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Environmental awareness at longhouse

BETONG: A total of 96 people took part in an environmental awareness programme held at Rumah Richard Kadir, Melabu Bair in Ulu Layar here. The...

Special grant for Sarawak: New formula needed

KUCHING: Two native organisations want the annual grant for Sarawak and Sabah to be calculated accurately. In a joint statement today the Dayak Think Tank...

Police seek community as eyes and ears to curb crime

ASAJAYA: Police have called on the community to keep being their eyes and ears on the ground in the effort to check crime. Sarawak Deputy...

Stop dreaming of becoming PM again, Mahathir

KUCHING: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been advised to stop playing with the idea of becoming the prime minister again for the third time. Political...

Sarawak aims to achieve rabies free status by 2025

KUCHING: Sarawak aims to achieve rabies free status by 2025 and has administered anti-rabies vaccination to a total of 222,926 animals as of Sept...

Sarawak spent RM560 to combat Covid-19

KUCHING: Since COVID-19’s outbreak, the Sarawak government has spent a total of RM560 million to combat the deadly virus. Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang...

45 deaths from rabies since 2017 in Sarawak

KUCHING: All 32 immune belt enforcement teams (IBET) will monitor and guard Sarawak’s national borders to stop the spread of rabies. State Security and Enforcement...

Use data to develop new and better  strategies to curb Covid-19

KUCHING: The use of data to develop new and improved strategies to curb the COVID-19 outbreak is important, said Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri...

Unifor disburses RM215m, safeguarding religious tolerance

MIRI: A total of RM215 million in grants has been disbursed by the Sarawak government to various non-Muslim bodies and houses of worship via...

NCR, MA63 to be included in law courses at Swinburne

KUCHING: Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak (Swinburne Sarawak) will be offering law courses with subjects to include the Native Customary Right (NCR) and Malaysia...

Unesco Global Geoparks: Sarawak to improve facilities

KUCHING: Sarawak will be improving its facilities especially in terms of road structure in its bid for the Sarawak Delta Geopark (SDGp) area to...

Teacher housing project by Kobagus

KUCHING: Koperasi Guru Bumiputera Sarawak Berhad or Kobagus paid a courtesy call on Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg at his...

Muslim-friendly longhouse: Nancy’s statement twisted by social media

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri today expressed disappointment that her statement regarding Muslim-friendly longhouse was being misinterpreted on social media. The Federal Minister of Tourism,...

AmBank to inculcate ESG culture into its workforce

KUCHING: The AmBank Group continues to complement its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) best practices with the latest initiative in highlighting the awareness of...

558 in Sarawak imprisoned for drug-related offences in three months

KUCHING: A total of 558 people in Sarawak were imprisoned for various drug-related offences from June to August this year, Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah...

Winning RM32 million from Supreme Toto Jackpot

KUCHING: A 44-year-old man became an instant millionaire, bagging RM32 million from the Supreme Toto 6/58 jackpot last week. He said winning the fortune was...

Rainy days expected in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has put in place various preparations to face the coming northeast monsoon that is set to bring...

PBK to field social activist for Mas Gading seat

KUCHING: The Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) will field a social activist who is also a businessman, Sim Min Leong, for the Mas Gading parliamentary seat...

Sarawak should revoke honorifics awarded to Najib

The Sarawak GPS Government should advise the Governor to revoke the honorifics awarded by the Governor of Sarawak to Najib Tun Razak. Najib Razak was...

Abang Johari: Sarawak, Sabah will stick with Malaysia

MELAKA: Sarawak and Sabah, who together with Malaya, established Malaysia, are determined to remain in Malaysia and ensure continued development together, said Sarawak premier...

Attempt to intimidate journàlists

I am very concerned by attempts to intimidate journalists and to interfere in the operation of the free press in Malaysia. The criminal charges filed...

Significant day for Malaysians

KUCHING: Today, Sept 16, is a significant day where Malaysians across the country celebrate Malaysia Day. On this day in 1963, Sarawak, Sabah, Malaya and...

More allocations should be allocated to Sarawak

DEBAK: The Federal government needs to translate the spirit of the formation of Malaysia by looking at the needs as well as a more...

59 years on from Malaysia’s formation

KUCHING: It was a victory and historical moment when the amendment of Article 1(2) and Article 160(2) of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) was...

Abang Johari: 5G internet a must in Sarawak

KUCHING: The speed of internet must be in 5G standard and in real time for the state government to react to the data collected...

Dragon School reunion-cum-fundraising dinner RM800 per table

KUCHING: Tickets for the Dragon Secondary School alumni reunion-cum-fundraising dinner are now on sale at RM800 per table. Organising chairman Barney Sigar said the event...

GE15: PBK, PSB to join forces in certain constituencies

KUCHING:  Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) will join forces with Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) in certain constituencies at the upcoming 15th general election (GE15). PBK president...

Veteran journalist: Sarawak is in good hands now

KUCHING: The Borneo states will have a bigger clout in who will be returned as federal government in the next General Election. This was the view...

Sarawak delegation attends World Water Conference in Denmark

KUCHING: A delegation led by Minister for Utility and Telecommunication Datuk Julaihi Narawi, attended a five-day conference World Water Congress from 11 to 15...

Abdul Karim: Don’t cancel, reschedule flights

KUCHING: Airlines, especially AirAsia, have been urged not to reschedule or cancel flights for participants in the International Dragon Boat Regatta. Minister for Tourism, Creative...

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