Author Archives: News Desk

Tell us, not the media

KUCHING: Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) should have informed the state government if the Sarawak State Stadium did not meet the standards for occupation. “What’s the point of building a…

Birds dropping dead! (video)

Haze taking a toll on wildlife in Indonesia KUCHING: The haze in Indonesia is so hazardous that birds are falling dead on the streets — goes a headline of news…

Thanks to satellites for locating fires

KUCHING: Satellites have enabled the state’s Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) to better strategise its actions in fighting forest fires and locating hotspots. With the technology, NREB was able…

Filipino nabbed for break-in

MIRI: A 45-year-old Filipino was detained recently after breaking into a house belonging to his former employer and damaging some of the properties inside. The incident was revealed by the…

Sarawak will always be in Malaysia

The following are excerpts of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s speech at the national-level Malaysia Day celebration held at Stadium Perpaduan Petrajaya on Monday.   On behalf…

Cops arrested for cheating

MIRI: Two policemen were arrested yesterday in connection with a cheating case involving RM800. The arrest was confirmed by Miri police chief, ACP Lim Meng Seah, when contacted yesterday. Lim…

FDS schedule fixed for Sarikei

KUCHING: The Flying Doctor Service (FDS) schedule for Sarikei division for next month has been fixed from Oct 1-4. On Oct 1, the FDS will be made available at Rumah…

Burning area in Sri Aman

KUCHING: The ongoing haze affecting the Air Pollutant Index (API) around Sri Aman has prompted Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Assistant Minister Datuk Francis Harden Hollis to…