Pepper production 2016: Malaysia fifth in the world

KUCHING: In 2016, Malaysia was the fifth in the list of countries that produced the most pepper in the world with an estimated value of 29,245 metric ton. It has shown an increase of 3.3 per cent com...

Area’s rRM66m ‘gawai gift’

MARUDI: A total of RM66 million has been allocated for clean water supply project from Bian River to Beluru, extending to Long Tisam and from Beluru to Jalan Beluru, Lapi until the Bakong Atas River,...

76 drug addicts admitted to CCRC Jan-June this year

KUCHING: A total of 76 drug addicts were admitted to the Cure and Care Rehabilitation Centre (CCRC), Kuching, within the period of January until 5th June this year. This was revealed by the Director ...

Hazmat rushed to private hospital after mercury spill

KUCHING: A team from the Fire and Rescue Department Hazardous Materials Unit (Hazmat) was rushed to a private hospital here to clean up liquid mercury spilt in a haemodialysis room yesterday morning....

Man nabbed for raping own daughter

KUCHING: A 35-year-old man was arrested by police for allegedly raping his biological daughter. The suspect, from Kampung Serayang, Lundu, was picked up by the police at 1.30pm on Sunday following a ...

Burglar caught on CCTV

KUCHING: A closed-circuit television (CCTV) may have nailed a burglar who struck at a house at Jalan Song at 3.30am on Sunday. The theft victim lodged a report at a police station on Sunday morning, ...

Strong winds uproot canopies at Mukah Ramadan Bazaar

MUKAH: A number of canopies erected at the Mukah Ramadan Bazaar here were uprooted by strong winds early yesterday. The incident, believed to have occurred between 12.30am and 1.00am also uprooted se...

30 travellers seek refunds from travel agency

KUCHING: About 30 travellers sought help from SUPP Public Complaints Bureau (SPCB) to obtain refunds from a local travel agency here. The matter came to light after the group who made full payment fo...