SARAWAK, JOHOR JOINT CREATIVE WRITING CHAMPS

KUCHING:  Sarawak and Johor contingents were the joint overall champions in the just concluded 11th National-level Chinese Language Creative Writing Camp and Competition 2017 which ended here ye...

Seminar to gather over 300 sports coaches here

KUCHING: More than 300 sports coaches will gather at the ‘Sports and Recreational and Sports Administration Symposium (Sarawak and Sabah) and Sports Science Seminar 2017’ from October 10 to 12 at Riv...

State to host four major tennis tournaments this year

KUCHING: Sarawak is set to play host to four major tennis tournaments this year which are organised by the Sarawak Lawn Tennis Association (SLTA). The first event will be the 12th ATF Asian 14/U Seri...

MMEA detains 38 foreign fishermen, two boats

MIRI: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained 38 foreign fishermen and seized two fishing boats worth RM60,000 in Ops Bersatu at the Miri waters on Thursday afternoon. Miri Maritime Dir...

Three found with drugs detained

  KUCHING: A man with 18 previous convictions of drug taking and two females  were arrested in a hotel in Padungan for possession of drugs which could see them being locked up for life upon conv...

Motorcyclist dies in collision with car

MIRI: A motorcyclist died after colliding with a car at Jalan Miri-bypass, here on Thursday night. In the incident at 10.30pm, the victim, Andrew Boromeo Thomas, 26, was confirmed dead at the scene o...

Travillion fight initiator arrested

KUCHING: Police arrested a 24-year-old suspect at 7pm on Thursday night in his house in Petra Jaya for starting a fight outside a pub at Travillion where four persons landed in the Sarawak General Ho...

Two female drug suspects detained

MIRI: Two women, including a single mother, suspected involved in drug abuse activities were arrested in a police raid on a house in Permyjaya here yesterday. Acting on information, a team of Miri Di...

Serian police arrest gov’t official for drugs abuse

KUCHING: A government official was arrested for allegedly possessing and abusing drugs near a bank in town here. The 36-year-old man from Kuching was arrested on August 9 at 1.15am by policemen from ...

Sarawak’s teen pregnancy rates decreasing

KUCHING: Percentage statistics of teenage pregnancies in Sarawak showed a decrease of 14.7 per cent in 2016 from 2015. This gives a preliminary view that the setting up of the One Stop Teenage Pregna...