Saturday, September 4, 2021

12th State Election

MP lauds court’s ruling to expedite implementation of Undi18

KUCHING: Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii has lauded the decision of the Kuching High Court to compel the Federal government through the Election Commission (EC) to expedite the implementation of voting for those aged 18 to 21 years. He...

Youth NGO expresses gratitude on court ruling

KUCHING: UndiSarawak, a youth non-governmental organisation (NGO) has expressed their utmost gratitude to the Kuching High Court in compelling the federal government to expedite the implementation of lower voting age from 21 to 18 by Dec 31 this year. “This...

UndiSarawak judicial review application — Relief for over 135,000 young voters

KUCHING: More than 135,000 youths will be eligible to cast their votes for the first time when Sarawak holds its 12th state election, predicted to be sometime early next year. This follows a decision by the Kuching High Court today...

I agree to staggered state election

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing said he was agreeable for Sarawak to hold a staggered state election instead of holding it in just one day. He felt that the state election should be...

We have not endorsed anyone as candidate

KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) has denied endorsing anyone, including its president, to contest in the coming 12th state election. PBK president Voon Lee Shan in a press statement today, reaffirmed that the party had not endorsed anyone to contest...

Revert to staggered election

KUCHING: Sarawak should consider reverting to a staggered state election like in the old days instead of insisting on holding it in one day. Former editor-in-chief and chairman of Malaysia National News Agency (Bernama), Datuk Seri Azman Ujang, made this...

Jepak rep leaves seat decision to party, CM

BINTULU: Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Integrity and Ombudsman) Datuk Talib Zulpilip has left it to the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) leadership and Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to decide whether he is listed or...

Rural dwellers warned against election promises

MIRI: Sarawakians, especially those in the rural areas should be wary of politicians who would only appear during election time with all sorts of promises and development proposals. The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government, on the other hand, has been...

Don’t politicise Emergency proclamation

KUCHING: Political analyst Dr Lee Kuok Tiung hopes that no politicians will try to politicise the proclamation of Emergency for Sarawak until Feb 2 next year with accusations or claims that certain parties want to avoid the state election...

Government can focus on pandemic, reviving economy

MIRI: The Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) welcomes and thanks the Yang di-Pertuan Agong for declaring a state of emergency for Sarawak effective August 2, 2021 to February 2, 2022, effectively preventing the state election from being held anytime...
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