Desmond Davidson

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

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Monday, 15 Aug 2022 07:00 AM

Johor polls shatter myth about youth voting patterns

Analysts say young people are not votes in the bag for opposition parties, will vote for whoever meets their needs.

Johor polls shatter myth about youth voting patterns

Friday, 12 Aug 2022 03:25 PM

Sarawak PKR calls for religious university to accept all faiths

Engan says institution should reflect the demographics of a multicultural state.

Sarawak PKR calls for religious university to accept all faiths

Friday, 12 Aug 2022 11:00 AM

Sarawak tour companies ‘overwhelmed’ by surge in business

Firms who have stripped down to a skeleton crew are now struggling to cope with jump in tourist arrivals.

Sarawak tour companies ‘overwhelmed’ by surge in business

Wednesday, 10 Aug 2022 04:15 PM

Activist slapped with permanent injunction against inciting religious violence

Wan Asshima Kamaruddin previously posted a video threatening Christians.

Activist slapped with permanent injunction against inciting religious violence

Saturday, 06 Aug 2022 09:08 PM

Anwar demands MACC conduct 'full, no holds barred investigation' into combat ship scandal

PKR president pushes for comprehensive inquiry into the matter.

Anwar demands MACC conduct 'full, no holds barred investigation' into combat ship scandal


Friday, 05 Aug 2022 03:40 PM

Urban migration will deprive rural GE15 candidates of Undi18 votes, study shows

Youth who have moved to towns, cities found to be less inclined to go home for elections.

Urban migration will deprive rural GE15 candidates of Undi18 votes, study shows

Thursday, 04 Aug 2022 06:14 PM

Fire Dept sniffer dog ends 2-day search for missing woman in 15 minutes

75-year-old Singar Dunggou is found conscious but weak.

Fire Dept sniffer dog ends 2-day search for missing woman in 15 minutes

Thursday, 04 Aug 2022 01:56 PM

Free uni education for all Sarawak students, one of Abang Johari’s wealth fund objectives

Sarawak Premier says bill for fund to be tabled at state legislative assembly in November.

Free uni education for all Sarawak students, one of Abang Johari’s wealth fund objectives

Wednesday, 03 Aug 2022 07:45 PM

Sarawak govt should talk to Brunei on its entry-exit fees, says Limbang MP

Hasbi Habibollah says charges a burden to Limbang folk who pass through the sultanate regularly.

Sarawak govt should talk to Brunei on its entry-exit fees, says Limbang MP

Sunday, 31 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Analysts predict another election beating for Sarawak PKR

Rafizi Ramli stepping up to leadership role will not prevent party from getting trounced, say pundits.

Analysts predict another election beating for Sarawak PKR

Thursday, 28 Jul 2022 01:57 PM

No permit needed to buy 20 litres of fuel in cans, says Nanta

Minister says permits required for larger quantities of fuel, to curb abuse of subsidies. 

No permit needed to buy 20 litres of fuel in cans, says Nanta

Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022 11:27 AM

Sarawak inks chip design deal with Belgian firm

Premier says state poised to contribute globally as semiconductor product manufacturer.

Sarawak inks chip design deal with Belgian firm

Sunday, 24 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Sarawak fire dept training for longhouse folk pays off

Volunteer firefighters help reduce number of major blazes in interior.

Sarawak fire dept training for longhouse folk pays off

Thursday, 21 Jul 2022 05:54 PM

Sarawak nationalists accuse Bau politicians of sabotaging independence day gathering

State rights group blames district leaders for cancellation of venue permit to host 722 celebration.

Sarawak nationalists accuse Bau politicians of sabotaging independence day gathering

Thursday, 21 Jul 2022 01:18 PM

Why the name change for Sarawak independence day, asks opposition party

Lina Soo questions motive of Sarawak government.

Why the name change for Sarawak independence day, asks opposition party