A budget that brings hope to rural folks

‘ After thorough analysis and careful consideration, the state has decided to impose five percent sales tax on petroleum products. This will take effect on January 1, 2019.’ The Stat...

Only 70,000 registered engineers in the country – Dr Sim

KUCHING: The state is still short of numbers when it comes to engineers seeing as chemical engineering is among the jobs that are in demand. This was said by Minister of Local Government and Housing,...

UNIMAS Teguh Bersama wins RM2,800 and trophy

KUCHING: UNIMAS Teguh Bersama (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak) captured the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture (MOTAC) Malaysia Trophy in the final of the Kenyalang Boat 20-paddler Male (IPTA/IPTS) ...

Padawan police visit villagers to enhance rapport

KUCHING: Padawan police yesterday afternoon made a visit to Kampung Sapit Padawan to foster greater ties. At the same time the visit could be used in educating them on the crimes at the border which ...

Disappointing Budget 2019, says Kapit MP

KUCHING: The Budget 2019 presented on Friday did not give any special allocation for longhouse in the state, said Member of Parliament for Kapit Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi. He said during the forme...

Manyin: We have nothing

KUCHING: “We have nothing because the allocation of RM100million for dilapidated schools is throughout Malaysia,” said Education, Science and Technologcal Research Minister, Dato Sri Michael Manyin J...

Mixed reactions on Budget 2019 from Mukah

MUKAH: A random survey by New Sarawak Tribune yesterday found the people in Mukah gave varieties of reactions to the National Budget 2019 presented on Friday by Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng. For ...