Thursday, July 29, 2021

Local News

State polls in September?

KUCHING: There is a high likelihood that Sarawak state election will take place in late September in the event that another Emergency is not declared, said Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “My guess is...

Petros inks first PSC for offshore exploration

KUCHING: Petroleum Sarawak Berhad (Petros) through Petroleum Sarawak Exploration and Production Sdn Bhd (PSEP) has been awarded its first production sharing contract (PSC) with Sarawak Shell Berhad (SSB) and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB). Under the PSC, SSB as operator...

EMCO imposed at four new localities

KUCHING: Four new localities in Bintulu, Pakan and Kabong have been placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO). The State Disaster Management Committee said the EMCO at two localities in Bintulu — a rented room above Mr Shop Piggy...

Sarawak cases up again

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 464 new Covid-19 cases today, 59 more than the previous day’s number of 405. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 75,211 while the death toll remains at 459. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee...

Chong fails in bid to strike out defamation suit

KUCHING: The High Court here today (July 28) dismissed the application by the Democratic Action People (DAP) Sarawak chairman Chong Chieng Jen to strike out the defamation case filed against him by Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) president Datuk...

Fire leaves two families homeless

KUCHING: Two families were left homeless after fire razed three homes in Kampung Sinjan near here, last Tuesday. The State Fire and Rescue operation centre said they received an emergency call at 6.46pm and mobilised firefighters from Petrajaya station to...

Car suddenly burst into flames

MIRI: A car parked in front of a furniture shop in Jalan Krokop Utama here was badly damaged in a fire on Wednesday evening. Miri Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) chief Supt Law Poh Kiong said the car, which burst...

Man killed in car accident

JULAU: A man was killed in an accident along Jalan KJD here on Tuesday (July 27). The State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre said the victim, Richart Ambok, 53, crashed into a construction machinery and was pinned to...

House owner loses RM16,000

MIRI: Cash and valuables worth a total value of RM16,000 were stolen from a house in Desa Indah 3 Permyjaya this afternoon. According to a police source, the burglary was discovered by the owner of the house, a contractor in...

Cop tests positive for syabu

PADAWAN: A police lance corporal was arrested after he tested positive for drugs today. Padawan District police chief Superintendent Aidil Bolhassan said the 31-year-old cop, who was on duty at the Kota Sentosa Police Station, tested positive for methamphetamine (also...

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Unique aroma of Pes Ayam Kuzy Gula Apong

KUCHING: Aiming to showcase authentic products from Sarawak, a businesswoman has come up with a new product, Pes Ayam...