Over 400,000 Malaysians suffer from Hepatitis C

KUALA LUMPUR: It is estimated that more than 400,000 Malaysians currently suffer from Hepatitis C, which is a cause for concern, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He said most of the...

RM2.9M to fight Rabies outbreak

PADAWAN: A total of RM2.9 million has been allocated by both federal and state government to mitigate rabies outbreak in the state, which started last month. RM2.4 million will be spent mainly for va...

RM5m agri collection centre for Kota Samarahan

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A total of RM5 million was allocated by the state government to build a collection centre named Kota Samarahan Collection Centre in Kota Samarahan, here. The allocation was announced ...

40 detained in statewide raid on illegal 4D

KUCHING: State police are sending a clear message to all that the selling of illegal lottery (4D) tickets would not be tolerated and those involved would face the consequences. Sarawak CID chief SAC ...

Hotel room catches fire in Bintulu

KUCHING: A room inside a hotel at Jalan Tanjung Batu in Bintulu  caught fire on Wednesday afternoon. It was believed that the fire broke out around 5.20pm on the 14th floor of the hotel. Four fi...

12 held in anti-drug raid at Merapok CIQ

KUCHING: 12 people were detained by National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) officers after they were found positive for methamphetamine during an integrated operation at Merapok Customs, Immigration and Qua...

Double-storey house goes up in smoke

KUCHING: A fire gutted a double-storey house at Jalan Kidurong, Sg Plan, Bintulu, Wednesday afternoon. According to the State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba), upon being notified on the incident a...

Trio nabbed for selling illegal 4D

KUCHING: Police arrested three individuals on suspicion of being involved in selling illegal lottery (4D) tickets in two separate raids here on Wednesday. The first raid was carried out at a food cou...

Long Seridan – Centre for Penan Learning – Part 4

  When the Long Seridan airstrip was established by the Borneo Evangelical Mission (BEM) in 1962, the Kelabit village opened up this remote region enabling the isolated forest nomads to enjoy be...

Penghulu’s house gutted in afternoon blaze

KUCHING: A double-storey semi concrete house in Kampung Merasam, Limbang, was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday afternoon. The house belongs to Kabima Fire Voluntary Unit (PBS) chairman, Penghulu Ahma...