‘Bubuk’ season back in Miri

MIRI: Krill or ‘bubuk’ season is back, providing fishermen and housewives as well people with spare time here the opportunity to earn extra income. Krill are tiny crustaceans used by the locals to ma...

SWAT captures 2.17-metre crocodile in Sg Santubong

KUCHING: A crocodile measuring 2.17 metres was snared by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) Swift Wwildlife Action Team (SWAT) in Sungai Santubong here yesterday. The female crocodile was believe...

State targets 5 mln tourist arrivals

KUCHING: Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datu Ik Pahon Joyik said Sarawak recorded 4.6 million tourist arrivals in 2016 and Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Haji Johar...

Motorcyclist killed in self-accident

KUCHING: A local man was killed after the motorcycle he was riding went out of control and crashed into a road barrier in Serian yesterday. The deceased was identified at Segaya Biaw, 52, from Kampun...

Six nabbed for suspected hotel robbery

KUCHING: Police detained six individuals on suspicion of robbing several budget hotels and motels at Mile 3 here on Wednesday and Thursday. Acting on information received, a police team from the Kuch...

Car recovered, minus RM14,000 cash

MIRI: A coffee shop owner lost RM14,000 after his car which was parked in front of his shop in Senadin here was driven away by a thief on Thursday afternoon. The victim in his 30s discovered his car ...

Man nabbed for drug possession

MIRI: A local man was detained by police at Miri Airport on Thursday morning for drug possession. Miri Police chief, ACP Khoo Leng Huat said the 33-year-old man was detained at the entrance of the ai...

Parked car catches fire

SRI AMAN: A car parked near a row of shops at Jalan Astana here caught fire at 8.25am yesterday. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. A spokesman from Sri Aman fire station said 10 personnel were ...

Body of suspected drowning victim found

SIBU: The body of a teenager, believed to have died from drowning, was found floating in Sungai Rajang Tanjung Penasu here yesterday morning. The victim, Penaus Udin, 16, was found by members of the ...