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August 1, 2018 3:46 AM Flash floods force closure of Miri school

MIRI: A torrential downpour since 2am today caused flash floods and a landslide in the Miri area, forcing the closure of a school and a longhouse to be partly flooded. Miri Fire and Rescue Station chief Law Poh Kiong said Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Lepong Ajai in the Bakong district was closed after the floodwaters rose to 1.5m. The floodwaters rose up to one metre 21

July 18, 2018 11:05 AM Sarawak assembly to appeal court decision on Pujut assemblyman

KUCHING: The Sarawak Legislative Assembly today approved a motion for it apply for leave to appeal to the Federal Court against a Court of Appeal decision upholding a High Court judgment reinstating Dr Ting Tiong Choon as the rightful Pujut assemblyman. Sixty-eight assemblymen voted for and seven against the motion which was tabled by Minister for Tourism 19

February 28, 2018 9:50 AM Apex court upholds ruling allowing Sarawak AG to represent state assembly

Pujut lawmaker Dr Ting Tiong Choon (right) with lead counsel Chong Siew Chiang speaking to reporters after the Federal Court's ruling February 28, 2018. — Picture by Sulok TawieKUCHING, Feb 28 — Pujut assemblyman Ting Tiong Choon failed today to obtain leave from the Federal Court to challenge a lower court’s ruling that allowed the Sarawak state assembly 24

December 20, 2017 6:00 AM Sarawak floods claim first victim

It rained heavily yesterday from morning till late night in Limbang, with the flood waters inundating seven areas. — Picture via Facebook/ Lan AnakPerantauMIRI, Dec 20 — A primary school teacher in Limbang became the first fatal victim of the floods in Sarawak when the car she was travelling in with her husband was swept away by the swift flood waters 27

October 4, 2017 6:32 AM Court: Sarawak AG can act for state legislature over Pujut rep disqualification

Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon’s lawyer says legal team will obtain instruction from Ting whether to appeal today's decision in the Federal Court. PETALING JAYA: The Sarawak attorney-general (AG) has the authority to file an appeal on behalf of the state assembly, which is a party challenging the qualification of an assemblyman, the Court of Appeal 6


The Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia (KR1M), which was set up to provide basic necessities at affordable prices, will no longer be open to the public, albeit “temporarily.” A check by Malaysiakini at multiple KR1Ms in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Kelantan, found that all were shuttered down, with notices informing of the closure, attached. “This store will be temporarily 54

June 25, 2017 9:22 AM Sarawak Speaker rejects call to convene assembly, says no crisis

Sarawak Speaker Datuk Amar Asfia Awang Nassar says the DAP cannot dictate terms to the Barisan Nasional, June 25, 2017. — Picture by Sulok TawieKUCHING, June 25 — The Sarawak assembly will not convene an emergency meeting as demanded by state DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen, Speaker Datuk Amar Asfia Awang Nassar said today. He insisted the state was not facing 12

June 21, 2017 7:17 AM Sarawak DAP wants emergency sitting over appeal against court decision on Pujut

KUCHING: Sarawak DAP has called on Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg to hold an emergency meeting of the state assembly within the next two weeks. Its chairman Chong Chieng Jen (pic) said the meeting is needed to make a resolution to authorise the filing of an appeal over the High Court ruling that reinstated Dr Ting Tiong Choon as Pujut 119

June 20, 2017 10:07 AM Sarawak A-G to appeal against High Court's Pujut decision

KUCHING: The Sarawak Attorney-General will file an appeal on behalf of the state assembly against the High Court judgment to reinstate Dr Ting Tiong Choon (pix) as Pujut assemblyman. Assistant Minister for Law, State Federal Relationship and Project Monitoring Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali said the state assembly should appeal against the ruling 9

June 18, 2017 1:25 PM Sarawak to appeal court decision on Pujut seat

KUCHING: The Sarawak chief minister said the state Barisan Nasional (BN) government would appeal to the Federal Court against the decision of the Kuching High Court of ruling null and void the disqualification of Dr Ting Tiong Choon as Pujut assemblyman by the State Legislative Assembly. Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state government respected the decision 52