Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Sarawak State Poll Only After Dissolution Of State Assembly


The chairman of the Election Commission (EC), Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said anyone can make suggestions on the date for the Sarawak state election. However, according to the provisions of the EC, the election process can only be held

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Sarawak State Poll Only After Dissolution Of State Assembly


The chairman of the Election Commission (EC), Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said anyone can make suggestions on the date for the Sarawak state election. However, according to the provisions of the EC, the election process can only be held

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Mutaah claim, not matrimonial assets division


Lawyers acting for Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib yesterday told the Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court that the mutaah claim should be based on the merits of a conciliatory gift and not a matrimonial assets division.

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Mutaah claim, not matrimonial assets division


Lawyers acting for Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib yesterday told the Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court that the mutaah claim should be based on the merits of a conciliatory gift and not a matrimonial assets division.

Sarawak Report – A one-trick pony


Sarawak Report’s real agenda, which was to make Baru Bian the new Sarawak Chief Minister, surfaced when Clare Rewcastle Brown quarrelled with Anwar Ibrahim. Anwar decided that the head of PKR Sarawak should be a Muslim. Baru Bian was a

Sarawak Report – A one-trick pony


Sarawak Report’s real agenda, which was to make Baru Bian the new Sarawak Chief Minister, surfaced when Clare Rewcastle Brown quarrelled with Anwar Ibrahim. Anwar decided that the head of PKR Sarawak should be a Muslim. Baru Bian was a

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Sarawak polls to cost RM181 million


The upcoming Sarawak election is estimated to cost a staggering RM181mil with the Election Commission setting aside a large portion of the budget for transportation and rental costs. This estimation is more than double the cost of the last state

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Sarawak polls to cost RM181 million


The upcoming Sarawak election is estimated to cost a staggering RM181mil with the Election Commission setting aside a large portion of the budget for transportation and rental costs. This estimation is more than double the cost of the last state

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Nurul Izzah: Tough fight against BN in Sarawak with Adenan’s ‘Badawi effect’


The federal opposition faces an uphill task in winning over Sarawak voters from Barisan Nasional (BN) as the state’s Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has the “Badawi effect”, PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar said today. Nurul Izzah coined the

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Nurul Izzah: Tough fight against BN in Sarawak with Adenan’s ‘Badawi effect’


The federal opposition faces an uphill task in winning over Sarawak voters from Barisan Nasional (BN) as the state’s Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has the “Badawi effect”, PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar said today. Nurul Izzah coined the

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Matrade gives over RM2b to S’wak entrepreneurs


Market development grants for foreign expansion have been disbursed to 92 entrepreneurs in the state over fourteen years. The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has disbursed RM2.78 billion between 2002 and January 4, 2016 in market development grants to

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Matrade gives over RM2b to S’wak entrepreneurs


Market development grants for foreign expansion have been disbursed to 92 entrepreneurs in the state over fourteen years. The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has disbursed RM2.78 billion between 2002 and January 4, 2016 in market development grants to

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Sarawak to bring back kidnap victim’s remains from Philippines for Saturday burial


The Sarawak government will send the late Bernard Then’s family on a state-sponsored trip to the Philippines to claim the kidnap victim’s body for cremation there and a burial here.’ According to local daily The Borneo Post, the Sarawak government

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Sarawak to bring back kidnap victim’s remains from Philippines for Saturday burial


The Sarawak government will send the late Bernard Then’s family on a state-sponsored trip to the Philippines to claim the kidnap victim’s body for cremation there and a burial here.’ According to local daily The Borneo Post, the Sarawak government