Sarawak going big at national level MATTA fair

KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak Tourism agents and product owners will be pushing 108 local Sarawak products experiences at the MATTA fair which will be held at the Putera World Trade centre here starting toda...

1.3 Mln ha tpas target by 2020

KUCHING: At least 1.3 million hectares of land are aimed to be gazetted as Totally Protected Areas (TPAs) by the year 2020. This is about ten per cent of the total state’s land size of12.445 million ...

Rape trial of five accused fixed for Nov 20–24

  LIMBANG: The Magistrates’ Court here yesterday fixed November 20 to 24 this year for the trial of five men, including a 72-year-old grandfather, charged with raping their own relative, a 12-ye...

Driver killed after ramming lorry

KUCHING: A 36-year-old man was killed in an accident involving a car and lorry in Kota Samarahan area last Wednesday night. The victim, Jackson Lim Kui Hong, was said to be travelling along Jalan Kot...

Man hurt as 4WD overturns

MIRI: A man went through an anxiety-filled experience after the four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle he was driving overturned by the roadside at Jalan Miri-Bintulu here, last Wednesday. The victim was sai...

Labourer remanded for five days for alleged incest

SARIKEI: A labourer was arrested by police for allegedly raping his daughter since July this year. State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief, SAC Dato’ Dev Kumar Sree Shunmugam said the 38-...

One-metre long cobra caught in drain

  BETONG: A cobra measuring one metre was caught in a drain at the State government staff quarters near here yesterday morning. According to Betong Fire and Rescue Department Operations officer,...

BCCK holds fire drill

KUCHING: Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) recently held a fire drill in collaboration with Kuching District Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba). BCCK, in a statement yesterday, said the fire dr...