Desmond Davidson

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

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Thursday, 02 Feb 2023 07:00 AM

Eco-warriors turn to agroforestry to help smallholders grow cash crop

Save Rivers moves on from fight against dam construction to cultivating coffee with Sarawak villagers.

Eco-warriors turn to agroforestry to help smallholders grow cash crop

Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023 11:02 AM

Umno’s reformists silenced in purge, says Khairy

Former youth chief says the party has been relegated to 3rd choice behind PAS and Bersatu for Malays.

Umno’s reformists silenced in purge, says Khairy

Monday, 30 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

RM600,000 doesn’t cut it for retirement, say economists

They say rising cost of living means people will have to work past pensionable age.

RM600,000 doesn’t cut it for retirement, say economists

Saturday, 28 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Nightmare on ‘red road’ border crossing to Kalimantan

Sarawak drivers make hazardous trip every day to bring back much needed supplies to remote villages.

Nightmare on ‘red road’ border crossing to Kalimantan

Friday, 20 Jan 2023 04:27 PM

Putrajaya agrees to return idle, alienated land to states

This will be subject to non-utilisation of the asset within 3 months.

Putrajaya agrees to return idle, alienated land to states


Friday, 20 Jan 2023 02:59 PM

Sarawak gets RM300 million in special grants from Putrajaya

Amount still subject to formula pushed by Sarawak Premier Abang Johari Openg.

Sarawak gets RM300 million in special grants from Putrajaya

Thursday, 19 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Pakatan won’t partner PBM in Selangor elections, say pundits

Party led by Larry Sng has nothing to bring to the table, they say.

Pakatan won’t partner PBM in Selangor elections, say pundits

Monday, 16 Jan 2023 07:00 PM

Sarawak’s status should be province, not region, says activist

Premier urged to consider the term at meeting with federal government on Thursday.

Sarawak’s status should be province, not region, says activist

Monday, 16 Jan 2023 04:36 PM

2 women lost in Gunung Gading park found safe

They had to endure an 18-hour ordeal before they were brought to safety.

2 women lost in Gunung Gading park found safe

Monday, 16 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Sarawak Fire Dept needs side-scan sonar, sniffer dogs

Khirudin Drahman says his men require modern equipment to carry out their tasks efficiently.

Sarawak Fire Dept needs side-scan sonar, sniffer dogs

Saturday, 14 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Volunteer firefighters save longhouse from being razed

Wind provide ‘lucky breaks’ for residents, says fire chief.

Volunteer firefighters save longhouse from being razed

Friday, 13 Jan 2023 06:15 PM

Body temperature check for all arrivals at Sarawak’s entry points

State disaster committee says those who test positive will have to undergo quarantine.

Body temperature check for all arrivals at Sarawak’s entry points

Thursday, 12 Jan 2023 07:22 PM

Chinese New Year foods cheaper in Sabah

Only pork more expensive in African swine fever hit state.

Chinese New Year foods cheaper in Sabah

Thursday, 12 Jan 2023 04:52 PM

Rep appeals for urgent repair to key road in remote Sarawak

Baru Bian says it is crucial because it leads to border crossing into Indonesia.

Rep appeals for urgent repair to key road in remote Sarawak

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Sabah political turmoil to force unity govt on Hajiji, say analysts 

Chief minister has no choice but to accept PM's proposal. 

Sabah political turmoil to force unity govt on Hajiji, say analysts