Jahar: Three or four CLCs may be set up this year

KUCHING: Another three or four more Community Learning Centres (CLCs) will be set up in the state this year, said Indonesian Consul-General in Kuching, Jahar Gultom. “Currently, there are 16 CLC oper...

Two JCI Chapters hold talk on personal dev’t

KUCHING: JCI Padawan and JCI Riam successfully organised a talk with the topic “Personal Development – Understanding Yourself” held at a restaurant here recently. “The talk was aimed at discovering a...

1,020 schools classified as dilapidated

KUCHING: A total of 1,020 schools in the state are classified as dilapidated. According to Assistant Minister of Education and Technological Research, Dr Annuar Rapaee, the State government is in the...

Intruder dies in scuffle with house owner

KUCHING: An man sneaked inside a neighbour’s house compound at Jalan Pearl in Kota Sentosa near  here and died after a struggle on Thursday  at about 3pm. The intruder was in the kitchen wh...

Courtesy call on Johari

KUCHING: Chief Minister, Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun  Openg yesterday received a courtesy call from the Organising Committee of this year’s state-level National Day celebrations at his office at...

Mayor’s Walk draws 6,900 participants

KUCHING: 6,900 participants have registered for this Sunday’s  Mayor’s Walk which is organised by the Kuching South City Council (MBKS).  Registered participants are urged to collect their ...

ICAAS 2017 takes Place aug 21–22

KUCHING: The International Conference on Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Sarawak (ICAAS) 2017 will be held from    August 21-22,  2017 at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK...

State’s first Matriculation Centre costs RM150mln

KUCHING: Work on the state’s first Matriculation Centre costing RM150 million in Lundu will start next year. According to Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Dato’ Sri Wan Junaidi Tuanku J...

Sarawak to host APOC in 2019

KUCHING: The state government and Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) will host the 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC) in 2019 from July 24 to 28, 2019. This was revealed by DBKU Mayor, Datu...

PETRONAS, Brooke Dockyard sign RM480 mln contracts

KUCHING: PETRONAS and Sarawak engineering firm, Brooke Dockyard and Engineering Works Corporation  yesterday signed two contracts worth about RM480 million for work on Bokor Phase 3 Re-developme...