Ample benefits from DBKU 24-hour service centre

KUCHING: Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) 24-hour service centre has benefited the society a lot through its hotline and WhatsApp reports. The service centre which was implemented in 2012 has bec...

Zero Strays Miri adopts TNR project

MIRI: Trap, Neuter and Release (TNR) project is an international method used to humanely control and stabilise the population of stray dogs and cats. Zero Strays Miri (ZSM), a none-profit animal welf...

S’wak checks spread of rabies from Indonesia

SERIAN: Sarawak has asked the police and military to ensure that rabies does not spread from Kalimantan in Indonesia across the common border to Sarawak. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Ugga...

Rabbies: no state of emergency for s’wak

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg said there is no need to declare a state of emergency due to the recent rabies phenomenon.  “It is confined more in the Serian district only....

State sends 120 to perform Hajj under special programme

KUCHING: A total of 120 participants from throughout the state were chosen to perform their Hajj pilgrimage to Makkah. This will be the seventh series of such programme, known as the ‘Program Khas Ha...

Province appoints Donald Jute as 14th Bishop of Kuching

KUCHING: The Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia has announced the appointment of the Revd Donald Jute as the 14th Bishop of the Anglican Church in Sarawak and Brunei, which is known a...

Senior citizen found dead behind house

SAMARAHAN: An elderly woman was found dead near a house in Kampung Bangka Semong here on Tuesday evening. The deceased was identified as Serimah Serian, 82, from Kampung Sourabaya Ulu, Petra Jaya. On...

Girl seeks help from firemen to remove ring

BETONG: A 15-year-old girl sought assistance from the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) personnel to remove a ring stuck on her right pinky finger on Tuesday night. A spokesman for Betong fire stati...

Miri APM helps catch two cobras

MIRI: Miri Civil Defence Force (APM) personnel were called to catch two cobras in two separate locations here on Tuesday evening. Miri APM officer, Captain Mohd Hazle Shah Abdul Hamid said the first ...

Army personnel help clear debris

BELAGA: A team of 12 personnel from the 7th Battalion of the Border Regiment helped the villagers of the Uma Badeng longhouse clear fire debris yesterday. The team led by Major Zuhan Mohamad received...