Unimas creates new CPR record

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas), has created a new record for largest participants in a mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) event with a number of 8,188 participants learn h...

Fire claims life of a man in his 40s

KUCHING: A person believed to be a man in his 40’s died in a wooden hut yesterday morning at about 4.30 am. According to neighbours, the wife and two children left for their kampung during the weeken...

‘Sago industry has great potential to be developed’

KUCHING: The sago industry in Sarawak is not a sunset industry but has the opportunity to be developed. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the sago industry has great potential...

Two motorcyclists hurt in collision

KUCHING: Two motorcyclists were injured after their motorcycles collided with a car at Jalan Matang here at about 8.30am, yesterday.  The impact of the collision caused the car driver to lose control...

Brother of deceased has been identified

KUCHING: The brother of Mr X who died in a fire has been identified yesterday afternoon as 36-year-old Affendy ak Jupa. Upon hearing of a fire at their house, Affendy immediately went to the morgue o...

Post mortem confirms Kho died by drowning

KUCHING: A post mortem on Norman Kho confirmed that he died as a result of drowning, said State CID chief, SAC Dato’ Dev Kumar. Norman Kho’s remains were claimed by his family members for burial yest...

HDA’s agenda to fast track dev’t in the highlands

KUCHING: Highland Development Agency (HDA) has set its sights of bringing a faster pace of development to the highland areas, particularly through commercial agriculture production. As such, it has s...

SSPCA needs RM2.5 mln to build new animal village

KUCHING: RM2.5 million is needed by Sarawak Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) to build a new animal village on a piece of land allocated by the government at Jalan Renjer next ...

Karim confident Sibu-KK sector will materialise

  SIBU: Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah was confident that a direct flight between Sibu and Kota Kinabalu would materialise once negotiation...

Love is colour blind, et cetera et cetera

I started having a crush on someone when I was in Primary Five in an upriver school; she was in studying Primary Six in a town school. During that Christmas of 1966 I was on cloud nine but it wa...