Chinese chess tourney at Boulevard Mall 17-26 March

Doreen Ling

KUCHING: In conjunction with the school holidays, the Xiang Qi Association Kuching will hold the ‘Boulevard Cup’ Kuching Xiang Qi Championship throughout this week-long school holidays. According to President of Federation of Chinese Associations of Kuching, Samarahan, and Serian Divisions, Dato Richard Wee it is a good opportunity for the […]

Fishermen thrilled with return of ‘bubuk’ season

News Editor

BINTULU: Like their Miri counterparts, local fishermen both fulltime and part-time are thrilled with the return of the bubuk (krill shrimps) season because it brings them extra income. ‘Bubuk’ is the main ingredient for the locals to make ‘belacan’ (shrimp paste) and cencaluk (fermented shrimps). Mustapha Mahli, 52, of Kampung […]

And the winners are…

Julie Ngadan

KUCHING: Chin Lian Seng, 24, the first prize winner of the second season draw for New Jimmy Contest walked home with an Ogawa Smart Vogue massage chair. The second and third prize went to Tang Soon Ming and Sharifah Zealifah Syed Noh, respectively. Tang took home a Samsung washer dryer […]

‘Bazarnita’ to start on 23 April

Henry Siyu

OYA: Dalat District will have a women bazaar called `Bazarnita’, with the pilot project to be set up in the middle of next month. The bazaar would gather women entrepreneurs in the Dalat constituency under one roof to sell all kinds of products. In disclosing this last Thursday morning, Minister […]

Notice of water disruption tomorrow

News Desk

MIRI: Repair works on the water mains at Old Riam Road here will result in water supply disruption in several areas here tomorrow (Monday, 20 March) from 8am to 6pm. LAKU Management Sdn Bhd said in a press statement that the areas affected are Morsjaya Commercial Centre, Friendship Garden, Siang […]

Connie Ong is SMK Oya top SPM 2016 student

Henry Siyu

OYA: A disabled student was the top student of SMK Oya in last year’s SPM, after the results were announced last Thursday. The top student, Connie Ong Hui May scored 9As and one C for Additional Mathematics. Connie who is wheel-chair bound received her result slip from Minister of Welfare, […]

MRSM Mukah has 12 SPM high achievers

Henry Siyu

MUKAH: MARA Junior Science College Mukah (MRSM Mukah) recorded a sterling performance in last year’s Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), the results which were announced last Thursday. According to its principal, Haji Maznan Maamor, of the total of 113 candidates who sat for the exam, 12 scored nine straight As. “The […]

Pustaka holds story telling session

News Editor

KUCHING: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak in collaboration with Bookaroo Trust United Kingdom held Pustaka- Bookaroo In The City Bersama Jeeva– Sesi Bercerita melalui ’Musictopia’ for children aged between 8 and 10 at Pustaka Negeri Sarawak here last Friday. The story teller for the session was Jeeva Ragunath (picture), a renown story […]

School’s fund-raising run on 20 May

News Desk

MIRI: The Sekolah Agama Rakyat Miri (SARM) Parent-Teacher Welfare Committee will organise a ‘Trekton’ (run) at Miri Stadium on 20 May. Its headmistress Fauziah Mokhtar Khan said the event was meant to raise funds for the repair and maintenance of the school’s infrastructure. “This year’s event is organised for the […]

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