Desmond Davidson

Desmond is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight. You can follow him on Facebook.

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Sarawak to absorb 68 Pan Borneo Highway workers

Project delivery partner’s contract cancelled, forcing firm to lay off mostly Sarawakians.

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Sarawak to absorb 68 Pan Borneo Highway workers

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Pan Borneo Highway way behind schedule, says works minister

Baru Bian says the Sarawak portion of the project is now two months behind schedule and completion may be delayed one year.

Pan Borneo Highway way behind schedule, says works minister

1 day ago

No need for Sarawak stimulus package, says CM

State not reliant on China tourists or workers, say industry players.

No need for Sarawak stimulus package, says CM

1 day ago

Sarawak suit on hold, awaits decision on Petronas appeal

The appeal will be heard in Putrajaya on March 6.

Sarawak suit on hold, awaits decision on Petronas appeal

2 days ago

Sarawak lawmaker wants ‘outsiders’ barred from polls

Idris Buang demands state constitution be changed so only ‘true blue’ Sarawakians contest assembly, parliamentary seats.

Sarawak lawmaker wants ‘outsiders’ barred from polls


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Sarawak lawyers’ group demands AG reopen land rights murder case

LK4C says 3 alleged conspirators must also be held accountable after ‘ineptitude, incompetence’ in original trial.

Sarawak lawyers’ group demands AG reopen land rights murder case

2 days ago

Abang Johari accuses Putrajaya of breaking promises over school repairs

Sarawak chief minister says early loan repayments made as required, work yet to start.

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Abang Johari accuses Putrajaya of breaking promises over school repairs

5 days ago

Semenggoh Nature Reserve wins coveted global tourism prize

Sarawak CM Abang Johari Openg says award is a recognition of the state's efforts towards a sustainable environment.

Semenggoh Nature Reserve wins coveted global tourism prize

6 days ago

Rights group to contest Sarawak polls to fight for ‘100 % independence’

Pakatan, GPS have let Sarawakians down with corruption and unfulfilled promises, says S4S.

Rights group to contest Sarawak polls to fight for ‘100 % independence’

1 week ago

Sarawak CM rejects single national land code proposal

Abang Johari Openg allegedly says the federal government can merge the land codes 'over his dead body'.

Sarawak CM rejects single national land code proposal

1 week ago

Possible for Kuching to have piped gas in 10 years

Petros chief says the plan needs the right skilled labour force.

Possible for Kuching to have piped gas in 10 years

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Sarawak unhappiness with Petronas on display at transfer ceremony

DCM has taunted CEO Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin over ongoing legal battles.

Sarawak unhappiness with Petronas on display at transfer ceremony

1 week ago

Sarawak assembly wants former Pujut rep to repay salary

Ting Tiong Choon faces prospect of having to reimburse more than RM960,000 after Federal Court ruling.

Sarawak assembly wants former Pujut rep to repay salary

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Sarawak judge says no basis for bias, refuses Petronas’ bid for stay on tax hearing

Judicial commissioner Christopher Chin says he must deny application so as not be seen to be seeking the prime minister's favour.

Sarawak judge says no basis for bias, refuses Petronas’ bid for stay on tax hearing

1 week ago

Kimanis polls show GPS right to quit BN, say Sarawak leaders

They say Warisan lost by-election as it is aligned with peninsula-based Pakatan.

Kimanis polls show GPS right to quit BN, say Sarawak leaders