Wong: GDP projected to grow 5 pct next year

The state economy is projected to grow between 3.5 per cent and 4 per cent this year, said Second Minister of Finance, Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh. “I am confident that the GDP growth ranging from 4 per c...

Initiatives to improve int’l business ties to continue

KUCHING: In order to further boost Sarawak’s position as the preferred trading destination among international business partners, Ministry of International Trade and E-Commerce (MITeC) will continue ...

Petra Jaya FC, DJB FT in final showdown

KUCHING: The Petra Jaya FC (PJFC) team survived a thrilling 90-minute showdown to qualify to the final match of the football championship, Unity Cup 2017 after a dazzling 6-1 victory over the champio...

Rural-based projects worth RM71.6 million still ongoing

For 2017, the Cabinet Committee of Rural Transformation through its Key Result Areas (KRA) groups has been tasked to implement 151 rural transformation initiative projects with a total allocation of ...

605 private housing projects as end Oct- Sim

According to Minister of Local Government and Housing, Datuk Prof Dr Sim Kui Hian, as at Oct 31, there are 605 private housing projects in Sarawak with 20 projects have been classified as ‘sick’ proj...

Four nabbed for selling smuggled items

KUCHING: Four people were arrested for selling smuggled cigarettes and beer on Wednesday night after police arrested two boys aged 13 and 14 in an open space at Premier 101, Jalan Airport here at 9pm...

RM15 million fund for 77 religious bodies

KUCHING: A total of 77 applications from various religious institutions in Sarawak that had been approved received funds totalling RM15 million during a cheque handover yesterday. The cheque handing ...

6 TGG members visit Mumbai

KUCHING: Six members of the Sarawak Branch Guild Trefoil Girl’s Scout (TGG) had participated in a Study Tour to Mumbai, India on November 6 to 13. The group, led by TGG Advisor, Datin Dayang Mariani ...

‘71 out of 702 projects completed by last Sept’

KUCHING: Out of the 1,140 statefunded projects under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP), 702 are physical projects while 438 are in the form of programmes and investments. This was revealed by Second Mini...