Desmond Davidson

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2 days ago

Sarawak opposition rethinking strategies if polls are in the next 60 days

They fear they will not be able to call for reinforcements as strict SOP will effectively lock out peninsula counterparts.

Sarawak opposition rethinking strategies if polls are in the next 60 days

3 days ago

Keep border officers in the loop on travel SOP, says Baru Bian

Police should exercise discretion when compassionate grounds warrant it.

Keep border officers in the loop on travel SOP, says Baru Bian

3 days ago

Analyst moots advisory council should Sarawak put polls on hold

Members must be professionals, not politically affiliated.

Analyst moots advisory council should Sarawak put polls on hold

3 days ago

Sarawak reclaims O&G rights in Petros’ award of oil prospecting licence

Petra Energy Development Sdn Bhd to explore an onshore block in the Miri-Marudi area.

Sarawak reclaims O&G rights in Petros’ award of oil prospecting licence

5 days ago

DOAs account for half of Sarawak’s Covid-19 deaths today

Cases brought into hospitals over weekend, reported after post-mortem.

DOAs account for half of Sarawak’s Covid-19 deaths today


5 days ago

Cat and mouse game with illegal immigrants, says Masing

Sarawak deputy CM says offenders undeterred by increased border security.

Cat and mouse game with illegal immigrants, says Masing

5 days ago

Sarawak only vaccinating children if herd immunity not achieved

State aims to vaccinate 70% of population first, hopeful of receiving single dose jabs.

Sarawak only vaccinating children if herd immunity not achieved

6 days ago

Sarawak welcomes approval of single-dose CanSino vaccine

Deputy CM Uggah says it has requested 600,000-800,000 doses for the state.

Sarawak welcomes approval of single-dose CanSino vaccine

6 days ago

Covid-19 spreads to Penans in remote Baram

54-year-old woman first from ethnic group to die of coronavirus on Sunday.

Covid-19 spreads to Penans in remote Baram

6 days ago

Businesses dispute ABM chairman’s say on loan moratorium

Group of 14 organisations say banks do not see people’s plight.

Businesses dispute ABM chairman’s say on loan moratorium

1 week ago

2 of 3 Sarawak Covid-19 clusters today traced to Gawai celebrations

The state recorded 569 new cases and four deaths.

2 of 3 Sarawak Covid-19 clusters today traced to Gawai celebrations

1 week ago

Sarawak ramps up vaccination drive

After a slow start state government hopes to inoculate 2.1 million people by August.

Sarawak ramps up vaccination drive

1 week ago

CM’s Kapit visit was in full compliance with SOP, says panel

Sarawak disaster management committee’s clarification comes after an opposition politician described the function as ‘unwise’.

CM’s Kapit visit was in full compliance with SOP, says panel

1 week ago

Lawas bazaar now a rabies-infected area

It becomes Sarawak’s 71st infected locality after two rabid dogs were detected there.

Lawas bazaar now a rabies-infected area

1 week ago

Fadillah tests positive for Covid-19

Minister asymptomatic, under home quarantine.

Fadillah tests positive for Covid-19