AS the people in Sarawak and Sabah celebrate the 50th Malaysia Day anniversary, Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud says that they want to see these two Borneo states to be on par with Peninsular Malaysia and they still yearn for infrastructure development.
September 16, 2013
“East Malaysia’s early leaders were more than monumental political personalities,” says T. Avineshwaran, in The Star today, 50th anniversary of Malaysia Day. Here is his tribute to “persons behind the politics” like Tan Sri Stephen Kalong Ningkan of Sarawak and Tun Fuad Stephens of Sabah:
June 5, 2013
By Diana Rose. WITH the ‘Kawan Mas’ express boat disaster search and rescue efforts at Giam Bungan taking most of the attention of the authorities and the people, the folk here at Belaga suddenly realise that their racks and pantries are empty.
June 2, 2013
AN express boat, Kawan Mas, jam-packed with 208 people rushing to get home for the Dayak harvest festival of Gawai, capsized at Giam Bungan area in the middle of the Balui River near Belaga town and about 400km from Sibu, in Sarawak.
April 30, 2013
THE sudden appearance of colourful flags, posters, bill boards and candidate ‘T’ boards along highways, roads, in cities, towns, and villages in connection with the 13th general election (GE13) has somehow given this Borneo state of Sabah an atmosphere of festival or carnival.
April 26, 2013
THE battles for parliamentary seats for the 13th general election (GE13) in Sarawak is getting more intense in hotly contested constituencies such as Bandar Kuching, Petra Jaya, Seratok, Stampin, Lanang, Sibu, Sarikei, Miri, Mas Gading, Mambong, Serian, Igan, Baram and Limbang.
April 24, 2013
UNLIKE in Sabah where there is only one straight fight in the 13th general election (GE13), there are 14 constituencies in Sarawak with one to one contests, another 14 having three candidates and the remaining three with four-cornered fights.
April 20, 2013
NAMES of candidates for the 13th general election (GE13) are officially in and the race is on! The Election Commission is rushing off to get ballot papers printed, ensuring that they are delivered to returning officers of respective constituencies in time for polling on Sunday, May 5.