RM43 mln refunds for 7,100 land titles

KUCHING: A total of 7,174 land titles would be affected with a refund payment amounting to RM43,447,264 following the reduction in land premium effective from May 6, this year. Chief Minister Datuk P...

WAK 2018 to enliven city from Sept 29

KUCHING: What About Kuching (WAK) 2018 will be held this coming 29 September to 28 October 2018 at various locations around the city. Minister for Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, Datuk Abdu...

MTUC: New min wage a sell out

KUCHING: The Sarawak Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is disappointed with the negligible increase in minimum wage, to a national standardised rate of RM1,050, which is not based on sustainable...

Agong’s State-level official birthday fete scaled down

KUCHING: The State government has decided to scale down the official birthday celebration of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V in consistent with the cancellation of the birthday ceremony a...

More items exempted from SST this time – Guan Eng

KUCHING: The Sales and Services Tax (SST) is not a new tax system implemented in the country as it was introduced and used before the Goods and Services Tax (GST), said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng....

Naroden sends mineral water to Ulu Simunjan

KUCHING: Yesterday, a total of 1,000 boxes of mineral water were handed over to the villagers in Ulu Simunjan by Gedong Assemblyman, Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais to assist them to tide over the recent d...

Masing aye to Pan Borneo by-passing Brunei

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing (pic) agrees with Tun Mahathir that the Pan Borneo Highway should bypass Brunei. “The route should originate from Marudi to Long Terawan, then t...

Kho: Public canning violates human rights

KUCHING: SUPP Women chief, Kho Teck Wan (pic) expressed her concern on the recent public canning imposed on two women by the Kuala Terengganu Syariah High Court after they were found guilty of attemp...

Edward relected as DAP Serian branch chairman

SERIAN: Edward Andrew Luwak has been re-elected chairman of DAP Serian branch during the party’s recent branch annual general meeting (AGM). He has been heading the branch since it was first formed i...

Over 200 PBB Bekenu members attend talk

MIRI: More than 200 members of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Bekenu branch attended a talk on the Oil Mining Ordinance (OMO) 1958 and the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63)at the Bekenu Community...