Event attracts over 30 Wushu exponents

KUCHING: Some 30 exponents participated in the 13th International Nanyang Wushu Dragon and Lion Dance Festival 2018 and nine world top martial arts artistes showed their skills in the World Top Level...

MACC identifies three main causes of corruption in M’sia

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has identified the procurement and enforcement sectors as well as individuals with power who have vested interest as the major contributo...

Driver killed in crash

MIRI: A cement mixture truck driver was killed after the lorry he was driving skidded off the road and landed on its side in a swampy ditch at Miri-Marudi Road yesterday. Miri Fire and Rescue Departm...

Tornado batters area near Canadian capital Ottawa

OTTAWA: A tornado sparked chaos near the Canadian capital Ottawa on Friday, injuring dozens as homes were damaged, cars flipped over, and over 130,000 people left without power, local media said. Met...

Communities and community policing

Yesterday, a friend asked me, “John, why do you want to be involved in community policing?” I told him that I was participating in community policing by working with the police closely to build a saf...

Militants attack Iran army parade killing eight troops

TEHRAN: Militants attacked a military parade in southwestern Iran yesterday, killing at least eight troops and wounding some 20 others, state media reported. “Eight to nine of the military forces wer...

Tanzania ferry disaster toll rises to 151

NAIROBI: The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 151, state-run TV station TBC said yesterday as rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feare...

Wood factory, store destroyed in fire

SIBU: A wood factory and a firecrackers’ store at Jalan Ting Lik Kong here were destroyed in a fire on Friday night. State Fire and Rescue Department’s (Bomba) operation centre (PGO) received an emer...

Over 200 dogs vaccinated at event

KUCHING: More than 200 dogs were vaccinated with anti-rabies vaccine during an anti-rabies vaccination programme held at Kampung Semaba Community Hall, Jalan Kpg Semaba near here, yesterday. A veter ...

92 receive PGDip from UNIMAS

SAMARAHAN: 92 graduates received their Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Teaching and Learning from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) here yesterday. During his speech, UNIMAS Vice Chancell...