Category Archives: Sarawak

By-election brings RM1.5 billion windfall to Tanjong Datu

Patrick (centre) speaks at the press conference. KUCHING: The people of Tanjong Datu are enjoying a windfall of up to RM1.5 billion in development projects, which are election campaign promises made by the federal and state governments. Making the claim … Continue reading

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Masing: BN will crack if Umno tables Act 355 amendment

  KUCHING: The insistence of Umno to table PAS initiated amendment to Syariah Court (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 in Parliament could cause cracks in the BN coalition, warned PRS president Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing. He said … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Sarawak

The politics behind Pan Borneo Highway

COMMENT From outcasts to victims of genocide – that is how Putrajaya made a U-turn on the Rohingya issue before going on to politicise their ordeal. Now, the government is doing it again – this time to the people of … Continue reading

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Sarawakian native landowners routinely face threats from thugs, UN rapporteur told

Peter John Jaban represents SADIA in submitting the report to the UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai at a meeting in Kuala Lumpur. — Picture courtesy of Peter John Jaban KUCHING, Dec 7 ― Frustrated at the lack of action, several … Continue reading

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Accelerate discussion pace, says PKR rep

KUCHING: Sarawak’s push for legislative, administrative and budgetary autonomy from Putrajaya must be done with greater urgency, and it must include all sectors affecting public wellbeing. Batu Lintang assemblyman See Chee How said the recent case where a school block … Continue reading

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Plantation boss wanted over Bill Kayong murder

A Sarawak Report EXCLUSIVE WANTED – Dato’ Lee Chee Kiang So politically well-connected is Dato’ Lee Chee Kiang that it seems that no one has so far dared to name him in Malaysia. However, we can reveal that he is squarely … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Sarawak

DAP: Nancy’s removal as law minister is a setback for Sarawak’s autonomy

KUCHING, July 15 — Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen said today the removal of Nancy Shukri as law minister in a recent Federal Cabinet reshuffle is a setback for Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem’s negotiations for Sarawak’s autonomy. … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Sarawak