6,770 cigarette cartons seized

LIMBANG: The logging roads from Miri to Limbang have become the main route for smuggling cigarettes into the district and Brunei. In light of the illegal activities in the area, the police here had s...

Dzulkafli new 9th Infantry Brigade commander

SIBU: Brigadier-General Dzulkafli Mustafa is the new commander of the 9th Infantry Brigade Malaysia. Dzulkafli took over the post as the new commander of the 9thInfantry Brigade from Brigadier-Genera...

TYT bestows awards on 144

KUCHING: Sarawak Biodiversity Centre chief executive officer Dr Yeo Tiong Chia heads the list of 146 recipients of Sarawak state and public service awards at an investiture ceremony in the Sarawak St...

CP warns dealers of stolen items

KUCHING: Second hand dealers who trade stolen items will be charged seriously by the police and their licences will be suspended. State Police Commissioner (CP) Datuk Mazlan Mansor said that they wil...

Two hurt in two-lorry accident

SARIKEI: Two men were injured after the cargo lorry they were travelling in crashed into a stationary tanker lorry at Bukit Berayang, Jalan Saratok here early yesterday. In the incident that occurred...

Body of missing elderly woman found

DALAT: The body of the 75-year-old woman who was reported missing in Batang Igan near Kampung Bungan Besar last Monday was found yesterday morning. Prior to the incident, the victim, Jini Tarubok, wa...

34 GOF personnel bleed for a good cause

SIBU: Thirty-four personnel from the 10th Battalion General Operation Force (GOF) took part in a blood donation campaign held at the Lanang Camp here yesterday. The campaign was held in conjunction w...

Two hurt in factory blast

KUCHING:  Two workers were injured in an explosion at a factory at Samajaya Free Industrial Zone here yesterday morning. According to a spokesman from the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) 19 p...

Illegal extension on the rise

SIBU: It is observed that illegal extension on building structures is on the rise, said Sibu Municipal Council chairman, Datuk Tiong Thai King. “Rampant extensions done without approval from the coun...