Contraband cigs, liquor worth RM17,435 confiscated

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KUCHING: Various brands of cigarettes and alcoholic drinks with no Customs clearance were confiscated by the enforcement division of the Miri Customs Department. The seizure of 77,540 sticks of cigarettes and 1,626.05 litres of alcoholic beverages valued at RM17,435.35 with unpaid duties of RM98,364.03 was made during an inspection at […]

50 cops on holiday, work as usual for the rest

Gerald Lawson

SIBU: The police department here will still function as usual despite 10 percent of its 500 personnel going on leave for Gawai and Hari Raya celebrations. Sibu deputy police chief Supt Martin Koo said this to reporters after launching “Ops Selamat” at Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman here yesterday. “We still […]

By August next year Kapit won’t be remote anymore

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KUCHING: Kapit which is deep in the central region will not be so remote anymore once the 9.6km Ngemah-Temalat stretch of the Kanowit-Song-Kapit Road is completed in August next year. This road will thereafter be connected to the tar-sealed Jalan Song-Sipang-SK Temalat en route to Kapit. By then, the whole […]

Three shooting suspects charged in court

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MIRI: The three suspects involved in a shooting and robbery incident in Taman Jelita on May 16 were produced and charged at two Magistrate’s Courts here yesterday morning. The first accused, Su Seng Kwang, 50, was charged on two counts. On the first count, Su was charged under Section 3 […]

Traffic summons discount draws huge crowds

Connie Chieng

KUCHING: Most Sarawakians love to do things at the last minute, including paying their traffic summonses. On Wednesday, both the Simpang Tiga police and the Kubah Ria station traffic counters were opened to late payers of summonses, offering a 50 per cent discount, held in conjunction with Ops Selamat Hari […]

Chief Minister gives out RM592,500 to associations

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KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and wife Datuk Amar Juma’ani Tuanku Bujang attended ‘Majlis Khatamal Al-Quran dan Iftar Perdana Agensi-agensi Islam’ at the Sarawak Islamic Complex here Wednesday. Earlier the couple joined the other guests to perform the Maghrib, Isyak and Tarawih prayers. Later, the chief […]

Honor 20 series to unveil three new colours

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KUALA LUMPUR: Newcomer on the mobile technology market, Honor has swept up interest with its mega-sibling Huawei, aiming at a youth demographic for their sassy line of handsets. Featuring cutting edge four-camera features, and bright reflective exteriors, Honor prepares for its global unveiling of the new Honor 20 series with […]

Biker injured in collision

Connie Chieng

KUCHING: A motorcyclist sustained a deep cut on his left knee and face after a lorry collided with his motorcycle at Mile 13, Kuching-Serian Road, yesterday. The motorcyclist in his 20s was making an illegal U-turn when a lorry ferrying goods crashed into him after the driver failed to slam […]

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