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No need to go through parliament

Sharifah Hasidah says based on IGC report Sarawak and Sabah can get back their rights through negotiation KUCHING: Returning the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia will not be a big issue if the Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government is serious and sincere, says Assistant Minister of Law, State-Federal Relations and […]

Viable solutions needed to overcome drug abuse

KUALA LUMPUR: On Aug 15, the National Anti-Drugs Agency of Malaysia (AADK) received a new ‘boss’. There was nothing extraordinary about the appointment of Bukit Aman’s Internal Security and Public Order director Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah as AADK director-general. This is because previously top police officers like former Inspector-General of Police the late Tan Sri […]

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Charity Without Borders heads to Belaga with 4×4 clubs

KUCHING: Charity Without Borders joined forces with Kelab Cabaran Pacuan 4 Roda Bintulu and Kelab Pemilik 4×4 Sibu to conduct a survey trip to Batu Keling, Belaga recently. The annual programme’s founder Kelvin Wan, who is also Hope Place founder, said that 22 volunteers and nine four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles from Kuching, Sibu and Bintulu […]

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Sarawak presents 6th edition of ‘Hammer Time’

IPOH: Sarawak continued with their domination in the men’s hammer throw when Johnny Ling Siew Hong and Ngu Ing Biao completed a one-two finish at the Perak Stadium yesterday. It was the fifth consecutive time that Sarawak has won the event, stretching back a decade to Jackie Wong (2008, 2010, 2014), Michael Sia in 2014 […]

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Mustapa Mohamed quits Umno

KOTA BHARU: Former Kelantan Umno liaison chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed has quit the party. In a statement issued yesterday, Mustapa said his decision to quit Umno after more than four decades of being its member was made as the party’s approach was no longer in line with the political principles he had been championing. […]

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Sabah, Sarawak status: If there’s a will, there’s a way

KUCHING: The federal government needs to provide certainty on whether it wants to restore the status of Sarawak and Sabah as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia, said Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs whip Dato Sri Fadillah Yusof. “If there is a will, it can be done. The question is whether they want it or not,” […]

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RM9.6 mil for various recipients from CM

KAPIT: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing on behalf of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg handed out government grants totalling RM9.6 million to various recipients here on Monday. The cheque presentation was held in conjunction with the dinner hosted by the Kapit Chinese Community Leaders Association at a […]

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‘Bintulu events, carnivals huge crowd-pullers’

BINTULU: Bintulu is not only known for its heavy industries but also for the many big events and carnivals that take place in this vibrant industrial town. Bintulu Development Authority (BDA) general manager Rodziah Morshidi said people in Bintulu should be proud that based on the records of the Ministry of Tourism in 2016, the […]

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No need to go through parliament

Sharifah Hasidah says based on IGC report Sarawak and Sabah can get back their rights through negotiation KUCHING: Returning the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia will not be a big issue if the Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government is serious and sincere, says Assistant Minister of Law, State-Federal Relations and […]

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No plans for nuclear power plant, says Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no plans to pursue nuclear power to generate electricity in Malaysia amid the risk associated with it, says Prime Minster Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said although the cost of energy production through nuclear power was way cheaper, there was still this lack of knowledge in its handling, especially the safer […]

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