Sabah, Sarawak rights will be preserved in Federation - PM

Prime Minister Najib Razak gives the assurance on Malaysia Day.

DAP urges S'wak CM to break CMS cement monopoly

Ending monopoly will help reduce construction cost, especially for new dam projects, says DAP.

Warisan: Sabahans deserve recognition and development too

Party info chief says aspiration to develop along with peninsular has failed to materialise.

S’wak business groups’ Socso board nominee rejected

SBF and SCCI are disappointed that the ministry has not appointed their candidate.

Nazri: I have no time for states who aren't serious about tourism tax

UPDATED 3.20PM | Sabah and Sarawak have yet to air complaints about tourism tax revenue with me, he says. 
  Kow Gah Chie

S4S wants S'wak to keep 95pct of oil royalty

Sarawak 4 Sarawakians proposes a reversal in the distribution of oil and gas royalties.

S'wak demands 30pct from tourism tax

S'wak minister says the amount of tax collected must be shared equally by the three regions.  

Subra: Rabies in S'wak under control, no new cases reported

He says this was following the latest report received from the Sarawak veterinary services dept. 

S'wak rep sees marginalisation of East M'sia in CJ's extension

Baru Bian questions what he claimed was 'disrespectful' treatment of Justice Richard Malanjum.

Rabies claims fifth victim in Sarawak

Tinding Lambang, 52, succumbed to the disease last night, more than two months after he was bitten by a dog, says Health DG. 

Two more rabies infected areas declared in S'wak

This brings the total to 20 rabies infected areas, says the state disaster management committee.



S'wak confirms fifth rabies victim

A 52-year-old man is the fifth person in Serian district to have contracted the disease.

'S'wak made right decision to form M'sia with Sabah and Malaya'

Sarawak’s fourth Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud says 'that decision' had brought many benefits to Sarawak.

Anwar: S'wak's London MA63 trip shows no confidence in AGC

UPDATE 10.44PM | Meanwhile, Nancy says London trip won't affect talks on devolution of power.

S'wak to send legal team to London over M'sia Agreement 1963

CM Abang Johari says the team will search and study any references related to the state’s rights under the agreement. 

No Baram dam, so no Baram roads, says S'wak DCM

UPDATED 2.34PM | James Masing says without Baram dam, building a road is not economically viable.

S'wak minister to Nazri: Only PM can defer tourism tax, not you

S'wak Tourism Minister Abdul Karim quotes the Tourism Tax Act as evidence for his claim.

Harapan Youth GE14 manifesto offers 'new deal' for Sabah, Sarawak

Joint manifesto proposes 50 percent of all taxes from each state be returned to the state coffers. 
  Alyaa Alhadjri

Tourism tax dispute 'settled', Fadillah to let bygones be bygones

UPDATED 2.20PM | Works Minister Fadillah Yusof denies there was a 'fight', views the dispute as mere 'differences in opinion'. 
  Kow Gah Chie

Sabah seeks to engage S'wak on new hotel tax

Sabah will consult Sarawak to find common ground against the new 'tourism tax'.

Why didn't S'wak, Sabah ministers oppose tax in cabinet, DAP asks

They claim the spat between Nazri and S'wak BN is a ploy to drum up support for the Pujut by-election.

S'wak PAS backs state gov't plan to set up oil and gas firm

After decades of foreign involvement, it's high time Sarawak starts its own exploration firm, says Sarawak PAS.

S'wak withdraws from Tourism Malaysia after tax spat

UPDATED 3.08PM | Sarawak's Tourism Promotion Board will suffice, says CM's Office and Tourism Minister Nazri Aziz agrees.

No decision yet on BN's Pujut candidate

Whether from SUPP or UPP, S'wak BN sec-gen Stephen Rundi says the candidate must be 'winnable'.
  Norman Goh

Calls to defer Tourism Tax in Sabah and Sarawak

"If they do not want to defer it in Semenanjung (Peninsular Malaysia), that is up to them," says Sarawak minister.  

Sabah and Sarawak are enablers of their own misfortune

People of both states are at fault for continuing to prop up the Barisan regime.
  Uncle Yap

They can build LRT, but not decent roads for S’wak

COMMENT | In S’wak. stretches of the Ba’Kelalan-Long Semadoh road are just muddy tracks.
  Baru Bian

Is Malaysia a partnership of unequals?

COMMENT | Perhaps only in theory are Sabah and Sarawak considered equal partners of the federation.
  P Ramasamy

S’wak to upgrade dilapidated schools with ‘new financial model’

The CM says Development Bank of Sarawak will charge Putrajaya to reimburse the state.

S’wak needs RM17b for rural water supply plan

Stephen Rundi says this is what the various water supply programmes under the 11MP, 12MP will cost.

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