Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Fire put out in 15 minutes

MIRI: A seafood shop and workers’ house at Jalan Miri-Pujut here were destroyed in a fire around 11.30 am yesterday. The fire was discovered by a worker, Santi Ukok, 40, who lived behind the shop. Santi said that during the fire...

Two drivers escape unhurt in road accident

MIRI: Two car drivers escaped unhurt in an accident involving a Ferrari F430 and a Peugeot at Jalan Jee Foh here, last Sunday evening. Miri District Deputy Police chief, Supt Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the accident was believed to have...

Imitation pistol seized from house in Miri

MIRI: Police seized an imitation pistol along with three bullet casings following the arrest of a 27-year-old man last Thursday. Miri District Deputy Police chief, Superintendent Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the suspect was still on remand to facilitate investigation on...

Man hurt in three-vehicle pile-up

MIRI: A man in his 50’s was injured in an accident involving three vehicles at a traffic light junction along Jalan Kuala Baram-Bypass here last Friday night. The 8.00pm incident was believed to have occurred when a driver of a...

Two arrested for drug abuse

SARIKEI: Two individuals believed to be involved in drug abuse were detained by police during a raid at a premises here recently. Sarikei District Police chief, Superintendent Mat Jusoh Mohamad said the 11.40pm raid on Wednesday was carried by a...

Four nabbed for bike theft

MIRI: Four men suspected of being involved in motorcycle thefts in the district were arrested by police in Kampung Tukau here, last Thursday night. Three of the suspects were picked up at an unnumbered house in the village around 8.00pm,...

Driver hurt after hitting lamp post

MIRI: A man was injured after the car he was driving crashed into a lamp post and overturned at Jalan Riam here early yesterday. In the incident that occurred around 3.00am, the man was believed to have lost control of...

RM16.8M WELFARE AID TO HELP 10,128 (JAN-JUL)

KUCHING:   From January to July this year, the Welfare Department offices in Kuching, Bau and Lundu have channeled a total sum of RM16.8 million to help 10,128 recipients of  monthly welfare assistance. The assistance for  the elderly is RM6.1...

Seafood factory gutted in morning fire

MIRI: A seafood manufacturing factory and a workers’ hostel at Jalan Permaisuri here were destroyed in a fire around 6.30am yesterday. According to one of the workers, known only as Kadasari, 45, he was washing rice in the kitchen...

Call to MPP to change mindset

PADAWAN:   Padawan Municipal Council ( MPP) must change its mindset and start planning to become a city, Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian said. He said the MPP which evolved from Kuching Rural District...

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