Category Archives: Sarawak BN

Arrest of minister’s aide a slap in the face for SUPP

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Let me begin by being fair to Human Resources Minister Richard Riot Jaem, following the arrest of his political secretary on Wednesday by the MACC. It is wrong to assume that Riot has a hand … Continue reading

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TMJ an exceptional ruler, says Sarawak DCM

The Crown Prince of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim’s latest statement expressing his disappointment and disillusionment on the sorry state of affairs in the nation has won support from Sarawak. “The Tunku Mahkota Johor (TMJ) did the right thing by speaking … Continue reading

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Sarawak opts out of Malaysia Tourism Board

 PETALING JAYA: The Sarawak state government today announced that it was withdrawing from the Malaysia Tourism Board, as tensions mount over Putrajaya’s move to push ahead with a new tourism tax despite reservations from a local minister. “The state government … Continue reading

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Tourism tax: Nazri ticks off ‘rookie’ Sarawak minister

Tourism and Culture Nazri Abdul Aziz today gave Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah a piece of his mind after the latter urged the federal government to defer the implementation of the new tourism … Continue reading

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Don’t take us for granted, Sarawak tells Feds

BN Backbenchers warn of possible election setback if federal govt’s promises not fulfilled <img class=”size-full wp-image-631852″ src=”http://cdn.theborneopost.com/newsimages/2016/12/Kch-bp011216-aj-bnbbc-p2.jpg” alt=”Adenan (second right) and his wife Datin Patinggi Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu at the dinner with DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang … Continue reading

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Sarawak BN to table state motion to return 1963 status

KUCHING, Nov 1 — A comprehensive government motion to reinstate Sarawak’s 1963 status will be tabled in this month’s sitting of the state assembly, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said today. He said the motion, to be tabled … Continue reading

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SUPP says sorry

State’s oldest party apologises for supporting amendment of Article 1, supports Adenan’s effort to reclaim state’s rights MIRI: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) will give its unreserved support to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem’s call to amend … Continue reading

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Letter from SUPP’s Milton Foo to Adenan Satem

Respectable Chief Minister Adenan, I am extremely disappointed with your recent announcement of direct BN candidates. This is because this is a unilateral act without consultation with BN component parties for a consensus. This is not only a violation of … Continue reading

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PBB, PRS, SUPP and SPDP, what was your cut from RM2.6b?

     by Mohd Fajar Nor OPINION: Among the BN component parties, only MCA had publicly admitted that the party had received funding from the RM2.6 billion deposited into Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal account, two months before the 2013 … Continue reading

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Masing: Budget 2016 not sensible for developing nation

By Desmond Davidson Senior Sarawak minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing has criticised the 2016 Budget, saying it is not neither focused, correct nor sensible. The outspoken state land development minister said the allocation of RM267 billion for operating expenditure … Continue reading

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