Sarawak lass is Miss World Malaysia!

KUCHING: Sarawakian Larissa Ping, 19, was crowned as the winner of the Miss World Malaysia 2018 after beating 11 other finalists. She also took the Top Talent and Miss Photogenic titles and will be r...

Anwar meets the people of Sibu

SIBU : About 2,000 people attended a meet-the-people session entitled “Melangkah ke Arah Kegemilang Baru” held at a leading hotel here on Saturday night. The function made merrier with the presence o...

UNIMAS hopes to operate own hospital

KUCHING: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) hopes to realise its dream of operating its own hospital under the new government. According to Deputy Chief Minister, Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan,...

Python caught while swallowing a chicken

MIRI: A five-and-half-foot python was caught while swallowing a chicken on Saturday night. The incident happened at a house at Jalan Hiltop here at around 11.51pm. The reptile had slithered into the ...

Fire destroys canteen in estate

MIRI: A canteen in an estate at KM 115 Niah, Jalan Miri-Bintulu was completely destroyed in a fire on Saturday morning. Miri Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) chief, Law Poh Kiong said three firefig...

Driver found dead in car

MIRI: A lifeless body of a 35-year-old man was found on the driver’s seat of a car at Jalan Perlis, Kuala Baram near here early yesterday morning. According to a source, the man identified as Bayang ...

100 Indonesia soldiers arrive for military exercise

KUCHING: Some 20 officers and 80 rank and file of the Indonesian National Army arrived at the Kuching Air Force base here at 11am yesterday to take part in a military exercise code named ‘KEKAR MALIN...

Programme with the community receives good response

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The “Program Kembara Siswa Patriotik 2018 (Siswa Bersama Komuniti)” held at Kpg Pinang near here yesterday received an overwhelming response from the villagers. The programme which wa...

Sibu Hospital needs about 8,000 pints of blood annually

SIBU: A total of 7,485 pints of blood were procured last year involving 4,888 donors during blood donation drives compared to 7,307 pints in 2016. Organising chairperson, who is also director of Sibu...