Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Sarawak development

Stability crucial for Sarawak’s progress, says CM

SIMANGGANG: Political stability and unity among the people are vital in ensuring that focus can be given to develop Sarawak towards 2030. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg emphasised the importance of ensuring that the state is safe...

Pushing Sri Aman to greater growth

Sada to spur division’s economy and development Today marks the official launch and completion of Wisma Sri Aman Development Agency, located in Jalan Brayun, Simanggang, by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. The new three-storey building will house a...

Economic spill-over will benefit rural areas

KUCHING: The development of rural areas near Kuching will be boosted if the city is made the nation’s second capital, said an academician. Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) senior lecturer Prof Dr Lee Kuok Tiung welcomed the proposal, adding that it...

Equal partner should have equal development allocation

KUCHING: Firstly, the federal government must recognise Sarawak as an equal partner; secondly make sure the recognition is concrete and meaningful by giving the Land of the Hornbill a fairer and more substantial development budget befitting that “equal” status. These...

Putrajaya committed to developing Sarawak economy

KUCHING: The federal government is committed to negotiating with the state government on matters related to Sarawak’s development of the economic sector. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said this was on top of the...

Address rural schools’ infrastructure, internet issues

KUCHING: The federal government was told to address issues of poor school infrastructure and limited internet coverage in rural areas of Sarawak. Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni said he is worried that the academic gap between urban and rural students...

PN Sarawak will not compete with GPS

KUCHING: Perikatan Nasional (PN) has reiterated that its presence in Sarawak was not intended to compete with the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government as the state’s ruling party. PN Sarawak chairman Senator Jaziri Alkaf Abdillah Suffian said its presence was...

Socioeconomic development in Telang Usan

BY AISYAH AZZAHRA SUHIRI & PETRONELLA FELIX MIRI: The formation of Malaysia kickstarted the development of Sarawak, says Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau. He added that “we must admit that our forebears’ decision to ink the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) was...

New hope for Borneo states, says PRS Women chief

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s assurance that the government promises to pay close attention to issues related to the interests of Sabah and Sarawak signifies the dawning of a new hope for the people of the...

Opposition expected to be more mature following MoU

KUCHING: Datuk Peter Minos says allocating development funds to the opposition is reasonable if the Sarawak government has the resources. He was responding to a call by non-governmental organisation Rise of Social Efforts on adopting a policy of allocating development...
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Timber congolomerate denies accusations by NGOs

KUCHING: Malaysian timber giant Samling has denied accusations that it had encroached into Penan native customary rights or NCR...
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