Unique bird power in Kalimantan

BIRDS play very significant roles in the life of rural Ibans, particularly those who still practise animism. In our traditional society, some birds are ‘revered’ as omen messengers or errand media of...

Flood claims teacher’s life

LIMBANG: A teacher from Sekolah Kebangsaan Tedungan here became the first flood victim early yesterday morning. The victim, known as Norsiah Yusok, 52, with her husband, Duroh Sinjan, 54, was travell...

PEKEMA S’wak fetes 70 for Christmas

KUCHING: A total of 70 people were given financial contribution from the Association of Malay Importers and Traders of Motor Vehicles Malaysia (PEKEMA) Sarawak Branch in conjunction with the Pre-Chri...

60-stall night market for Samarahan

KUCHING: Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) will establish its own night market which can accommodate up to 60 stalls here at Uni-Central. The night market, which would be operated nightly from ...

Belaga town cut off after landslide

KUCHING: The people of Belaga town are totally cut off from the outside world after a landslide occurred at KM30, MejawahBelaga Road with the town flooded after a heavy downpour on Tuesday evening. D...

Hasbi checks on flood situations

LIMBANG: Member of Parliament for Limbang, Haji Hasbi Habibollah went to the ground to see the flood which hit several areas in this district yesterday. He and several officials from government depar...

many low-lying areas flooded

MIRI: High tide, big waves and heavy rain which hit this city last Tuesday night caused many lowlying areas to be flooded. Among the flooded areas were Kampung Api-Api, Kampung Sealine, Pujut Tanjong...

Tun Jugah fetes Salvation Army to Christmas dinner

KUCHING: More than 30 children from The Salvation Army were feted to an early Christmas celebration by Tun Jugah Shopping Mall on Tuesday night. The children, aged between 7 to 17 years old, were tre...

PBB Murum holds tDC

BELAGA:  The Murum Branch of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) held its triennial delegates’ conference (TDC) at the multipurpose hall of Sg Asap, Koyan here last Monday. The event was offic...

Hospital Visitors Board present gifts to patients

MUKAH: Members from the Mukah Hospital Visitors Board (MHVB) paid a visit to the patients at the hospital yesterday afternoon. The visitors, headed by MHVB Chairman ASP (rtd) Haji Jamil Haji Othman, ...