Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

BARCELONA/SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract tech savvy young consumers...

Sony pins hopes on 4K video to revive smartphone sales

BARCELONA: Japan’s Sony Corporation is turning its focus to 4K high-definition video recording in its new Xperia XZ2 smartphone to differentiate itself from rivals that have caught up in camera techn...

Nokia phones look to the future, and to the past

BARCELONA/HELSINKI: Seeking to capitalise on their comeback over the past year, the makers of Nokia phones are expanding to include a premium Android smartphone, their first, and a remake of one of i...

LCCT talks still ongoing – Johari

KUCHING: Discussion between AirAsia and the state government on having a low-cost carrier terminal (LCCT) in Kuching is still going on, said Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Johari Tun Openg...

Johari launches Riverside Astana Wing

KUCHING: Riverside Majestic Hotel Astana Wing would contribute to the state’s economy, especially in the tourism industry, said Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Johari Tun Openg. According t...

Taib attends luncheon with veteran singers

KUCHING: Head of State, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud and his wife, Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Hajjah Raghad Kurdi Taib attended a luncheon with veteran singers at Astana Negeri in Petra Jaya yes...

Naked man found lying at busy roundabout

KUCHING: A septuagenarian was found naked by the construction workers at the busy Datuk Abang Haji Kipali roundabout in Petra Jaya here around 9am yesterday. Believed to be mentally ill, the man was ...

Illegal gambling: 100 collared in 75 raids

KUCHING: Sarawak Head of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) SAC Dato’ Dev Kumar disclosed another round of operation against illegal gambling was held from February 19 to 25. During the period, ...

Car driver seriously injured in collision

KUCHING: A car driver who was heading to Serian from Mile 7 collided with a four-wheel drive by bumping into the back of the 4WD causing his car to be badly damaged. At the same time, he also got stu...