Friday, September 17, 2021

Sarawak government

Businesses urged to take advantage of BKSS

KUCHING: Business community impacted by the Covid-19 has been called to apply for the various financial assistances provided by the Sarawak government under the Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS) packages. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said...

Comprehensive amendments to the Federal Constitution proposed

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has proposed comprehensive amendments to the Federal Constitution, including amending Article 1(2) to add in the phrase ‘pursuant to Malaysia Agreement 1963’. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Law, State-Federal Relations and Project Monitoring) Datuk...

MA63: It’ll be done within the law

KUCHING: The Sarawak government will fight for the rights of Sarawak under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), within the bounds of the legitimate laws and the Malaysian spirit, asserted Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali. “We will not go beyond...

Don’t be mere bystanders

CM’s advice to Muslims KUCHING: The Sarawak government is currently unlocking the state’s wealth and Muslims have been advised not to be just bystanders. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg urged them to grab whatever opportunities that had been...

Quality living via affordable housing

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is looking to make sure that the people would have access to quality living by providing them with affordable housing. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said quality living must be guaranteed to all...

A people-centric government

People always want welfare, development, and good governance. As long as you are delivering, people are with you.—  Chandrababu Naidu, Indian politician “A government of the people, by the people, for the people” — such was an excerpt of the...

Sarawak inks power exchange agreement with Sabah

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has signed a power exchange agreement with its Sabah counterpart to realise the greater Borneo grid. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the interconnection to be established will foster mutual relations between the...

Fair and sustainable wealth and prosperity for all

KUCHING: The Sarawak government wants to see the state achieve developed status by 2030, with its economic growth driven by data and innovation. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said by then, everyone would enjoy economic prosperity, social...

Sarawak govt joins Kenanga Investment & Revenue Group to vie for digital banking licence

KUALA LUMPUR: SSG Digital Resources Bhd, a special purpose vehicle for a consortium comprising the Sarawak government, Revenue Group Bhd and Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd, has submitted its application for a digital banking licence from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). This...

Mandate crucial to ensure stability

KUCHING: The current Sarawak government needs a new mandate to ensure stability of the state administration. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) assistant vice-chancellor (leadership and development) Prof Datuk Mohd Fadzil Abdul Rahman said without a fresh mandate, the government would be...
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Sarawak ‘walks the talk’ on religious freedom

KUCHING: Despite the controversy surrounding the freedom of religion of late propagated by various quarters, Sarawak continues to lead...
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