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Seal Sarawak borders during state election

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing has proposed that the Sarawak borders be totally sealed during the 12th state election. Masing, who is also the Sarawak Border Security Control Committee chairman, said that if the state...

Hold state election immediately when situation improves

KUCHING: The state election which is overdue must be held immediately when the Covid-19 situation has improved, said Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Sarawak. In a statement on Sunday (Aug 1), the party said although the Emergency Proclamation had suspended the...

Fear over Covid-19 if Sarawak election held after emergency ends

KUALA LUMPUR: A Sarawak MP told the Dewan Rakyat today he would agree to “a localised emergency” in the state after the nationwide emergency ends on Aug 1 as a means of deferring the overdue state election if the...

State election cannot be postponed anymore

KUCHING: The Sarawak government cannot postpone the upcoming state election after the Emergency is lifted on August 1, said constitutional law expert Prof Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi. “The Emergency proclamation of Jan 2021 and the Emergency Ordinance suspended all elections...

Ordinances automatically lapse on Aug 1

KUCHING: The provisions in the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021 in respect of the Election of Parliament, the Election of the State Legislative Assembly, parliamentary sitting and sitting of the State Legislative Assembly will automatically lapse once the Emergency...

Don’t allow Malaya-based party to contest under GPS

KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) should not allow any Malaya-based Perikatan Nasional (PN) component party to contest under its banner in the coming 12th state election. “Sarawak-based party under GPS knows Sarawak better. After all, its battle cry is...

Top GPS leadership to decide seat allocation in coming state election

KUCHING: The top leadership in Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) will decide on seat allocation for the 82 constituencies to be contested in the coming 12th state election. Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) youth chief Datuk Snowdan Lawan said while the traditional...

Reconvene DUN before state election

KUCHING: Sarawak People's Aspiration Party (Aspirasi) wants the Sarawak Legislative Assembly (DUN) which has prorogued by the nationwide emergency to reconvene before the 12th state election is held. Its president Lina Soo, noted that the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong recently said...

State election 60 days after Emergency

KUCHING: The state election can only be held 60 days after the end of the Emergency proclamation on Aug 1. Sarawak Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar said this is in accordance with the requirements of...

Bersatu’s Zuraida said to have been confused

MIRI: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Piasau branch chairman Sardon Zainal on Monday (Apr 12) thought that Datuk Dr Zuraida Kamaruddin of party Bersatu was confused when she said that her party would contest under the Gabungan Parti Sarawak...
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Seal Sarawak borders during state election

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing has proposed that the Sarawak borders be totally sealed...
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