Friday, October 8, 2021

Emergency Proclamation

12th state election: Constitution must be upheld

KUCHING: The term of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) is well and beyond its five-year period, hence there is a need to hold the state election as soon as possible. The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) Backbenchers Club (BBC) said...

Emergency proclamation period not ironclad

KUCHING: The date of the end of the current localised Emergency period in Sarawak is not set in stone, said State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said it was possible for the Emergency to...

Use emergency period to reform elections

KUCHING: The state government must use the current localised Emergency period to implement necessary reforms to ensure a safe election. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said this includes ensuring Sarawakians who are staying outside the state can take part...

Reach out to masses when it’s safe

KUCHING: As soon as it is safe, Sarawak’s leaders should go back to the people for a mandate, said Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Let the people decide who is competent, who works and...

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...

Having election would be disastrous

MIRI: Mayor Adam Yii has expressed his most sincere appreciation towards Yang Dipertuan Agong for extending the State of Emergency in Sarawak until February 2 next year. The current nationwide Emergency was to expire on August 1 , 2021, and...

Our priority is saving human lives

KUCHING: Much as the chief minister and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) component parties would like to seek a new mandate from the people through the election, as responsible leaders, they must prioritise saving human lives and preventing the people’s...

State reps welcome extended Emergency

MUKAH: The Emergency Order which will be enforced from August 2 until February 2022 for Sarawak was welcomed by Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo. He explained that Sarawak had not yet achieved herd immunisation despite the opening of many new vaccination...

Proclamation of Emergency to protect public health

KUCHING: There is no other agenda behind the proclamation of Emergency for Sarawak other than avoiding a worse situation if the 12th State Election is   held currently when the Covid-19 cases are still high. Perikatan Nasional (PN) Sarawak chairman Jaziri...
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12th state election: Constitution must be upheld

KUCHING: The term of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) is well and beyond its five-year period, hence there...
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