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Landowners affected by road project compensated

KUCHING: Fifteen landowners whose land were appropriated for the state’s second trunk road (STR) in Sibu area have received compensation amounting to more than RM3 million. Urban Development and Natural Resources assistant minister Datuk Len Talif Salleh said the actual...

Putrajaya should fund border security road

KUCHING: The border security road network along the Sarawak-Kalimantan border should be funded by the federal government as it is not just a Sarawak border but a Malaysian border, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James...

Second Trunk Road catalyst for development

KUCHING: The Second Trunk Road (STR) project will benefit rural dwellers across the state, with it being a catalyst for rural development, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. He said the project would open up new...

Wong’s anti-rural devt DNA

KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) has some choice words for Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh on his stance regarding the Second Trunk Road (STR) project. It said that Wong has anti-rural development DNA which translates...

Julaihi argues for Second Trunk Road

KUCHING: One of the most pertinent questions in Sarawak now is should we be deprived of the Second Trunk Road (STR) just because some naysayers don’t agree to its construction? Infrastructure and Port Development Assistant Minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi posed...

‘Second Trunk Road as important as other projects’

KUCHING: All development projects including the Second Trunk Road (STR) and those that focus on narrowing the rural-urban socio-economic gap are important. Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Women chief Datuk Seri Doris Sophia Brodie pointed this out in response to Parti...

Progress via Second Trunk Road

‘Bear in mind that countries that have the best road networks in the world have governments that had made significant investments in their countries’ infrastructure.’ – World Economic Forum report With a population of 1.3 billion and the second largest...

Entulu has lost touch, claims Nyabong

KUCHING: Pelagus assemblyman Wilson Nyabong Ijang said Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun of Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) has lost touch or focus after not being involved in government administration for a long time. He also said Entulu had failed to understand...

Road project not a waste

PUSA: Beting Maro assemblyman Razaili Gapor hit out at Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) leaders for saying that the construction of the Second Trunk Road (STR) project is a waste and does not bring much benefit. He said the rights of...

PSB’s statements irresponsible

SECOND TRUNK ROAD KUCHING: Assistant Urban Development and Resources Minister Datuk Len Talif Salleh has countered Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh and PSB Youth chief Dr Johnical Rayong Ngipa’s recent statements that the proposed Second...
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Landowners affected by road project compensated

KUCHING: Fifteen landowners whose land were appropriated for the state’s second trunk road (STR) in Sibu area have received...
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