SMC to hold Love Earth Day on 22 and 23 April

Florence Genta

SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) will be organising ‘Love Earth Day’ on 22 and 23 April at the ground floor of Wisma Sanyan. The organising chairman Councilor (Cr) Albert Tiang said this would be the ninth year that SMC is celebrating the Love Earth Day and continuing exercise to protect the environment. […]

Education seminar attracts 35 SJKC school heads

Florence Genta

SIBU: Thirty-five headmasters of the Chinese-medium primary schools or SJKC from the National Union of Headmasters’ Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur branch (KKGGBM WPKL) and SJKC Headmasters’ Council of Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (SJKC WPKL) convened for a four-day SJKC Headmasters’ Education seminar 2017 held at Kingwood hotel here […]

Two houses razed by fire

Florence Genta

SIBU: Two houses at Jalan Bukit Penyau here were destroyed in a fire early yesterday.  15 firefighters from Sibu fire station led by PBKII Abang Kamalludin rushed to the scene after they received an emergency call at 1.22am. Operations Commander, TPgB Mutalif Ja’far reported that the fire had ravaged 70 per […]

KDLCA to hold pre-Gawai celebration on 14 May

Florence Genta

SIBU: Kanowit District Longhouse Chiefs’ Association (KDLCA) will hold a pre-Gawai celebration 2017 at Kanowit District Office’s hall on 14 May. Its chairman Tuai Rumah Petay Sibuk said the event with a theme, “Segulai Sejalai Bersaum Penemu” is also held in conjunction with the association’s 10th anniversary celebration. “A Kumang […]

100 tables expected at Selangau Pre-Gawai do

Florence Genta

SIBU: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB), Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP) and Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) will jointly organise Selangau district level Pre-Gawai celebration 2017 to be held at Selangau multi-purpose hall on 20th May at 6.00pm. According to the organising publicity officer Ngumbang Awit, […]

Sibu Airport reopens 12 hours earlier

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SIBU: Sibu Airport resumed its operations at midnight on Sunday, 12 hours ahead of schedule after being closed for 26 hours. Malaysia Airlines  Flight MH2718 from Kuala Lumpur had skidded upon  landing during a heavy downpour at the Sibu Airport at 10.17pm on Saturday. The incident  forced the closure of […]

MANAGER: SIBU AIRPORT TO OPEN AT NOON TODAY

Florence Genta

SIBU: Sibu Airport remained closed yesterday following the skidding of a Malaysia Airlines Flight MH2718 aircraft upon landing on Saturday night. Sibu Airport Manager, Zainuddin Abu Nasir, told New Sarawak Tribune yesterday evening: “Due to presence of several big holes made by the aircraft’s undercarriage on the grass area which […]

Elderly man dies in longhouse fire

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SARIKEI: An elderly man was burnt to death in a fire at Rh Saba at Jalan Ensurai Sare here early yesterday. Sarikei Fire and Rescue Department chief, PPgB Suna Kahar said the victim in the 10.00am incident was identified as Lowest Selin whose body was burnt beyond recognition. He was […]

UCTS’ Open Day a success

Florence Genta

  SIBU: University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) successfully held its fourth Open Day last weekend in an effort to attract school leavers and the public to know more about courses it offered. The open day was held last weekend on Saturday, 8 April from 9am to 9pm, and Sunday, […]

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