‘Handing over of houses no polls gimmick’

SERIAN: It was coincidence that yesterday’s handover of houses to several poor families in villages here was done so close to the coming state election. This was stressed yesterday by Rural and Regional Development Ministry secretary-general Datuk Ibrahim Muhamad when... more »

DAP, PKR agree on Dudong

SIBU: It appears that all differences between DAP and PKR over Dudong seat have been settled. PKR Lanang division chairman George Chen said they had decided to let DAP contest the seat in the spirit of unity in the Pakatan... more »

Gramong: Don’t hinder development efforts

SIBU: Rural Development Assistant Minister Datuk Gramong Juna has appealed to the opposition to refrain from derailing the government’s development projects meant to benefit the people. “Do not politicise them as they are meant for the good of the people,... more »

Assessment hike irks resident

KUCHING: A resident of Jalan Pisang Barat is unhappy with the RM500 ringgit increase in assessment rate to RM1,840 from RM1,340 last year. Chan Kok Kwong, who has been residing there for 37 years, claims that the authorities concerned have... more »

DAP asks for annual grants for aided schools

KUCHING: Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sarawak secretary Chong Chieng Jen has called on the government to allocate annual grants to government-aided Chinese primary and mission schools. The Bandar Kuching MP pointed out that Chinese schools’ management councils in the state... more »

Sng holds Meradong rumours to be untrue

KUCHING: Pelagus incumbent Larry Sng brushed aside speculations that he would be contesting in Meradong under Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) ticket. “Not that I am aware of. I am not confirmed to contest in any seat nor could I... more »

PKR deplores comic books on Anwar

KUCHING: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) state liasion chief Baru Bian yesterday described the effort by certain groups to distribute comic books about PKR Advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in the state as an unhealthy political situation. “These kind of methods... more »
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