Monday, April 12, 2021

state election

It all comes down to EC, enforcement team

KUCHING: How safe the Sarawak election will be depends on how well the Election Commission (EC) and the Covid-19 enforcement team implement the standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah noted that...

Longhouse chiefs want Uggah to defend Bukit Saban

KUCHING: More than 50 longhouse chiefs in Spaoh want Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas to defend his Bukit Saban seat in the coming state election. They made their intention known during the launch of the Bukit Saban...

No need to call off elections

KUCHING: There is no need to call off elections and to declare an emergency in order to contain the spread of the Covid-19 cases, said experts. Academy of Sciences Malaysia fellow Datuk Dr Madeline Berma pointed out the declaration of...

Come up with enhanced SOPs

KUCHING: The Election Commission (EC), National Security Council (MKN) and Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) must work closely to come up with enhanced standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the coming state election. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development...

State polls to go on

KUCHING: The 12th Sarawak Election could be held in November or December this year, opines political analyst Datuk Peter Minos. “It is now confirmed that there’s no declaration of emergency. Therefore, Sarawak should continue its mandatory election as required by...

Year end or next year, any difference?

We have no choice, if we don’t do it now, after five years automatically the State Legislative Assembly will be dissolved. – Tan Sri Dr James Masing, Deputy Chief Minister I was invited to a Zoom discussion by some friends...

Covid won’t stop state election

SIBU: The Covid-19 pandemic is not going to stop Sarawak from holding its12th state election in accordance with the law of the land, says Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing today. Asked about concern among the people that...

PBB Beting Maro confident of win

PUSA: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Beting Maro machinery is confident that PBB and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will win with a large majority in their constituency for the upcoming state election. According to its deputy chief Mohidin Bolhassan, the...

State election is imperative

KUCHING: A state election has to be called sometime between now and mid-next year, said Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Dr Annuar Rapaee. “The state election is imperative, the latest by June next year. Maybe in other states like...

Nation battling Covid-19, not right time to hold general, state election

PUTRAJAYA: Now is not the right time to hold a general or state election as the country is still battling Covid-19, the Election Commission (EC) said today. EC chairman Datuk Abdul Ghani Salleh, when responding to reports that Sarawak may...
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Firm donates face masks to Sabati

KUCHING: The Association of Wives Ministers and Assistant Ministers (Sabati) on Monday (Apr 12) received 15,000 face masks which...
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