Standing firm over Sarawak’s rights

KUCHING: Sarawak will continue to defend its immigration autonomy as enshrined in the Federal Constitution and the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). In relation to this call, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg disclosed how a deputy minister, who paid him a courtesy call recently, suggested that Sarawak should end its immigration autonomy. “The […]

RM7 billion for development since last year

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The Sarawak government has approved more than RM7 billion in allocations to implement various development projects in the state since January last year. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, in revealing this, said most of these allocations are for development projects in the interior, coastal and rural areas. He noted that […]

Man missing while hunting for ‘spirits’ found drowned

SARATOK: A villager who was reported missing while supposedly on a hunt to ‘capture’ spirits, was found drowned yesterday. The deceased, identified as Junaidi Lunsa Dugat, 49, was located around noon by family members, some 200 metres downstream from their village along Sungai Engkabang, Krian. A Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) spokesperson said villagers had […]

Nomination process for PD by-election underway

PORT DICKSON:  The nomination process for the Port Dickson by-election gets underway at 9am with all  Malaysians eagerly waiting to know how many candidates will be contesting. The Election Commission has allocated an hour for the candidates to submit their papers at   Dewan Majlis Perbandaran Port Dickson. The nomination forms must be filled accurately and submitted […]

Anwar’s seat to be announced today

Saifuddin to disclose which parliamentarian from the party will step down for Anwar today KULIM: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)  secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said yesterday that he will be announcing which parliamentary seat PKR president-elect  Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be contesting today at PKR’s headquarters. He said Anwar would also be present at the […]