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Teenager detained for committing rape

PADAWAN: A 16-year-old teenager has been arrested for committing statutory rape. The police was alerted on a report by a staff from Batu Kawa Health Clinic where a 15-year-old female teenager was found 29 weeks pregnant. Padawan district police chief Supt...

Strategic collaborations vital to combat drug addiction

KUCHING: Strategic collaborations between the National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK), the One Stop Committee (OSC) and other agencies are vital to combat drug addiction in the country, stressed Welfare, Community Welfare, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah...

Action plan to combat drug and substance abuse in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Malaysian National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) is seeking to reduce the number of addicts to 400 people per 100,000 population by the year 2025. AADK director-general Sutekno Ahmad Belon said, "An action plan to address drug and substance abuse...

Seven nabbed for fighting at bistro

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Police have apprehended nine suspects over their involvement in a fight at a bistro here. The fight was reported to have occurred at 2.05am on last Saturday (Oct 23). Kota Samarahan district police chief DSP Sudirman Kram said...

Illegal money-lending lands man in trouble

PADAWAN: A man has been arrested for running an illegal money-lending business. He was picked up by police in Siburan on Monday (Oct 25) after a report was made against him by a victim. The victim had borrowed RM8,000 from the...

Pepper farmers to benefit from innovative initiatives

KUCHING: Innovative support poles for pepper vines and the introduction of new pepper varieties will benefit pepper farmers. Deputy Minister of Plantation Industry and Commodities Datuk Willie Mongin said these innovation and initiatives would help farmers to grow pepper according...

Three BID cases among 15 deaths

KUCHING: Sarawak today (Oct 20) recorded 15 Covid-19 deaths including three brought-in-dead (BID) cases. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in its daily update statement, said the death occurred on Oct 11, Oct 12 and between Oct 16 and Oct 19. “On...

Rep receives food packs for the needy

KUCHING: A total of 500 food aid packs have been delivered to the Batu Kitang Service Centre to assist the needy. Batu Kitang assemblyman Lo Khere Chiang expressed happiness and gratitude in receiving the food aid for distribution to needy...

RM5.38 mln to curb substance abuse

KUCHING: A total of RM5.38 million has been allocated to strengthen the effectiveness of the One-Stop Committee to address drugs and substance abuse issues (OSC MIDS) in Sarawak. Its chairperson Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the contribution from the state...

Committee to increase access to addiction treatment

KUCHING: The One Stop Committee to address Drug and Substance Issues (OSC MIDS) will expand seven One Stop Centre For Addiction (OSCA) and Community Development Intervention Centre (CDIC) services in high-risk areas of drug abuse throughout Sarawak. Its chairman Datuk...

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Teenager detained for committing rape

PADAWAN: A 16-year-old teenager has been arrested for committing statutory rape. The police was alerted on a report by a...
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