Desmond Davidson

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

E-mail: [email protected]


Tuesday, 24 May 2022 04:05 PM

Sarawak to roll out ‘one utility bill’ soon

New billing system to integrate different utility agencies.

5 comments

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.

1 comment

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

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 02:45 PM

Putrajaya urged to help Sarawak boost border security

Yang di-Pertua Negeri urges federal govt to enhance cross-border monitoring, enforcement mechanisms.

Putrajaya urged to help Sarawak boost border security

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 07:00 AM

Sarawak power firm faces uphill battle to curb cable thefts

174 cases recorded in 16 months despite increased night patrols and installation of remote sensors.

Sarawak power firm faces uphill battle to curb cable thefts

Saturday, 14 May 2022 02:24 PM

Manpower shortage in tourism sector to be sorted in two months, says minister

Nancy Shukri says government in the process of bringing in workers from Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh.

Manpower shortage in tourism sector to be sorted in two months, says minister

Saturday, 14 May 2022 11:00 AM

Sarawak opposition in difficult seat talks for GE15

Parties may squabble over 'most winnable' urban seats.

Sarawak opposition in difficult seat talks for GE15

Saturday, 14 May 2022 11:00 AM

Hard for Sarawak opposition to snatch Malay-Melanau seats, says analyst

PBB has near stranglehold on these constituencies.

Hard for Sarawak opposition to snatch Malay-Melanau seats, says analyst