Weatherman warns of heavy rain in Sarawak


KUALA LUMPUR: The Meteorological Department today issued a warning of heavy rain in several areas of Sarawak, and said such weather would prevail until tomorrow. In a statement, it identified the areas likely to be affected are Kuching, Serian, Samarahan, Sri Aman, Betong, Sarikei, Sibu and Mukah. – Bernama ShareTweetSharePin

It will rain until March

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The northeast monsoon (NEM) which began last Oct 24 is expected to go on until March next year. So from now till then, the country is expected to receive four to six episodes of heavy rainfall. During the early phase, which is until early next month, heavy rainfalls are […]

Be like Denmark

Margaret Ringgit

BINTULU: Sarawak is dead serious in combating corruption because it erodes the people’s trust in the civil service and it undermines the social contract between the government and the governed. This seriousness was affirmed by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, who lauded efforts made the Malaysian Anti-Corruption […]

PKS receives 416 new students

Aina Azizah Yeo

KUCHING: Politeknik Kuching Sarawak (PKS) welcomed 416 new students for its December intake and received a new bus during the closing ceremony of an orientation week at PKS here, yesterday. Director of Politeknik Kuching, Jamaliah Ahmad said the new students would be taking diploma courses in Engineering, Business and Information […]

Students on cloud nine

Aina Azizah Yeo

TVET EDUCATION KUCHING: Being accepted into a polytechnic is a big deal for students who are not academically inclined, so the excitement of the latest batch of students of Politeknik Kuching Sarawak (PKS) is understandable. In addition, they got an extra reason to be glad and excited when at the […]

‘We’ve our own laws’

Nazmi Suhaimi

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT   KUCHING: Any approaches or future undertakings with regard to environmental management will be based on Sarawak’s own mould, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. In stressing this, he said that the state is targeting to reduce carbon emissions through the use of hydrogen in […]

PBB Youth veep blasts ‘secret circular’

Nazmi Suhaimi

ENTRY BAN ON GPS REPS INTO SCHOOLS KUCHING: PBB deputy youth chief, Miro Simuh, blasted the federal government for having issued a “secret circular” banning GPS representatives from being involved in school activities. He said this in response to state Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen who insisted on […]

‘MACC needs prosecution powers’

Nazmi Suhaimi

KUCHING: The Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) ought to be given powers of prosecution. In arguing for this, Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) secretary-general Jonathan Chai Voon Tok said it was high time to tighten the Anti-Corruption Act by amending certain provisions. “At the moment, MACC’s power is limited to investigation only […]

Symposium to bring experts together

News Desk

MIRI: A delegation led by 1st Borneo Building Information Modelling (BIM) Symposium organising chairman Dr Wong Kwong Soon paid a courtesy call on Mayor Adam Yii here recently. Dr Wong, who is a senior lecturer of civil and construction engineering at Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia), said the purpose of the […]

Land and Survey Department wins gold

Tania Lam

Chief Minister’s Awards 2019   KUCHING: The Land and Survey Department won RM50,000 and the gold award in the Chief Minister’s Awards 2019 (major state agency category). Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) won silver — taking home RM40,000 and a trophy — while the Sarawak National Registration Department (JPN) won bronze […]

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