Express boat carrying 27 passengers catches fire

MUKAH: A total of 27 passengers of express boat named ‘Bangawan Laju’ yesterday became panicky and anxious when the back part of the boat near the engine suddenly caught fire while the boat was headi...

APM receives assets worth nearly RM6 mln

KUCHING: The state’s Civil Defence Forces (APM) received eight five-tonne lorries (MAN) worth RM5,245,896 and a Amphibious Rigid Inflatable Boat 7.1 Sealegs worth RM640,000 from the federal governmen...

4WD partially destroyed by fire

BINTULU: A four-wheel-drive (4WD) caught fire at Taman Summer Ville Villa here on Tuesday evening. Bintulu Fire chief, eight personnel from Bintulu fire station led by PBKII Stephen Plen rushed to th...

Cargo lorry catches fire

BINTULU: A cargo lorry caught fire at Selangau-Tatau Road here on Tuesday. Bintulu Fire chief, Di-Hatta Gobel said eight personnel with a fire engine from Tatau fire station, led by PBK Muhammad Juso...

Nanta donates RM2,000 to fire victims

KAPIT: Deputy Minister of Rural and Regional Development Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi donated a total of RM2,000 to two families whose houses were razed to the ground by fire at Sungai Pelajau, Jalan...

595 Beluru flood victims get cash aid

BELURU: A total of 595 people affected by the recent flood from Beluru received RM500 cash aid from the government. The aid was handed over by Assistant Minister of Local Government and Marudi Assemb...

Always a teacher at heart

Once a teacher is always a teacher, as its scouting equivalent would say the same for a scout. I was both a teacher and scout, and later a scout leader. But only scouting dispensed me with state leve...