Sharon Ling

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23 Jun 2018 | 6:06 PM

GPS to set Sarawak's new direction on July 22

KUCHING: The new Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition is set to be officially launched on Sarawak Day, which falls on July 22.

23 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

World Cup fever takes over

WHAT an interesting week it has been. We’ve had celebrations, upsets, cries of foul play and late drama, not to mention tears of joy and frustrated ambition.

Mexico’s Hirving Lozano scoring his team’s first goal in the match againt Germany in the World Cup. — Photo: REUTERS
22 Jun 2018 | 4:52 PM

Sarawak welcomes dismissal of Petronas' case over state oil rights

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has welcomed the Federal Court's decision to dismiss Petronas' application for leave to commence proceedings to determine that the national oil company is the sole regulatory authority of all upstream oil and gas activities in the country, including Sarawak.

22 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

GPS ‘completely divorced from Barisan’

KUCHING: The new Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition is “completely divorced” from Barisan Nasional and will move forward on an independent front, according to a leader from one of its component parties.

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22 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Public talks on GE14 and its impact on next Sarawak state election

KUCHING: Tapping into heightened political awareness post-GE14, local civil society organisation Rise of Sarawak Efforts (ROSE) is organising a series of public talks and a forum on the recently-concluded national polls.

21 Jun 2018 | 6:13 PM

Sarawak CM did not meet Zahid to discuss party's intention to quit BN, says PBB

KUCHING: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) denies that its president Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg had met Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to discuss the party's intention to leave Barisan Nasional and form Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS).

21 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sarawak party reaffirms that it is STAR

KUCHING: The State Reform Party Sarawak wants to make clear that it is known in short as STAR and that the acronym does not refer to the Sabah-based Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku.

Buln (left) holding up the reply from ROS on the use of the STAR acronym as Soo looks on.
20 Jun 2018 | 8:40 PM

No, our president did not suggest emptying Sarawak's coffers, says PRS

KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) is considering taking legal action over a local newspaper report that its president Tan Sri James Masing suggested using up the state's RM31bil reserves on development projects in the next three years.

April file photo of PRS president Masing (left) and PRS secretary-general Salang. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star
19 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Teachers’ union lauds Govt move to expedite diesel delivery in rural Sarawak

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputra Teachers’ Union (KGBS) has given the thumbs up to the Education Ministry’s prompt action in addressing the diesel shortage faced by rural schools in Sarawak that depend on generators for electricity supply.

15 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

S’wak reps: Malanjum’s the right choice for Chief Justice

KUCHING: Sarawakians are calling for the Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum to be appointed the next Chief Justice of Malaysia.