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Appeal will prolong sufferings of those affected

Malaysian citizenship   KUCHING: The federal government’s decision to appeal the High Court’s ruling on citizenship rights to children born abroad regardless whether the Malaysian parent is the father or mother will only prolong the suffering of those affected. Sarawak United...

Parliament shouldn’t be a political arena

KUCHING: The Dewan Rakyat shouldn’t be used as a political arena for MPs to attack each other for political mileage. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the august House...

Declare Sept 16 as National Day

KUCHING: The federal government should declare Sept 16 as the country’s National Day. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing said this was the date when Malaysia was born instead of Aug 31, which was Malaya’s...

Floating mosque new landmark in Lawas

KUCHING: A floating mosque in Kampung Punang, Lawas will be a new landmark that will transform the landscape of the coastal village. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said the construction of the new mosque in Kampung...

August 31 not Malaysia Day

KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth exco members disagree with recent comments by political analyst Datuk Mohd Fadzil Abdul Rahman who said it was pointless to argue on the Malaysia Day date. The youth exco members pointed out that both...

Cooperate with the enumerators, Padawan residents told

KUCHING: Residents in the Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) areas are urged to cooperate fully with the enumerators deployed by the State Statistics Department to carry out ‘The Population & Housing Census’ via face-to-face interviews. MPP chairman Lo Khere Chiang said...

Miri DDMC team visits vaccination centres

MIRI: The Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) team led by Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin yesterday (Sept 19) visited Curtin University Hall vaccination centre (PPV) and Eastwood Valley Hall vaccination centre (PPV).  The purpose of the visit was...

Drive-through service for quarantine clearance letter

KUCHING: Starting yesterday (Sept 19), the issuance centre for quarantine release letters (Release Orders) and the cutting of the surveillance bracelets was moved from Dewan Suarah Miri to Miri Open Stadium (Miri Outdoor Stadium). According to the Miri Divisional Disaster...

Joint effort to curb spread of virus

KUCHING: To prepare for the resumption of dining-in which starts today (Sept 20), several parties have joined hands to carry out sanitisation works at the shops along Carpenter Street here. Those involved in the activity were Sarawak United People’s Party...

Vaccination lowers your risk of infection

By Petronella Felix KUCHING: Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau has urged his rural constituents to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to lower the risk of infection. He reminded that the Telang Usan service centre as well as the district office...

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Appeal will prolong sufferings of those affected

Malaysian citizenship   KUCHING: The federal government’s decision to appeal the High Court’s ruling on citizenship rights to children born...