Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Sabah

MA63 Council ‘aye’ to amendments to restore Sarawak, Sabah as equal partners

KOTA KINABALU: The Special Council on Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MKMA63) has agreed to the proposed amendments to Article 1 (2) and Article 160 (2) of the Federal Constitution that would return Sabah and Sarawak to equal status with the...

Uplifting of Sarawak, Sabah needs stronger efforts

KUCHING: Efforts by the previous federal government to develop and lift up the status of Sarawak and Sabah should be continued, strengthened and sustained so as to last into the future. In stressing this, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department...

Air ticket prices to Sabah, Sarawak will return to normal

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic flight ticket prices for routes to Sabah and Sarawak will return to standard prices when the total flight frequency operates as usual, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Henry Sum Agong. Therefore, he said the government through the...

East Malaysians living in peninsula encouraged to change voting constituency

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabahans and Sarawakians residing in the peninsula are encouraged to apply for change of voting constituency based on the latest place of residence, as recommended by the Election Commission (EC). Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament...

Curbing entry of illegal immigrants from Sabah

Army post at Merapok    KUCHING: The only army post at the border of Sarawak and Sabah will be constructed in Merapok, Lawas to curb the entry of illegal immigrants (Pati) from Sabah. “We are currently working on getting the allocation...

Alert weather warning with heavy rain in Sarawak, Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) today issued a yellow alert weather warning with heavy rain in parts of Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan. MetMalaysia, in a statement issued today, said the affected areas in Sarawak are in the Limbang...

Develop Sarawak, Sabah in tandem with MA63

KUCHING: The development of Sarawak and Sabah must be in tandem with the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the federal government must emphasise development of the two East Malaysian states on a...

PM promises Sabah, Sarawak given priority

KUCHING: The federal government is committed to resolve issues involving claims by Sarawak and Sabah based on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). This would include basic infrastructure, gas and electricity regulation, digitalisation and security, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail...

Sabah, Sarawak to receive up to 18 pct of total development allocation

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah and Sarawak will each continue receiving between 15 per cent and 18 per cent annually of the total basic development allocation in the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP). According to the 12MP document released by Economic Planning Unit,...

12MP measures to increase Sabah, Sarawak annual GDP growth to 6.5 pct and 5.3 pct respectively

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation measures under the 12th Malaysian Plan (12MP) are expected to contribute in increasing Sabah and Sarawak's annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth to 6.5 per cent and 5.3 per cent respectively. According to the 12MP document...
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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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