Exploring ways to up our revenues

KUCHING: Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state government under his leadership was striving to raise the state’s revenue from various sources. He said Sarawak was ...

Number of flood victims reduced

KUCHING: The number of flood victims in Sarawak has declined to 2,382 from 662 families as of 4pm yesterday. According to a statement from the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee Secretariat, the n...

Fire leaves 252 longhouse occupants homeless

BINTULU: A fire razed 36 of the 63 units of a longhouse in Jalan Sebauh Pandan here on Sunday night, leaving 252 occupants homeless. Bintulu Fire and Rescue Station (Bomba) chief, Mohd Meramit said t...

63 arrested in 25 illegal gambling raids

KUCHING: The police operations against illegal gambling in Sarawak continued last week with raids conducted in 15 districts, said Sarawak Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief, SAC Dato’ Dev ...

Man takes 50 painkilling pills in suicide attempt

KUCHING: A 24-year-old male took 50 painkillers in an attempted suicide recently. The man was said to have taken the pills in a car park at Damai Centre. Passerby saw the man at about 1 pm in a semi ...

Sim, Tan Kai pay last respects to rabies victim

KUCHING: Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Sim Kui Hian paid his last respects to another rabies victim, the late Bong Fah Sin yesterday afternoon in Sin San Tu. Bong, aged 59, was a Sarawa...

534 flood victims placed at three centres

SEBUYAU: A total of three temporary evacuation centres were opened to place a total of 534 flood victims from four villages. Assistant Minister of Coastal Road, Datuk Haji Julaihi Haji Narawi visited...

Plaza Merdeka keeping the CNY tradition

KUCHING: Pl a z a Me rd e k a launched its Chinese New Year Special Celebration with the theme “Keeping the Tradition” here on Sunday evening with the tossing of Yee Sang and A Lion Dance Performance...

DUN at 150 years emerges as nation’s oldest legislature

The Dewan Undangan Negeri Negeri or State Legislative Assemby, which sits in the iconic building of Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Complex towering Sungei Sarawak and easily recognisable throughout Mala...

RM242,000 allocation for slipway, jetty projects

KUCHING: A total of RM242,000 have been allocated by the state government through Mar ine Department Sarawak (JPLS) and Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority (LKIM) for the slipway and jetty proj...