Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Sarawak election

Masing hopes to have polls held by Aug

KUCHING: The Sarawak government may appeal to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to lift emergency in the state should it manage to contain the spread of Covid-19.  Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing said this is...

PBK to go solo in upcoming Sarawak Election

KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) will go solo in the upcoming state election, contesting in all urban and semi-urban seats, confirms its president Voon Lee Shan. “After taking into consideration the current political situations, Parti Bumi Kenyalang has decided to...

Idris blasts Chong’s misleading assertion

KUCHING: An assertion that the proposed Constitutional Amendment on the interpretation of ‘resident’ in the Sarawak Constitution is meant to allow non-Sarawakians to contest in the state is misleading. Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) information chief Datuk Idris Buang said...

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...

Sarawak election mandatory, not forced

KUCHING: The coming 12th Sarawak Election is not forced but a mandatory election as required by the state constitution, Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) secretary-general Datuk Sebastian Ting pointed out. “This is because the present term for the Sarawak Legislative...

Preparing for a battle royale

Any organisation has a future, provided it is properly led and it sticks to the objective of that organisation.– Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, former prime minister As GPS prepares for the coming Sarawak elections, it will be an interesting contest...

CM not revealing date yet

SARAWAK ELECTION POSER KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is not ready to commit himself to an early state election. In fact, he is non-committal; but he is not revealing either. However, he does have a tongue in cheek way of keeping...

Date of polls anybody’s guess

KUCHING: Will the 12th Sarawak election be held earlier? Perhaps, sometime at the end of the year? Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah took a wild guess that the polls could either be held by end of this...
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Food aid for 159 families

KUCHING: Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni on Monday distributed food aid to 159 families in Taman Mesra...
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