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Fast growing city strays worrying

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is worried by the growing population of the city’s stray dogs. He said if this trend is not addressed the possibility…

Caught stealing electricity — again!

KUCHING: A coffee shop proprietor at a commercial centre in Mile 9 Kuching-Serian Road has been caught for stealing electricity — again. The theft was uncovered during a recent anti-power…

Insurance: Read the fine lines

KUCHING: An inaugural ‘Public Private Partnership focusing on the security and risk management’ forum here attracted 120 participants. The forum held in conjunction with the Insurance Society of Sarawak’s 40th…

RM73 PSC for klia2 passengers not fair

KUCHING: The new Passenger Service Charge (PSC) of RM73 for passengers travelling from KLIA and klia2 has not gone down well with travellers. Sarawak Institute for Public Affairs (Sipa) director…

Factory workers displaced by fire

SIBU: A four-door factory workers’ barracks at Ting Lik Kwong Road, Sibu was 90 percent destroyed in a fire yesterday. The quarters were inhabited by 14 men and an Indonesian woman. State Fire and…

Assemblyman gives trainees listening ear

MUKAH: Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi recently spent time to mingle with trainees from Mukah Setia Raja Football Development Academy at Padang Mesra MDDM here on Thursday. The former Dalat…

Restoring Batang Oya riverbank

OYA: Restoration works on the Batang Oya riverbank corridor here finally began last Tuesday after it was delayed for over a year. Tender for the RM4 million project was recently…