Quake-hit Indonesia starts burying dead in mass grave

PALU (Indonesia): Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a mass grave with space for more than a thousand people yesterday, victims of a quake-tsunami that devastated swathes of Sulawesi and l...

Prison break: Convicts on the run after Indonesia disaster

JAKARTA: Some 1,200 Indonesian convicts are on the run from three different detention facilities in devastated Sulawesi after the region was rocked by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, a justice min...

Mundaw visits 31st Infantry Brigade

SIBU: The 31st Infantry Brigade plays a vital role in looking after the border security in Sabah and Sarawak. Commander of the Eastern Field Command, Lieutenant General Datuk Stephen Mundaw stated th...

SWWS to hold forum on sexual harassment

KUCHING: Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS)  is inviting the public to join its next forum – on sexual harassment- in its Women for Progress Series to discuss the situation   in Malaysi...

Dr M jokes about retirement age, says it’s now 95

LONDON: The new retirement age is now 95, Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad stated in jest, drawing laughter from guests at a high-tea gathering on Sunday of Malaysians residing in th...

280 nabbed in 224 operations

KUCHING: Police had arrested a total of 280 individuals, seized 74 handphones/tablets and RM52,889 after they conducted 224 operations in districts against all forms of gambling activities in the sta...

Biker seriously hurt in crash

KUCHING: A 48-year-old motorcyclist from 11th Mile, Kuching-Serian Road was seriously injured after a bus rammed into the rear of the motorcycle he was riding at 28th Mile Kuching-Serian Road at 10am...

Driver dies as palm oil tanker plunges into ravine

KUCHING: Following a distress call received at 10.48am yesterday relating to a road accident at Jalan Samarakan at a junction to Sg Emas, Bintulu, Bintulu BOMBA immediately dispatched eight personnel...

BGC Scarlet Heart champion of MKNC

KUCHING: Among activities held during the launching of KJM (Kejiranan Mesra) Tupong and Recreational Sports, e-Sports and Culture Centre at Dewan Tupong in Petra Jaya here last weekend were Futsal fo...