Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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DUN to see new seating arrangement

KUCHING: The seating position of members in the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) will be rearranged in view of current political developments, said DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said following the disqualification of Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting...

Two Supplementary Supply Bills, no debate

DEWAN UNDANGAN NEGERI   KUCHING: Two Supplementary Supply Bills will be tabled at the one-day State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting today. The two government bills are Supplementary Supply (2019) Bill, 2020 and Supplementary Supply (2020) Bill, 2020. DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd...

Safety measures assured

KUCHING: The State Legislative Assembly (DUN) has taken all the necessary safety measures for its one-day sitting today. Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar said after consultation with medical experts and public health officials from the State Health Department,...

SUPP maintains stand on PDA, TSA

MIRI: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) appears to maintain its stance on the legality of the Petroleum Development Act 1974 (PDA) and the Territorial Sea Act 2012(TSA), saying that both were unconstitutional on the ground that they were enacted...

DUN must convene to fulfil constitution

KUCHING: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has insisted that there is no choice but to convene the state legislature despite the ongoing movement control order (MCO). The next State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting is slated...

Effective native courts

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organised robbery.– St. Augustine, early Christian theologian BY NAVIN-CHANDRA NAIDU Sarawak’s existing native court system has the potential to blaze new trails when it is regulated, controlled, ruled and led by established...

Deputy DUN Speaker in self-quarantine

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly (DUN) deputy Speaker Datuk Gerawat Gala is the latest state assemblyman to be issued as self-quarantine order. In a statement yesterday, the Mulu assemblyman said he was issued the order after attending a Food Supply committee...

Pat on the back for varsity debaters

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Participants of the Humanitarian Open Debate (Detak) 2020 competition were praised by State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohammad Asfia Awang Nassar. In his speech, he commended the participants for showing high standards and quality throughout the   competition. "Their voices were...

It’s all about patriotism: Speaker

KUCHING: The Federal Court’s decision to disqualify Democratic Action Party’s Dr Ting Tiong Choon as Pujut assemblyman has nothing to do with politics but all to do with patriotism. State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar said a...

Pujut rep loses seat

Federal Court rules DUN right in disqualifying Dr Ting PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court has ruled that the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly was right in disqualifying Dr Ting Tiong Choon as the assemblyman for Pujut over his dual citizenship status. It overturned a Court...
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Fresh Covid-19 SOPs for O&G workers coming up

MIRI: The state is drawing up new standard operating procedures (SOPs) to tackle the increasing number of coronavirus-infected employees...
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