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Call for review – RM30 million award exorbitant


Former wife had already received comforts of a villa, private pool and use of three vehicles after divorce Bank testimonies not authorized, must be expunged Ferrier Hodgson MH valuation report not credible nor final One-third of RM30 million award to

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Call for review – RM30 million award exorbitant


Former wife had already received comforts of a villa, private pool and use of three vehicles after divorce Bank testimonies not authorized, must be expunged Ferrier Hodgson MH valuation report not credible nor final One-third of RM30 million award to

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Sarawak says won’t roll out tourism tax on July 1


Sarawak will not implement the federal tourism tax next month despite a previous announcement by Putrajaya, said Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Openg. He said this was because the implementation in the state was not finalised, “Negotiations between the

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Sarawak says won’t roll out tourism tax on July 1


Sarawak will not implement the federal tourism tax next month despite a previous announcement by Putrajaya, said Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Openg. He said this was because the implementation in the state was not finalised, “Negotiations between the

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State to decide action on tourism tax soon, says Sarawak minister


The Sarawak state government will soon decide on its action over the new tourism tax imposed by the federal government, The Borneo Post reported. Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah clarified that the state

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State to decide action on tourism tax soon, says Sarawak minister


The Sarawak state government will soon decide on its action over the new tourism tax imposed by the federal government, The Borneo Post reported. Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah clarified that the state

Sarawak Report’s claims against PM nothing but lies, says former editor


A former editor of the Sarawak Tribune has claimed that Clare Rewcastle-Brown will stop at nothing to bring down the country’s leader. NST’s Goh Pei Pei reports: Lester Melanyi said recent allegations hurled against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak

Sarawak Report’s claims against PM nothing but lies, says former editor


A former editor of the Sarawak Tribune has claimed that Clare Rewcastle-Brown will stop at nothing to bring down the country’s leader. NST’s Goh Pei Pei reports: Lester Melanyi said recent allegations hurled against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak

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Power outage hits Kuching, Sri Aman and Miri


Separate tripping incidents along the Kemena-Bintulu and Similajau-Tudan transmission lines cause power supply disruption. Two separate tripping incidents along the Kemena-Bintulu and Similajau-Tudan transmission lines caused a disruption to power supply in Kuching City, Sri Aman and Miri City today.

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Power outage hits Kuching, Sri Aman and Miri


Separate tripping incidents along the Kemena-Bintulu and Similajau-Tudan transmission lines cause power supply disruption. Two separate tripping incidents along the Kemena-Bintulu and Similajau-Tudan transmission lines caused a disruption to power supply in Kuching City, Sri Aman and Miri City today.

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Sarawak plans to set up own multimedia authority


Sarawak plans to establish its own Multimedia Authority to regulate the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and Digital Technology Utilisation in the state. Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said this, however, does not mean that it would

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Sarawak plans to set up own multimedia authority


Sarawak plans to establish its own Multimedia Authority to regulate the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and Digital Technology Utilisation in the state. Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said this, however, does not mean that it would

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April 24 declared public holiday to celebrate King’s installation


April 24 has been declared a public holiday to celebrate the installation of Sultan Muhammad V (pic) as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.   The installation ceremony will be held at the Balairung Seri of Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur

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April 24 declared public holiday to celebrate King’s installation


April 24 has been declared a public holiday to celebrate the installation of Sultan Muhammad V (pic) as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.   The installation ceremony will be held at the Balairung Seri of Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur

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Sarawak timber firm loses 30-year case over timber concession


Federal Court rules that High Court was right in deciding that former chief minister Abdul Taib Mahmud need not give evidence during trial. PUTRAJAYA: A 30-year court battle and probably one of the longest civil cases to be decided has

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Sarawak timber firm loses 30-year case over timber concession


Federal Court rules that High Court was right in deciding that former chief minister Abdul Taib Mahmud need not give evidence during trial. PUTRAJAYA: A 30-year court battle and probably one of the longest civil cases to be decided has

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50 North Koreans In Sarawak To Be Deported, says Deputy PM


Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Zahid Hamidi said the government has decided to deport 50 North Koreans in Sarawak whose working permits expired recently. Zahid, who is also Home Minister, said he will inform Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar

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50 North Koreans In Sarawak To Be Deported, says Deputy PM


Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Zahid Hamidi said the government has decided to deport 50 North Koreans in Sarawak whose working permits expired recently. Zahid, who is also Home Minister, said he will inform Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar

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Sarawak welcomes Chinese investors to tap into Tanjung Manis halal hub


The State government is encouraging investors from China to tap into the estimated USD3 trillion global demand for halal products by exploring potential business opportunities in Tanjung Manis Halal Hub (TMHH) in Bintulu, Sarawak. Second Minister of Resource Planning and

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Sarawak welcomes Chinese investors to tap into Tanjung Manis halal hub


The State government is encouraging investors from China to tap into the estimated USD3 trillion global demand for halal products by exploring potential business opportunities in Tanjung Manis Halal Hub (TMHH) in Bintulu, Sarawak. Second Minister of Resource Planning and

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Cahya Mata Sarawak gets earnings boost from land sale


(CMS) Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) posted a 20% jump in earnings for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2016, to RM101.5mil compared with a year earlier, thanks to gains from land disposal and foreign exchange (forex) difference. The group,

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Cahya Mata Sarawak gets earnings boost from land sale


(CMS) Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) posted a 20% jump in earnings for the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2016, to RM101.5mil compared with a year earlier, thanks to gains from land disposal and foreign exchange (forex) difference. The group,

Tanjung Datu in for more progress, says Najib


Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak is confident that Jamilah Anu from Barisan Nasional, who won the Tanjong Datu by-election today, will bring in more progress and continuous development to the constituency. Commenting on her landslide victory, he said Jamilah was

Tanjung Datu in for more progress, says Najib


Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak is confident that Jamilah Anu from Barisan Nasional, who won the Tanjong Datu by-election today, will bring in more progress and continuous development to the constituency. Commenting on her landslide victory, he said Jamilah was

Adenan’s widow is BN’s choice for Tanjong Datu by-election


Jamilah Anu, the widow of the late Sarawak chief minister Adenan Satem, is BN’s candidate for the upcoming Tanjong Datu by-election. MalaysiaKini reports: Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said Jamilah, a 62-year-old mother of two, is a familiar face among

Adenan’s widow is BN’s choice for Tanjong Datu by-election


Jamilah Anu, the widow of the late Sarawak chief minister Adenan Satem, is BN’s candidate for the upcoming Tanjong Datu by-election. MalaysiaKini reports: Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said Jamilah, a 62-year-old mother of two, is a familiar face among

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Sarawak BN to name candidate for Tanjung Datu by-election on Wednesday


Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Abang Openg will announce the Barisan Nasional  (BN) candidate for Tanjung Datu by-election on Wednesday. Sarawak BN secretary Datuk Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said four names had been shortlisted and Parti Pesaka Bumiputera

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Sarawak BN to name candidate for Tanjung Datu by-election on Wednesday


Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Abang Openg will announce the Barisan Nasional  (BN) candidate for Tanjung Datu by-election on Wednesday. Sarawak BN secretary Datuk Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said four names had been shortlisted and Parti Pesaka Bumiputera

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Sarawak chief minister dies


It was a sombre atmosphere at the Sarawak General Hospital Heart Centre here as state leaders and the public arrive to pay their last respects to Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, who passed away at 1.30pm Wednesday. Many were

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Sarawak chief minister dies


It was a sombre atmosphere at the Sarawak General Hospital Heart Centre here as state leaders and the public arrive to pay their last respects to Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, who passed away at 1.30pm Wednesday. Many were

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Sarawak business entrepreneur succeeds in setting aside ex wife’s appeal for lack of jurisdiction


The Kuala Lumpur Shariah Court of Appeal today heard an application filed by Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib to set aside a court of appeal application by his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid as her submission

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Sarawak business entrepreneur succeeds in setting aside ex wife’s appeal for lack of jurisdiction


The Kuala Lumpur Shariah Court of Appeal today heard an application filed by Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib to set aside a court of appeal application by his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid as her submission

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McDonald’s new halal policy not welcome in Sarawak


A senior member of Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem’s staff has criticised the “halal-certified cake” policy imposed by McDonald’s in the peninsula, telling the fast food giant not to apply it in the state, The Borneo Post reported. Sarawak CM

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McDonald’s new halal policy not welcome in Sarawak


A senior member of Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem’s staff has criticised the “halal-certified cake” policy imposed by McDonald’s in the peninsula, telling the fast food giant not to apply it in the state, The Borneo Post reported. Sarawak CM

