Next year’s fest hopes to draw 2,000 big bikers

KUCHING: The 19th Borneo Island International Big Bikers Festival will be held from 6 to 8 April next year. According to Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Abang Haji Openg, the festival next...

RM40,000 for PIBG to undertake new projects

  KUCHING: SK Jalan Ong Tiang Swee (SKJOTS) will not be having its weekly assembly and curriculum activities under the sun anymore with the completion of the school’s new hall costing RM350,000....

Class reunion dinner attracts 90 classmates, 20 teachers

SIBU: About 90 classmates and 20 teachers of Class of 1985 SMK Sacred Heart attended the annual reunion dinner at Kingwood Hotel here, last Friday. Classmates had returned here from as far as Austral...

Fascinating, mystical Yogyakarta

Recently, the New Sarawak Tribune, along with several representatives from other print media and local travel agencies, participated in a five-day Familiarisation Trip to Yogyakarta on the island of ...

Marriage course aims to tackle rising divorce rate

KUCHING: The rising divorce rate in the state is worrying, according to Assistant Minister for Early Childhood Education and Family Development, Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali. She said various...

PBH: First two Sarawak Bumi contractors receive LOA

KUCHING: Two Sarawak Bumiputera contractors were awarded the jobs to build 15 km of Pan Borneo Highway (PBH) from the Serian Roundabout and from Pantu Junction. The two contractors, namely, Konsortiu...

Two seriously hurt after car collides with lorry

SELANGAU: Two women were seriously injured after the car they were travelling in collided with a lorry at KM 57 Jalan Sibu-Selangau here yesterday afternoon. According to Stapang Police Station chief...

SCATS to resolve traffic jams in Batu Kawa

KUCHING: Taffic congestions in Batu Kawa will be a thing of the past once the Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS) is installed in two months’ time, said Local Government Minister Datuk...