Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Safe to fish in Sarawak waters

“Most of the cases are recorded under the Sarawak River Ordinance (SRO) 1993. As we know,   rivers in the state are mainly used as means of transport. We are always checking  the cargo boats, passenger boats and commercial...

Lo checks Bau/Batu Kitang Road

KUCHING: State Assemblyman for Batu Kitang, Lo Khere Chiang yesterday afternoon checked the condition of the  Bau/Batu Kitang Road   after the laying of water pipes. He said the project, under the Rural Water Supply Department (JBALB), would be completed...

Political Secretary holds dialogues with longhouses

SARIKEI: Political Secretary to the Chief Minister, Teng Ung Woo recently held dialogue sessions with several longhouses  here. Teng said the aim of the dialogues was to find out what the longhouses  lacked and how the government could  assist them. The longhouses...

Girl raped by new ‘friend’ during outing

MIRI: A 15-year-old girl was raped by a teenage boy whom she had just befriended during their outing last Sunday night. In the incident that occurred at around midnight at a hut at Lutong beach, the 15-year-old girl claimed she...

RM250M allocated for Kemena Bridge

BINTULU: A total of RM250 million was allocated for the construction of Batang Kemena Bridge in Jepak, here. Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Abang Haji Openg handed over the cheque for the amount during the ‘leaders meet the...

SPM 2016: State records slight increase in National Average Grade

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded a slight increase in last year’s Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination in terms of the quality of the candidates’ performance as indicated by the increase in the National Average Grade (GPN). With the quality of performance being...

Erica Ling Sarawak’s top SPM scorer

SIBU: SMK Saint Elizabeth’s Erica Ling Kai Shi scored straight 11A+ in the 2016 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), making her the top SPM student in Sarawak. Ling scored straight 11A in Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Inggeris, Pendidikan Moral, Sejarah (History), Mathematics,...

Trio arrested for drug possession

MIRI: Police seized drugs believed to be syabu worth more than RM5,000 after arresting two men and a woman during a raid on a house in Krokop here yesterday morning. Miri Deputy Police chief, Supt Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the...

Two house break-in suspects nabbed

MARUDI: Two local men believed to be involved in a break-in case at Bukit Balet Tinjar Lapok last Saturday were arrested by police on Wednesday. Baram District Police chief, DSP Gabriel Risut confirmed the arrests and said both suspects were...

Foreign masseuse loses over RM20,000 in break-in

KUCHING: A foreign masseuse lost more than RM20,000 in cash and belongings after her work place at Jalan Petanak was broken into last Wednesday night. The 39-year-old complainant from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) said the incident occurred at...

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Action to be taken against errant coffee shops

MIRI: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) on Tuesday (Nov 30) warned that stern action would...