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When judges fail to understand ordinary people

A good judge must understand the lives of ordinary people and have a deep cultural understanding of the various communities.

Iban communities lose bid to review ruling on native customs

The Federal Court in a 4-1 majority decision says there is no basis for a new panel to review the earlier decision.

In Kuching’s shadow, a life of poverty and little hope

Villagers in a little squatter colony just 1km from the city centre eke out an existence with little money and few amenities.

Stories of a fading culture, told on arms and legs

After more than 200 years, the art of 'Pantang Iban' (Iban traditional tattoos) is slowly dying among the younger generation who have converted to Christianity.

Sarawakian designer’s passion for Pua Kumbu pays off big time

With no formal training, Christopher Anthony Ikus attributes his success in the fashion world to a passion for the arts and a willingness to work hard.

Kepetahan Sangari berbahasa Iban jadi tumpuan

Sangari berusaha mempelajari dialek berkenaan dan ‘jako Iban' (cakap Iban) sehingga fasih dan kini, sering dipilih menjadi pengacara majlis anjuran syarikat majikannya.

Di rumah panjang, Hari Malaysia disambut mulai Ogos

Setiap kali tiba sahaja hujung bulan Julai, memang sepanjang ruai sudah penuh dengan bendera Malaysia dan Sarawak, yang digantung dan dihias di dinding dan siling rumah

Dayak, Orang Ulu seats no longer safe for PBB-led GPS

Merdeka Center notes that preliminary data from GE14 indicates shift of support from non-Muslim Sarawak Bumiputeras for Pakatan Harapan.

Baru Bian ‘brings BN windfall for Selangau’

Sarawak PKR chairman's candidacy resulted in BN announcing millions to be spent on bazaar, better roads and new sports complex, says party source.

PKR gives way to Larry Sng in Julau

Larry Sng was widely expected to contest on a Pakatan Harapan ticket.

PAS mahu tanding di 5 kerusi Parlimen di Sarawak

Semua calon PAS dicadangkan adalah lelaki berumur antara 30 dan 60 tahun dan parti itu mungkin meletakkan seorang calon bukan Islam.

Historian must back Malay kingdoms in Sarawak claim

Writer says claiming territorial domain based on early Malay kingdoms in state without supporting historical evidence is outrageous and outright mischievous.

Iban voters won’t hand over Julau to anyone on a silver...

Four-term MP Joseph Salang Gandum can't expect an easy ride in GE14.

PKR: Nov 13 rally reflects Sarawakian natives’ sense of betrayal

Baru Bian says the refusal to legally recognise age-old land rights concepts of ‘pemakai menoa’ and ‘pulau galau’ has stirred alarm about loss of land.

Dayak party questions racial makeup of Petros board

Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak Baru says it is disappointed that none of its members, who have vast experience in the oil and gas industry, sit on Petros’ board of directors.

‘Kanang Anak Langkau: The Iban Worrior’ – antara fakta sejarah dan...

Bukan mudah membuat filem sejarah, jika terlalu tekan fakta, penonton akan hilang minat. Jadi perlu ada keseimbangan antara sejarah dan hiburan

Dayak group demands apology over Astro show mocking Ibans

Sarawak cultural association advises Astro, producers to respect other races after sketch in which comedy group wears traditional Iban women's costume.

Tayangan filem Kanang Anak Langkau ditangguh

Penerbit kisah sejarah pahlawan Iban pada zaman pra kemerdekaan itu mahu menambah baik filem berkenaan, kata Finas.

Adenan ‘sick and tired’ of asking Federal Govt for better schools

The Sarawak chief minister also says he wants more Sarawak teachers hired and that it was time the state's schools no longer lagged decades behind.

Sokongan penuh Bumiputera jamin kemenangan di Miri – Adenan

Semua pengundi Bumiputera - Melayu/Melanau, Iban and Bidayuh - yang merupakan minoriti di Pujut, Piasau dan Senadin diminta tidak memecahkan undi mereka dengan menyokong pembangkang.

Doa selamat dan ‘korban’ untuk calon SUPP

Masyarakat Iban mengadakan 'miring' bagi mendoakan kemenangan Sebastian Ting pada PRN kali ini.

Ooo-haa! in Iban means ‘I Love Sarawak’ to Adenan

Tribal call for community to convene is adopted by chief minister as one of his favourite expressions.

‘Belelang’: Naratif terbaik demi masa hadapan Sarawak

Kemerosotan undi popular BN pada PRN Sarawak tahun 2011 merupakan bukti rakyat Sarawak mampu mengambil pendirian tegas.

Adenan apologises for ‘Iban wife’ joke

Sarawak Chief Minister stresses Prime Minister Najib Razak knew it was meant as a joke but he apologised all the same if he had offended others by it.

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