Desmond Davidson

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

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2 days ago

Anybody’s guess when Sarawak elections will be held 

Guesses range from any time now till year-end, and all the days in between.

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Anybody’s guess when Sarawak elections will be held 

3 days ago

MP lauds new Bintulu travel rules

Compulsory Covid-19 tests weeding out asymptomatic cases, says Tiong.

MP lauds new Bintulu travel rules

3 days ago

Filipina first foreigner to die from Covid-19 in Sarawak

The 43-year-old, who had no comorbid history, was found unconscious in her home in Sebauh, Bintulu, on March 27.

Filipina first foreigner to die from Covid-19 in Sarawak

5 days ago

Sarawak deputy CM admits to not wearing face mask in public

Awang Tengah says he didn’t realise mask wasn’t on, will pay compound.

Sarawak deputy CM admits to not wearing face mask in public

5 days ago

Sabah, Sarawak set up panel to discuss Putrajaya’s financial obligations

Minister Maximus Ongkili says talks will focus on reviewing special grants as stipulated under Article 112(D) of the federal constitution.

Sabah, Sarawak set up panel to discuss Putrajaya’s financial obligations


5 days ago

Sarawak launches very own coast guard unit

Enforcement agency is equipped with 8 vessels to patrol the state’s 760km coastline.

Sarawak launches very own coast guard unit

6 days ago

Mulu national park now equipped with 4G broadband

Visitors to one of Sarawak’s most remote areas will have access to high-speed internet connection.

Mulu national park now equipped with 4G broadband

6 days ago

Sarawak community leaders to report social events after spike in cases

Order latest move to curb spread of virus following discovery many new cases linked to social functions.

Sarawak community leaders to report social events after spike in cases

6 days ago

Sarawak identifies border sites for GOF base, CIQ

State aims to improve security ahead of Indonesian capital’s move to nearby area in 2026, says deputy CM.

Sarawak identifies border sites for GOF base, CIQ

6 days ago

GPS would have taken on Perikatan in state polls, says Sarawak CM

Abang Johari says it would fight ruling coalition if it had decided to contest in upcoming elections.

GPS would have taken on Perikatan in state polls, says Sarawak CM

1 week ago

New Sarawak cluster stems from three sick wedding guests

Authorities say trio went to event despite showing Covid-19 symptoms.

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New Sarawak cluster stems from three sick wedding guests

1 week ago

Political differences keeping Sarawak’s opposition parties apart, says Chong

Hard to reach consensus at the moment, says state Pakatan chief.

Political differences keeping Sarawak’s opposition parties apart, says Chong

1 week ago

DAP vows to back Perikatan bill to change status of Sarawak, Sabah

Government attempt to amend constitution will have vote of opposition party's 24 MPs, says Chong Chieng Jen.

DAP vows to back Perikatan bill to change status of Sarawak, Sabah

1 week ago

Muhyiddin says Sarawak, Sabah are regions in Malaysia, not states

Prime minister says he recognises definition as stated in MA63, agrees Article 160 should be amended.

Muhyiddin says Sarawak, Sabah are regions in Malaysia, not states

1 week ago

Travel restrictions to be lifted for the fully vaccinated

PM says soon those who have completed inoculation will be allowed to travel to every part of country.

Travel restrictions to be lifted for the fully vaccinated