Julaihi: Batang Lupar Bridge will be built

SEBUYAU: The state government will to build the Batang Lupar Bridge and is now waiting for the “cost-sharing” response from the new government at the federal level. Assistant Minister of Coastal Road...

MRC Sibu to hold joggerthon on Sept 2

SIBU: Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) Society Sibu District will hold a joggerthon on September 2. The 4.8km run, themed, “Run For Health”, will be flagged off at the MRC Sibu headquarters at 6.15am. Or...

10 associations take part in CASH Martial Art Display

KUCHING: Ten martial art associations were involved in the CASH Martial Art Display held at the State Hockey Stadium here last Saturday in conjunction with the Kuching Festival 2018. The event was of...

Police arrest man for attacking own brother

MIRI: Police on Saturday arrested a man in his 40’s after he attacked and injured his own brother over a money dispute in Tudan Phase 2 here. The arrest was made around 12.45 pm following on a report...

Man runs amok in longhouse

MIRI: Police on Saturday afternoon arrested a man in his late 20’s in a longhouse at Sungai Lembong, Suai Niah, for running amok the night before. According to sources, the suspect had acted in such ...

Online gambling premises busted

MIRI: A manager and two women were among nine people arrested by Miri police during an online gambling raid on a house at Jalan Temenggong Datuk Oyong Lawai, Marina Square Phase 2 here. When confirmi...

My visits to the dentists

“Trips to the dentist – I like to postpone that kind of thing.” This is a quotable quote attributed to American actor, producer and musician, Johnny Depp. He is not the only person who hates vi...

Ministry may standardise coffee shop drink prices

KUCHING: The Mini s t r y of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNKK) will look into the standardisation of beverage prices in coffee shops throughout the country. Deputy Minister of KPDNKK, Chon...

Hailstorm hits Kuching

KUCHING: A hailstorm hit Kuching City and parts of Kota Samarahan yesterday at around 5pm. The phenomenon was witnessed by driver, Syelliza Abang Basri, who was dr iving from Kota Samarahan to her ho...

Daro peat fire under control

KUCHING: The peat fire in Daro District is now under control with the Fire and Rescue Service Department (BOMBA) personnel from Tanjung Manis closely monitoring and assessing the situation. According...