Thursday, September 9, 2021

DUN

Only ministers entitled to salaries after June 6

KUCHING: The Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) is governed by the Sarawak Constitution and will, despite the emergency, expire after June 6. Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) president Voon Lee Shan said that since the legislature will automatically expire, the term...

Legislature to function until emergency lifted

KUCHING: The Sarawak Legislative Assembly (DUN) will continue to function until the emergency is lifted although its tenure ends on June 6. Veteran lawyer Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said that when the Yang di-Pertuan Agong proclaimed the...

State assembly dissolution up to Agong, governor

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will leave it to the wisdom of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud to decide on the appropriate time to dissolve...

Abang Johari, civil servants break the fast together

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg broke the fast with senior state and federal civil servants at the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) building here on Wednesday. The event was held in full compliance with the pandemic...

A strong PBB will benefit GPS

KUCHING: A strong and stable Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) will benefit the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition, said its deputy youth chief Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman. Asked about PBB having 47 seats, a simple majority out of 82 seats in...

State Cabinet has executive authority

KUCHING: The chief minister and the state Cabinet shall wield full authority to government Sarawak beyond the expiry of their terms on June 6 this year. Lawyer-lawmaker and federal minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said this is provided...

Solve your own problems, Malayan parties told

KUCHING: It is better and wiser for Malaya-based parties to focus on solving their own problems within their traditional territories instead of expending precious scarce resources to stretch their areas of influence elsewhere. A political analyst, Datuk Peter Minos, who...

More to come on MA63 rights

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly (DUN) deputy speaker Datuk Gerawat Gala expects other milestone achievements as deliberations in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) Special Council progresses. “The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will continue to achieve success in pursuit of our rights...

Rescuers retrieve body of drowned man

KUCHING: The body of a man feared drowned in Sarawak river yesterday (March 19), was found about two metres from the control post today (March 20). A spokesperson from the State Fire Department operations centre said the body was found...

Man feared drown near Kampung Boyan

KUCHING: A man was feared drowned at Sarawak river near Kampung Boyan, Petra Jaya this afternoon (Mar 19). Rescue agencies such as Fire Department, Marine police and the Civil Defense Force (APM) responded to the incident. A spokesperson from the State...
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Masters in sports science, anyone?

KUCHING: Sarawak Sports Corporation (SSC) is collaborating with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) to offer a master’s programme in Physical...
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