36 min ago | Common Dreams
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia - May 22 - More than three hundred indigenous people of the Penan, the Kenyah, the Kayan, and Iban ethnic groups protested this morning against the recently finished Bakun Dam, the Murum Dam currently under construction, and a series of controversial dams on the island of Borneo, at the opening of the International ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
By Melati Mohd Ariff KUALA LUMPUR -- The appointment of seven female parliamentarians to the Malaysian cabinet, helmed by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, reflects a number of things, but more importantly, it reflects the strength that women offer in the political arena and the significant role they play in the development and well being of the country.
9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 -- All Barisan Nasional component parties should merge to become only one party in order to win back the people's support and avoid racial problems, said Gerakan acting president Datuk Chang Ko Youn.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 -- HwangDBS Vickers Research has raised Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd's earnings forecast for the 2014 and 2015 financial years by 47 per cent and 42 per cent, respectively.
The Sarawak Legislative Assembly today elected Dayang Madinah Tun Abang Openg as senator for another term beginning July 19 this year.
Sarawak, one of two destinations shortlisted, has won the bid to host the prestigious 55th General Assembly of the International Congress and Convention Association in 2016, Sarawak Convention Bureau managing director Mike Cannon said Tuesday.
QUESTION TIME By now the cabinet has been appointed and while there are fresh faces, no one I have spoken to expects any drastic changes from the norm especially as Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak is bound to face pressure from Umno delegates at the forthcoming Umno general assembly.
MIRI: Leaders of rival factions within SUPP have been told to work harder on reconciliation so as to regain the trust of urban voters.
Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng is confident that the federal government would continue giving special attention to develop the state, which needs more infrastructure and basic utilities, especially in rural areas.
All the contracts were allegedly granted during the tenure of the Norwegian CEO of Sarawak Energy, which is wholly owned by the state of Sarawak, claims the Bruno Manser Fund .
In GE13, we witnessed disturbing patterns of latent animosity that reinforce our already discriminatory and prejudicial attitude towards migrants/immigrants, laments Linda Lumayag .
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 -- TH Plantations Bhd, which already operates six oil palm mills in Peninsular Malaysia, plans to set up its first palm oil refinery in Sarawak, says Executive Officer Datuk Zainal Azwar Zainal Aminuddin.
Russia is refocusing on Asean after years of inertia due to its domestic priorities and challenges.