Zuraida: Low-cost housing focus on B40 income group

KUCHING: The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) is focusing on building affordable low-cost housing for the B40 income group, said its Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. “We will work together...

Fed to continue funds for local authorities

KOTA PADAWAN: Federal Minister for Housing and Local Government Zuraida Kamaruddin has given assurance that the local authorities will continue to get funding from the Federal government. “I think al...

Three taken to hospital in car crash

KUCHING: After the driver lost control of the car he was driving, the vehicle rolled down a slope and landed on its side at Mile 22, Kuching-Serian Road at 4.30pm on Wednesday. After the incident, pa...

Driver cheats death in crash

MIRI: A driver cheated death after he lost control of the car he was driving before it flipped a few time and landed upside down on a grassy area by the roadside near a traffic light junction at E-ma...

Amok gets four-day remand

  MIRI: A man who ran amok and threatened to harm his neighbour was arrested at 6 pm on Wednesday. The suspect, in his 30s was picked up by police at Kampung Kejapil near here to facilitate inve...

Boy hurt in attack

MIRI: A 16-year-old boy suffered a swollen neck and face after he was allegedly beaten up by three assailants whom he knew at Taman Tunku on Tuesday morning. According to Miri police chief, ACP Lim M...

Seven-day remand for two over house break-in

MIRI: Police on Wednesday morning arrested two local men who were believed to be involved in a break-in of a beauty shop at Marina Square here early this month. The two suspects, one in his late 30s ...

Illegal protests delay crucial Miri power supply project

KUCHING: The smooth running of the Miri Town 33/11kV Substation which has been in operation for over 30 years is critical for reliability of power supply to the people in the city’s central business ...

Zulkifli Zainal Abidin new Chief of Defence Forces

KUALA LUMPUR: Gen Tan Sri Zulkifli Zainal Abidin has been appointed the Chief of Defence Forces, succeeding Gen Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor effective yesterday. Zulkifli,   59...