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Tennis players from 25 countries due in Kuching


Over 100 players from 25 countries are expected to compete in the 27th Sarawak Chief Minister’s Cup (I) ITF Junior Tennis Championship (Grade 1) to be held from March 22-27. Indonesia is sending the biggest team with nine boys and

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Tennis players from 25 countries due in Kuching


Over 100 players from 25 countries are expected to compete in the 27th Sarawak Chief Minister’s Cup (I) ITF Junior Tennis Championship (Grade 1) to be held from March 22-27. Indonesia is sending the biggest team with nine boys and

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Sarawakian Azman Ujang Appointed Bernama Chairman


Datuk Seri Azman Ujang has been appointed chairman of Bernama, the national news agency of which he was once the general manager and editor-in-chief. The Sarawak-born journalist, whose appointment took effect on Feb 1, succeeds Datuk Abdul Rahman Sulaiman who

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Sarawakian Azman Ujang Appointed Bernama Chairman


Datuk Seri Azman Ujang has been appointed chairman of Bernama, the national news agency of which he was once the general manager and editor-in-chief. The Sarawak-born journalist, whose appointment took effect on Feb 1, succeeds Datuk Abdul Rahman Sulaiman who

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Ninety muaythai fighters set to rumble in Bintulu


A total of 90 local and international muaythai fighters will converge at Bintulu Old Airport site for the TYT Cup Muaythai Tournament from March 10-13. It will be jointly organised by Bintulu Development Authority (BDA), Sarawak Muaythai Association and Bintulu

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Ninety muaythai fighters set to rumble in Bintulu


A total of 90 local and international muaythai fighters will converge at Bintulu Old Airport site for the TYT Cup Muaythai Tournament from March 10-13. It will be jointly organised by Bintulu Development Authority (BDA), Sarawak Muaythai Association and Bintulu

Sarawak to announce abolishment of quit rent next month


The state government will announce the abolishment of several quit rent charges in Sarawak by the middle of next month. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said abolishing quit rents was one of the many efforts being considered by the

Sarawak to announce abolishment of quit rent next month


The state government will announce the abolishment of several quit rent charges in Sarawak by the middle of next month. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said abolishing quit rents was one of the many efforts being considered by the

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PM Launches Sabah And Sarawak Biomass Industry Development Plan


Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today launched the Sabah and Sarawak Biomass Industry Development Plan, which he described as a major milestone in Malaysia’s bid to become South East Asia’s premier biomass processing hub. “In order to be

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PM Launches Sabah And Sarawak Biomass Industry Development Plan


Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today launched the Sabah and Sarawak Biomass Industry Development Plan, which he described as a major milestone in Malaysia’s bid to become South East Asia’s premier biomass processing hub. “In order to be

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Sarawak’s air quality hazardous as forest fires rage


Forest fires spread over 500 acres in the north of Sarawak have raised air pollution to hazardous levels today in areas close to the inferno, government data showed. The fires have spurred an emergency response from the state fire and

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Sarawak’s air quality hazardous as forest fires rage


Forest fires spread over 500 acres in the north of Sarawak have raised air pollution to hazardous levels today in areas close to the inferno, government data showed. The fires have spurred an emergency response from the state fire and

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Flood worsens in Sarawak, search for missing youth goes on


Sarawak, hit by a second wave of floods, could have its first fatality when a youth was reported missing late last night while crossing a river. He is for now presumed drowned. The 20-year-old Bidayuh from Kampung Pancor, was said

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Flood worsens in Sarawak, search for missing youth goes on


Sarawak, hit by a second wave of floods, could have its first fatality when a youth was reported missing late last night while crossing a river. He is for now presumed drowned. The 20-year-old Bidayuh from Kampung Pancor, was said

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Flood situation in Sarawak worsens, improves in Johor and Malacca


The flood situation has worsened in Sarawak but improved in Johor and Malacca. In Sarawak, the total number of flood evacuees in Kuching and Bau has risen to 1,065 from 253 families this morning as against 765 from 175 families last night.

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Flood situation in Sarawak worsens, improves in Johor and Malacca


The flood situation has worsened in Sarawak but improved in Johor and Malacca. In Sarawak, the total number of flood evacuees in Kuching and Bau has risen to 1,065 from 253 families this morning as against 765 from 175 families last night.

