Monday, April 19, 2021

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Sarawak mulls constitutional amendment

KUCHING: The government is open to tabling an amendment to Article 16 of the Sarawak Constitution in the state legislature. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the suggestion floated by Muara Tuang assemblyman Datuk Idris Buang will be considered. "That is...

Aidi Ismail is new state CP

KUCHING: Former Terengganu police Chief Datuk Aidi Ismail was officially appointed as the new Sarawak Commissioner of Police (CP) yesterday, succeeding Datuk Ramli Din. The handing over of duties was witnessed by Deputy Inspector-General of Police Malaysia Datuk Pahlawan Mazlan Mansor at the Sarawak...

Sarawakian made veep

APPOINTMENT SHELL MALAYSIA & PHILIPPINES MIRI: Shell Malaysia yesterday announced the appointment of Ivan Tan as its new vice president for Shell Malaysia and Philippines, and Sarawak Shell Berhad and Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Limited managing director effective from Feb 1. The Sarawakian who grew...

Community leaders receive appointment certificates

MUKAH: Community leaders in Tellian and Balingian constituencies received their certificates of appointment here on Tuesday. The recipients comprised penghulu, ketua kaum, tuai rumah and kapitan, who were either reappointed or newly appointed. Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo and Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi  handed over the...

Kayans support Penghulu Nawan Luhat

LONG ATIP, TELANG USAN: Kayan leaders from all over Baram gathered here recently to show their support of the appointment of Penghulu Nawan Luhat as the local community leader for Apoh and Tutoh. Long Atip Sg Apoh is a Kayan longhouse five hours’ four-wheel...

Telang Usan welcomes new community leaders

MIRI: The constituents of Telang Usan welcomed three new community leaders who received their appointment certificates yesterday. The community leaders are Penghulu Nawan Luhat of Tutoh Apoh, Ketua Kampung Paul Paren Ibau of Kampung Kayan Long Lama and Ketua Kampung Usun Steward Ngau...

New KPDNHEP Mukah branch chief

MUKAH: Salihin Den is the new Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) Mukah branch chief effective Dec 10, 2019. He succeeds Moss Baok, who will be transferred to a new location – yet to be determined by the ministry. A simple duty handover...

Respect the convention: Karim

KUCHING: Putrajaya or the ministry that oversees the appointment of Tan Sri Dr Kamal Mat Salih as Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) Board of Directors chairman must respect the convention of consultation. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said, "Whoever oversees...

Blatant attempt at Malayanising Sarawak

KUCHING: State Reform Party Sarawak (STAR) president Lina Soo said it is not rocket science that Tan Sri Datuk Dr Kamal Salih is the new chairman of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) board of directors (BOD). She said any Sarawakian worth his salt...

Appointment ‘rushed’; termination ‘shocking’

KUCHING: Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman is worried over the rushed appointment of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) board of directors' chairman. He described the appointment to be negative in spirit and while he insisted that one should not be presumptuous, the circumstances warrant...
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Boats detained for fishing in unlisted zone

MIRI: Two local fishing boats with nine Indonesian crew members have been detained for encroaching into a restricted fishing...
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