Sunday, May 16, 2021

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Focus on Covid-19 first, election later

KUCHING: Locals here are in full support of Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) view that holding a state election amid the Covid-19 pandemic is risky. New Sarawak Tribune spoke to members of the public in a survey on Sunday (May 16),...

Give equal opportunities to rural youth

KUCHING: Emphasis and equal opportunities should be given to youth in rural areas in line with the state government’s policy to bring about developments to non-urban environments. Senior Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) youth leader Robert Ayu said although he agreed...

395 new cases, two deaths today

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 395 new Covid-19 positive cases and two deaths today. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in its statement today, said the total number of cases now stood at 37,121 while the death toll was 214. It said 254...

Croc bite marks found on body of missing man

KUCHING:  The body of a 50-year-old man, reported missing since yesterday (May 12), was found with crocodile bite marks on the right hand. Bungkung Chalin was reported to have gone to the river alone at 5 pm yesterday to set...

Man drowns while bathing

SIBURAN: A 31-year-old man drowned while bathing at a riverbank near a water treatment plant at Kampung Sungai Langsat in Siburan here today (May 13). The State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre said the victim, identified as Bonnie...

Duo arrested for suspected drug abuse

BAU: Two men were arrested for suspected drug abuse in Kampung Peninjau here on Wednesday (May 12). Bau District police chief DSP Poge Nyaon said the two suspects were arrested at two different locations around 11am. Poge said a 31-year-old man...

Early morning fire leaves 20 people homeless

SIBU: Twenty people from four households were left homeless after their homes at Jalan Tiong Hua here were destroyed by a fire early this morning. Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Sibu Zone chief Janggan Muling said six houses were razed...

Cops to monitor CMCO SOP compliance

KUCHING: Police will be on the lookout for those who fail to comply with conditional movement control order (CMCO) standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines during Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Sarawak police commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail said they would be conducting patrols...

No MCO, CMCO continues until May 17

KUCHING: The nationwide movement control order (MCO) to be implemented throughout the country from today until June 7, as announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyddin Yassin, will not apply to Sarawak. State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in announcing this...

Two new deaths bring toll to 211

KUCHING: Sarawak reported two new Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday (May 11), bringing the death toll to 211. State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said, “The first case involved a 63-year-old local woman from Sibu district who received treatment at Sibu Hospital....

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Focus on Covid-19 first, election later

KUCHING: Locals here are in full support of Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) view that holding a state election amid...
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