Desmond Davidson

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

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Friday, 24 May 2024 06:27 PM

Why tinker with the seat allocations, Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu asks

This can open the floodgates which will backfire on the ruling coalition.

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Why tinker with the seat allocations, Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu asks

Tuesday, 07 May 2024 02:30 PM

Too easy to change Padu password, says Sarawak minister

Security, integrity of personal data cannot be taken lightly, says Sharifah Hasidah.

Too easy to change Padu password, says Sarawak minister

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024 07:10 PM

Tourism minister slams MAB for failing to maintain Kuching international airport

Steady stream of complaints on the state of the airport.

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Tourism minister slams MAB for failing to maintain Kuching international airport

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024 03:16 PM

Petronas to increase supply of natural gas to Sarawak to feed new Bintulu gas turbine, says premier

Power station, when commissioned in 2028, will generate 1,500Mw of electricity.

Petronas to increase supply of natural gas to Sarawak to feed new Bintulu gas turbine, says premier

Sunday, 14 Apr 2024 07:00 AM

Worsening race relations can be arrested if Putrajaya gets act together, say analysts

Govt has failed to provide alternative narrative to hate speech dominating social media, says one expert.

Worsening race relations can be arrested if Putrajaya gets act together, say analysts


Saturday, 20 Jan 2024 04:57 PM

Bersih says ‘no DNAA’ to graft cases involving politicians

If it continues to be granted, people’s trust in public institution will be eroded, says group.

Bersih says ‘no DNAA’ to graft cases involving politicians

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2024 05:26 PM

Sarawak’s cascading dam plan hits first hurdle

Group, senator want more information and engagement from premier.

Sarawak’s cascading dam plan hits first hurdle

Saturday, 13 Jan 2024 12:11 PM

Lawyers say govt cannot accede Najib’s request to remove Netflix documentary

Group calls potential approval unlawful, criticises Putrajaya for considering ex-PM’s bid.

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Lawyers say govt cannot accede Najib’s request to remove Netflix documentary

Wednesday, 10 Jan 2024 12:29 PM

Nothing in constitution to stop Sarawak exiting federation, groups say

They say Putrajaya’s failure to resolve MA63 issues has caused widespread sentiment for independence.

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Nothing in constitution to stop Sarawak exiting federation, groups say

Sunday, 07 Jan 2024 07:00 AM

Group hopes Baram gets paved roads in 2024

Save Rivers urges govt to improve connectivity in Sarawk interior district.

Group hopes Baram gets paved roads in 2024

Friday, 05 Jan 2024 11:50 AM

Much-loved K-9 dog given ‘special burial’ in Sarawak

State Fire Dept mourns loss of steadfast, remarkably adaptive English Springer Spaniel.  

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Much-loved K-9 dog given ‘special burial’ in Sarawak

Thursday, 04 Jan 2024 06:34 PM

Rethink SST on traditional, complementary meds, DAP tells Finance Ministry

Ex-assemblyman says govt should encourage healthcare spending.  

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Rethink SST on traditional, complementary meds, DAP tells Finance Ministry

Thursday, 04 Jan 2024 10:54 AM

Mobile network scarcity in rural Sarawak may scupper Padu aims

Residents can’t get registered on portal without a phone signal, says senator.

Mobile network scarcity in rural Sarawak may scupper Padu aims

Saturday, 30 Dec 2023 12:58 PM

Daim probed under anti-corruption, money-laundering laws, says MACC

It says investigation is based on information gleaned from Pandora Papers.

Daim probed under anti-corruption, money-laundering laws, says MACC

Friday, 29 Dec 2023 07:00 AM

Zunar doesn’t know why he can’t enter Sarawak

Political cartoonist clueless as to reason he was sent back to peninsula from Kuching airport.

Zunar doesn’t know why he can’t enter Sarawak