‘690 illegals arrested SO FAR’

KUCHING: As of 21 March this year, a total of 690 illegal immigrants have been arrested by the Immigration Department. 70 per cent of those arrested under their Everyday Operation or ‘Hari-hari opera...

Fire destroys two longhouses, makes 84 people homeless

SRI AMAN: A total of 28 families and 84 people were made homeless when two longhouses at the Jongkong Panjai, Jungkong Empelajau road were destroyed in a fire early yesterday morning. The longhouses ...

Car passenger killed in two-vehicle crash

KUCHING: A female car passenger was killed in a road accident involving two vehicles at a roundabout in Asajaya near here on Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Sarimah Abdul, 56. The accid...

Jobless man arrested for drug possession

KUCHING: An unemployed man suspected of possessing drugs was arrested by the police on Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was picked up by the police at Kampung Siol Kandis here at 3.30pm following a t...

Security guard lodges report over missing electric cables

KUCHING: A security guard lodged a police report after he discovered RM25,000 worth of electric cables missing from his workplace last Tuesday evening. The complainant, who works at a factory at Dema...

Woman hurt as car crashes into concrete fence

MIRI: A woman was injured after the car she was travelling in crashed into a concrete fence at Jalan Miri-Bintulu here last Wednesday morning. The victim, in her 30s, was said to be heading to Morsja...

Duo collared for alleged robbery

MIRI: Two local men suspected of robbing a civil servant in Kampung Lusut here two weeks ago were arrested by police yesterday. Acting on information received, both men in their 30s, were detained by...

UIS keeps retrenched workers off the job

The proposal to set up Unemployment Insurance Scheme (UIS) by Ministry of Human ResourceS to manage retrenched workers in this country is completely out of touch with today’s economic and employment ...

500 fishermen given subsistence allowance

MUKAH: A total of 500 fishermen received subsistence allowance in cash amounting to RM138,650 at Dewan Suarah Mesra, yesterday. Tellian Assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo said, the monthly aid given by the ...