Sarawak should have earned RM19bn in logging royalties from an estimated one hundred million trees chopped down over the years, says an Aliran correspondent. So why are so many in the state still poor? He adds: "To help visualise...
Some of us might think that it could take several billion ringgit to wipe out poverty in Sarawak. Not really. An Aliran correspondent has worked out that it will cost just RM61.5 million a year in direct handouts to...
The BN vows to make Sarawak the richest state. But you know something? Sarawak is already the richest state in the country. But - and there is a big but - the problem lies in income distribution. This commentary...
Those travelling for the first time to Sarawak might be shocked to discover the poor condition of roads, even in urban areas. And if you venture further away from the cities and towns, you might find folks without proper...
One of the biggest issues in the forthcoming Sarawak election is the level of income distribution, inequality and poverty in the state, or more specifically how many people have been left behind or totally left out in this resource-rich...