Thursday, October 28, 2021

Local News

Help take care of river navigation markers, signs

MIRI: Datuk Seri Lee Kim Shin is seeking cooperation, especially from riverine users, to take care of all river navigation markers and signs. “In case of any damage, they should make a report at the nearest Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB)...

Crew change terminal to ensure orderly operations

MIRI: The completion of the 200m-long crew change terminal at Pulau Melayu is timely as it ensures the orderly operations of offshore crew boats in and out of Sungai Miri. Sarawak Transport Minister Datuk Seri Lee Kim Shin visited the...

MP backs heavier penalty for occupational safety offenders

KUCHING: Hulu Rajang MP Datuk Wilson Ugak Kumbong has backed the motion to increase fines and jail sentences to offenders under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. "This clearly shows that the government is serious in ensuring every workplace in...

MP laments ‘unreasonable’ air fares from KL to Sarawak

SIBU: Lanang MP Alice Lau has urged the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) and the relevant parties to study the “unreasonable” air fares from Kuala Lumpur to Sarawak. "Crazy! I want to go back to Sibu next week. The return...

Kuching District reports most Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

KUCHING: New Covid-19 cases numbering 780 were recorded on Wednesday (Oct 27) in Sarawak - 67 more than the previous day’s tally of 713. Of this, 768 of the new cases were Categories 1 and 2 while 12 cases were Categories...

Pat on the back for ‘brave’ Pandelela

KUCHING: A political secretary to the Chief Minister has commended Datuk Pandelela Rinong for speaking out about her sexual harassment experience in her early diving days. “As the youth’s role model, Pandelela has done it right by sharing her experience...

Search for family members of Chiew Kok Pau

SIBU: Sibu Hospital is searching for family members or the next-of-kin to a male patient identified as Chiew Kok Pau. According to a statement released by the hospital, the patient was admitted to the Medical Ward (15) in Sibu Hospital...

Cryptocurrency mining operators to be charged for power theft

MIRI: Two cryptocurrency mining operators were caught stealing electricity during joint operations conducted by Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) and police here recently. One of the cryptocurrency mining centres was located at Desa Senadin Industrial Park while the other was in...

Juvenile junkie nabbed for possessing drug

MUKAH: Police arrested a 15-year-old boy for possessing 0.32g of syabu (methamphethamine drug) with a street value of RM50, at Jalan Selangau-Bintulu on Tuesday (Oct 26). Mukah district police chief DSP Muhamad Rizal Alias said the unemployed juvenile was arrested...

Illegal money-lending lands man in trouble

PADAWAN: A man has been arrested for running an illegal money-lending business. He was picked up by police in Siburan on Monday (Oct 25) after a report was made against him by a victim. The victim had borrowed RM8,000 from the...

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JKKK embraces ICT with first virtual meeting

MUKAH: Kampung Teh Labak village development and security committee (JKKK) here held its first online meeting via Zoom recently. Chairman...