New guidelines for agriculture subsidies

SIBU: The State Agriculture Department will come out with a new manual as guideline for the implementation of subsidies for rubber, oil palm and other crops. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas ...

Agriculture: RM100m to develop 2m ha of land

KUCHING: A total of RM100 million will be allocated to develop a total of 2 million hectares of land for agriculture This will be undertaken under the Agriculture Venture Capital that will be impleme...

RM3.4MLN DRUGS, ECSTASY PILLS SEIZED

KUCHING: Sarawak police  recorded the biggest success  in their war against drugs  this year with the arrest of two men at a house at Stutong here on September 21 at 1.30pm. With ...

Threatened with blackmail after exposing himself online

MIRI: A man, in his early 20s, said he had been threatened with blackmail after he exposed himself online to a woman who convinced him to do so. The man, who had lodged a police report, told police t...

Sibu gets tough with Irresponsible dog owners

SIBU:  Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) is considering heavier penalties for dog owners who allow their pets to roam freely unleashed and cause a nuisance to the public. Its  Chairman, Datuk Ti...

Drowned foreign boat crew’s body found

KAPIT: The body of a foreign boat crew with one of the cargo vessel here who fell into the Rajang River last Friday morning at around 10:30 am was found by the search and rescue team mounted by the F...

Two house break-in suspects nabbed

MIRI: Two men were arrested after allegedly breaking in into a house at Senadin Village here on September 19. Both suspects in their mid twenties were detained in two separate houses in Tudan by a te...

Rape of minor: One suspect arrested

MIRI: Police here arrested a man believed to be a suspect of a rape case involving a 13-year-old female student in a hotel here last week. The 36-year-old suspect was detained at a house in Sungai Da...

Ang urges Parliament to enforce rights of disabled

KUCHING: President of the Sarawak Cheshire Home, Dato Seri Ang Lai Soon, has called on Parliament to make express provisions to enforce rights of disabled. Referring to the Persons with Disabilities ...

‘No Plastic Bag’ campaign in Sibu

SIBU: The Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) is to start its “Say NO to Plastic Bags 2.0” campaign on Oct 1 to promote green living and help protect Sibu’s natural environment. This means there will be no ...