Swinburne collaborates with Thai university

Allan Jay

KUCHING: Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus (Swinburne Sarawak) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Phuket Rajabhat University to develop academic, educational and cultural co-operation. Signing the MOU for Swinburne Sarawak was Swinburne Innovation Malaysia Sdn Bhd chief executive officer cum Future Projects director Professor Wallace Wong, while […]

Double-storey house catches fire

Daryll Law

BAU: A house at Kampung Padang Pan, Jalan Gumbang was destroyed by fire yesterday. Bau Fire Station chief Tawang Linggem said nine firefighters were despatched to the scene after it was reported that a double-storey semi-permanent house had caught fire at 11.35am. The firefighters conducted their operation with a relay […]

Art exhibition at Pustaka Miri

News Desk

MIRI: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak, Miri and local artists including Mary Anne Vaz are holding a one-month art exhibition and sale themed ‘Joy of Painting’. The exhibition located at the lobby begins today (December 5) and will end January 7 next year. As one of the most frequently held programmes at […]

Man found dead in rented room

Daryll Law

KUCHING: The remains of a man were found in a rented upper room of a shophouse at MJC New Township Batu Kawa yesterday. The deceased identified as Selvakumar Subramaniam, 31, from Jerantut in Pahang, was found in the prone position on the floor. Padawan district police headquarters spokesperson said police received […]

Open tender for all bridge projects

Tania Lam

KUCHING: All Sarawak bridge projects costing billions of ringgit are tendered out on open tender basis, assured Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “Lobbying for the projects are out of the question in line with our quest towards transparency and good governance,” he said at the State Civil […]

Counter-balancing Kalimantan’s border posts

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By Barina Nani KOTA SAMARAHAN: The demand for more security posts along the Sarawak-Kalimantan border was not only due to the coming relocation of Indonesia’s capital city to Kalimantan. Eastern Field Command (EFC) commander Lt Gen Datuk Wira Zamrose Mohd Zain said the purpose of adding more such facilities was […]

Thank you, you are the man!

Allan Jay

Cuepacs says financial aid shows state govt is concerned KUCHING: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services Malaysia (Cuepacs) Sarawak Branch thanked the state government for the RM500 financial assistance for federal civil servants in the state.  Cuepacs Sarawak president Ahmad Malie said that the […]

State delegation visits Chinese solar plant

Allan Jay

SHANGHAI: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan recently led a state delegation to one of the top global producers of solar industry here to better understand its operations. Awang Tengah, who is also the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development (Mintred) was […]

High Court’s decision lauded

Robert Kenneth

KUCHING: A state minister has lauded the High Court’s decision in favour of Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embass’ defamation suit against a special officer to works minister, Vernon Kedit. High Court Judge Ravinthran N Paramaguru awarded Uggah RM200,000 in damages and also ordered Vernon to pay RM40,000 in legal […]

Journalists take aim at closer ties

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By Barina Nani KOTA SAMARAHAN: Twenty-eight media practitioners from 13 agencies participated in a shooting competition in conjunction with ‘A Day with the Media’ organised by the Eastern Field Command (EFC) at Muara Tuang Camp here yesterday. Its commander Lt Gen Datuk Wira Zamrose Mohd Zain said the programme was […]

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