Desmond Davidson

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

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Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

Race on to woo Sarawak’s 135,000 new, young voters

Difficult to predict which way group will vote in state elections, observers say.

Race on to woo Sarawak’s 135,000 new, young voters

Friday, 17 Sep 2021 06:40 PM

Sarawak lifts dine-in ban in 8 highly infected districts

Service to resume from Monday despite number of new Covid cases remaining high.

Sarawak lifts dine-in ban in 8 highly infected districts

Thursday, 16 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

Young Sarawak lawyer’s indelible link to Malaysia Day

Aubrey Ng tells of her father standing up to police in ‘anti-national’ determination to commemorate unifying day.

Young Sarawak lawyer’s indelible link to Malaysia Day

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021 07:35 PM

No quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers entering Sarawak

Rule coming into effect tomorrow still requires negative RT-PCR test.

No quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers entering Sarawak

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 07:53 PM

Malaysians have to act at next polls to cure 'sick country', says Selangau MP

Citizens have a duty to take action, says Baru Bian in his Malaysia Day message.

Malaysians have to act at next polls to cure 'sick country', says Selangau MP


Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 05:17 PM

Sarawak PKR to stick to party logo in state polls

Pakatan symbol not well known among Sarawak folk, it claims.

Sarawak PKR to stick to party logo in state polls

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021 04:35 PM

Penan set up blockade to keep logging firm off ‘ancestral land’

Residents from a dozen settlements warn company not to encroach on planned protected area.

Penan set up blockade to keep logging firm off ‘ancestral land’

Sunday, 12 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

Sarawak’s ‘most prolific’ paedophile no village idiot

Oil palm plantation worker charged with child grooming a tech whiz skilled in navigating the dark web.

Sarawak’s ‘most prolific’ paedophile no village idiot

Thursday, 09 Sep 2021 07:25 PM

137 cases make KM20 workplace cluster in Betong most active in Sarawak

New cases in group make up bulk of 200 cases detected in district today.

137 cases make KM20 workplace cluster in Betong most active in Sarawak

Wednesday, 08 Sep 2021 05:05 PM

Minister opposes Putrajaya’s plan for law on non-Muslim religions

Maximus Ongkili says PBS will defend the people’s right to religious freedom as guaranteed by the Federal Constitution and Malaysia Agreement.

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Minister opposes Putrajaya’s plan for law on non-Muslim religions

Wednesday, 08 Sep 2021 01:46 PM

Sarawak begins vaccinating teens, targets to finish by October

Rollout starts simultaneously in six of 12 administrative divisions.

Sarawak begins vaccinating teens, targets to finish by October

Tuesday, 07 Sep 2021 07:14 PM

Three DOA cases among seven Covid-19 deaths in Sarawak

Opposition accuses ruling coalition of failing to contain crisis.

Three DOA cases among seven Covid-19 deaths in Sarawak

Sunday, 05 Sep 2021 01:00 PM

Opposition will find Sarawak polls tough going, analysts say

Lack of experience, tight finances, foggy promises could lead them to defeat again.

Opposition will find Sarawak polls tough going, analysts say

Friday, 03 Sep 2021 08:03 PM

Sarawak maintains dine-in ban in 8 districts for another week

State loosens restrictions on operating hours for takeaway services.

Sarawak maintains dine-in ban in 8 districts for another week

Thursday, 02 Sep 2021 06:37 PM

Sarawak logs 7 deaths, 8 new clusters today

All victims had comorbidities, state disaster management committee says.

Sarawak logs 7 deaths, 8 new clusters today