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Sabah police probing claims that kidnapper shot dead was Abu Sayyaf leader


Police are looking into claims by Philippine authorities that one of the three kidnappers shot dead during a gunfight in waters off Sabah east coast was a key Abu Sayyaf leader. Sabah police commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said they

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Sabah police probing claims that kidnapper shot dead was Abu Sayyaf leader


Police are looking into claims by Philippine authorities that one of the three kidnappers shot dead during a gunfight in waters off Sabah east coast was a key Abu Sayyaf leader. Sabah police commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said they

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World largest halal digital trade exchange DagangHalal plc debuts Karnival Mai Dagang 2016 touted with a difference to give children and family a fun and enlightening experience


Underlying the usual commercial activities of a carnival, the Karnival Mai Dagang 2016 offers entertainment components carefully selected to promote trading intelligence and savvy at the child and family level. It also invites government trade agencies like MATRADE to share

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World largest halal digital trade exchange DagangHalal plc debuts Karnival Mai Dagang 2016 touted with a difference to give children and family a fun and enlightening experience


Underlying the usual commercial activities of a carnival, the Karnival Mai Dagang 2016 offers entertainment components carefully selected to promote trading intelligence and savvy at the child and family level. It also invites government trade agencies like MATRADE to share

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Blackout hits Kuching, Sibu, Sri Aman


Power supply went out in at least three divisions in Sarawak this evening. The blackout, which struck at 6.40pm, affected Kuching, Sibu and Sri Aman. In Kuching, the power outage plunged the state capital into darkness. The bustling Satok commercial

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Blackout hits Kuching, Sibu, Sri Aman


Power supply went out in at least three divisions in Sarawak this evening. The blackout, which struck at 6.40pm, affected Kuching, Sibu and Sri Aman. In Kuching, the power outage plunged the state capital into darkness. The bustling Satok commercial

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Electricity theft uncovered at massage parlour, snooker centre


Inspectors from Syarikat Sesco Berhad (Sesco), the Ministry of Public Utilities’ Electrical Inspectorate Unit (EIU) and police have found evidence of power theft at a massage parlour and a snooker centre located within the same building at Jalan Foochow here today.

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Electricity theft uncovered at massage parlour, snooker centre


Inspectors from Syarikat Sesco Berhad (Sesco), the Ministry of Public Utilities’ Electrical Inspectorate Unit (EIU) and police have found evidence of power theft at a massage parlour and a snooker centre located within the same building at Jalan Foochow here today.

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‘Stupid’ to close S’wak teachers training colleges, CM tells Najib


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem has reportedly dismissed the federal government’s plan to convert two of Sarawak’s Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) into vocational colleges as “stupid”. The Borneo Post today quoted Adenan as saying that the number of IPGs

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‘Stupid’ to close S’wak teachers training colleges, CM tells Najib


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem has reportedly dismissed the federal government’s plan to convert two of Sarawak’s Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) into vocational colleges as “stupid”. The Borneo Post today quoted Adenan as saying that the number of IPGs

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Sarawak seeks to restore 1963 position


The Sarawak government will table a motion at the upcoming state legislative assembly meeting to restore the state’s rights and status to its position in 1963. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the motion would cover “all aspects” of

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Sarawak seeks to restore 1963 position


The Sarawak government will table a motion at the upcoming state legislative assembly meeting to restore the state’s rights and status to its position in 1963. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the motion would cover “all aspects” of

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Missing Aussie tourist Andrew Gaskell has been found


Australian tourist Andrew Gaskell, who went missing from the Mulu National Park, has been found alive. Search and rescue teams have been combing the Mulu summit in an effort to find Gaskel, 28, who has been missing since Oct 20

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Missing Aussie tourist Andrew Gaskell has been found


Australian tourist Andrew Gaskell, who went missing from the Mulu National Park, has been found alive. Search and rescue teams have been combing the Mulu summit in an effort to find Gaskel, 28, who has been missing since Oct 20

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Stupid! Sarawak CM censures past education policy


The education policy some three decades ago was not one of the government’s brightest sparks, according to Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem. Choosing to be blunt with his description, the veteran politician called it “stupid”. Adenan felt that it was

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Stupid! Sarawak CM censures past education policy


