Desmond Davidson

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

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Friday, 15 Dec 2023 07:00 AM

Self test for Covid, doctors urge

Malaysian Medical Association says public must stay vigilant.

Self test for Covid, doctors urge

Thursday, 14 Dec 2023 04:14 PM

16 die of rabies in Sarawak so far this year

Latest victim Kuching woman, 44, who has six pet cats that ‘mingle freely with stray animals’.

16 die of rabies in Sarawak so far this year

Friday, 08 Dec 2023 01:16 PM

Researcher records first-ever video of Sarawak’s most elusive primate

State Forestry Dept shares the achievement on its Facebook page.  

Researcher records first-ever video of Sarawak’s most elusive primate

Friday, 08 Dec 2023 10:21 AM

Petrosniaga will swap MyGaz LPG cylinders for free

Sarawak firm denies RM40 charge to exchange canisters.

Petrosniaga will swap MyGaz LPG cylinders for free

Thursday, 07 Dec 2023 06:23 PM

Putrajaya must be creative to arrest PISA decline, says Sarawak minister

Roland Sagah expresses deep concern, Education Ministry must be open to input state.

Putrajaya must be creative to arrest PISA decline, says Sarawak minister


Thursday, 07 Dec 2023 07:00 AM

Bad blood between Sarawak party chiefs coming to fore, analysts say

Tiong King Sing, Sim Kui Hian urged to focus on solving pressing problems, not engage in tit for tat.  

Bad blood between Sarawak party chiefs coming to fore, analysts say

Tuesday, 05 Dec 2023 05:37 PM

Key bridge on Sarawak-Sabah link road almost complete

Bailey bridge will remove the danger out of crossing Baram’s Sungai Tutoh for local folk.

Key bridge on Sarawak-Sabah link road almost complete

Tuesday, 05 Dec 2023 02:12 PM

Sarawak infectious disease centre eyes S.Korean firms for collaborative work

It has also discussed human capital development which would allow local researchers to work with these companies.  

Sarawak infectious disease centre eyes S.Korean firms for collaborative work

Saturday, 02 Dec 2023 07:00 AM

Sarawak folk were opposed to Malaysia 2 years after its formation, says academic

Craig Lockard says people in the state felt joining the federation was a ‘big mistake’. 

Sarawak folk were opposed to Malaysia 2 years after its formation, says academic

Thursday, 30 Nov 2023 07:51 PM

Sarawak MP calls for action in carol fiasco

Opposition leader wants state to stop bigotry from gaining grounds within government institutions.

Sarawak MP calls for action in carol fiasco

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2023 06:17 PM

Sarawak mulls single transport authority

State experts currently studying Singapore’s model, Abang Johari says.

Sarawak mulls single transport authority

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2023 05:56 PM

2 months’ pay bonus for Sarawak civil servants

Payment to be made before year ends, premier says.

2 months’ pay bonus for Sarawak civil servants

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2023 05:23 PM

Sarawak DAP chair slams state govt monopoly over LPG distribution

Chong Chieng Jen says making Petro Niaga the sole distributor kills off competition.  

Sarawak DAP chair slams state govt monopoly over LPG distribution

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2023 01:15 PM

Sarawak targets 4 million tourist arrivals next year

Minister says state set to see nearly RM10 billion in revenue.

Sarawak targets 4 million tourist arrivals next year

Friday, 24 Nov 2023 06:07 PM

TVS says row over Christmas programme due to ‘miscommunication’

It stresses that replacement song ‘O Holy Night’ will be included in the event.  

TVS says row over Christmas programme due to ‘miscommunication’