Tuesday, May 18, 2021

state election

PBB Youth says it’s ready

KUCHING: The Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Youth wing has expressed its readiness in going into the upcoming state election. PBB Youth chief Gerald Rentap Jabu said the Youth wing took heed of the call by party president and Chief...

A confluence of ideals

The political machine triumphs because it is united minority acting against a divided majority.— Will Durant, American philosopher and historian It was a rather strange week for our state leaders — being put into the same room to work out...

Factors that will decide state polls

KUCHING: Whether or not opposition parties in Sarawak would make a dent in the coming state election boils down to a number of factors, a political analyst said. UiTM Sarawak Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies senior lecturer Dr...

Joint federal-state elections a possibility

KUCHING: Any further defections of MPs from Perikatan Nasional (PN) led by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to Pakatan Harapan could lead to a possibility of both the general election and Sarawak state election to be held together. The...

Wong being old and forgetful: Masing

KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president and Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing took a swipe at Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh for the latter’s indecisiveness in making a decision for...

Tasik Biru rep confident of constituents’ loyalty

KUCHING: Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep is confident that voters in his constituency will retain the seat for Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) in the coming state election. He said the people in Tasik Biru and the whole of...

No election this year, please!

KUCHING: The Sarawak state election should not be held this year, a political analyst said. Universiti Malaya (UM) associate professor Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi said the state election should only be held when the Covid-19 pandemic has been eradicated...

Good if election held this year: Masing

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing thinks that the next state election might be held this year. "However, I can't confirm that it'll actually be this year. This is only my guess," he said. He noted that the...

To err is human, to forgive divine

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the...

Dr Tiki is PSB’s pick for Tasik Biru

BAU: Former deputy minister of Rural and Regional Development Datuk Dr Tiki Lafe is Parti Sarawak Bersatu's (PSB) candidate for Tasik Biru in the upcoming state election. He is set to take on incumbent, Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) Datuk Henry Harry Jinep for...
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