Category Archives: Politics

FIVE MORE TV CHANNELS TO BE INTRODUCED IN MYANMAR

YANGON, Myanmar, Five more private group companies, have signed a cooperation agreement with the state-run Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV), to operate as content providers, for digital free-to-air TV channels, in a multi-play out system of MRTV, i...

MALAYSIAN ENGINEER RICHARD LAU RELEASED ON BAIL – FOREIGN MINISTER ANIFAH

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Feb 17 -- Malaysian civil engineer, Richard Lau Yi Lok, who was detained at Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Central Prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was released on bail Thursday at 4.30pm local time (8.30pm Malaysian

Sarawak-Born Gloria Creates History

KUALA LUMPUR: Gloria Corina Peter Tiwet, director of the Sarawak Regional Office in the Foreign Ministry, has created history by becoming the first Sarawak-born woman of Dayak ethnicity to be appointed as a Malaysian envoy.Gloria, who will be the new

WORKING VISIT OF THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF MALAYSIA, DATO’ SRI ANIFAH AMAN TO KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT, 13 FEBRUARY 2018

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, Dato' Sri Anifah Aman will lead a delegation to the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition against ISIS/Da'esh in Kuwait City on 13 February 2018. He will be accompanied by officials of the

Setting Up Of High-Level Committee On MA63 Good For Sarawak, Says Abdul Karim

KUCHING: The recent announcement that Putrajaya will set up a high-level committee to negotiate with Sarawak on outstanding issues regarding the state's rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) should augur well for Sarawak.Tourism, Arts, Cultur...

More To Be Done To Close Devt Gap In Sarawak, Assures PM

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has assured Sarawakians that a lot more would be done to zero out the development gap in the state.He said as the prime minister, he would want to see every corner of

‘Tap Into Halal Food Opportunities In Japan’

KUCHING: Local companies are urged to tap into halal food business opportunities in Japan during the coming Tokyo Olympic and Para-Olympic games in 2020.In making the call, Assistant Minister of Entrepreneur and Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Develo...

CM Visits Yayasan Sarawak Staff, Sponsored Students

KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg yesterday ended his three-day working trip to Kuala Lumpur with a stop at the Yayasan Sarawak branch office at Persiaran Ampang here.Accompanied by his wife Datin Patinggi Dato Juma'ani...

Baleh-Kapit Raft Safari To Return In April

KAPIT: The 23rd edition of the Baleh-Kapit Raft Safari will be held on April 6-8.Kapit Resident Joseph Belayong Punan called for entries for the annual event, which he hoped would be grander than ever.This year, the first leg of the

Sacofa Ensuring Fibre Rollout Plans Achieved

KUCHING: Sacofa Sdn Bhd, Sarawak's leading telecommunications infrastructure company, is taking proactive measures to ensure its fibre rollout plans can be achieved with the support of all housing and real-estate developers in the state.This follows th...