RM41.2 mln Bako Bridge to open Oct 12

BAKO: The RM41.2 million Sungai Bako Bridge project will open to the public on this Oct 12. Assistant Minister of Coastal Road Datuk Julaihi Narawi said the 280-metre bridge began in March 2016 and i...

Five more rabies-affected areas declared in Sarawak

KUCHING: Five more rabies-affected areas were declared in Sarawak yesterday, increasing the number of such places to 41 areas in the state. Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee Secretariat in ...

Man nabbed for criminal intimidation

KUCHING: Police detained a 29-year-old man over alleged criminal intimidation against a pregnant woman in Jalan Batu 7, here on Wednesday.  Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Azman Yusof said it was b...

One-metre snake captured in bedroom

MIRI: A middle aged woman got the scare of her life when she discovered a one-metre long snake slithering into her bedroom on Tuesday. The terrifying incident reportedly happened at a house in Hitchi...

Man injured in assault

KUCHING: A self employed man aged 31 told police that he was assaulted by a man known to his friend over a misunderstanding. The victim said he and a friend had gone to a pub at 1.20am on Tuesday to ...

Narrow escape for two as car catches fire

KUCHING: Following a report of a road accident at Bukit Suling, Jalan Trusan, Lawas at 12.16 pm yesterday, Limbang BOMBA dispatched five personnel in two vehicles led by PBK II Mohd Ikhwan to the loc...

CM reiterates, “Sarawak has licensing rights”

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abang Haji Johari Tun Haji Openg reiterated in London, England on Tuesday that Sarawak was constitutionally entitled to licensing rights over its oil and g...

Uggah: PPNS plays vital role in rural transformation

KUCHING: State Farmers Organisation (PPNS) is expected to play an important role in the transformation of rural areas to boost the local economy. According to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas...

RM25 mln approved for wave breaker project

MIRI: The Federal government has approved a wave breaker project to be built at Jalan Batu 1 fishing village at Kuala Baram near here. This was revealed by Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resourc...