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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
KUCHING: The decision of Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to back Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as the prime minister has been vindicated by the positive responses of Sarawakians. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun...
KUCHING: The country’s tourism and cultural industries suffered losses amounting to some RM45 billion from January to June this year. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said the losses were due largely to the restrictions imposed under...
KUCHING: The Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Ministry is facilitating affected business, entrepreneurs and small medium enterprises (SMEs). Its Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said this in response to allegations of overly restrictive conditions imposed on SMEs affected by...
KUCHING: There is big potential in shrimp farming using smart farming technology. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said a local company, Sea Horse Corporation Sdn Bhd, was doing this, including using the IoT, in the feeding and...
GRAINESVILLE, Florida: The Sarawak government and University of Florida sealed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to jointly explore the archaeology and ethnology field. The MoU was inked following a mission to bring back bones discovered in Niah Caves,...
MIRI: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and wife Datuk Amar Juma’ani Tuanku Bujang are in Miri on the fifth day of the Chinese New Year. Earlier yesterday, they visited Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin’s residence in Jalan...
We, in Sarawak note with alarm that the PKR disciplinary committee has convened to issue a show cause letter to PKR Vice President Zuraida Kamaruddin. This said committee is taking disciplinary action against her for purported comments made during...
YESTERDAY marked three years since Pehin Sri Adenan Satem left us. His demise came as a shock at the time despite public knowledge on his ailing health. The people cried at his departure as he, until the last of his...
MIRI: Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau believes with the strong support of the people and the right campaign strategy, Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) will win big in Telang Usan in the next state election. “The GPS state government has drawn...
KUCHING: Spending extra hours studying paid off for SMK St Teresa student Reshyini Nisha Kanan who scored straight A’s in her Form 3 assessment test (Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 or PT3). Reshyini, 15, admitted that she had to discipline herself to follow...
BELADIN: Serious youth involvement in modern agricultural development has to be continuously pushed to ensure that the state government could get two million hectares of land utilised for agriculture. Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development Assistant Minister Datuk Dr Abdul...
KUCHING: Log supply in Malaysia is dropping rapidly as the country is in the rainy season again, affecting timber harvesting activities. The decline in supply is pushing up log prices, according to the Japan Lumber Reports (JLR). “After log prices dropped in...
KUCHING: Place your faith in Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and be confident of the vehicle — GPS — which is the best so far. This is the message from Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president Tan Sri...

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KUCHING: If the reasons for barring Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers from speaking at school functions are political in nature, then this should cover all politicians including those from Pakatan Harapan (PH), said Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s...
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Blue Line Project connecting Kuching Sentral to Kuching Waterfront has been proposed to improve the public transportation system in the state. Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin said that the project was expected to be...
SARAWAK is considering establishing a Trade and Tourism Office (Stato) in the upcoming new Indonesian capital in Kalimantan. “However, it may take another five to ten years to translate this intent into reality,” said International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal...
KUCHING: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Sarawak has lauded the State 2020 Budget tabled by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg recently. Its president Jaziri Alkaf A Suffian said despite the difference in politics, Sarawak PPBM supported any...
LINGGA should be included in the development of agriculture in the state, said Simoi Peri (pic) (GPS-Lingga). “This is because there are a lot of abandoned lands which could be developed with the participation of the local community. “Such...
KUCHING: It is a sweet music to Sarawakians, according to a political analyst, now that Petronas would be sued for not paying its five percent sales tax on petroleum and gas products. Datuk Peter Minos also questioned why Petronas...
KUCHING: A total of 24 aspirants for the coveted Miss Scuba International crown have arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. They will be stationed at Mabul Water Bungalow, located at Mabul Island, for their daily preparation, training and activities before...
KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing has described the development of the Sarawak-Sabah Link Road (SSLR) as ‘good proposal’. “I am pleased that the federal government is using the fund to link us together and I...
KUCHING: In a shocking move, Putrajaya will stop paying the salaries and allowances of Sarawak village headmen and chieftains from next year. This means the RM500 allowance for each ketua kaum (KM) or community leader and ketua kampung (KK) or...
KUCHING: Sarawak is targeting to develop two million hectares especially for food crop cultivation. The move, as reiterated by Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah, is to enable the state to achieve its target of becoming a net food...
KUCHING: Sebanyak 38 kes kebakaran terbuka membabitkan keluasan 73.55 ekar dikesan dalam masa 24 jam di seluruh Sarawak. Jurucakap Pusat Gerakan Operasi Bomba Sarawak berkata, Kampung Sekait Sri Aman mencatat keluasan tertinggi membabitkan 30 ekar diikuti 12 ekar di Lopeng. “Kampung...
KUCHING: A research is set to be undertaken to prepare for an ageing population in Sarawak by next year. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah revealed that the research would be conducted by...
SRI AMAN: Kamazatul Alia Kamri needs RM100,000 to cover the costs of follow-up treatment.     The seven-year-old suffers from chronic heart problem (dextrocardia) since birth. Kamazatul Alia’s father Kamri Jahar said this was the third follow-up treatment for his beloved son, who...
KUCHING: Construction of the 250m long Mile 4 ½ Interchange along Kuching – Serian Road (KSR) is expected to be completed by October 2020. According to Project Manager for Works Package 02 (Sematan-Sungai Moyan), Ir Dahlim Mungkil, works are now...
KUCHING: A villager who went to buy vegetables in Bau wet market was cheated by three persons of her gold jewellery. After that, they abandoned her in some bushes near Nirvana cemetery at Siniawan. The 59-year-old woman was marketing at 10.30am yesterday...
KUCHING: There will be a slight change to the Flying Doctor service schedules this month in Miri. The state Health Department said there are 11 flights scheduled for this month. On July 3 the flight locations would be at the Long...
KUCHING: As the country debates lowering the voting age from 21 to 18, Malaysians are wondering if the move is a step in the right direction. If Parliament succeeds in getting the Constitution amended to change the legal voting age...