Fire destroys 3 houses, renders 11 homeless

Florence Genta

SIBU: Three wooden houses at Lorong Sentosa Barat 2, Jalan Salim here were destroyed in a fire on Monday night which left 11 people homeless. Sibu District Police chief, ACP Saiful Bahri told reporters last Monday night that based on initial investigations, one of the victims said the fire started […]

22 take part in Borneo Chinese Culture Forum

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SIBU: The Borneo Chinese Culture Forum held at University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) here on Saturday attracted 22 participants from Taiwan, China and Brunei. The forum was organised by Sarawak Chinese Cultural Association (SCCA) in collaboration with JNU University, China. Minister of International Trade and E-Commerce Dato Sri Wong […]

Cash incentives for 962 high achievers

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SIBU: Sarawak Timber Association (STA) rewarded 962 students comprising 747 SPM students and 215 STPM students who excelled in their last year’s public examinations compared to 618 students last year. According to chairman of Sarawak Timber Association (STA), Pemanca Datuk Wong Kie Yik, the selected students will each receive cash […]

Pansar Berhad announces 2.0 percent dividend

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SIBU: Pansar Berhad yesterday announced a 2.0 percent dividend of 1 sen per ordinary share for its financial year ending 31 March, 2017 at its Annual General meeting (AGM) here. The company reported a challenging fiscal year in all markets it operated in, with a total turnover of RM358.9 million, […]

Forklift 30 pct destroyed in fire

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  SIBU:  A forklift at Lane 4, Kung Kung Road here was destroyed 30 per cent due to a fire. Sibu Fire and Rescue Station (BBP) received an emergency call at 2.39am and eight fire-fighters led by PBK II Henry Ho rushed to the scene. Upon arrival at the site, operation […]

Overwhelming BDCF comes to a close

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  SIBU: Initiated in 2003, this year marks the 14th year of Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF), which received an overwhelming response from the people. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the objective of the festival is to preserve Dayak culture in order to sustain its existence and […]

SMC increases efforts to impound dogs

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  SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) has caught a total number of 693 dogs in the year 2015 and 351 dogs in the year 2016. According to chairman of SMC, Datuk Tiong Thai King, a total of 366 dogs were impounded since the beginning of the year until 25th July […]

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