Gawai brings joy and happiness to the people

As we celebrate Hari Gawai Dayak in and outside the State, I wish to say here the celebration has been changing, not in its form as a whole, but in the ways that bring a lot of joy and happiness to t...

Diversity not an obstacle to unity, mutual respect

KUCHING: Diversity of cultures, races and religions should not be an obstacle for us to become a society that is united and harmonious based on the spirit of respect for each other. Chief Minister Da...

Early Raya Cheer for scores of kids

KUCHING:  Scores of children attending a function had an early Raya cheer yesterday as they each received gift, namely a green packet containing cash. The early Raya joy was courtesy of the Minister ...

BR1M 2017 second payment from 5 June, says minister

KUALA LUMPUR: Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani said the second payment of 1Malaysia People’s Aid  (BR1M) 2017 will be made from 5 June. The payment in conjunction with Aidilfitri...

MPP revokes licences of four entertainment centres

KUCHING: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) has revoked family entertainment licences of four family entertainment centres operating under its jurisdiction yesterday. Speaking to reporters at a pres...

Octogenarian burnt to death in sundry shop fire

LUNDU: A disabled octogenarian was burnt to death in a fire that broke out at a sundry shop in Kampung Jangkar here at 7.50pm yesterday. According to the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) sp...

Labourer caught riding stolen bike

KUCHING: A labourer was arrested by police after he was caught riding a stolen motorcycle at Jalan Canna here on Tuesday morning. The police were patrolling along the road at around 8.00am when they ...

Trying to lie low during Gawai

Gawai Dayak is here again. Many of my friends are mostly homebound; and so are my family members too. I choose to stay put in the city and try to lie low. My last time homebound to Saratok for the fe...