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The Borneo Post
Adenan says he has picked polls dateAdenan fields questions from the press. — Photo by Chimon Upon KUCHING: Chief
Adenan says he has picked polls date
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Adenan fields questions from the press. — Photo by Chimon Upon KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem has picked the date for the next state election, but he did not reveal it to anyone. Without giving any hint, the state... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Date of next state election picked: AdenanKUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem has picked the date
Date of next state election picked: Adenan
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem has picked the date for the next state election, although he did not reveal when it would be held. The state Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman did not give any hint whether it would be this... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sematan to have waterfront — AdenanAdenan (centre) is welcomed by the crowd on arrival at the function. Manyin br
Sematan to have waterfront — Adenan
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Adenan (centre) is welcomed by the crowd on arrival at the function. Manyin briefs Adenan (second left) on the road project. Adenan about to launch the project. LUNDU: Sematan will soon have a waterfront to add to its list of attractions. Chief... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress MLA dead in Telangana Senior Congress lawmaker Patola Kishta Reddy died following cardiac arrest on
Congress MLA dead in Telangana
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Senior Congress lawmaker Patola Kishta Reddy died following cardiac arrest on Tuesday. He was 74 and is survived by his wife and four sons. Reddy was shifted to a private hospital here after he complained of chest... Read more
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The Hindu
Jitan Ram Manjhi quits legislative assembly seatIn a surprise move, former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday res
Jitan Ram Manjhi quits legislative assembly seat
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
In a surprise move, former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday resigned as the member of Bihar legislative assembly, according to his close aide Danish Rizwan. Mr. Manjhi met the legislative assembly acting secretary Hare Ram Mukhiya... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jitan Ram Manjhi resigns from Bihar assemblyMukhiya too confirmed the development saying that the former chief minister met
Jitan Ram Manjhi resigns from Bihar assembly
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Mukhiya too confirmed the development saying that the former chief minister met him in his office and submitted a letter quitting his membership of the legislative assembly with immediate effect. The notification with regard to Manjhi's resignation... Read more
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The Hindu
A.P. Assembly summonedAndhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan has summoned the State Legislative Ass
A.P. Assembly summoned
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan has summoned the State Legislative Assembly to meet at 9.30 A.M. on August 31. A notification to this effect was issued by the Governor on Monday. The session is expected to be of a short duration and might... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Terengganu Umno voices support for Najib as party president Published: 22 August 2015 3:48 PM Terengganu Umno says it is fully committed
Terengganu Umno voices support for Najib as party president
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 3:48 PM Terengganu Umno says it is fully committed to supporting Datuk Seri Najib Razak as party president. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, August 22,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Why Pakatan’s deafening silence? – Atikah Sulaiman Published: 22 August 2015 12:00 PM An investment arm worth billions of dolla
Why Pakatan’s deafening silence? – Atikah Sulaiman
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 12:00 PM An investment arm worth billions of dollars is once again under scrutiny. And no, this time it is not 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The company in question... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Kedah to raise MB, reps’ salaries on January 1 Published: 20 August 2015 5:02 PM Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mah
Kedah to raise MB, reps’ salaries on January 1
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
Published: 20 August 2015 5:02 PM Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir says the percentage of salary increase for Kedah assemblymen is the smallest among all the states. – The Malaysian... Read more
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The Hindu
ACB winds up illegal mining case probe against Digambar KamatWhile the Crime Branch of State police is chasing former Chief Minister Digamba
ACB winds up illegal mining case probe against Digambar Kamat
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
While the Crime Branch of State police is chasing former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat as 'the main mastermind' in the Louis Berger bribery case, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has wound up its investigation against Mr. Kamat and others in an... Read more
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The Star
Kedah state assembly votes itself a substantial pay increaseALOR SETAR: Kedah State Assembly has passed a motion to increase the salaries o
Kedah state assembly votes itself a substantial pay increase
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
ALOR SETAR: Kedah State Assembly has passed a motion to increase the salaries of its elected representatives and state leaders on Thursday. The pay hike will take effect on Jan 1, 2016. State assemblymen get the highest pay hike of 167% from... Read more
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The Borneo Post
RM100m to ease traffic congestionTwo roads and a roundabout in the Kuching City to be upgraded, an underpass to
RM100m to ease traffic congestion
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
Two roads and a roundabout in the Kuching City to be upgraded, an underpass to be built at the roundabout Manyin briefs Adenan on the proposed upgrading of Jalan Datuk Stephen Yong to Jalan Batu Kawa into a dual carriageway. KUCHING: The state... Read more
