PART 15 – GREATER EMPOWERMENT

  Taib focused on uplifting the economy through a policy of industrialisation. He realised that Sarawak had to utilise the vast natural resources it was endowed with. In 1987, Taib established t...

Come visit Liansin booth at BCF, Sibu

KUCHING: Liansin has set up a promotion booth at the Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) in Sibu from 20 to 29 July, 2017. Festival goers are urged not to miss the chance of trying Liansin’s core brand- H...

30 students in HIP outreach activity to longhouse

  TATAU: Under the Highly Immersive Programme (H.I.P.) introduced by the Ministry of Education, Parent-Teacher Association (PIBG) and English Panel of SMK Tatau jointly organised an outreach pro...

100 guests at library’s ‘Rindok Raya’

  SARIKEI: About 100 people attended ‘Rindok Raya’ 2017 organised by the National Library at Taman Susur Jambu here yesterday. Many activities were held including lucky draws and fashion  c...

‘Taste of Sibu’ book now on sale

SIBU: Members of the public can now buy the ‘Taste of Sibu’ book which showcases the uniqueness of the various types of food available in this town. Editor and chief coordinator of the ‘Taste of Sibu...

Fourth floor of TM building destroyed in evening fire

KUCHING: The fourth floor of Telekom Malaysia (TM) building along Jalan Were here was destroyed in a fire yesterday. State Bomba chief Nor Hisham Mohammad said 38 personnel from Batu Lintang, Kuching...

Johari leads week-long study visit to Victoria, Tasmania

MELBOURNE, Australia:  Chief Minister, Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg arrived here early yesterday morning. He is leading a state delegation on  a week-long study visit to the States of ...

Historical day for duo

KUCHING:  After  two years of  waiting,  Suriani and Alan, both Indonesians, can now officially consider themselves Malaysian citizens. Suriani, 45, and Alan, 49, who are married&...

Crocodile caught after taking baited hook

BETONG: A resident here was shocked to discover a 5.7- foot long crocodile had  eaten a  baited hook when he checked the fishing rods  he had installed along  the huge trench behi...

Two more rabies infected areas

KUCHING: The Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) yesterday announced another two locations at the Sungai Maong wet market here and Kampung Serikin, Bau as rabies infected areas. Its se...