The education policy some three decades ago was not one of the government’s brightest sparks, according to Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem. Choosing to be blunt with his description, the veteran politician called it “stupid”. Adenan felt that it was

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RM4.1b Murum hydro-electric dam launched


The RM4.1 billion Murum hydro-electric power dam, able to provide 944MW in power, was officially launched by Yang di-Pertua Negeri Abdul Taib Mahmud today. The state government has said the dam, located 840km from Kuching, will provide power for a

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RM4.1b Murum hydro-electric dam launched


The RM4.1 billion Murum hydro-electric power dam, able to provide 944MW in power, was officially launched by Yang di-Pertua Negeri Abdul Taib Mahmud today. The state government has said the dam, located 840km from Kuching, will provide power for a

Sarawak wants more English-medium schools


Adenan Satem asks Federal Government to approve more such private schools and uphold Sarawak’s right to decide on state education policy. Sarawak has requested federal approval of more private English-medium schools in the state to improve the level of proficiency

Sarawak wants more English-medium schools


Adenan Satem asks Federal Government to approve more such private schools and uphold Sarawak’s right to decide on state education policy. Sarawak has requested federal approval of more private English-medium schools in the state to improve the level of proficiency

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I’m Sick And Tired Of Federal Education Policies, Says Adenan


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem said yesterday that he is “sick and tired” of federal education policies while expressing his displeasure at having to beg for more federal funding for Sarawak schools, reports Sin Chew Daily. Adenan, who has previously

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I’m Sick And Tired Of Federal Education Policies, Says Adenan


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem said yesterday that he is “sick and tired” of federal education policies while expressing his displeasure at having to beg for more federal funding for Sarawak schools, reports Sin Chew Daily. Adenan, who has previously

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Tanjung Manis Halal Hub can be China’s stepping stone into Asean market


Sarawak can complement efforts of China’s halal industry players to expand into the Asean market and beyond by tapping into the strategic Tanjung Manis Halal Hub (TMHH) in the state. Minister of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development, Trade and Investment Datuk

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Tanjung Manis Halal Hub can be China’s stepping stone into Asean market


Sarawak can complement efforts of China’s halal industry players to expand into the Asean market and beyond by tapping into the strategic Tanjung Manis Halal Hub (TMHH) in the state. Minister of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development, Trade and Investment Datuk

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Singaporean firms keen to open shop in East Malaysia


The growing number of Singaporean companies venturing into East Malaysia in recent years proves that the region has vast opportunities and market potential to tap into and benefit from. Hence, the Singaporean government is looking forward to explore more of

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Singaporean firms keen to open shop in East Malaysia


The growing number of Singaporean companies venturing into East Malaysia in recent years proves that the region has vast opportunities and market potential to tap into and benefit from. Hence, the Singaporean government is looking forward to explore more of

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Cops seek Interpol’s help to hunt ‘Datuk’ in Kayong’s murder


Sarawak police have sought the assistance of Interpol in the hunt for the alleged mastermind behind the murder of Miri PKR branch secretary Bill Kayong, who was shot at a traffic light junction in Lutong on June 21. State CID

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Cops seek Interpol’s help to hunt ‘Datuk’ in Kayong’s murder


Sarawak police have sought the assistance of Interpol in the hunt for the alleged mastermind behind the murder of Miri PKR branch secretary Bill Kayong, who was shot at a traffic light junction in Lutong on June 21. State CID

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Landowners in Sarawak to be responsible for fires on their land


Landowners will be held wholly accountable for haze and air pollution resulting from fires on their land. Under a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), which was unveiled on Tuesday, the landowners will be compelled to prevent and suppress all fires

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Landowners in Sarawak to be responsible for fires on their land


Landowners will be held wholly accountable for haze and air pollution resulting from fires on their land. Under a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), which was unveiled on Tuesday, the landowners will be compelled to prevent and suppress all fires

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Bill Kayong’s murder suspects charged in Miri court


Two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of PKR Miri branch secretary Bill Kayong were charged in the Magistrate’s Court in Miri this morning. The first suspect, Mohamad Fitri Pauzi, 29, was charged under Section 302 of the Penal

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Bill Kayong’s murder suspects charged in Miri court


Two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of PKR Miri branch secretary Bill Kayong were charged in the Magistrate’s Court in Miri this morning. The first suspect, Mohamad Fitri Pauzi, 29, was charged under Section 302 of the Penal

