Desmond Davidson

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

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3 hours ago

Overnight flood forces 128 people in Bintulu to evacuate

Firefighters rescue victims in boats as waters rise in Sg Plan, Sg Sebatang areas.

Overnight flood forces 128 people in Bintulu to evacuate

19 hours ago

Kuching folk readjust to life under RMCO rules

Entertainment outlets to remain shut during recovery period, says disaster management committee.

Kuching folk readjust to life under RMCO rules

1 day ago

Last-minute instruction confused opposition in budget vote, says Baru Bian

He says MPs did not know whether to participate in bloc voting or not.

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Last-minute instruction confused opposition in budget vote, says Baru Bian

1 day ago

Kuching CMCO due to end at midnight tomorrow

Sarawak capital loses Covid-19 red zone status, despite four new cases reported today.

Kuching CMCO due to end at midnight tomorrow

2 days ago

Kuching district moves out of the Covid-19 red zone

It is now in the orange zone, while the state’s Miri and Lawas districts are yellow.

Kuching district moves out of the Covid-19 red zone


3 days ago

Sarawak to open RM190 million infectious diseases’ centre

State looking at collaboration with Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College of London.

Sarawak to open RM190 million infectious diseases’ centre

5 days ago

Anger over ‘Covid-19 bonus’ for Sarawak civil servants

Why more cash for those not facing job losses or pay cuts as other sectors struggle, ask activist, entrepreneur.

Anger over ‘Covid-19 bonus’ for Sarawak civil servants

6 days ago

Sarawak logs zero Covid-19 cases, a first in more than a month

Positive outlook, downward trend of infections buoys prospects of Kuching CMCO being lifted.

Sarawak logs zero Covid-19 cases, a first in more than a month

1 week ago

Kuching to learn CMCO status on Sunday

New disaster management committee acting chair to make first major decision.

Kuching to learn CMCO status on Sunday

1 week ago

Lawyer takes stand against former CJ’s admission to Sarawak Bar

State rights advocate Voon Lee Shan says it contravenes Sarawak Advocates Ordinance 1953.

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Lawyer takes stand against former CJ’s admission to Sarawak Bar

1 week ago

6 in Kuching family latest victims of coronavirus

All come from the Iron cluster in the Demak Laut industrial area.

6 in Kuching family latest victims of coronavirus

1 week ago

3 new Covid-19 cases from new Kuching cluster

Iron cluster centres around iron fabrication factory in the Demak Laut industrial area.

3 new Covid-19 cases from new Kuching cluster

1 week ago

Sarawak woman missing after trip to welfare office

Officials say villagers only reported her missing after failing to find her on their own.

Sarawak woman missing after trip to welfare office

1 week ago

Lundu now a green zone

Sarawak’s Covid-19 situation also improving, with only one case for a second straight day.

Lundu now a green zone

2 weeks ago

New Covid-19 cluster detected in Kuching

Ten of Sarawak's 13 new cases linked to Abell cluster. 

New Covid-19 cluster detected in Kuching