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SSLR good proposal

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...

Putrajaya scraps allowance

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...

Two million hectares for food crops

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...

38 kes kebakaran terbuka dalam masa 24 jam

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,...

Preparing for ageing population in Sarawak

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...

Father of child with heart condition appeals for help

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...

4 ½ Mile Interchange to be completed by Oct 2020

KUCHING: Construction of the 250m long Mile 4 ½ Interchange along Kuching – Serian Road (KSR) is expected to be completed by October 2020. According...

Cheated and dumped near cemetery

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...

Change in Flying Doctor schedules

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...

18 — is it the right move?

KUCHING: As the country debates lowering the voting age from 21 to 18, Malaysians are wondering if the move is a step in the...

Hope Place receive van donation

KUCHING: Asteel Group Sdn Bhd yesterday donated a van to Hope Place, a local charitable organisation, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

Social media, are they good or bad?

KUCHING: Social media is important to our daily lifestyle, and as such, becomes a part of the everyday life of all individuals in Kuching. Platforms...

Money cause of most non-Muslim divorces

KUCHING: Malaysia recorded a total of 6,901 divorce cases among non-Muslims last year, with 43 percent or 2,971 cases caused by financial stress. The majority of...

SEB uncovers more cases of power tampering

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy’s meter inspection team in Miri has recently discovered more cases of tampered electricity meters. The cases were similar to the ones found...

Hard work is the prerequisite, says assemblyman

KUCHING: Serembu assemblyman Miro Simuh says hard work will be the prerequisite for Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to retain the Bidayuh-majority seats. “We still need...

The Rainforest in The City 2019 in Kuching this July

KUCHING: Kuching Amphitheater will light up with the Rainforest in the City (RITC) 2019 for 10 days, where immersive installations and music shows will...

Support system to improve elderly’s quality of life

KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development is looking into setting up a support system for senior citizens. Its minister...

Lower crime rates this festive season

KUCHING: Padawan police see lower crime rates this year in terms of house break-ins and thefts during the festive season when most residents ‘balik...

Redevelopment of KMC flats in the discussion stages, says mayor

KUCHING: Urban renewal to redevelopment of old buildings especially flats which are more than 30 years old has of late become a topic of...

Sibu gang robs men after luring them into having sex

KUCHING: Sibu police believe they have smashed a loose gang which lures men into having sex before robbing them. The gang was uncovered after the...

It takes time to adopt the ‘No Plastic’ culture

KUCHING: Plastic waste is a hazard to the environment as it can take up to decades for it to decompose, polluting our oceans, rivers...

Malaysia Day a ‘Black Day’ for mourning: Soo

KUCHING: State Reform Party (STAR) yesterday scoffed at Sarawak Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) lobbying for Malaysia Day to be celebrated in Sarawak this year. Its president...

Farm hand goes missing in croc-infested area

LUNDU: An Indonesian was reported missing since Thursday morning at a prawn farm in Rambungan. There were fears that he might have been a victim...

Milton: How much has the Federal Govt allocated for Pending constituency?

Am I wrong in putting the question to YB Violet as ADUN for Pending as to how much the federal government has allocated as...

Many coffee shops closed as workers take Gawai break

KUCHING: If you find that some of your favourite coffee shops in the city are closed during the current Gawai festive season, do not...

Karim thanks PH government for returning tourism tax collected

KUCHING: It is the federal government’s responsibility to continue distributing the 50 per cent tourism tax collected to all the respective states. Tourism, Arts, Culture,...

Govt to focus on probes into illegal activities

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is now placing emphasis on operations against and investigations into illegal activities in the state. Acting State Secretary Datuk Jaul Samion...

‘Ngabang’ tradition shows true unity among Sarawakians

SIBU: The festive season is here again and this time around, it will be a more joyous occasion with Gawai Day and Hari Raya...

Petronas donates RM20,000 to 100 less fortunate

MIRI: The Petronas Muslim Staff Welfare Association (Bakip) donated RM20,000 to the less fortunate in Kuala Baram to help lighten their burden during the...

Excitement of celebrating gawai raya in Sarawak

KUCHING: This year will see Sarawakians delighting in a double festivity involving Gawai Dayak on June 1 and Aidilfitri, which is expected to fall...

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