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Petronas loses appeal to recuse JC to hear Sarawak lawsuit over unpaid SST

PUTRAJAYA: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) has lost its appeal at the Court of Appeal here today to recuse a judicial commissioner (JC) from hearing a lawsuit brought by the Sarawak state government against the corporation over unpaid state sales tax (SST)

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Thunderstorms warning for Perak, Sabah, Sarawak

KUALA LUMPUR: The Meteorological Department has forecast thunderstorms with heavy rain and strong winds in some areas in Perak, Sabah and Sarawak which it said will persist till midnight today. In a statement, it said the areas likely to be affected in Perak

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Coronavirus: Canadian tourist among seven new suspected cases in Sarawak

KUCHING: A Canadian tourist, who arrived at Mulu Airport two days ago, are among seven new suspected cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Sarawak as of 10.30 am yesterday, according to State Disaster Management Committee. It said, before arriving at

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Rubber production incentive activated for January 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Rubber Board  (LGM) says the Rubber Production Incentive has been activated for January 2020 for 440,000 rubber smallholders in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. In a statement, LGM said this follows the farmgate rubber price for the month at below

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Tun M: Issues with Sabah, Sarawak can be ironed out

CYBERJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has assured investors that the ongoing tussle between the federal government and Sabah and Sarawak on several issues, including oil royalty can be ironed out towards a “win-win” solution. Hence, the Prime Minister said investors should not

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Sarawak MATTA targets more tourists from India this year

KUCHING: The Sarawak Chapter of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is aiming to attract more Indian tourists to the state this year, said its chairman Lina Tsen Pei Tsin today. She said this effort was aimed

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Petronas legal challenge over RM1.3bil SST to be heard in Kuching

The High Court in Kuching will hear the legal challenge brought by Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) to quash the Notices of Assessment issued by Sarawak government to the company to pay over RM1.3 billion in State Sales Tax (SST). This

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Stop lying about Sabah-Sarawak constitutional amendment, KJ tells Liew

PUCHONG: Stop playing cheap politics and lie just to score brownie points for the Kimanis parliamentary by-election, Umno MP Khairy Jamaluddin told Law Minister Liew Vui Keong. In a Facebook post yesterday, Khairy criticised Liew for twisting the facts on

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Liew: Khairy insincere on constitutional amendment for Sabah & S’wak

KUALA LUMPUR: The allegation by Rembau MP, Khairy Jamaluddin that the Opposition did not vote last year on an amendment to the Federal Constitution to make Sabah and Sarawak equal partners in Malaysia, because it was “without substance”, is categorically

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Kuching Customs seizes RM800,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes

KUCHING: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department here today announced its confiscation of 1.172 million sticks of smuggled cigarettes valued at RM261,560 last Friday. Sarawak Customs director Datuk Sharifah Halimah Tuanku Taha said the raid conducted on a house suspected of

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