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Sarawak approves RM10.646 bln budget for 2022

BY TANIA LAM, SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA & NATASHA JEE Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has announced the 2022 State Budget with an allocation of RM10.646 billion of which RM4.046 billion will be for operating expenditure, and RM6.6...

GPS parliamentarians have virtual audience with King

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) parliamentarians had a private virtual audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong to verify their nominee for prime minister on Thursday. The GPS’s nominee for prime minister was relayed to the King after a special meeting at...

Parliament meeting postponed, MPs tested for Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: The resumption of the Special Meeting of the Dewan Rakyat was postponed again today to enable all Members of Parliament (MPs) to get tested for Covid-19. Deputy Speaker Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon who presided over the sitting after it...

Parliament adjourns special meeting after uproar following King’s statement

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat adjourned its special meeting to 2.30pm today following a 15-minute break from 12.30pm as an uproar ensued after the MPs learned of an Istana Negara statement on the government-announced July 21 revocation of emergency...

Maszlee calls for two-year tax holiday for IPTS to ensure survival

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Education Minister Dr Mazslee Malik today called for private institutions of higher education (IPTS) to be given tax holiday for two years to help them survive the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. The Simpang Renggam MP also suggested...

Dewan Rakyat discusses improvements to recovery plan, overcoming of people’s hardship

KUALA LUMPUR: Suggestions to improve the implementation of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) and ways to overcome the hardship endured by the people during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic were among the issues raised by members of parliament at the...

Malaysia among fastest countries to vaccinate its people

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said Malaysia is one of the fastest countries to vaccinate its people against Covid-19 with vaccine injection capacity having reached more than 500,000 doses a day at present. The prime minister said the government...

Dewan Rakyat convenes in special meeting on July 26

KUALA LUMPUR: For the first time in 2021, the Dewan Rakyat convenes on Monday July 26 in a special meeting called during on ongoing emergency declared to curb the Covid-19 pandemic that has seen almost one million cases in...

Senate special meeting to focus on emergency, nothing unexpected

KUALA LUMPUR: The Special Meeting of Dewan Negara slated for Aug 3 to 5 will focus on the explanation and the tabling of the Proclamation of Emergency, and not on any unexpected motion. Dewan Negara president Senator Tan Sri Dr...

Prime Minister on two-day working visit

KUCHING: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and his wife Puan Sri Noorainee Abdul Rahman arrived at the Kuching International Airport here this morning for a two-day working visit to Sarawak. Abang Johari (left) with Muhyiddin (second left) and others recites a prayer...
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The Sarawak Chief Minister’s Special Award: Recognising outstanding students, teachers

"Seek knowledge even if you have to go as far as China" is a Malay proverb in revealing the...
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