Man arrested under Section 39B of DDA 1952

KUCHING: A 28-year-old man was arrested under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drug Act (DDA) 1952 which carries a mandatory death sentence upon conviction. The suspect was also to be charged under Secti...

Dividends early gawai gifts for 329 NCR landowners

SIBU: A total of 329 native customary rights (NCR) landowners who participated in an NCR land development project, Durin Block in Sibu received early Gawai cheers in the form of dividends on Tuesday....

Sawmill’s temporary structure razed totally in fire

KUCHING: Kuching Fire and Rescue (Bomba) personnel yesterday rushed to the fire scene after receiving a distressed call. Upon reaching the fire scene at Sejingkat Sawmill in Jalan Demak Laut, Bako ne...

State’s PSC delegation calls on Tun Taib

KUCHING: Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud yesterday received a courtesy call from the Sarawak State’s Public Service Commission led by its Chairman Datu Abdul Ghafur Shariff at Demak Jay...

PM: Non-performing cabinet members will be replaced

KUALA LUMPUR: Non-performing Cabinet ministers would be dropped and replaced by other more qualified members of parliament, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said selecting cabinet ministers was not a...

DOA, BSB initiate stingless bee farming

KUCHING: The state government through the Department of Agriculture (DOA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Borneo Stingless Bee Sdn Bhd (BSB). The MoU signing ceremony was witnessed by...

13 Cabinet Ministers officially sworn in

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail led a line-up of 13 Cabinet Ministers in taking their oath of office, loyalty and secrecy before Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan...

800 soldiers break fast with Taib, wife

KUCHING: 800 members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) broke their fast with the Head of State, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud and wife, Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Hajjah Ragad Kurdi Taib at Mas...