Monday, June 21, 2021

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Sarawak will benefit if recognised as ‘wilayah’

KUCHING: Whether Sarawak will be called a wilayah (region) depends on the legal experts and the outcome of the negotiations on Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), said Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. The Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood...

Any term used must benefit state

KUCHING: Any term used must give advantages to Sarawak, especially in claiming the rights as stated in Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) said Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice president Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. The Pantai Damai assemblyman pointed out...

Don’t confuse ‘wilayah’ with ‘wilayah persekutuan’

KUCHING: Don’t confuse the word 'wilayah' (region) with that of 'wilayah persekutuan' (federal territory), said Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. The Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, a lawyer by profession, pointed out that certain quarters were confused by the words.  "I...

Sarawak asserts position as a region

KUCHING: Sarawak, being a party to the formation of Malaysia, is asserting its position as a region. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in asserting this, stressed that the formation of the Sarawak Coast Guard (SCG), would enforce...

Bawang Assan SUPP chairman takes Baru to task

KUCHING: Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) Bawang Assan chairman Senator Robert Lau has hit out at Parti Sarawak Bersatu’s (PSB) Selangau MP Baru Bian for questioning the significance of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin declaring Sarawak as a...

Dr Sim takes note of Muhyiddin’s ‘wilayah’ remark

KUCHING: The Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s recent reference to Sarawak as a ‘wilayah’ (region) instead of ‘negeri’ (state) marked a significant step towards the state’s objective of achieving its constitutional status as one of the three regions...

Bursa Malaysia one of the top performing bourses in the region last year

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia continued to be among the top performing bourses in the region with 2.4 per cent growth in 2020, according to chairman Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar. He said a large foreign outflow of RM24.6 billion recorded...
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‘Jab first, register later’ approach may be abused

By Nurin Yusrina KUCHING: We may see significant cases of non-Malaysians adopting shortcuts to receive their Covid-19 vaccine if there...
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