Better avenues for discussion than a live debate – Idris

KUCHING: There are better avenues than taking such a matter to a live debate, said Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Information Chief Dato Idris Buang. He was reacting against the challenge put up by the so-called NGO Dayak Round Table to Minister of Integrity and Ombudsman Datuk Talib Zulpilip over the racial composition of the […]

Ministries looking into female genital mutilation – Wan Azizah

KUALA LUMPUR: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is in discussion with the Health Ministry on female genital mutilation (FGM) in Malaysia, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today. “We will discuss and look at it. If it doesn’t give any benefit, then we should do something (about it),” she said […]

Ministries looking into female genital mutilation – Wan Azizah

KUALA LUMPUR: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is in discussion with the Health Ministry on female genital mutilation (FGM) in Malaysia, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today. “We will discuss and look at it. If it doesn’t give any benefit, then we should do something (about it),” she said […]

merchant facing ‘oppressive investigation’ – Tiang

KUCHING: Many merchants across Sarawak are facing ‘oppressive investigation’ conducted by the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Department (KPDNHEP) following the implementation of Sales and Services Tax (SST). In pointing this out today, Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) Youth chief Michael Tiang said he and his comrades had interviewed some merchants early this week which […]

Six months enough for PM to reshuffle, axe ministers

MIRI: Six months is enough for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to determine whether his appointed federal minister are up to expectations and to undertake a cabinet reshuffle as deemed fit. Senior Lecturer in Business Administration who also lectures on Leadership at a private college, Karambir Singh said the Prime Minister should exercise his […]

PH lawmaker urges federal government to continue special funds for NCR perimeter survey

KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government has been urged by its own lawmaker from Sarawak to continue providing special financial allocations for native customary rights (NCR) perimeter survey in the state. Mordi Bimol (DAP – Mas Gading) said the PH election manifesto for the 14th General Election held in May had mentioned about guaranteeing […]

Abang Jo calls for Sarwakians not to fall prey to cheap politics

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has called upon all Sarawakians not to fall prey to the ‘cheap politics’ of the opposition party. In his DUN winding up speech today, Abang Johari lamented that ever since Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over the Federal Government, they have harboured on corruption as a way to bring […]