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Petronas seeks clarity over partnership with Sarawak’s new oil firm Petros

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The Malaysian state of Sarawak, which set up its own oil and gas extraction company last month in an unprecedented challenge for the country's...
Sarawak: Push for common visa with Brunei, Indonesia

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Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak is pushing to reach an agreement on  a single visa between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei to ease travel for...
Sarawak: A world of music and crafts

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For more than a decade, the Rainforest World Music Festival has assembled musicians for three days in Sarawak. The event has grown from a...
Sarawak saw $1b investment in Jan, Feb

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Sarawak attracted around $1 billion in investment in the first two months of 2013, the highest among the states in Malaysia, according to the...
Tourism through the eyes of Sarawak’s ‘big village’

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Kuching is a big village, a kampung besar. This is a perspective from an outsider after spending two weeks in Sarawak’s capital, a remote outpost of Borneo that is somewhat more a town than a city.
Personalised hospitality in Kuching, Sarawak

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The Ranee, located in the heart of Kuching along the Sarawak River, is a pioneer of boutique hotels in Sarawak. Inside Investor asked managing director Rosemarie Wong about the hotel’s involvement in hosting business travelers.
Taking mind of Sarawak’s human capital

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The upper echelons of influence in Sarawak’s government, educational institutions and private sector all unanimously declare this is the greatest challenge to the state’s targeted developmental trajectory – human capital.
Kuching to host Routes Asia 2014

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In dire need of greater airline connectivity itself, Kuching will play host to the Routes Asia conference, to be held on March 9-11, 2014. The...
Invest green in ASEAN: Here’s how

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Environmental management consultancy Eco-Ideal, based in Kuala Lumpur and Kuching, says investing in eco-conscious ideas and projects is paying off.
Malindo Air to take off on March 22

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Kuala Lumpur-based low-cost carrier Malindo Air, a joint venture between Malaysia's National Aerospace Defence Industries and Indonesia's largest domestic carrier Lion Air, is set...
Amar Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg

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Housing and tourism are two core economic sectors in Sarawak. Inside Investor met the state’s Minister of Housing and Tourism YB Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg to discuss developments and challenges.
Rashid Khan2

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The Sarawak Tourism Board promotes the state as a preferred tourist destination throughout the world. Central message: This is a niche destination worth visiting.
SarawakConventionBureauMikeC Small

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The Sarawak Convention Bureau is a non-profit company whose aim is to bring Sarawak to the forefront as a competitive destination for international meetings, providing professional advice to MICE planners.
MalaysianPepperBoardGrunsinA

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The Malaysian Pepper Board is an agency entrusted with overseeing the development of the pepper industry in the country. Most of it happens in Sarawak.
X FabMikeYoungsmall

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X-Fab is a German company that manufactures silicon wafers for mixed-signal integrated circuits and set up a successful branch in Sarawak.
Steve Ng Plaza Merdeka1

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Plaza Merdeka is a large shopping mall and hotel development located in the heart of Kuching’s central business district. It is part of the revitalisation and transformation of Kuching's historic district into a premier tourism and retail destination.