Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Area residents against Sacofa telco tower project

KUCHING: Pending assemblywoman Violet Yong Wui Wui hopes Sacofa will show respect  to the wishes  of the residents of Taman Supreme at Jalan Nyatoh and the vicinity not to have telecommunication tower build in their areas. “Since there is a...

Marine Police seize 300 illegal logs, mechanical shovel worth RM304,000

SARIKEI: On Thursday, at about 2.45pm, Marine Police personnel, acting on public information, conducted inspection on a logpond area at Jalan Sungai Petai. Sarawak Region 5 Marine Police Commander ACP Salehuddin Mat Zaman said as the result of inspection in...

9 schools closed as floods hit Sibu

SIBU: Nine primary schools in Sibu district were closed yesterday as the roads leading to these schools were not passable. The Rajang River overflowed its banks due to combination of high water levels from its upper reaches and the king...

Sarawak’s first Upside Down House launched

KUCHING: The state now has its first Upside Down House which is located in the city centre here. Generally an Upside Down House is a building that has been constructed upside down, with everything inside fitted... upside down. This gimmick has...

Naim wins 4th consecutive Environmental Award

KUCHING: It was a night to remember as Naim Holdings Bhd was adjudged the winner of the 7th Sarawak Chief Minister’s Environmental Award (CMEA) 2015/2016 in the Large Enterprise (Construction) category, marking its fourth consecutive win of the coveted...

Chemical leak occurs at SGH

KUCHING: There was a chemical leak on the 6th floor of the Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) at about 10.45am yesterday,  prompting firemen to rush to scene to do the cleaning up process. It was believed that the chemical, formalin, had...

Only one flight succeeded in delivering food packges

MIRI:  A total of 72 emergency food packages were successfully delivered to the affected flood areas at Long Sobeng Tinjar, Baram by the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) air unit yesterday. Detachment Chief for Air Operating Base of Miri Bomba,...

Bike thief given street justice

KUCHING: A local man was given a dose of street justice after he caught stealing a motorcycle on Wednesday evening. The incident took place at around 6.00pm at a commercial centre at Jalan Tun Jugah when the owner of the...

RM127k spent on clearing illegal dumping sites

KUCHING: Kuching South City Council (MBKS) spent a total of RM127,534 on clearing illegal dumping sites in areas under its jurisdiction last year. MBKS councilor, Mohamad Taufik Abdul Ghani said clearing waste was a shared responsibility and the people should...

DBKU mulls installing CCTVs to monitor illegal dumping

KUCHING: Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) is considering installing closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras to help its enforcement officers to monitor illegal dumping of rubbish. Acting director of DBKU, Jumaini Haili said installing CCTVs at illegal dumping sites was...

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