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Lucrative opportunities at HDC’s Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care Conference


Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC), the focal point for the Halal industry under the auspices of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, will be staging a conference comprising workshops, forums and exhibition on Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care: In

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Lucrative opportunities at HDC’s Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care Conference


Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC), the focal point for the Halal industry under the auspices of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, will be staging a conference comprising workshops, forums and exhibition on Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care: In

Sarawak gearing up for polls


THE difference between Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia, even when compared to Sabah, is quite apparent. The racial and religious harmony present in the Land of Hornbills since time immemorial is sacrosanct to Sarawakians. Moreover, the political environment as well as

Sarawak gearing up for polls


THE difference between Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia, even when compared to Sabah, is quite apparent. The racial and religious harmony present in the Land of Hornbills since time immemorial is sacrosanct to Sarawakians. Moreover, the political environment as well as

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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.

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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

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Sarawak toll-free from today


Today marks the end of toll collection at the Tun Salahuddin Bridge here after 12 years of concession. Sarawak is now toll-free, with the last toll charges at the bridge scrapped as the clock struck midnight. In April last year

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Sarawak toll-free from today


Today marks the end of toll collection at the Tun Salahuddin Bridge here after 12 years of concession. Sarawak is now toll-free, with the last toll charges at the bridge scrapped as the clock struck midnight. In April last year

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Adenan is his own man


Tan Sri Adenan Satem is preparing to lead Sarawak into his maiden election as chief minister with the knowledge that he is very much his own man. No one is pulling the strings behind him, not even his long-serving predecessor

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Adenan is his own man


Tan Sri Adenan Satem is preparing to lead Sarawak into his maiden election as chief minister with the knowledge that he is very much his own man. No one is pulling the strings behind him, not even his long-serving predecessor

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Muaythai boxer receives recognition for his exploits


Sarawak’s muaythai fighter Kabilan Jelevan Thiyagarajan was pleasantly surprised when he received a cash reward yesterday. This follows his victory at last weekend’s Dynamite NakSoo Asian Fight Tour tournament held in Sandakan, Sabah. Siva Kumar G, patron of the Sarawak

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Muaythai boxer receives recognition for his exploits


Sarawak’s muaythai fighter Kabilan Jelevan Thiyagarajan was pleasantly surprised when he received a cash reward yesterday. This follows his victory at last weekend’s Dynamite NakSoo Asian Fight Tour tournament held in Sandakan, Sabah. Siva Kumar G, patron of the Sarawak

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Bujang Mohd Nor is acting TYT of State


Tan Sri Datuk Amar Bujang Mohd Nor will become acting Head of State at Astana Negeri — a position that would take effect until Jan 11 next year as Yang di-Pertua negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud is currently

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Bujang Mohd Nor is acting TYT of State


Tan Sri Datuk Amar Bujang Mohd Nor will become acting Head of State at Astana Negeri — a position that would take effect until Jan 11 next year as Yang di-Pertua negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud is currently

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Adenan ready to review travel ban on case by case basis


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has indicated that he is willing to review the travel ban against individuals from Peninsular Malaysia on a case by case basis. According to civil society activist Cynthia Gabriel, Adenan is open to

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Adenan ready to review travel ban on case by case basis


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has indicated that he is willing to review the travel ban against individuals from Peninsular Malaysia on a case by case basis. According to civil society activist Cynthia Gabriel, Adenan is open to

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Sibu cops arrest trio allegedly linked to ‘public humiliation’ of youths


Police here have arrested three locals who were allegedly involved in the beating of two youths in Kuching – an incident caught on video that has gone viral online. All three were related – a stepfather, a female and her

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Sibu cops arrest trio allegedly linked to ‘public humiliation’ of youths


Police here have arrested three locals who were allegedly involved in the beating of two youths in Kuching – an incident caught on video that has gone viral online. All three were related – a stepfather, a female and her

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Sarawak makes English official language along with BM


Sarawak has adopted English as the official language of the state administration, apart from Bahasa Malaysia, Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said today. Adenan told the state civil service gathering this morning that official government correspondence can be in

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Sarawak makes English official language along with BM


Sarawak has adopted English as the official language of the state administration, apart from Bahasa Malaysia, Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said today. Adenan told the state civil service gathering this morning that official government correspondence can be in

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Aim of ‘Mutaah’ fulfilled as former wife provided with bungalow, allowances and fleet of vehicles


Valuation report fails to observe prescribed standards, say lawyers for Mahmud in RM100 million ‘mutaah’ claim filed by former wife Aim of ‘Mutaah” fulfilled as former wife provided with a bungalow, allowances and fleet of vehicles to begin a new

