Sibu — a city for elderly?

Gerald Lawson

Come home, Sibu youth urged SIBU: In order to prevent Sibu from becoming a ‘city for the elderly’ in the next 10 years, youth who are working outstation are encouraged to return home. Speaking at the opening of First Borneo Entrepreneurship Festival yesterday, Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing […]

Not from reserves

Nazmi Suhaimi

CM refutes DAP claims, says projects financed by state income LINGGA: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, in a jab at DAP Sarawak, said that the party has to polish up on its accounting and learn how to read the balance sheet. He was responding to DAP leader […]

Fadillah blasts fake news

KUCHING: A national newspaper’s Nov 29 article that bore the heading, “Tiada YB Pembangkang Bebas Isytihar Harta” (No independent opposition MP has declared assets) has been called fake news. “Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) completely denies the allegation as reported by a national Bahasa newspaper. So far, 12 GPS MPs had […]

Sarawak’s RM20.8 bln game changer

Allan Jay

Lawas oil refinery project to boost state’s economy KUCHING: The proposed USD5 billion (MR20.8 billion) oil refinery in Lawas will be a game changer for development in the northern region of Sarawak. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the oil refinery would also be a game changer […]

Lifting ‘em out of poverty cycle

Natasha Jee

KUCHING: The state government through the Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry is committed to assist and ensure the poor in Sarawak are out of poverty.  Minister, Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah, said besides giving monthly assistance to the needy under the State Social Welfare Department (JKMS), these […]

Why the double standards?

News Desk

Directive Barring Sarawak Ministers From Schools KUCHING: A political secretary to the chief minister is crying unfairness and double standards over an Education Ministry directive which bars Sarawak ministers and GPS elected representatives from attending school events. Michael Tiang said the directive was unfair as it did not stop federal […]

Asfia is acting Governor

Natasha Jee

Sarawak Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar taking the oath of office as the acting Head of State. The appointment takes effect today until January 11, next year.  The swearing-in ceremony at the Astana Negeri in Petra Jaya was witnessed by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari […]

Two killed by knifeman as terror returns to London Bridge


LONDON: A man suspected of stabbing two people to death in a terror attack on London Bridge was a former prisoner convicted of terrorism offences and released last year, police said Saturday. The knifeman, wearing a suspected hoax explosive device, was shot dead by police after the daylight assault on […]

Sarawak to submit border road proposal

Natasha Jee

BAU: The Sarawak government will submit a proposal for the construction of a border security road network along the Sarawak-Kalimantan border to the federal government for inclusion in the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP). Infrastructure and Ports Development Assistant Minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi said the border security road network, which covers […]

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