Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Anwar: Sarawak, Sabah should be treated as special states that are equal partners to Malaya

By Simon Peter

KUCHING, July 22, 2014: Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has announced a 7-point plan for Sarawak and Sabah for implementation when Pakatan Rakyat comes to power at the federal level and in line with the true concept of federalism.

Baru: Sarawak's wealth used to develop Malaya

Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian's Sarawak Independence Day's speech on July 22, 2014

How many of us know, or were taught in school, that 51 years ago, on 22 July 1963, Sarawak became an independent sovereign state with a state Cabinet headed by the first Chief Minister Tan Sri Stephen Kalong Ningkan?
That on that historic day, the last British colonial governor handed over the administration of Sarawak back to Sarawakians?
 Baru (picture): Many Sarawakians are thinking whether it was a right decision for Sarawak to form the Federation of Malaysia with Malaya, Singapore and Sabah.

Monday, 21 July 2014

Sarawak DAP rebuked for not checking facts first

By Simon Peter

KUCHING, July 21, 2014: Sarawak DAP has been rebuked for not checking facts first before accusing Sarawak PKR of being quiet on the hudud law issue.

 Picture: Baru (centre) puzzled by Sarawak DAP's accusation, says he has issued two statements against the implementation of hudud law

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Bringing education to the Penans

MURUM, July 20, 2014:  Student enrolment rate shows a steady increase at SK Tegulang, one of the two schools set up by Sarawak Energy for the resettled communities affected by the construction of  the Murum dam. 
SK Tegulang Headmaster Sibi Lang receives sports equipment from Sarawak Energy Manager for Social Investment Joanne Tan recently.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Anti-Baram dam group visits Sungai Asap and Tegulang

 MIRI, July 16, 2014: One hundred and seventy people from Baram were on a two-day visit this week to the resettlement areas of Sungai Asap and Tegulang in the Belaga District.

These Penans can now write and read, thanks to SEB

MURUM, July 16, 2014:  Some 341 Penans, who used to be illiterate,  can now write and read in simple Bahasa Malaysia. 

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Where is the new Sri Aman hospital, Najib asked

KUCHING, July 15, 2014: The year 2013 has already past by seven months, but the new Sri Aman divisional hospital has yet to take off the ground, let alone completed.

 Leon: Where is the new hospital?

Jabu must explain, demands DAP

KUCHING, July 15, 2014: Deputy Chief Minister Alfred Jabu Numpang must explain why his son, Gerald Rentap, is sitting on the board of directors of Syarikat Sesco Berhad (Sesco).