Monitor lizard in car bonnet

Margaret Ringgit

MIRI: An adult monitor lizard stunned a young father and son at 10.30am yesterday when they were about to wash their car at Taman Bumiko. Much to their shock, they found the reptile hiding inside the engine compartment of their car. The 28-year-old man immediately called up Miri Civil Defence […]

Watch your dog!

Gerald Lawson

Council to come down hard on owners ignoring incensing laws SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) is dead serious. It is going to use the full might of the law against those who continue to disregard the rules and regulations on dog licensing and other related matters. Chairman Clarence Ting said […]

MRC brings Christmas spirit to Serian Hospital

Aina Azizah Yeo

SERIAN: Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) Serian district and MRC SMK (Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan) Serian jointly organised Christmas carols at Serian Hospital recently. MRC presented 100 Christmas gifts to in-patients, 140 gifts to out-patients and 104 gifts to patients from the Diabetic and Hypertension unit during the event. The project manager […]

Acting TYT, CM among guests at double wedding

News Desk

KUCHING: A happy and proud Datuk Awang Bujang Awang Antek, who is Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) executive secretary, and his wife Datin Fatmahwati Haji Alek married off their eldest and youngest daughters last Friday night. The glamorous weddings of Muhammad Tajuddin Abu Talip and Dayang Adibah Datuk Awang Bujang, […]

Early Christmas cheer for KAA students

Aina Azizah Yeo

KUCHING: One hundred and twenty-one autistic students of Kuching Autistic Association (KAA) and their parents attended the “Love-In-A-Box” programme here at the KAA Learning and Day Care Centre yesterday. The programme was graced by the State Economic Development Corporation (SEDC Sarawak) chairman Datuk Amar Abdul Aziz Husain. The “Love-In-A-Box” programme […]

Sarawak to invest in sporting events

Margaret Ringgit

MIRI: The Sarawak government will not hesitate to invest in sporting events as the state aims to become a sport powerhouse, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.  “Sporting events are productive outlets for our young athletes and I believe our young athletes have bright potential,” he added […]

Prices of fish, vegetables up

Clement Erik Wong

KUCHING: The current rainy season is believed to have caused a short supply of fresh food, resulting in a price hike. New Sarawak Tribune visited several markets in Kuching and Samarahan and found that the prices of fish and vegetables increased. The prices of fish and other seafood increased significantly […]

Mind your words, please

Natasha Jee

Petronas CEO told not to says things that could hurt Sarawakians KUCHING: Petronas CEO Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin has been told to be careful when making statements regarding oil royalty. Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri feels that “whatever inconsiderate statements that come out from the CEO […]

‘DUN should not be used for political rhetoric’

Natasha Jee

KUCHING: Elected representatives from both sides of the political spectrum have been told not to use the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) to quarrel but instead cooperate to move Sarawak forward. Movement for Change Sarawak (MoCS) chairman Francis Siah was responding to a video of Pelawan assemblyman David Wong voicing his […]

Life-long dream of 24-hour electricity

Margaret Ringgit

Long Lilim thanks state govt for realising dream MIRI: The people of Long Lilim in Sungai Patah Telang Usan are thankful to Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) for fulfilling their life-long dream of having 24-hour electricity supply. “We switched on the lights in our rooms for the very first time earlier […]

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