Desmond Davidson

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

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13 hours ago

Political experts trash Larry Sng’s reasons for dumping PKR

Julau MP left because of lack of Dayak support within PKR, they say.

Political experts trash Larry Sng’s reasons for dumping PKR

2 days ago

Parties work around SOP to campaign in Sarawak 

GPS’ mandate ends in June, CM likely to appeal to Agong to hold elections before August.

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Parties work around SOP to campaign in Sarawak 

3 days ago

Limbang declared a disease control area for African swine fever

Sarawak bars pigs, pork products from entering and leaving administrave division.

Limbang declared a disease control area for African swine fever

4 days ago

CNY gatherings spawn Sarawak virus clusters

Active clusters in the state continue to report new cases.

CNY gatherings spawn Sarawak virus clusters

5 days ago

Sarawak to spend RM30 million on logistics for Covid-19 vaccine

State will receive enough doses over the month for 97,161 front-liners.

Sarawak to spend RM30 million on logistics for Covid-19 vaccine


5 days ago

Sarawak calls for talks over 2 Petronas offshore gas finds

Negotiations should be based on December deal on state oil and gas sales tax, says state government. 

Sarawak calls for talks over 2 Petronas offshore gas finds

5 days ago

Sarawak reluctant to reopen borders, even to vaccinated visitors

State government prefers to err on the side of caution, says Dr Sim Kui Hian.

Sarawak reluctant to reopen borders, even to vaccinated visitors

5 days ago

Elderly woman drowns when car plunges into Sg Sarawak

Fire and Rescue Department received distress call at 10.36am, driver's body retrieved more than two hours later. 

Elderly woman drowns when car plunges into Sg Sarawak

6 days ago

‘Successful’ dry run no guarantee vaccine will get to Sarawak’s interior on time

Making sure jabs can still be used within five hours of being out of ultra-deep freezers will be challenging, says DCM.

‘Successful’ dry run no guarantee vaccine will get to Sarawak’s interior on time

1 week ago

Sarawak folk say yes to voting, no to ceramah

Many feel now not the best time to hold polls. 

Sarawak folk say yes to voting, no to ceramah

1 week ago

No forced Covid-19 vaccination in Sarawak but govt to do info blitz

The state government is also looking to complete all three phases by August.

No forced Covid-19 vaccination in Sarawak but govt to do info blitz

1 week ago

Kuching, Samarahan, Lundu flooded

Overnight rains wash away roads, submerge cars.

Kuching, Samarahan, Lundu flooded

1 week ago

Plethora of Malay parties for some to get rich, says Dr Mahathir

He says some leaders are chasing wealth and power rather than fighting for the Malays.

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Plethora of Malay parties for some to get rich, says Dr Mahathir

1 week ago

Dr Mahathir says biggest regret in life was to step down in 2003

Former prime minister says he didn’t expect those who came after to fail him.

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Dr Mahathir says biggest regret in life was to step down in 2003

1 week ago

6 new Covid-19 clusters reported in Sarawak today

Two are care homes for the elderly.

6 new Covid-19 clusters reported in Sarawak today