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KUCHING: Plans are afoot to set up a high performance sports centre in Kuching soon in the move to produce more future international athletes who can win medals in sports meets like the SEA Games, Co...

Federal Court rejects appeals to leave Islam

KUCHING: The Federal Court yesterday rejected appeals from four appellants who wanted to leave Islam (apostasy) because apostasy comes under the jurisdiction of the Syariah Court. The decision was un...

Six win State literary awards

KUCHING: Hamzah Hamdani emerged as the winner of ‘Anugerah Khas Bahasa Sastera’ during the ‘Anugerah Sastera Negeri Sarawak’ (ASNS) 2017 presentation ceremony. The presentation ceremony which was hel...

Improve facilities at tourist destinations – Karim

KUCHING: There is a need to improve on the facility management of the state’s popular national parks, said Minister for Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “Bas...

Prevention is State MACC’s 2018 focus

KUCHING: The new director of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Sarawak office, Razim Mohd Noor revealed that the state commission would be focusing on prevention this year. He revealed ...

Abg Johari receives two courtesy visits

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg received two courtesy visits at his office yesterday morning. The first was a delegation from Malaysian Armed Forces Veteran Associ...

India Street Chap Goh Meh Fest on Saturday

KUCHING:  Kuchingites are invited to join the Chap Goh Meh 2018 Celebration, to be held at India Street Pedestrian Mall here this coming Saturday. Themed ‘Celebration of Prosperity and Diversity...

Mukah Kaul Festival from April 23 to 29

MUKAH: The annual Melanau ethnic annual festival,  Mukah Kaul Festival 2018, will be held from April 23 to 29. The date was fixed during a meeting chaired by Balingian State Assemblyman and Muka...

SMK Dalat holds Pledge and Target event for Fifth Formers

DALAT: SMK Dalat successfully held an event called “Aku Janji dan Penetapan Sasaran (Pledge and Target)” for its Form Five students who will be sitting for the SPM this year. Staged at the school hal...

Collaboration to embark on digital transformation journey

KUCHING: The Sarawak State Government is collaborating with IBM Corporate Service Corps to equip its selected government agencies with strategic know-how as it embarks on its digital transformation j...