The fittest of them all

Gerald Lawson

Aissamuddin, Carol FIF Asia Gold Borneo qualifier winners SIBU: The Borneo qualifying round of the Fitness International Federation (FIF) Asia Gold saw Aissamuddin Sapar and Carol Lau emerging as champion in the men and women categories respectively. The contest on Sunday, jointly organised by FIF and Solid Gym, Sibu, was […]

PBB wants more politically savvy youths

KUCHING: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) wants to see bigger participation and representation in politics among Sarawak’s youths. Speaking to the press after officiating the Satok Street Fest here on Sunday, Satok PBB deputy chairman Datuk Ibrahim Baki said the Beliawanis programme had wooed youths into participating in politics. “You […]

Sarawak overall champion in national STEM Carnival

William Chai

KUCHING: Sarawak emerged as the overall champion in the national- level Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Carnival held in Langkawi from Nov 17 to 20. Various STEM related competitions were held during the carnival. The state teams won five awards, three championship titles and two second prizes. Topping the […]

Affordable homes for govt staff

Sarawak govt mulls housing estate project KUCHING: The state government will consider building affordable houses for civil servants. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said this will happen once the state government has identified several places for its housing projects. “We (state government) will cooperate with several organisations […]

73 pct of dogs vaccinated

Allan Jay

KUCHING: To date the Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) has accumulatively vaccinated more than 149,000 dogs throughout the state. “The figure is 73 per cent of the vaccination coverage which is estimated at 205,000 dogs,” said its director Dr Adrian Susin Ambud. “DVSS has achieved its target, but we […]

‘Trust me, Lingga will prosper’

Nazmi Suhaimi

LINGGA: The constituents here are urged to put their faith in Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) state administration to oversee the district’s transformation in the next five years. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said with the completion of infrastructure projects within that period, the small coastal fishing town […]

Bau devt blueprint to be unveiled

Natasha Jee

BAU: Bau District 2016-2030 Blueprint will be launched on December 14. This was revealed by Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep who said the launch would be at Krokong Bazaar during a ‘Leaders with the People Programme’ which will begin at 10am. “In this blueprint, we have laid out […]

Continued backing for food truck industry

KUCHING: Any effort to encourage youth involvement in the food truck industry will continue to get the backing of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Satok Branch. The branch’s deputy chairman Datuk Ibrahim Baki, who represented Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Tun Openg, said the state government saw huge opportunities in […]

Poor in money matters?

Allan Jay

See me: Tiong KUCHING: Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon’s remarks about a loan taken to fund the state’s coastal road and other major infrastructure projects showed his lack of understanding of the financial aspects of such crucial facilities.  Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) president Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing responded […]

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