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Sarawak companies can do Petronas’ job, deputy CM says


Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing is confident that companies within the Borneo state can take over oil-and-gas production from national oil firm Petronas. Masing mooted  as the lead agency, saying the Sarawak-based local firm has gained much

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Sarawak companies can do Petronas’ job, deputy CM says


Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing is confident that companies within the Borneo state can take over oil-and-gas production from national oil firm Petronas. Masing mooted  as the lead agency, saying the Sarawak-based local firm has gained much

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Bill Kayong’s killing fires up Sarawakians, many vow to continue fight for justice


The death of PKR’s Sarawak poll candidate Bill Kayong at the hands of an unknown shooter yesterday morning sent a shockwave statewide, not just among his political colleagues. Kayong was also the secretary of the Sarawak Dayak Association (Pedas) which

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Bill Kayong’s killing fires up Sarawakians, many vow to continue fight for justice


The death of PKR’s Sarawak poll candidate Bill Kayong at the hands of an unknown shooter yesterday morning sent a shockwave statewide, not just among his political colleagues. Kayong was also the secretary of the Sarawak Dayak Association (Pedas) which

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Taib’s career up all the way, says Bernama chairman


Sarawak Governor Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud has been described as a rare politician who has had an uphill career without any pitfall over the span of his 50 years in public life. This was the view expressed

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Taib’s career up all the way, says Bernama chairman


Sarawak Governor Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud has been described as a rare politician who has had an uphill career without any pitfall over the span of his 50 years in public life. This was the view expressed

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Malaysian weightlifting hero William Yeo dies of leukaemia


Malaysian weightlifting legend William Yeo Hap Ee passed away this morning in Kuching, Sarawak after four years of battling leukaemia. He was 77. He leaves behind a wife and four children. Some of his greatest achievements include winning the silver

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Malaysian weightlifting hero William Yeo dies of leukaemia


Malaysian weightlifting legend William Yeo Hap Ee passed away this morning in Kuching, Sarawak after four years of battling leukaemia. He was 77. He leaves behind a wife and four children. Some of his greatest achievements include winning the silver

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Adenan speaks of grandson killed in car accident


Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has finally spoken up about the death of his grandson, 22-year-old Azreal Mahmud (pic), over a week after a fatal accident near his home at Santubong, about 30km from here. He “always thought I

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Adenan speaks of grandson killed in car accident


Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has finally spoken up about the death of his grandson, 22-year-old Azreal Mahmud (pic), over a week after a fatal accident near his home at Santubong, about 30km from here. He “always thought I

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Congrats to Adenan


VOTERS have elected candidates from the Barisan Nasional in 72 out of 82 seats of the State Legislative Assembly. The big victory may have raised eyebrows, but I am not surprised. I have predicted in this column that Barisan will

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Congrats to Adenan


VOTERS have elected candidates from the Barisan Nasional in 72 out of 82 seats of the State Legislative Assembly. The big victory may have raised eyebrows, but I am not surprised. I have predicted in this column that Barisan will

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LATEST Missing heli: Deputy minister, MP believed onboard


A helicopter, believed to be ferrying VIPs, including a deputy minister, from Betong to Kuching, has gone missing. Department of Civil Aviation chief Datuk Azharudin Abdul Rahman says the helicopter disappeared off the radar around 5pm near the Sebuyau district.

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LATEST Missing heli: Deputy minister, MP believed onboard


A helicopter, believed to be ferrying VIPs, including a deputy minister, from Betong to Kuching, has gone missing. Department of Civil Aviation chief Datuk Azharudin Abdul Rahman says the helicopter disappeared off the radar around 5pm near the Sebuyau district.

Cahya Mata eyes Pan Borneo Highway job


Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) will team up with Bina Puri Holdings Bhd to tender for Pan Borneo Highway project’s construction job. CMS group managing director Datuk Richard Curtis hoped the consortium could secure one work package in Sarawak’s single

Cahya Mata eyes Pan Borneo Highway job


Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) will team up with Bina Puri Holdings Bhd to tender for Pan Borneo Highway project’s construction job. CMS group managing director Datuk Richard Curtis hoped the consortium could secure one work package in Sarawak’s single

Today is nomination day for Sarawak’s biggest ever state election


Nomination for the 11th Sarawak State Election starts today at 9am with contests expected for all 82 state seats. Billed as the biggest state election in the history of Sarawak, candidates will file their nomination forms at 82 nomination centres

