Health Dept acts on ‘fake rice’

SIBU: State Health Department has taken action on the ‘fake rice’ that was reportedly found in Sibu by sending the sample of rice which believed to be ‘fake rice’ to Johor today (Nov 12). Its directo...

Combined teams emerge XCR champion

KUCHING: A combination of cyclists from team Thailand and Johor National Team broke the dominance of Giant Team to become the Champion for the Cross Country Relay (XCR) category during the Siol Inter...

Willie retains Mambong post

KUCHING: Puncak Borneo Member of Parliament Willie Mongin has retained his seat as chairman of PKR Mambong (also known as Puncak Borneo) division when he was returned unopposed in the party elections...

SPM exam from 13 Nov to 13 Dec nationwide

KUCHING: The Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination will be held nationwide starting from 13 November 2018 (Tuesday) until 13 December 2018 (Tuesday). According to the press statement from the St...

Caring for our sick and ageing parents

Tom (not his real name) is 91 years old while his wife, Mary (not her real name) is 90 years old. Both are residents at a nursing  home which offers around-the-clock assistance. Tom can move aro...

Sarawak’s right to impose this tax

‘When it comes to oil and gas, S’wak is the land owner and therefore, we have to enforce this’ KUCHING: It’s high time for Sarawak to enforce its constitutional rights and get back what have been ero...

Telco towers: State Govt cares for public safety

KUCHING: Public safety gets top priority when it comes to the construction of telecommunication towers in any area. The assurance came from the Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) which said the peopl...

Dr M-Putin meet may discuss MH17

SINGAPORE: Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is set to have a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sideline of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in the island city. The m...

State records drop of 271 dengue cases

SIBU: Sarawak recorded a drop of 271 dengue cases (31.6 percent) until November 3 this year, thanks to collaborative efforts from all involved in fighting it. According to State Federal Secretary Dat...