landing Airport or Bebuling STOLport project is a step closer to implementation.  The RM108 mln project is one of the two new airports in the state, apart from the RM173.5 mln Bukit Mabong airport...

Jepak Jaya: Second wave of development for Bintulu

BINTULU: Jepak will be renamed Japak Jaya once it is developed under the second wave of development in this industrial town. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg said the area would be systematically developed to include...

Naim-SPNB collaboration to build low cost houses

MIRI: Naim Group of Companies (Naim) has sealed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB) to build 694 units of low cost houses for middle low income people in Miri on Wednesday (Nov 24). These affordable housing will be built...

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Sarawakian representative needed in IRB

MIRI: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg wants a representative from Sarawak and Sabah to...