Monthly Archives: April 2015

Adenan addresses issues close to Sarawakians’ hearts


In a speech lasting almost three hours, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem (pic) made a slew of announcements including cheaper electricity, abolishment of bridge toll charges in Sibu and even hit out at underperforming federal agencies. Winding up

Adenan addresses issues close to Sarawakians’ hearts


In a speech lasting almost three hours, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem (pic) made a slew of announcements including cheaper electricity, abolishment of bridge toll charges in Sibu and even hit out at underperforming federal agencies. Winding up

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Sarawak Committed To Provide Treated Water, Power Supply Projects To Rural Areas


A total of 975 water supply projects estimated to cost RM9.12 billion have been forwarded for consideration to the federal and state governments. State Minister of Public Utilities Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said when implemented, it was expected

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Sarawak Committed To Provide Treated Water, Power Supply Projects To Rural Areas


A total of 975 water supply projects estimated to cost RM9.12 billion have been forwarded for consideration to the federal and state governments. State Minister of Public Utilities Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said when implemented, it was expected

My divorce case a global conspiracy: Taib’s son


Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, son of Sarawak Governor Abdul Taib Mahmud, has threatened legal action over media reports on assets and wealth attributed to him or his father which he claims are untrue. Testifying at the Kuala Lumpur Syariah Court

My divorce case a global conspiracy: Taib’s son


Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, son of Sarawak Governor Abdul Taib Mahmud, has threatened legal action over media reports on assets and wealth attributed to him or his father which he claims are untrue. Testifying at the Kuala Lumpur Syariah Court

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Oral histories of Sarawak native groups launched


The Society for Rights of Indigenous People of Sarawak (Scrips)  made history by launching a series of oral histories on April 18 in Bintulu by the representatives of six communities. The first six oral history books covers the following communities

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Oral histories of Sarawak native groups launched


The Society for Rights of Indigenous People of Sarawak (Scrips)  made history by launching a series of oral histories on April 18 in Bintulu by the representatives of six communities. The first six oral history books covers the following communities

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Adenan to officiate at Petronas Outstanding Vendor Award ceremony today


Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem will officiate at the Petronas Outstanding Vendor Award (OVA) ceremony at a leading hotel here today. The award is a recognition accorded by Petronas to 13 of its contractors for their exemplary

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Adenan to officiate at Petronas Outstanding Vendor Award ceremony today


Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem will officiate at the Petronas Outstanding Vendor Award (OVA) ceremony at a leading hotel here today. The award is a recognition accorded by Petronas to 13 of its contractors for their exemplary

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Stemming Tide Of Illegal Immigrants


The influx of illegal immigrants into Sarawak must be dealt with firmly to ensure it does not threaten the country’s sovereignty and public security. Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud emphasised this when declaring open the first

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Stemming Tide Of Illegal Immigrants


The influx of illegal immigrants into Sarawak must be dealt with firmly to ensure it does not threaten the country’s sovereignty and public security. Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud emphasised this when declaring open the first

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‘Sarawak constructors in sweet spot for major re-rating’


Researchers with Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank IB Research) believe Sarawak’s construction companies are on the right path towards a major rerating catalysed by growing job visibility and positive track records. Listed Sarawak construction players with strong track records encompassing

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‘Sarawak constructors in sweet spot for major re-rating’


Researchers with Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank IB Research) believe Sarawak’s construction companies are on the right path towards a major rerating catalysed by growing job visibility and positive track records. Listed Sarawak construction players with strong track records encompassing

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Cahya Mata Sarawak wins RM308m contract to build new state museum


Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd, through unit CMS Works Sdn Bhd’s subsidiary PPES Works (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, has won the contract to build the proposed Sarawak Museum Campus and Heritage Trail, Kuching, for RM308mil. The Star OnLine reports: It told Bursa

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Cahya Mata Sarawak wins RM308m contract to build new state museum


Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd, through unit CMS Works Sdn Bhd’s subsidiary PPES Works (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, has won the contract to build the proposed Sarawak Museum Campus and Heritage Trail, Kuching, for RM308mil. The Star OnLine reports: It told Bursa

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Jackie Chan: I would love to do a love story movie in Sarawak


Asia movie megastar Datuk Jackie Chan reveals his soft side when he says he will love to do a love story movie in Sarawak. “Sarawak is very beautiful. The river (Sarawak River) is also very beautiful. I would love to

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Jackie Chan: I would love to do a love story movie in Sarawak


Asia movie megastar Datuk Jackie Chan reveals his soft side when he says he will love to do a love story movie in Sarawak. “Sarawak is very beautiful. The river (Sarawak River) is also very beautiful. I would love to

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Shahnaz vs Mahmud divorce case appeals postponed, lawyer unwell


The Syariah Court of Appeal in Kuala Lumpur today allowed Shahnaz A Majid’s lawyer’s application for the appeal against her former husband Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib to be postponed to May 12. Bekir is a son of former Sarawak chief

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Shahnaz vs Mahmud divorce case appeals postponed, lawyer unwell


The Syariah Court of Appeal in Kuala Lumpur today allowed Shahnaz A Majid’s lawyer’s application for the appeal against her former husband Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib to be postponed to May 12. Bekir is a son of former Sarawak chief

Adenan says Sarawak BN’s stance against hudud is clear


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem today was non-committal over the proposal to table a motion, requested by the opposition, to declare that hudud would not be implemented in the state. Malaysian Insider Desmond Davidson has this report: “We’ll

Adenan says Sarawak BN’s stance against hudud is clear


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem today was non-committal over the proposal to table a motion, requested by the opposition, to declare that hudud would not be implemented in the state. Malaysian Insider Desmond Davidson has this report: “We’ll