Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Put nation and rakyat’s interest first

KUCHING: Political parties in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) federal government must resolve their differences and put the interest of the nation and the people ahead of politics. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the...

Bersih 2.0 reiterates call for political reforms

KUCHING: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) hopes political leaders and parties will show maturity and put the people’s interest above all. The coalition of non-governmental organisations said this can be done by working towards institutional reforms...

Focus on people’s plight now, politicians urged

KUCHING:With the concluded voting on the 2021 Budget, it is high time for all political parties and politicians to focus on the plight of the people now, said Sarawak Business Federation secretary-general Jonathan Chai Voon Tok. He said politicians should...

Any party but DAP

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) cannot accept the political arrogance and dismissive attitude of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) towards the people of Sarawak. Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing said it was...

DAP plays no role as kingmaker

KUCHING: Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sarawak will play no role as kingmaker in the state, opined Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) information chief Datuk Idris Buang. He said for a party to be kingmaker, it has to be acceptable and...

Elections gambit

BY NAVIN C NAIDU Voters voice in the affairs of state is heard when they select and elect candidates for public office. This is a non-mandatory entitlement contained in Article 119 (1)(c) in the Federal Constitution (FC) where patriotism supposedly...

New parties not a threat

BETONG: The existence of new political parties would not threaten the prevailing unity and harmony among PBB members in Kabong constituency. Giving this assurance, Kabong assemblyman Mohd Chee Kadir said the people would not be easily cowed into believing rhetoric...

Not even occupying mind’s back seat

Politics determine who has the power, not who has the truth.– Paul Krugman, American economist Many journalists are endowed with passion for politics, showing in their writings and opinions their inclinations towards certain parties and personalities which are their rights....

Mahathir announces new unnamed party

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced the formation of a new party that is not aligned to either Pakatan Harapan or Perikatan Nasional (PN). Dr Mahathir said the new party, which has yet to be named, however, will...

MCO affects everyone

KUCHING: The view held by Miri MP Dr Michael Teo that an enhanced movement control order (EMCO) would cause setbacks to the preparation of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) in Sarawak is puzzling, said Muara Tuang assemblyman Datuk Idris Buang. Idris...
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Differing views on dine-in relaxations

BY NAZRINZULAIQA HASBI KUCHING: Members of the public have mixed views over the relaxations announced by the Sarawak Disaster Management...
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