Today is nomination day for Sarawak’s biggest ever state election


Nomination for the 11th Sarawak State Election starts today at 9am with contests expected for all 82 state seats. Billed as the biggest state election in the history of Sarawak, candidates will file their nomination forms at 82 nomination centres

Sarawak assembly to dissolve April 11, paving way for elections


The Sarawak state assembly will be dissolved on April 11 to pave way for the 11th state election, Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem announced today. Adenan said he met with Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud this morning, when the

Sarawak assembly to dissolve April 11, paving way for elections


The Sarawak state assembly will be dissolved on April 11 to pave way for the 11th state election, Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem announced today. Adenan said he met with Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud this morning, when the

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Mahmud Abu Bekir Gets Interim Stay On RM30 Million ‘Mutaah’ Payment


Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Tun Abdul Taib, the son of the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak, today succeeded in his bid for an interim stay on paying “mutaah” (alimony) of RM30 million to his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid.

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Mahmud Abu Bekir Gets Interim Stay On RM30 Million ‘Mutaah’ Payment


Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Tun Abdul Taib, the son of the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak, today succeeded in his bid for an interim stay on paying “mutaah” (alimony) of RM30 million to his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid.

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Adenan allocates RM1 billion for rural development


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem has allocated RM1 billion for various rural development projects in the state, Sarawak’s Second Finance Minister, Wong Soon Koh revealed. According to a Borneo Post Online report, Wong said this showed Adenan’s concern for the

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Adenan allocates RM1 billion for rural development


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem has allocated RM1 billion for various rural development projects in the state, Sarawak’s Second Finance Minister, Wong Soon Koh revealed. According to a Borneo Post Online report, Wong said this showed Adenan’s concern for the

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Muta’ah a gift, not jackpot


BIGGEST muta’ah payment fair, said columnist Salleh Buang (NST, March 17). I beg to differ. It looks more like a lifetime of luxury. A RM30 million muta’ah means an ex-wife will enjoy RM100,000 a month for the next 25 years.

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Muta’ah a gift, not jackpot


BIGGEST muta’ah payment fair, said columnist Salleh Buang (NST, March 17). I beg to differ. It looks more like a lifetime of luxury. A RM30 million muta’ah means an ex-wife will enjoy RM100,000 a month for the next 25 years.

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Sarawak set to make July 22 a public holiday


The Sarawak government is set to make July 22 a public holiday in recognition of those who helped fight for independence from British rule in 1963. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, in announcing this at the launching of Sejiwa

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Sarawak set to make July 22 a public holiday


The Sarawak government is set to make July 22 a public holiday in recognition of those who helped fight for independence from British rule in 1963. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, in announcing this at the launching of Sejiwa

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Adenan To Announce Candidates For Tellian And Balingian Tomorrow


Sarawak Barisan Nasional chairman Tan Sri Adenan Satem will announce the BN candidates for the Tellian and Balingian state seats tomorrow. He will make the announcement when opening the Mukah Division “Senada Sejiwa” (One Soul, One Beat) programme at Dataran

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Adenan To Announce Candidates For Tellian And Balingian Tomorrow


Sarawak Barisan Nasional chairman Tan Sri Adenan Satem will announce the BN candidates for the Tellian and Balingian state seats tomorrow. He will make the announcement when opening the Mukah Division “Senada Sejiwa” (One Soul, One Beat) programme at Dataran

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Mutaah claim brought down to RM30 million


The multi million Ringgit ‘mutaah’ claim filed by the former wife of Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was today reduced to RM30 million after taking into consideration that the original application for RM100 million was excessive.

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Mutaah claim brought down to RM30 million


The multi million Ringgit ‘mutaah’ claim filed by the former wife of Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was today reduced to RM30 million after taking into consideration that the original application for RM100 million was excessive.

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Sarawak CM blames Putrajaya for producing unemployable graduates


The federal government’s “very bad policies” has resulted in a high number of unemployed graduates whose qualifications do not meet those required by the job market, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said today. “These policies are not thought

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Sarawak CM blames Putrajaya for producing unemployable graduates


The federal government’s “very bad policies” has resulted in a high number of unemployed graduates whose qualifications do not meet those required by the job market, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said today. “These policies are not thought