Trio detained over theft cases

MIRI: Three men were arrested at Bukit Bom, Batu Niah late Tuesday evening for suspected involvement in bird’s nests theft cases. According to sources, the trio was believed to be involved in a serie...

162 receive state awards

KUCHING: Some 162 people were conferred with state awards by Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Haji Taib Mahmud during an investiture ceremony held at Dewan Besar, Astana Negeri Sarawak here, yesterd...

CM receives three courtesy calls

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Haji Johari Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg received a courtesy call by the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Malaysia, Mohd Shahidul Islam in the former...

Two retired teachers duly rewarded

BETONG: Two retired teachers were each honoured with an award for their contribution to education at the 47th State-level Teachers Day celebration held at Tan Sri Datuk Amar Stephen Kalong Ningkan Ha...

Mayor Chan on inspection round of festival site

KUCHING: Three days before the s tar t of the Kuching Festival, Mayor of Kuching City South Council (MBKS), Dato James Chan went for an inspection round at the festival site here on Wednesday night. ...

Soo calls for special DUN sitting to reject Fed laws

KUCHING: The President of State Reform Party (STAR) Lina Soo, has called for a special State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting to reject the Petroleum Development Act (PDA) 1974 and Territorial Sea ...

‘No Plastic Bag’ on Saturdays

KOTA PADAWAN: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) is taking a bold step to prevent food stall operators under its jurisdiction to use styrofoam containers to pack food and drinks in their premises. M...

Annual vaccination needed for pets

KUCHING: The Sarawak Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) and the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) Kuching have urged members of the public who owns a pet that was vaccinat...