RM15,000 WORTH OF FIRECRACKERS SEIZED

KUCHING: The State Customs Department   seized 219.6 kilogrammes of firecrackers worth RM15,176.67 with unpaid duties of RM5,595.24 in a statewide two-day operation codenamed “Ops Raya 2017” whi...

State cabinet conference also discusses tourism tax

KUCHING: Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah revealed  that the  tourism tax was  one of the main topics discussed during yesterday’s ...

400 MAF members break fast with Zaki

SIBU:  400 members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) were present at a breaking fast event with MAF Eastern Field Command (EFC) Commander, Lieutenant General Datuk Mohd Zaki Mokhtar at the compound...

State BN has received 80% of the names of candidates

KUCHING:  The State Barisan Nasional has received at least 80 per cent of the names of candidates who will contesting in the coming 14th General Election. Minister of Rural Electricity and Water Supp...

Hari Raya open house at Astana

KUCHING: The Yang di-Pertua Negeri,  Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud and Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Hajjah Ragad Kurdi Taib will hold Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house at Astana Negeri, Petra Ja...

Worker finds businessman dead in office

KUCHING: A businessman was found dead in his office at Bangunan Singh, Jalan Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce here on Wednesday. The deceased, surnamed Lai, 47, was found unresponsive on the floor in a CCTV ro...

Teen arrested for running amok, assaulting brother

  KUCHING: A teenager was arrested by police after he ran amok and assaulting his older brother at a house in Kampung Kudei here on Wednesday morning. It was believed that the incident occurred ...

Jobless woman nabbed for possessing drugs

SARIKEI: A jobless woman was arrested by police for allegedly possessing drugs on Wednesday. Sarikei District Police chief, Supt Mat Jusoh Mohamad said the 25-year-old was detained by personnel from ...

80 per cent of rape victims are minors

KUCHING: According to statistics from the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), about 80 per cent of rape victims in the country over the past two years are minors, said Digi CyberSAFE programme manager, Phi...

SEB provides aid to Bakun resettlement fire victims

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) joined other concerned agencies to quickly provide immediate relief to villagers of Uma Badeng in Sg Koyan Bakun Resettlement Scheme, after a 15 door-block of the...