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Aim of ‘Mutaah’ fulfilled as former wife provided with bungalow, allowances and fleet of vehicles


Valuation report fails to observe prescribed standards, say lawyers for Mahmud in RM100 million ‘mutaah’ claim filed by former wife Aim of ‘Mutaah” fulfilled as former wife provided with a bungalow, allowances and fleet of vehicles to begin a new

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Taib encourages promoting peace through trade


Promoting peace through trade and economic relations is not an ideology that is unique to Islam but is something that can be accepted by non-Muslims. “We are living in an era where peace is very important and all of us

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Taib encourages promoting peace through trade


Promoting peace through trade and economic relations is not an ideology that is unique to Islam but is something that can be accepted by non-Muslims. “We are living in an era where peace is very important and all of us

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Adenan to plead clemency for death row Sarawakian in Singapore


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said he will write to the Singaporean government to spare the life of a Sarawakian who is on death row in the island city state after being convicted for murder. Adenan in a

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Adenan to plead clemency for death row Sarawakian in Singapore


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said he will write to the Singaporean government to spare the life of a Sarawakian who is on death row in the island city state after being convicted for murder. Adenan in a

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Sarawak Government Approves RM30 Million For Sarawak Forestry


The state government has approved development fund of more than RM30 million to be channeled directly to Sarawak Forestry under the 11th Malaysia Plan. Sarawak Forestry chairman Datuk Dr Yusoff Hanifah said this was a manifestation that Sarawak Forestry had

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Sarawak Government Approves RM30 Million For Sarawak Forestry


The state government has approved development fund of more than RM30 million to be channeled directly to Sarawak Forestry under the 11th Malaysia Plan. Sarawak Forestry chairman Datuk Dr Yusoff Hanifah said this was a manifestation that Sarawak Forestry had

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Higher Allocation For Sarawak Not Because Of State Election – DPM


Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has dismissed claims by some quarters that the higher allocation for Sarawak in Budget 2016 is for winning the upcoming state election there. He said the question of buying votes should

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Higher Allocation For Sarawak Not Because Of State Election – DPM


Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has dismissed claims by some quarters that the higher allocation for Sarawak in Budget 2016 is for winning the upcoming state election there. He said the question of buying votes should

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Swimmers Sweep Sarawak Sportsman, Sportswoman Awards


Swimmers swept the Sportsman and Sportswoman awards in the 2013/2014 Sarawak state sports awards held here tonight. Wilson Sim Wee Sheng was crowned Sportsman of the Year while Erika Kong Chia Chia took the Sportswoman title. Both swimmers who had

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Swimmers Sweep Sarawak Sportsman, Sportswoman Awards


Swimmers swept the Sportsman and Sportswoman awards in the 2013/2014 Sarawak state sports awards held here tonight. Wilson Sim Wee Sheng was crowned Sportsman of the Year while Erika Kong Chia Chia took the Sportswoman title. Both swimmers who had

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With Adenan in charge, ‘red shirts’ matter little to BN at Sarawak polls, analysts say


The residual buzz over the pro-Malay rally that took place in the nation’s capital on Malaysia Day appears to be a benign issue for voters in Sarawak, analysts have said, as the state gears up for its next round of

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With Adenan in charge, ‘red shirts’ matter little to BN at Sarawak polls, analysts say


The residual buzz over the pro-Malay rally that took place in the nation’s capital on Malaysia Day appears to be a benign issue for voters in Sarawak, analysts have said, as the state gears up for its next round of

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Haze: Schools to close tomorrow


All schools in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Negri Sembilan and several parts of Sarawak will be closed on Monday due to the worsening haze.  The schools closed in Sarawak are those located in Kuching, Sri Aman and Kota Semarahan. On

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Haze: Schools to close tomorrow


All schools in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Negri Sembilan and several parts of Sarawak will be closed on Monday due to the worsening haze.  The schools closed in Sarawak are those located in Kuching, Sri Aman and Kota Semarahan. On

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Woes over for 1,600 people in Sarawak facing identity document problems


The Home Ministry has approved the applications from a group of 1,600 people in Sarawak who had faced problems in getting their birth certificates and identity cards. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also Home Minister,

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Woes over for 1,600 people in Sarawak facing identity document problems


The Home Ministry has approved the applications from a group of 1,600 people in Sarawak who had faced problems in getting their birth certificates and identity cards. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also Home Minister,

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Do not fall prey to Clare’s cauldron of lies


