April date for new Matang-Stapok route

  KUCHING: The Matang-Stapok dual-carriageway bridge is expected to be open to the public in April this year. Minister of Works, Dato’ Sri Fadillah Yusof revealed that based on the schedule, the...

Two areas suggested for Safe City Programme

KUCHING: Two areas have been recommended for the implementation of Safe City Programme-Whitening Black Spots Area Initiative. The areas are Kampung Kudei and Jalan Nanas. Mayor of Kuching North City ...

Abang Johari asks Sim, Wong to reconcile

KUCHING: The Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Johari Tun Openg has hoped that SUPP President, Datuk Dr Sim Kian Hui and UPP President, Dato’ Sri Wong Soon Koh will set aside their difference...

Man jailed 80 years, given 24 strokes for raping daughter

KUCHING: A general worker was sentenced to 80 years’ jail and 24 strokes of the rotan by the Sessions Court here yesterday, when he pleaded guilty to four counts of raping his daughter about three ye...

Biker dies in collision with lorry

KUCHING: A motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries after the motorcycle he was riding collided head-on with a lorry at 17th Mile Kuching-Serian Road around 8am yesterday. The deceased has been identif...

Sarawak Energy: Probe on report launched

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy has launched an investigation into a report that one of its sub-contractors working on a sub-station project in Miri was found to have employed foreign workers without valid w...

Five illegal gambling suspects nabbed

KUCHING: Five suspects comprising three men and two women were nabbed during Ops Dadu around 3pm last Wednesday. Five locations at Kenyalang Park near here were raided during Ops Dadu where the suspe...

700 participants expected at 4th ISES

KUCHING: The 4th International Sustainable Energy Summit (ISES) 2018 will be held at Pullman Hotel here on 10 and 11 April. It is jointly organised by the Ministry of Utilities Sarawak and Sustainabl...

238 traffic-related offences recorded in joint operation

BETONG: A total of 238 traffic-related offences were recorded during an operation conducted from 8 to 19 Feb here in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration. There were still many road user...

CENTEXS delegation calls on CM

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Abang Haji Openg received a courtesy call by a delegation from Centre of Technical Excellence Sarawak (CENTEXS) led by State Secretary Tan Sri ...