Monday, August 2, 2021

Emergency Ordinance

Police roadblocks will be maintained

KUCHING: All police roadblocks throughout Sarawak will continue to be enforced even if the Emergency Ordinance (EO) 2021 is revoked. Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail said this to New Sarawak Tribune when asked whether the roadblocks would be dismantled...

Government needs to lead by example in pandemic fight

KUCHING: The announcement to revoke the state of Emergency has left Malaysians, especially workers, with a sense of despair, says Andrew Lo. “For ordinary workers and simple folk eking out a living in this Covid ravished times, it is with...

Leave topsy-turvy politics to Malaya

The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the framework of an upside-down world order has stood every test.—  Karl Kraus, Austrian writer It’s fair to say that the return of the Parliament session this week was not smooth sailing,...

Sarawak lawyers hit out at Takiyuddin

KUCHING: The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) is dismayed by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law Affairs) Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan recent announcement in Parliament that all Emergency Ordinances (EO) have been revoked with effect from...

Takiyuddin told to resign as Law Minister

KUCHING: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan should step down from his position after misleading Parliament on the revocation of the Emergency Ordinances (EO). Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Youth Central secretary-general Milton...

Revocation according to law, federal constitution

KUALA LUMPUR: All decisions taken by the government on the revocation of the Emergency ordinances were orderly and in line with the law and the Federal Constitution, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said. In a statement, the PMO said Prime...

Parliament adjourns special meeting after uproar following King’s statement

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat adjourned its special meeting to 2.30pm today following a 15-minute break from 12.30pm as an uproar ensued after the MPs learned of an Istana Negara statement on the government-announced July 21 revocation of emergency...

Emergency Ordinances revoked in haste

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has expressed utmost disappointment with the statement made in Parliament last Monday that the government had revoked all Emergency Ordinances under the ongoing emergency without His Majesty’s consent. Comptroller of...

State polls in September?

KUCHING: There is a high likelihood that Sarawak state election will take place in late September in the event that another Emergency is not declared, said Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “My guess is...

Don’t hold election now

KUCHING: Santubong MP Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has echoed the same sentiments as Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni on the issue of election in Sarawak — that it should not be held under the prevailing circumstances. On...
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Illegal online gambling call centre shut down

KUCHING: An online gambling call centre, which was operating out of a double-storey terrace house in Jalan Airport here,...
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