RM7 mln drainage outlet to be completed in 2019

KUCHING: The construction of the new drainage outlet for storm water discharge at Jalan Masjid, Jalan Market and Lebuh Java that cost about RM7 million is expected to complete on January 17, 2019. Th...

Tun Taib sworn in for second term

KUCHING: Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud was sworn in as the Yang di-Pertua Negeri for a second term at the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) here yesterday. He signed the Letter of Oath and Declarati...

Continue learning process to be erudite

KUCHING: The Muslim community in the state has been advised by the Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Johari Tun Openg to immerse themselves in technology. At the same time, he also advised th...

Man drives to Fire Station in agony

KUCHING: A 45-year-old man was in agony as he drove his car to the Batu Lintang Fire Station with a pair of scissors stuck to his private parts. The incident happened yesterday morning at about 11.30...

Body of teenage boy found drifting in river

SIBU: The body of a teenage boy, believed to be a student, was found drifting in the Batang Igan near Kampung Bungan Kecil, Dalat around 10.40 am yesterday. Sibu District Police Chief, ACP Stanley Jo...

Semi-D house on fire

KUCHING: A fire occurred at a semi-detached house on Tuesday in Taman Indah Ria, Mile 8, Jalan Penrissen here, causing the master bedroom to be destroyed. Eight firemen rushed to the scene at about 2...

4WD vehicle knocks car, sends it down the drain

LUNDU: A four-wheel-drive vehicle crashed into the back of a saloon car, causing the latter to go down a drain. The accident happened at Kampung Sedang here, about 9am yesterday. According to the dri...

Captain pleads not guilty to bribing MMEA officer

KUCHING: The captain of a ship pleaded not guilty in the Special Corruption Court here yesterday to a charge of bribing a Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) officer. Chieng Siew Hang, 36, w...

SUPP Batu Kitang Branch opens new service centre

KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Batu Kitang officially opened its branch office on the second floor of a building opposite Kuching Sentral here. SUPP President Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian, wh...