853 ARRESTED IN 261 GAMBLING RAIDS

KUCHING: Police personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the state police contingent continued with their aggressive raids against illegal gambling last week, especially against ...

72 pct of single moms want to work

KOTA SAMARAHAN: About 72 per cent of single mothers want or are willing to work. This was discovered through a research called ‘Investigation Into Barriers for Single Mothers with Tertiary Educations...

Three arrested for selling illegal lotteries

KUCHING: A girl from Kampung Datuk Stephen  Yong was arrested for selling illegal lotteries in a coffee shop at Jalan Datuk Tawi at about 2pm last Monday. Among items seized from the girl were a...

Man hurt in attack

KUCHING: A man was attacked by four men at 11.30 am at Satok Commercial Centre last Monday. Members of the public who witnessed the attack later contacted the Sarawak General Hospital for an ambulanc...

Cannibalised car reported stolen

KUCHING: A car which has been cannibalised (stripped of its front wheels, head lamps, doors and other vital parts) was found by a police patrol team at Jalan Min Chong, Batu Kawah near here at 10.30a...

Three robbery suspects nabbed

SAMARAHAN: The police here arrested three suspects aged between 23 and 28 for robbing a convenience store at 4.15am last Monday. One of the suspects broke the door of the store before taking away a b...

Two snatch theft cases, one break-in reported

KUCHING: A 47-year-old businesswoman from Semariang, Petra Jaya near here said at about 9.45am last Sunday while she was coming out of a hotel at Jalan Tun Jugah here, her handbag was snatched by a p...

House owner loses RM1,330 in break-in

KUCHING: A teenager working at a convenience store in Semariang near here lodged a police report that his house at Cahaya Mata, Semariang was broken into via the back door. Upon checking he discovere...

Amazing Sarawak – Part 13

 Iban Festivals Important Iban gawai (festivals) include the gawai kenyalang, gawai batu, gawai antu, gawai mangkung tiang and gawai nyemali umai.  Gawai Nyemali Umai Gawai nyemali umai is ...

Shastaclaire fairest of ‘em all

SANTUBONG: Shastaclaire Drickerson prevailed over the others and was crowned as this year’s Miss Cultural Harvest Festival. The 18-year-old managed to beat 11 other contestants during the event’s gra...