Power generation up to meet demand

KUCHING: The current grid generating capacity in the state is at 3,544MW to meet the power demand of 3,315MW in 2016 compared to about 3,000MW in 2015. Minister of Rural Electricity and Water Supply ...

Three men nabbed for drug possession

KUCHING: The police arrested three men suspected of possessing drugs during a raid on a house at Lorong 9, Jalan Stutong Baru here, Wednesday. Acting on information received, the police raided the ho...

Girl seeks father to be witness of her wedding

OYA: A 17-year-old girl, Nurziana Mohd Syah is searching for her father to be a witness of her wedding which will be held after Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Nurziana said her father, Syah Rizal, had left he...

279,300 senior citizens in Sarawak in 2016

KUCHING: Sarawak has a total of 279,300 senior citizens in 2016, counting for 10.2 per cent of the total population. Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development,...

Cops nab three men for stealing iron bars

KUCHING: Three men were arrested after being caught stealing two iron bars at a vacant factory in Demak Laut Industrial Park here yesterday. A team from the police multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) unit wa...

Nyallau denies wanting to step down as MP

KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Vice Women chief, Angeline Umih agreed with Datuk William Nyallau that the person(s) hiding behind anonymity on an article, ‘Nyallau may give way to new face in Lu...

Rural areas enjoy only 61 pct water supply coverage

KUCHING: While water supply coverage in the urban area is reaching 100 per cent, coverage in the rural area is only at about 61 per cent. This was revealed by Minister of Rural Electricity and Water ...

DAP team calls on CM

  KUCHING: A Democratic Act Party (DAP) delegation paid a courtesy call to Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg at the State Legislative Assembly Complex yesterday. DAP Chairman Chon...

Teacher, two sons abusing drugs nabbed

LAWAS: A school teacher and his two sons were arrested by police after they were found positive for drugs during an anti-drug operation in Sundar Sub-District recently. The suspects, aged 50, 20 and ...