Friday, August 27, 2021

State Legislative Assembly

Tun Abang Salahuddin turns 100 today

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.— John Dalberg-Acton, English historian Even as Kuching continues to transpose into a mega city, we seem to have forgotten the core values of Old Sarawak. Infrastructure such as...

Salaries of Cabinet, reps will continue

KUCHING: The state Cabinet, assistant ministers and assemblymen will continue to receive their remunerations, allowances and benefits during the Emergency period, said State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said this was mentioned under Section...

Hybrid sitting not feasible

KUCHING: The holding a hybrid State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting is not feasible as it is marred with technicalities, said DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said the provisions of the Federal and State Constitutions, the practical...

Not a caretaker government

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar has refuted claims from several quarters that the current Sarawak government is a caretaker government as it has exceeded its term due to the current Emergency. He pointed...

No sitting of Sarawak State Assembly during emergency

KUCHING: The Sarawak State Legislative Assembly will not sit for the duration of the emergency in the state from Aug 2 to Feb 2 next year, Speaker Datuk Amar Haji Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar said today. He cited Section 4...

Undi 18 delay causes consternation to various quarters

KUCHING: Undi Sarawak has expressed its grave disappointment over the announcement by the Election Commission (EC) to delay the implementation of Undi 18 and automatic voter registration. “Our team at Undi Sarawak has consistently advocated for youth participation in politics...

Appointing unelected lawmakers will usurp democracy

KUCHING: The Coalition of Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) sees the appointment of up to five unelected members of the State Legislative Assembly of Pahang as an insidious attempt to usurp democracy and give unchecked power to the...

Adjournment sine die for 18th DUN sitting

THE 18th State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting adjourned sine die at 4.24pm today. The Second Meeting of the Fifth Session of the 18th DUN differed from that of previous sittings after it was shortened to five days from its original...

Courtesy call on Uggah

DEPUTY Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB-Bukit Saban) today received a courtesy call from the Sarawak Backbenchers Club at the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Complex. The delegation was led by its chairman Paulus Palu Gumbang (PBB-Batu Danau). During the...

All state reps test negative for virus

KUCHING: Members of the State Legislature have all tested negative for Covid-19. State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar, who revealed this at a press conference after attending the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) Pre-Council Meeting chaired...
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Fruits given to frontliners as appreciation

MUKAH: Frontliners at Dewan Suarah Mesra Mukah immunisation centre (PPV) here received fruits as a token of appreciation for...
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