Children encouraged to be multilingual

KUCHING: Mandarin is one of the most spoken languages in the world and also in the top 10 of business languages which is considered to be the most important ‘tomorrow’s language’. Minister of Welfare...

Dog bite lands man in hospital

MIRI: A man, in his 40s, was suddenly bitten on his right leg by a stray dog behind a shophouse at Pujut 7 here on Saturday at about 7.30pm. The incident happened while the man was collecting boxes w...

Woman lodges report after being slapped by husband

  SIBU: A female school teacher lodged a police report after she was slapped by her husband last Saturday night. Sibu District Police chief, ACP Saiful Bahri Abdullah said the incident occurred ...

96 pupils given Sarawak Foundation vouchers

BALINGIAN: 96 pupils from 12 primary schools in Balingian State Constituency received assistance from Sarawak Foundation (SF) recently. Meant for buying school uniforms and other related items, the R...

Church gets RM500,000 grant

KUCHING: The Parish of St Margaret’s Church, Stampin near here received a government grant of RM500,000 yesterday. The good news was announced by Director of Non-Islamic Affairs Unit, Datu Dr Ngenang...

Kampung Rajang and Rh Mawar bag awards

MUKAH: Kampung Rajang and Rh Mawar have captured the Mukah Division Prime Rural Award (Anugerah Desa Perdana-ADP) 2017. The village from Belawai and longhouse from Tanjung Pedada won the best settlem...

Final night of BCF held at Sibu Town Square

SIBU: The final night of the 14th edition of Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) was held at Sibu Town Square on Saturday. The festival, which filled with diverse and unique cultural performances has attr...

Teen killed in bike-car crash

MIRI: A teenager was killed in an accident involving a motorcycle and a car at Jalan Brighton here early yesterday. In the incident that occurred around 3.30am, Rijalludin Abdullah, 19, who sustained...

22 take part in Borneo Chinese Culture Forum

SIBU: The Borneo Chinese Culture Forum held at University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) here on Saturday attracted 22 participants from Taiwan, China and Brunei. The forum was organised by Sar...

Ragad donates RM30,000 to three welfare bodies

KUCHING: Wife of the Head of State, Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Hajjah Ragad Kurdi Taib yesterday personally donated RM30,000 to three welfare bodies during the closing of Wonder Women Fun Run 2017 held ...