Desmond Davidson

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

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Thursday, 30 Jun 2022 05:12 PM

Sarawak to review growth plans of its five ports

Uggah says ports need to adopt new tech to enhance capability.

Sarawak to review growth plans of its five ports

Wednesday, 29 Jun 2022 11:05 AM

GPS will be kingmakers again, Sarawak leader says

Abdul Karim Hamzah says coalition will bring political stability to the country.

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GPS will be kingmakers again, Sarawak leader says

Saturday, 25 Jun 2022 03:54 PM

Apply to local varsities if rejected by UPU, Abang Johari tells students

Sarawak teens with excellent public exam results can enter private universities in state, says premier.

Apply to local varsities if rejected by UPU, Abang Johari tells students

Thursday, 23 Jun 2022 08:58 PM

Sarawak to source 60% power from renewable sources by 2030, says premier

Abang Johari Abang Openg says state needs to focus on clean energy solutions.

Sarawak to source 60% power from renewable sources by 2030, says premier

Thursday, 23 Jun 2022 07:54 PM

Fuel subsidy could surge to RM30 billion this year, says Mustapa

Minister says this is because of rising crude oil prices amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

Fuel subsidy could surge to RM30 billion this year, says Mustapa


Wednesday, 22 Jun 2022 06:50 PM

No more tweaking of state constitution for Undi18, says Sarawak minister

Abdul Karim Hamzah says the state opts to be in line with Parliament’s passage of bill.

No more tweaking of state constitution for Undi18, says Sarawak minister

Saturday, 18 Jun 2022 05:58 PM

Abang Johari defends Sarawak’s continued emphasis on English

Premier says it is the need to be practical and the state’s constitutional right.

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Abang Johari defends Sarawak’s continued emphasis on English

Saturday, 18 Jun 2022 05:00 PM

Johor has right to not lower minimum age for reps to 18, says law minister

But Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says all states cannot decide on federal matters.

Johor has right to not lower minimum age for reps to 18, says law minister

Friday, 17 Jun 2022 06:08 PM

Don’t hike chicken price unreasonably when regulation ends, warns minister

Nanta says errant poultry farmers can be investigated for profiteering.

Don’t hike chicken price unreasonably when regulation ends, warns minister

Friday, 17 Jun 2022 04:40 PM

PBB to set up new youth wing for 18-28-year-olds

Uggah says party wants to capture young voters before they join the opposition.

PBB to set up new youth wing for 18-28-year-olds

Thursday, 16 Jun 2022 10:16 AM

No ‘rocking the boat’ at PBB assembly this weekend

Sarawak party’s top leaders return unopposed.

No ‘rocking the boat’ at PBB assembly this weekend

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2022 05:15 PM

Sarawak youth minister says move to give 18-year-olds voting rights ‘hasty’

Education, awareness needed for youth to become responsible voters, says Abdul Karim Hamzah.

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Sarawak youth minister says move to give 18-year-olds voting rights ‘hasty’

Sunday, 29 May 2022 11:00 AM

After the fuss, some leaders now say Undi18 voters not politically mature

They need guidance on choosing the right candidates, political parties, young politicians say.

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After the fuss, some leaders now say Undi18 voters not politically mature

Thursday, 26 May 2022 06:53 PM

Abang Johari says price of cooking gas in Sarawak could be further discounted

State government committed to protect interest of consumers, premier says.

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Abang Johari says price of cooking gas in Sarawak could be further discounted

Thursday, 26 May 2022 05:34 PM

Sarawak govt takes wait-and-see approach to investment in Serba Dinamik

Deputy premier says the state’s venture is intended for long-term value appreciation.

Sarawak govt takes wait-and-see approach to investment in Serba Dinamik