Monday, July 26, 2021

Sarawak Day

Reject divisive politics

KUCHING: The people should reject divisive politics at all costs as it could dampen the state’s economic development. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said a healthy political climate would allow the government’s plan to take shape and...

Sarawak spirit shines during Covid-19

KUCHING: The Sarawak spirit has been fully exemplified by concerned citizens and frontliners during the battle against Covid-19, says Sarawak Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Our frontliners and our concerned citizens are indeed the...

Pustaka Negeri Sarawak programme from July 19-30

KUCHING: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak is organising a programme from July 19-30 themed Sarawak Gemilang Untuk Semua. There will be a Sarawakku Sayang History slot where knowledge and information on various historical events such as Brooke's rule will be shared, as...

State Independence Day not dampened by pandemic

Sarawak Day is a memorable day for all Sarawakians as it commemorates Sarawak's independence from British colonialism on July 22, 1963. It has been five years since it was declared a public holiday by former chief minister Pehin Seri Adenan...

Stand proud in celebrating our independence

KUCHING: Sarawakians should stand proud in celebrating the 58th Sarawak Independence Day today. Batu Kitang assemblymen Lo Khere Chiang reminded everyone to hold their heads high as Sarawak was a unique state with rich resources and multiracial society. “Sarawak is host...

Sarawak can regain rights under MA63

KUCHING: Sarawakians are getting more vocal about regaining rights under the Malaysian Agreement 1963 (MA63) that have been eroded over the years by the federal government. “We are longing to bring back the basic practice and observance of good governance,...

Many things for us to be proud of

KUCHING: Sarawakians have much to be proud of in celebrating Sarawak Day tomorrow. “Although we have a diverse and complex mix of people, we co-exist harmoniously. “This is a land of deep richness in both natural resources and the social makeup...

Sarawak’s long and winding road to independence

On March 4, 1959, Safri Awang Zaidell, an English-trained teacher who later became Deputy State Secretary, wrote a letter to the Sarawak Tribune entitled, “Democracy, National Unity and a People’s Party”, saying these were the essential ingredients to achieving...

Younger generation key to state’s future

KUCHING: This Sarawak Day celebration marks the fifth year of celebrating the national event that recognises the pre-Malaysia Sarawak independence. However, what is more important is that the event should be well remembered and appreciated by especially the younger generation...

Remember sacrifices of past leaders, heroes

KUCHING: Datuk Peter Minos has emphasised that today is a day for Sarawakians to reflect on and appreciate the state's rich culture and diversity, as well as its history and the sacrifices of its past leaders. “July 22 is one...
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Leaders risk fines if lax on SOPs

KUCHING: Community leaders have been told to ensure compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in their longhouses or...
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