189 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS DETAINED IN ‘OPS SAPU’

MUKAH: 189 illegal immigrants were detained by Sarawak Immigration Department in an operation codenamed “Ops Sapu” here early yesterday morning. The operation, which began at 5.00am, was carried out ...

Abdullah sheds light on issue of RM5m RTP allocations

KUCHING: The RM5 million Rural Transformation Project (RTP) allocations for the State Assemblymen (ADUN) are not channelled directly to the ADUNs themselves. Such allocation will only be channelled t...

Johari ‘looking closely’ at ADUNs’ scorecards

KUCHING: The Chief Minister has the power to call up any state assemblyman or assemblywoman (ADUN) who is perceived to be underperforming. The ADUN might be perceived as not performing from the score...

Happy school holiday to you and your family!

Today is the start of a oneweek holiday for secondary schools in Sarawak. Many parents and guardians welcome such a break f rom school. It means being able to wake up a bit later in the morning inste...

SFC catches 2.27-metre croc in Pusa

BETONG: The government’s crocodile culling and removal efforts undertaken by Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) are continuing in earnest, this time concentrating on the waters of Sg. Undai, Pusa, in...

One of three handphone theft suspects arrested

KUCHING: A 25-year-old suspect from Selangor who was among three suspects caught stealing four handphones from a phone shop at Tabuan Jaya near here was arrested in a house at Kpg Sg Periuk here at 2...

Car crash claims two lives

SRI AMAN: A car driver and a passenger died on the spot while three others sustained only minor injuries after the Perodua Axia car they were travelling in skidded before it rammed a telephone pole a...

Suspect nabbed for beating up enforcement officer

KUCHING: A wholesale vegetable seller was arrested for allegedly beating up a Kuching South City Council (MBKS) enforcement officer at Stutong Community Market around 8pm on 4 March. The suspect in h...

Over 100 participants in health programme

KUCHING: More than 100 people took part in the ‘Pink For Health Lifestyle Zumba’ Programme held at the compound of the Sarawak State Library, Petrajaya near here, yesterday. Assistant Minister for Ea...