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Current affairs in Sabah and Sarawak.

Break up timber licences, S’wak DAP urges Adenan

The main enemy of Sarawak’s timber industry is not illegal logging but the monopolisation of the logging industry by the Big Six, says Opposition.

DAP plans to contest 35 to 40 seats in Sarawak

Sarawak DAP chairman tells of party's plan to contest in a large number of Dayak-majority seats.

Zahid: Sulu agents also in western Sabah now

A real security threat from commanders planted in every state assembly constituency, says DPM.

‘Flying Dayak’ Watson made a bankrupt over cancer loan

100m sprint record-holder borrowed RM80,000 from Bank Islam to pay father's medical bills

RM900m ‘drop in the ocean’ for rural S’wak, says BN reps

The rural constituencies in Sarawak are huge, the population spread out and the people dependent on river transport as there were not many small roads.

Task force to help rural folk without proper documentation

Task force to go to the ground and find out how many do not have personal documentation

PBB warns DAP not to pit Sarawak against Putrajaya

The call to drop the BN logo in Sarawak is a trap laid in May last year and repeated by the Penang Chief Minister in recent days.

NGO to map out and consolidate Orang Asal territories

Local NGO for Orang Asal rights called Joas, will be mapping out Orang Asal territories in conjunction with the #LandRightsNow campaign.

M’sia summons Philippine envoy over Sabah claim

Philippine V-P Jejomar Binay’s vow to pursue territorial claim forces Malaysia to register its protest.

Star wants to contest as many seats as possible

Home-grown party announces three candidates for Sarawak elections

Adenan delivers on promise with 3 grants totalling RM5.2m

Sarawak Chief Minister hands out grants totalling RM5.2 million to three organisations.

Canal for Kuching to ease flood woes

6km canal cutting across two main roads proposed to be built in five years at cost of RM1.6b.

Adenan tells BN parties, compromise or use own logo

Sarawak chief minister urges them to resolve differences before the next state elections.

Shark hunting to be banned in Sabah marine parks

More than two million hectares, home to 80% of Sabah's sharks, to be declared as sanctuaries.

150 from Sarawak for special Haj by 1MDB Foundation

75 imam and 75 from village committees to be chosen by state government, says Najib.

Zahid: Let’s put all the confusion behind us

Duties as acting deputy president are not 'a gift' but a responsibility, he says.

Give Adenan five more years, says Najib

BN chairman calls for a strong mandate from Sarawak people to carry out more development.

‘Two helmets per motorcycle’ rule proposed

Road safety chief says riders and passengers still lax about wearing helmets

Adenan: Give Najib time to fulfil pledge to Sarawak

Adenan says Najib has a big place in his heart for the people of Sarawak and is committed to bringing development to the state

RM260mil federal funds to deepen Sarawak River

Project will allow larger vessels to call at Kuching port, says Liow.

Deal with Sarawak’s real problems, PKR tells Najib

See says Najib should not 'just come here to toss yee sang, eat and go back'.

Central Kuching flooded, Serian road cut off

Hospital, police HQ, varsity campuses affected, Fire & Rescue help to move GH patients to upper floor.

250 SPDP Meluan members jump to Teras

SPDP Meluan members says they defected to Teras because they no longer believed in the party's struggle anymore.

S’wak moving closer to filling schools with local teachers

Minister Fatimah Abdullah says Chief Minister's 90:10 Initiative will "definitely" be realised as 1,164 teachers return to Peninsular Malaysia.

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