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The Star
Just give me another five years as CM, says Adenan SatemKUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem (pic) does not envisage himself ho
Just give me another five years as CM, says Adenan Satem
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem (pic) does not envisage himself holding to the state chief executive post for many years to come. "Just give me another five years. When the five years are over I will be 76. "I do not want to stay... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Just 5 more years as chief minister will do, says Adenan Satem Published: 19 August 2015 2:39 PM Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Sate
Just 5 more years as chief minister will do, says Adenan Satem
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 19 August 2015 2:39 PM Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem wants the mandate for another term in office, after which he says he will turn 76 and be ready to step... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
DEIG must subject itself to highest forms of governance – C4 Published: 19 August 2015 2:29 PM The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyi
DEIG must subject itself to highest forms of governance – C4
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 19 August 2015 2:29 PM The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) views with great interest the recent announcement by Selangor Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali to set up... Read more
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The Star
Azmin and Khalid argue over setting up of new state-owned firmSHAH ALAM: Both the former and current mentri besar of Selangor locked horns at
Azmin and Khalid argue over setting up of new state-owned firm
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
SHAH ALAM: Both the former and current mentri besar of Selangor locked horns at the state legislative assembly as they argued about a state-owned company. Former mentri besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim (Port Klang) questioned the rationale behind his... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Organisations receive RM54,000 in grantsJamit (fourth left) presents a grant to Philip. KAPIT: Four organisations here
Organisations receive RM54,000 in grants
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 days ago
Jamit (fourth left) presents a grant to Philip. KAPIT: Four organisations here received grants totalling RM54,000 recently. The SK Nanga Merit parent-teacher association (PTA) received RM16,000 to level the school field for extra curricular... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Manyin hopes state JKR gets more funds after devolutionKUCHING: Minister of Infrastructure Development and Communications Dato Sri Mic
Manyin hopes state JKR gets more funds after devolution
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 days ago
KUCHING: Minister of Infrastructure Development and Communications Dato Sri Michael Manyin Jawong hopes greater devolution of power from the federal government will mean more funding for the state Public Works Department (JKR) to implement projects... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Khalid wants Azmin to explain water restructuring cost Published: 18 August 2015 5:46 PM Former Selangor menteri besar Tan Sri Abdu
Khalid wants Azmin to explain water restructuring cost
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 18 August 2015 5:46 PM Former Selangor menteri besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim wants a detailed explanation of the acquisition cost for the restructuring of the state’s water... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
DAP questions need for Azmin’s Selangor investment firm DAP assemblymen express concerns over Mohamed Azmin Ali's DEIG Sdn Bhd as the
DAP questions need for Azmin’s Selangor investment firm
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
DAP assemblymen express concerns over Mohamed Azmin Ali's DEIG Sdn Bhd as the company has free rein to manage Selangor's RM6.3 billion assets. – The Malaysian Insider filepic, August 18,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Selangor government concedes drainage system causes flash floodsSHAH ALAM: The Selangor government conceded that the problem of drainage system
Selangor government concedes drainage system causes flash floods
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government conceded that the problem of drainage system that is not being properly maintained has caused 20 new flood prone areas in the state as at Aug 16. State Infrastructure and Pulic Amenities, Modernisation of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Stay out of oil royalty talks, opposition toldA pressman tries to screen-shoot the image of Adenan on the projector’s screen
Stay out of oil royalty talks, opposition told
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
A pressman tries to screen-shoot the image of Adenan on the projector’s screen in the complex’s media room. The chief minister is seen here delivering his speech at the start of one-day DUN sitting. — Photo by Muhammad Rais Sanusi KUCHING: “Do you... Read more
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The Borneo Post
New drainage masterplan to help alleviate flood woesRodziah (right) together with Chok (centre) and Bintulu resident Yakup Kari sho
New drainage masterplan to help alleviate flood woes
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
Rodziah (right) together with Chok (centre) and Bintulu resident Yakup Kari showing the map depicting flood prone areas in Bintulu. KUCHING: The Bintulu Development Authority (BDA) and Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) Sarawak will be... Read more
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The Star
Selangor reviewing free water policySHAH ALAM: Selangor is relooking its policy of giving away 20 cubic metres of t
Selangor reviewing free water policy
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
SHAH ALAM: Selangor is relooking its policy of giving away 20 cubic metres of treated water each month for every household, says Mentri Besar Azmin Ali. He said the review would help to identify those who were really in need of the free water, a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Wong says DUN’s one-day sitting worthwhileWELFARE MATTERS: Dalat assemblywoman Welfare, Women and Family Development Mini
Wong says DUN’s one-day sitting worthwhile
