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S'wak confirms fifth rabies victim

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

'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.
  Bernama

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. 
  Bernama

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.
  Bernama

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.
  Bernama

S'wak CM says state gov't has 'no issue' with Pujut rep's termination

Abang Johari isn't perturbed by DAP's claim the state's move goes against the court ruling on Ting Tiong Choon.
  Bernama

S'wak DAP rep disqualified from seat over alleged Aussie citizenship

UPDATED 4.35PM | However, Dr Ting Tiong Choon claims he has renounced his Australian citizenship and remains a Malaysian citizen.

Two new ministers sworn in after S'wak cabinet reshuffle

Two assistant ministers were also sworn in today.
  Bernama

No more cabotage for Sabah, Sarawak from June 1

But this does not apply to ships operating between Labuan and the states of Sabah and Sarawak.
  Bernama

Awang Tengah appointed DCM in new cabinet line-up

Abang Johari announces his cabinet reshuffle, the first after he assumed office last January.
  Bernama

Sarawak’s sape travels across the South China Sea

MALAYSIANS KINI | The KL Sape Collective wants to spread S'wakian traditional music to the city.
  Annabelle Lee

Sarawak proposes abolition of cabotage policy

The state government wants an end to policy that requires all goods to enter the state through Port Klang.
  Bernama

Despite Anwar's stand, Sabah, S'wak PKR reject Hadi's bill outright

They say the bill has nothing to do with empowering the syariah courts, and remain opposed to it.

Report details Taib family's Canadian real estate empire

Bruno Manser Fund's report says the Taibs' Canadian property business is worth RM664 million.

Federal Court tells parties to focus on claim to NCR land

'We can't be going around the world. That will takes us another 80 days,' judge says in S'wak land dispute.
  Koh Jun Lin

‘PAS doing a disservice to Sarawak’

PAS vice-president Idris Ahmad’s statement against my urging to stop the import of West Malaysia Islamic teachers into Sarawak shows PAS’ total lack of understanding and respect for the rights of Sarawak in the Federation of Malaysia.
  Chong Chieng Jen
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