DBKU must change to be stay relevant

KUCHING: Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) needs to change its way of working and the people’s mindset in order to compete in the increasingly challenging and advanced world. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Office for Islamic Affairs and DBKU, Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi, said that the state government […]

12 volunteers clean Kuching City

KUCHING: Twelve volunteers worked together to clean Kuching City during an event called “Kuching City Plogging” last week. The group led by Dylan Phiong was surprised at the huge amount of trash collected despite the short session. The team said even more trash could have been picked up if the […]

Finance Minister urged to support 60 pct claim

KUCHING: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has been urged to give details of his claim that Pakatan Harapan (PH) has fulfilled 60 per cent of its promises. Without clarification, Lim would be seen as “just picking the figure from the air”, said Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (in-charge […]

Unimas students visit Bung Bratak

BAU: Almost 100 students and teachers of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) visited Bung Bratak Heritage Centre last Saturday. Bung Bratak Heritage Association chairman Datuk Peter Minos, who was also present during the trip, stated that the delegation had a very good time at the mountain-top Bidayuh historical-cultural centre. A Unimas […]

Hawkers to meet CM on Metrocity night market

KUCHING: Petra Jaya Hawkers Association is hoping to meet Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg soon to brief the latter on the progress of Metrocity N6 Youth Night Market as well as to discuss its future plans. Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman, who is patron of the association, […]

Sugar AP holders finally revealed

KUCHING: The Approved Permit (AP) holders for the import of sugar in Sarawak have been revealed after five months and 13 press statements.   Since June this year, political secretary to the Chief Minister, Tan Kai has been requesting the Federal Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Chong […]

Amendment gives ‘force of law’ to NTD

BAU: The amendment to the Sarawak Land Code (SLC) Ordinance last year gave Native Territorial Domain (NTD) a force of law to protect the proprietary (ownership) rights of Sarawakians. Deputy State Attorney-General Saferi Ali said that the Federal Court’s decision in the case of Tuai Rumah Sandah Ak Tabau in […]

New policy on houseless lots

KUCHING: The new policy of Land and Survey Department allows it to issue land titles to owners whose land lots are without houses yet. However, this is only applicable provided that the particular lot is in between measured lots. The department’s deputy director (Management) Awang Zamhari Awang Mahmood said this […]

‘Sitok Kuching’ launched

KUCHING: A family-oriented marketplace ‘Sitok Kuching’ at Kuching Waterfront was officially launched last Friday and will open today from 4pm until late night. According to the State Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, the event is a good platform for those with particular talents, especially in […]

Keep out of other’s business

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) leaders never bring party flags to and give political speeches at schools, said Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Datuk Seri Michael Manyin Jawong. He was responding to Pakatan Harapan (PH) Sarawak chairman Chong Chieng Jen’s allegation that the GPS lawmakers had done so when […]

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