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
WELFARE MATTERS: Dalat assemblywoman Welfare, Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah poring over some documents with Assistant Minister of Welfare Robert Lawson Chuat, who is the assemblyman for Bukit Saban. The two were seen at... Read more
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The Borneo Post
11th MP: Sarawak’s economic growth may be between 6 and 7 pctHERE WE GO: Tourism Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg (third left), wh
11th MP: Sarawak’s economic growth may be between 6 and 7 pct
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
HERE WE GO: Tourism Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg (third left), who is also the people’s representative for Satok, walks alongside assemblymen (from left) Dr Johnical Rayong Ngipa (Engkilili), Dr Murni Suhaili (Daro) and Assistant... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Adenan may dissolve DUN after tabling State BudgetKUCHING: The latest speculation now is that Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan S
Adenan may dissolve DUN after tabling State Budget
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
KUCHING: The latest speculation now is that Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem will call for the 11th state election after tabling the State Budget in November. “Well, election can be called any time after I table the State Budget in... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Adenan checkmates ChongChong criticised for not revealing ‘developer’ said to be interested in the Bat
Adenan checkmates Chong
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
Chong criticised for not revealing ‘developer’ said to be interested in the Batu Kawa land Adenan (second right) heading to his car after the adjournment of the DUN sitting yesterday. At left is Second Resource Planning and Environment Minister... Read more
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The Borneo Post
11th MP: State to focus on six strategic areasKUCHING: Sarawak will focus on six strategic thrusts during the 11th Malaysia P
11th MP: State to focus on six strategic areas
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
KUCHING: Sarawak will focus on six strategic thrusts during the 11th Malaysia Plan, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem. He said the state would strategise economic growth, strengthen growth enablers, transform the rural areas,... Read more
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The Star
Selangor mulls fine-tuning free water schemeSHAH ALAM: The Selangor government may review its free water scheme to ensure t
Selangor mulls fine-tuning free water scheme
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government may review its free water scheme to ensure that it benefits only those who really need the aid. Mentri Besar Azmin Ali (pic) said some of the beneficiaries were using the monthly 20 cubic metres of free water to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sarawak forms sub-committees pertaining to devolution of powerKUCHING: Sarawak has formed a committee chaired by its state secretary to facil
Sarawak forms sub-committees pertaining to devolution of power
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
KUCHING: Sarawak has formed a committee chaired by its state secretary to facilitate a discussion with the federal government on matters involving devolution of power. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the committee comprised four... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Sarawak wants full control of education in the state, says Adenan Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem says the state wants full control
Sarawak wants full control of education in the state, says Adenan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 13 days ago
Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem says the state wants full control over issues such as education as the federal government has frequently ‘flip-flopped’ on the matters. –... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sarawak formulates plan to achieve 11MP goalsKUCHING: The Sarawak Socio-Economic Transformation Plan (SETP) will enable the
Sarawak formulates plan to achieve 11MP goals
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
KUCHING: The Sarawak Socio-Economic Transformation Plan (SETP) will enable the state to address the challenges and issues faced in raising income levels and reducing income disparity, which are its main goals under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP). The... Read more
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The Hindu
Defectors in Telangana in Trishanku’s HeavenAs the Speaker of the Telangana Assembly faces allegations of political partisa
Defectors in Telangana in Trishanku’s Heaven
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
As the Speaker of the Telangana Assembly faces allegations of political partisanship, the Anti-Defection Law comes under scrutiny. Despite the Supreme Court holding that the powers of the Speaker are not supreme and are subject to judicial scrutiny,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Jabu tells Dayaks to unite or be left behindMIRI: The differences in race and sub-ethnic and tribal groups and also geograp
Jabu tells Dayaks to unite or be left behind
The Borneo Post / Posted 14 days ago
MIRI: The differences in race and sub-ethnic and tribal groups and also geographical factors, particularly in political views and alliances, make it hard for the Dayak community to join the mainstream with other communities. Admitting it was not an... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Thank Adenan with your full support, Manyin tells Bidayuh communityManyin (left) looks on as Adenan presents a land title to one of the recipients
Thank Adenan with your full support, Manyin tells Bidayuh community
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
Manyin (left) looks on as Adenan presents a land title to one of the recipients. — Photo by Chimon Upon SERIAN: The Bidayuh community should give their fullest support to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem for what he has done for... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Blessed assuranceAdenan promises Christians in the state freedom to practise their faith, use th
Blessed assurance
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
