Monday, April 12, 2021

state election

‘Not the appropriate time’

MUKAH: Like most people, Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo is also worried about Sarawak government’s plan to hold its 12th state election soon amid Covid-19 pandemic. He was very well aware of the real threat posed by Covid-19, which had registered...

‘Don’t call for state election now’

KUCHING: It is political suicide to call for the state election at a time when Covid-19 cases are increasing, said president of Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) Voon Lee Shan.    He pointed out that all opposition parties had been gearing up...

State election doable, needs to be studied

KUCHING: Holding a state election amidst the Covid-19 pandemic is doable, provided that the voting mechanism is conducive and safe for voters, said Universiti Malaya epidemiologist Professor Datuk Dr Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud. He noted that there are several options...

Telian readies its election machinery

SIBU: The Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) election machinery in Telian constituency is fully prepared for the 12th State Election which will be held at any time, said its assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo. He said for the coming state election, all 16...

Convention aims to empower central zone members

SIBU: The Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) mini convention here will be used to empower central zone members with knowledge and updates on election procedures in preparation for the coming state election. PBB secretary-general Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi, who is...

No surge in cases, hopefully

KUCHING: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah is hopeful that there will be no spike in Covid-19 cases when Sarawak holds its upcoming state election. “If the Sarawak election is carried out later, we hope that...

‘There should be a regulation for this’

CABINET SERVICE EXTENSION KUCHING: The current worldwide pandemic has given rise to an interesting proposition, that is, should there be a law in the country to extend the service of a Cabinet/government by five years or more during a time...

PBB remains with GPS

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) has no plans to quit Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) and return to Barisan Nasional (BN), ahead of the 12th state election. PBB vice-president Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said the component parties in GPS,...

New parties not a threat

BETONG: The existence of new political parties would not threaten the prevailing unity and harmony among PBB members in Kabong constituency. Giving this assurance, Kabong assemblyman Mohd Chee Kadir said the people would not be easily cowed into believing rhetoric...

Independence referendum tops Aspirasi manifesto

BY NUR ASHIKIN LOUIS & NIA NATASHA HASENAN KUCHING: Sarawak People’s Aspiration Party (Aspirasi) has top-listed Sarawak Independence Referendum (SIR) in its manifesto for the coming state election. Its president Lina Soo said the party would go back to the people...
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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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