GPS to be launched on July 22

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) is set to officially launch its party formation on July 22, which is also Sarawak’s Independence Day. This was announced by a technical committee chaired by Part...

Bodies of Sujai’s missing grandsons found at last

MARUDI: The bodies of drowning victims, Mohd Zafril Waslie, 13 and his brother, Mohd Alyeff On, 14, were found yesterday afternoon. Their grandfather, Sujai Jaree, 72, was found floating in the Baram...

Former Bank Negara Asst Governor dies of cancer

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Assistant Governor of Bank Negara, Datuk Latifah Merican Cheong, 67, died of breast cancer on Friday night. Latifah breathed her last at Subang Jaya Medical Centre at about 10.15...

RM10,000 for best GPS logo

KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) Logo Design Competition organised by the state government is open to all Sarawakians starting today till July 10. Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Secre...

Road roller driver dies in mishap

MIRI: A 19-year-old Indonesian man who was a driver of a road roller died after he was pinned underneath the road roller which turned upside down near a palm oil estate along the Miri-Bintulu Road ar...

House break-in suspect nabbed

MIRI: A 29-year-old man was apprehended on Saturday afternoon for suspected involvement in several house break-ins here. The man was apprehended in a house at Piasau here at 1pm following a public ti...

Most active association with 74 activities held

KUCHING: Sarawak Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Association (PVTMS) held its 7th Annual General Meeting and election for new office bearers for year 2018-2021 at Bukavu Hall, Penrissen Camp near her...

844 students to retake papers in SPM

KUCHING: 844 students in the state will be retaking their papers in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) exam from tomorrow, June 25, 2018 (Monday) until June 27, 2018 (Wednesday). Sarawak Education Di...

5. SARAWAK’S FIRST FLAG, A QUEST FOR INDEPENDENCE

Rajah James Brooke sought recognition for Sarawak with its first national flag which was only hoisted in September, 1848. Having designed a flag, the Rajah then applied in 1845 to Lord Palmerston and...

Data and technology as drivers to reduce crime

Data and technology are not drivers of crime in themselves. Rather, they are tools that are critical to successfully preventing crime, and have valuable applications. Sharing the right security infor...