Adenan promises Christians in the state freedom to practise their faith, use the word ‘Allah’ as long as he is the CM Adenan (fourth left), Manyin (third left), Sagah (second left) and other dignitaries pose with the recipients. — Photo by Chimon... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Dr Abdul Rahman to defend Bukit Kota — AdenanAdenan (fifth left), flanked by Jamilah (left) and Awang Tengah (right), poses
Dr Abdul Rahman to defend Bukit Kota — Adenan
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
Adenan (fifth left), flanked by Jamilah (left) and Awang Tengah (right), poses for a photo call with other dignitaries. LIMBANG: Bukit Kota assemblyman Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail will be re-nominated to defend his seat for Barisan Nasional (BN) in the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Adenan hints at Kelabit as BN candidate in coming state pollsThe big crowd at the Majlis Ramah Tamah Aidilfitri in Lawas. Adenan launches t
Adenan hints at Kelabit as BN candidate in coming state polls
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
The big crowd at the Majlis Ramah Tamah Aidilfitri in Lawas. Adenan launches the Majlis Ramah Tamah Aidilfitri. LAWAS: Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) will likely put up a Kelabit as one of its candidates in the coming state election. Saying it is... Read more
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The Borneo Post
DAP names candidate for KatibasSIBU: The DAP yesterday named Paren Nyawi, an Iban from Song, as its likely can
DAP names candidate for Katibas
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 days ago
SIBU: The DAP yesterday named Paren Nyawi, an Iban from Song, as its likely candidate for Katibas in the next state election. Its political education director and Sibu MP, Oscar Ling, said 34-year-old Paren has a bachelor’s degree in accountancy... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Gerakan’s leave bid to challenge hudud in Kelantan set for October 15 Published: 12 August 2015 8:30 AM Come October 15, the Federal Court will he
Gerakan’s leave bid to challenge hudud in Kelantan set for October 15
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 18 days ago
Published: 12 August 2015 8:30 AM Come October 15, the Federal Court will hear an application by Gerakan for leave to initiate a petition, challenging the constitutionality of... Read more
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The Star
Oct 15 hearing for Gerakan’s application for leave in hudud caseSHAH ALAM: The Federal Court has set Oct 15 to hear an application for leave by
Oct 15 hearing for Gerakan’s application for leave in hudud case
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
SHAH ALAM: The Federal Court has set Oct 15 to hear an application for leave by Gerakan which is challenging the Syariah Criminal Code II 1993 (Amendments 2015). Its lead counsel Andy Yong Kim Seng said the Attorney-General’s bid to be an intervener... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Oct 15 hearing on motion for leave to challenge constitutionality of Kelantan hudud lawPUTRAJAYA: Come Oct 15, the Federal Court will hear an application by Gerakan f
Oct 15 hearing on motion for leave to challenge constitutionality of Kelantan hudud law
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: Come Oct 15, the Federal Court will hear an application by Gerakan for leave to initiate a petition, challenging the constitutionality of the Kelantan hudud law which was passed by the state legislative assembly last March. Its deputy... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
New Speaker bans word 'secession' in sittings Kota Kinabalu: Datuk Syed Abas Syed Ali set the tone when he clocked in for d
New Speaker bans word 'secession' in sittings
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 19 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: Datuk Syed Abas Syed Ali set the tone when he clocked in for duty as the new Speaker at the State Legislative Assembly building, Monday, by issuing a warning that he will not allow the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Adenan wants SEB to light up the rural areasAdenan (fourth from left) cutting a ‘pulut kuning’ with (from left) Asfia, Awan
Adenan wants SEB to light up the rural areas
The Borneo Post / Posted 19 days ago
Adenan (fourth from left) cutting a ‘pulut kuning’ with (from left) Asfia, Awang Tengah, Sjotveit and Jamilah. — Photo by Chimon Upon KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem wants Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) to tweak its electricity... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Independent Pelagus rep rejoins SWPKUCHING: Pelagus assemblyman George Lagong, 55, has gone back to Sarawak Worker
Independent Pelagus rep rejoins SWP
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
KUCHING: Pelagus assemblyman George Lagong, 55, has gone back to Sarawak Workers Party (SWP), the party he left in May last year to join Teras and eventually became an Independent assemblyman. SWP president Larry Sng, who made the announcement... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Be up and ready for state polls, PBB machinery toldAbang Johari (centre) and Mohammad Ali, on his right, putting glutinous rice in
Be up and ready for state polls, PBB machinery told
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
Abang Johari (centre) and Mohammad Ali, on his right, putting glutinous rice into bamboos to make ‘lemang’ at the start of the Aidilfitri gathering in Muara Tuang. KUCHING: It is crucial for the PBB machinery to be up and ready in preparing for the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
DPM promises state govt federal help in electionKUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised th
DPM promises state govt federal help in election
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
KUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised that the Federal Government will assist the state Barisan Nasional (BN) to wrest back seats it lost in the next state election which must be held by June next year. He said... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Dr Hazland likely to defend Demak Laut for BNAdenan (fifth left) takes closer look at a model of the bridge. Also seen from
Dr Hazland likely to defend Demak Laut for BN
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
Adenan (fifth left) takes closer look at a model of the bridge. Also seen from left are Mawan, Asfia, Wan Junaidi, Dr Hazland, Adenan’s wife Datin Patinggi Datuk Jamilah Anu, Manyin and Morshidi. — Photos by Jeffery Mostapha KUCHING: Demak Laut... Read more
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