More houses to be lighted up

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Harry Henry Jinep is working hard to get more houses in Bau district, comprising Tasik Biru, Serumbu, Opar and Batu Kitang state constituencies to have 24-hour electricity supply. He said up to April this year there are 2,754 applications for Rural Electrification Scheme (RES) in […]

Sarawak Kiri safe for aquatic life

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: The water quality in the upper part of the Sarawak Kiri River, also known as Semadang River, is still clean and safe for aquatic life like fish and prawn, or even ikan empurau, the most expensive fish in Malaysia. This was revealed by the Controller of Environmental Quality at […]

State foresees bright future

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Delegates to the first Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) convention held yesterday at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) regarded the Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s speech as very transparent and sincere in wanting to bring Sarawak forward. The chief minister, in his speech, touched on several […]

100 pct water supply by 2025

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said the state government is committed to improving the reliability of water supply in Sarawak. “We are committed to achieving 100 per cent water supply in Sarawak by 2025. We are also committed to having average water pressure of two bars […]

Support both sides, football fans urged

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Local football fans have been urged to give their undivided support to both Sarawak FA and Kuching FA teams who will square off in a Premier League play-off match. “Let the best team win. There is no need to create a quarrel between them,” said a local football fan, who […]

Posa to solve FAS problems before he steps down

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: Sarawak Football Association (FAS) president Datuk Posa Majais (pic) said  above all else he wanted to put his priorities right. He wants to settle the two current problems plaguing FAS before he steps down from his post. Posa said his top priority was to ensure that all FAS debts […]

Warning to Crocs

Robert Kenneth

Kuching FA overwhelm Batu Dua FC 4-1 in second last match KUCHING: Kuching FA continued their winning momentum thrashing Batu Dua FC 4-1 in their second last M3 League match at the Sarawak Stadium here Sunday night. The victory with a big goal margin was exactly what their chief coach […]

FAS unhappy with FAM

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has issued the Football Association of Sarawak (FAS) a conditional national football club licence, but obviously FAS is not happy with the conditions stated by FAM. According to FAS president Datuk Posa Majais, the conditions stated in the licence were unfair to FAS […]

Villagers benefit from health programme

Robert Kenneth

BAU: Miro Simuh (GPS-Serembu) yesterday officiated at the Health Outreach Programme held at Kampung Gumbang near here. The programme is jointly organised by Lions Club of Kuching, Lions Club of Jasin Melaka and Village Development and Security Committee (JKKK) of Kampung Gumbang. The village headman Atok Derop thanked Miro for […]

Sarawakians want Petronas sued

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: It is a sweet music to Sarawakians, according to a political analyst, now that Petronas would be sued for not paying its five percent sales tax on petroleum and gas products. Datuk Peter Minos also questioned why Petronas had a hard time paying up considering that two foreign companies — […]

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