Iraq elects new president and premier, ending stalemate
The presidency, traditionally occupied by a Kurd, is a largely ceremonial position, but the vote for Rashid was a key step toward forming a new government, which politicians have failed to do since the election.
It’s ‘Sarawak premier’ from today onwards
The deputy chief minister will be known as the deputy premier, while while assistant ministers will be known as deputy ministers.
‘Premier’ for Sarawak just cosmetic but will boost popularity, say analysts
They question any discernible impact the move will have on federal-state relations.