Desmond Davidson

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

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Thursday, 26 May 2022 06:53 PM

Abang Johari says price of cooking gas in Sarawak could be further discounted

State government committed to protect interest of consumers, premier says.

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Abang Johari says price of cooking gas in Sarawak could be further discounted

Thursday, 26 May 2022 05:34 PM

Sarawak govt takes wait-and-see approach to investment in Serba Dinamik

Deputy premier says the state’s venture is intended for long-term value appreciation.

Sarawak govt takes wait-and-see approach to investment in Serba Dinamik

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 03:13 PM

Sarawak tourism ministry to salvage burial poles from Tatau river

Karim says the recovery of the klirieng is under a heritage protection programme.

Sarawak tourism ministry to salvage burial poles from Tatau river

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 01:29 PM

Unfair to blacklist contractors due spiralling cost of raw materials, says DAP rep

Chong insists Sarawak fall into line with federal govt and renegotiate prices for benefit of state recovery.

Unfair to blacklist contractors due spiralling cost of raw materials, says DAP rep

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 05:09 PM

Native courts to be elevated in major overhaul for Sarawak native law

State minister says bill of new ordinance could be table at year-end.

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Native courts to be elevated in major overhaul for Sarawak native law


Tuesday, 24 May 2022 04:05 PM

Sarawak to roll out ‘one utility bill’ soon

New billing system to integrate different utility agencies.

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Sarawak to roll out ‘one utility bill’ soon

Monday, 23 May 2022 07:02 PM

Brief assembly on state’s losses in Serba Dinamik, Sarawak premier told

Batu Lintang rep also asks about plans to recoup losses following O&G firm’s legal woes.

Brief assembly on state’s losses in Serba Dinamik, Sarawak premier told

Monday, 23 May 2022 05:39 PM

GPS rep demands Guan Eng apologise over 2019 bankruptcy remark

Ding Kuong Hiing says Abang Johari’s prudent financial management has proven the DAP leader wrong.

GPS rep demands Guan Eng apologise over 2019 bankruptcy remark

Monday, 23 May 2022 12:49 PM

Sarawak can use independent assessor over dispute with Putrajaya

Deputy minister says avenue provided for in federal constitution.

Sarawak can use independent assessor over dispute with Putrajaya

Sunday, 22 May 2022 07:00 AM

PBB veep urges Bersatu’s Sarawak MPs to jump to ruling pact

Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah says voters are in favour of local parties.

PBB veep urges Bersatu’s Sarawak MPs to jump to ruling pact

Friday, 20 May 2022 06:30 PM

Rep says Sarawak govt depts, agencies bogged down by bureaucracy

Tiong King Sing says assemblymen without state cabinet posts better positioned to chair agencies and GLCs.

Rep says Sarawak govt depts, agencies bogged down by bureaucracy

Friday, 20 May 2022 04:04 PM

Talks to give Sarawak legislative powers over tourism slow going

State minister says relevant parties in federal government too busy for dialogue.

Talks to give Sarawak legislative powers over tourism slow going

Thursday, 19 May 2022 05:59 PM

Sarawak urges timber firms to support ‘non-destructive’ forest management

Awang Tengah Ali Hassan warns of change in industry dynamics with amendment bill’s passage.

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Sarawak urges timber firms to support ‘non-destructive’ forest management

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 05:19 PM

Sarawak’s law on carbon emission a first in Malaysia

New legislation part of state’s measures to mitigate climate change, global warming.

Sarawak’s law on carbon emission a first in Malaysia

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 01:06 PM

Covid caused 4,000 to lose their jobs, says Sarawak leader

State govt to lend aid, including cash assistance, to people most affected by pandemic.

Covid caused 4,000 to lose their jobs, says Sarawak leader