This was a warning by independent political party Parti Cinta Malaysia’s (PCM) vice- president Datuk Huan Cheng Guan today who also dug up the past of Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown. Huan said Brown has for years been “spreading lies”

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Do not fall prey to Clare’s cauldron of lies


This was a warning by independent political party Parti Cinta Malaysia’s (PCM) vice- president Datuk Huan Cheng Guan today who also dug up the past of Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown. Huan said Brown has for years been “spreading lies”

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For Adenan, Sarawak comes first


Adenan Satem is changing the game for Sarawak. After decades of rule under Taib Mahmud, it seems like Sarawak has finally got a Chief Minister with the political will and conviction to demand what the state has always deserved but

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For Adenan, Sarawak comes first


Adenan Satem is changing the game for Sarawak. After decades of rule under Taib Mahmud, it seems like Sarawak has finally got a Chief Minister with the political will and conviction to demand what the state has always deserved but

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Nancy Welcomes Sarawak Chief Minister’s Decision On UEC


Minister in the Prime Minister Department Nancy Shukri has joined the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) leaders in applauding Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem and the state government for recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) qualifications. Nancy, who

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Nancy Welcomes Sarawak Chief Minister’s Decision On UEC


Minister in the Prime Minister Department Nancy Shukri has joined the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) leaders in applauding Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem and the state government for recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) qualifications. Nancy, who

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With Adenan riding high, election talk mounts


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem is riding high on public opinion, with praise pouring in from government supporters and even those in the opposition acknowledging the quality of his leadership, giving rise to speculation about the next state elections. After

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With Adenan riding high, election talk mounts


Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem is riding high on public opinion, with praise pouring in from government supporters and even those in the opposition acknowledging the quality of his leadership, giving rise to speculation about the next state elections. After

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19 flights cancelled, 22 delayed as haze worsens in Sarawak


The haze saw 19 flights cancelled as of 7pm today. Kuching International Airport senior manager Mohd Nadzim Hashim said the cancellations had affected 571 passengers. Rakyat Post reports: “We also experienced 22 flight delays involving 1,141 arrivals and 1,337 departures. “We expect

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19 flights cancelled, 22 delayed as haze worsens in Sarawak


The haze saw 19 flights cancelled as of 7pm today. Kuching International Airport senior manager Mohd Nadzim Hashim said the cancellations had affected 571 passengers. Rakyat Post reports: “We also experienced 22 flight delays involving 1,141 arrivals and 1,337 departures. “We expect

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Sarawak haze breaches 200 mark in 17 years


The city Kuching, today experienced its highest Air Pollutant Index (API) at 204 as at 9am in 17 years, forcing the closure of school throughout parts of Sarawak. A State Education Department spokesman told The Rakyat Post that all schools

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Sarawak haze breaches 200 mark in 17 years


The city Kuching, today experienced its highest Air Pollutant Index (API) at 204 as at 9am in 17 years, forcing the closure of school throughout parts of Sarawak. A State Education Department spokesman told The Rakyat Post that all schools

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Sarawak interior by road instead of by air for PM


Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s scheduled journey on a helicopter to Sematan, about 107 km from here, had to be done by road because of the haze. He was scheduled to go to Sematan to attend the Launching

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Sarawak interior by road instead of by air for PM


Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s scheduled journey on a helicopter to Sematan, about 107 km from here, had to be done by road because of the haze. He was scheduled to go to Sematan to attend the Launching

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5,000 People Witness Sarawak Head Of State’s Birthday Parade


About 5,000 people came to watch the parade at Dataran Sibu here today to mark Sarawak Head of State Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud’s 79th birthday. Some among the crowd came as early as 6 am to join the birthday celebration

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5,000 People Witness Sarawak Head Of State’s Birthday Parade


About 5,000 people came to watch the parade at Dataran Sibu here today to mark Sarawak Head of State Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud’s 79th birthday. Some among the crowd came as early as 6 am to join the birthday celebration

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Sarawak poised to be centre of export for agricultural produce


MALAYSIA’S Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will find the best method to turn Sarawak into a centre of export for agricultural produce. Its minister, Ahmad Shabery Cheek, said Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem, during their meeting on Tuesday, had asked

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Sarawak poised to be centre of export for agricultural produce


MALAYSIA’S Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will find the best method to turn Sarawak into a centre of export for agricultural produce. Its minister, Ahmad Shabery Cheek, said Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem, during their meeting on Tuesday, had asked

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Rewcastle-Brown allegedly admits to ‘changing destiny of country’


Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown allegedly has close ties with former Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, based on WhatsApp conversations, sources revealed. In an exclusive by the New Straits Times, Rewcastle-Brown

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Rewcastle-Brown allegedly admits to ‘changing destiny of country’


Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown allegedly has close ties with former Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, based on WhatsApp conversations, sources revealed. In an exclusive by the New Straits Times, Rewcastle-Brown

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Adenan confident MACC will clear Taib of corruption allegations


Sarawak chief minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said today he believes current state governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud will be cleared of corruption allegations against him. When defending his predecessor, Adenan cited one of the principles for role of law

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Adenan confident MACC will clear Taib of corruption allegations


Sarawak chief minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said today he believes current state governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud will be cleared of corruption allegations against him. When defending his predecessor, Adenan cited one of the principles for role of law

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Three-day celebration to mark Taib Mahmud’s birthday


Sibu will host Sarawak Yang di-Pertua Negeri Abdul Taib Mahmud’s 79th birthday celebrations from September 11 to 13. On the first day, a thanksgiving session will be held at An Nur Mosque in the evening and a community concert at

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Three-day celebration to mark Taib Mahmud’s birthday


Sibu will host Sarawak Yang di-Pertua Negeri Abdul Taib Mahmud’s 79th birthday celebrations from September 11 to 13. On the first day, a thanksgiving session will be held at An Nur Mosque in the evening and a community concert at

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Clare Rewcastle receives funding from Malaysian


Former Sarawak Tribune editor Lester Melanyi claimed today that the Sarawak Report news portal founder Clare Rewcastle-Brown was receiving funding from very powerful people in Malaysia. “She keeps talking about money that people say went into the Prime Minister’s account,

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Clare Rewcastle receives funding from Malaysian


Former Sarawak Tribune editor Lester Melanyi claimed today that the Sarawak Report news portal founder Clare Rewcastle-Brown was receiving funding from very powerful people in Malaysia. “She keeps talking about money that people say went into the Prime Minister’s account,

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Bumi students to be given equal consideration for UPP’s Edu fund


United People’s Party (UPP) deputy president Datuk Dr Jerip Susil said deserving Bumiputera students would be equally considered for the UPP Education Fund, which was launched by Sarawak Yang Dipertuan Negeri Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud on Friday. Jerip, who is

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Bumi students to be given equal consideration for UPP’s Edu fund


United People’s Party (UPP) deputy president Datuk Dr Jerip Susil said deserving Bumiputera students would be equally considered for the UPP Education Fund, which was launched by Sarawak Yang Dipertuan Negeri Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud on Friday. Jerip, who is

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A touch of class


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem nonchalantly schooled Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen after the later interrupted him during his speech at the State Legislative Assembly yesterday. Chong interrupted Adenan’s tabling of the state 11th Malaysia Plan, when Adenan

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A touch of class


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem nonchalantly schooled Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen after the later interrupted him during his speech at the State Legislative Assembly yesterday. Chong interrupted Adenan’s tabling of the state 11th Malaysia Plan, when Adenan

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Divorce claim a political attack on my father, says Taib Mahmud’s son


Businessman Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Abdul Taib has accused his ex-wife of mounting a political attack against his father and family by dragging them into her claim for conciliatory payment in the Shariah court. He said that allegations that

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Divorce claim a political attack on my father, says Taib Mahmud’s son


Businessman Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Abdul Taib has accused his ex-wife of mounting a political attack against his father and family by dragging them into her claim for conciliatory payment in the Shariah court. He said that allegations that

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More Than 1,000 Participants From 18 Countries To Attend World TVET Conference 2015


About 1,000 participants from 18 countries are expected to take part in the three-day 2015 World Technical Education and Training (TVET) Conference held at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK), beginning Aug 25. Sarawak Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s

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More Than 1,000 Participants From 18 Countries To Attend World TVET Conference 2015


About 1,000 participants from 18 countries are expected to take part in the three-day 2015 World Technical Education and Training (TVET) Conference held at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK), beginning Aug 25. Sarawak Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s

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114 receive awards and medals from TYT


Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud presented state awards and medals to 114 recipients at Astana Negeri yesterday. Leading the recipients were Pemanca Sahari Gani and Tan Hack Heng, who received the Pegawai Bintang Sarawak (PBS). The

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114 receive awards and medals from TYT


Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud presented state awards and medals to 114 recipients at Astana Negeri yesterday. Leading the recipients were Pemanca Sahari Gani and Tan Hack Heng, who received the Pegawai Bintang Sarawak (PBS). The