Serian Lions Club celebrates 35th anniversary

SERIAN: The Lions Club of Serian is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. In commemoration of the event, a celebratory luncheon was held at a restaurant here last Sunday. The four chartered members present during the luncheon were Dr Kiu Chiong Chin, Dennis Sung, Joseph Then and Lee Koi Jun, […]

Promoting Sarawak’s unique tribal handicrafts in London


KAPIT: Dorothy James who specialises in beadworks to weave clothes was selected to represent Sarawak at the ‘International Borneo Festival’ in London recently to promote Sarawak’s unique tribal handicrafts and customary wears. Kapit District Officer Cerisologo Sabut and Bukit Mabong District Officer Douglas Pungga jointly handed over the state and […]

PAS welcomes RM500 ‘bonus’

KUCHING: Sarawak Parti Islam Se Malaysia (PAS) Youth Council (DPPNS) welcomed Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg for the announcement of a RM500 financial assistance in June 2020 to federal civil servants totalling about 94,971 with an allocation of RM47.5 million. DPPNS perceives this bonus as a tribute […]

Beware of individuals claiming to be CIM agents

KUCHING: The public have been reminded to beware of dubious individuals claiming to be authorised agents of entrepreneurial programmes under the Cooperative Institute Malaysia (CIM). Deputy director-general of human capital development Ramlan Kamsin advised the public to only deal directly with CIM. “I would like to reiterate that CIM does […]

Lee assumes Pikom chairman post

Nazmi Suhaimi

KUCHING: The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) announced that Danny Lee will be leading the new Council Members line-up for 2019-2020 during the recent Pikom annual general meeting. Lee, who is also E-Tech IT Sdn Bhd chairman, took over as Pikom chairman, replacing outgoing chairman Ganesh Kumar Bangah. “I […]

Use IT to your advantage

KUCHING: Cooperative Institute Malaysia (CIM) has urged all small and medium cooperatives in Sarawak to fully utilise information technology to advance their businesses. Deputy director-general of human capital development Ramlan Kamsin said utilising information technology would enhance productivity. “Cooperatives should not remain in their comfort zone and I think it […]

SUPP man slams Umno’s Tajuddin

Nazmi Suhaimi

HOLY ASH REMARK KUCHING: Stakan SUPP secretary Sivanesan Sanmugalingam has slammed Umno parliamentarian Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman for likening Hindu holy ash to communist leader Chin Peng’s ashes. He said the comparison — made by Tajuddin to Jelutong MP R.S.N. Rayer — was outrageous and totally disrespectful to the […]

Teen dies after crashing into cement truck

Daryll Law

KUCHING: A motorcyclist died on Wednesday following a crash which left him pinned under a cement truck. The incident happened at about 1.20pm near a furniture showroom at Jalan Matang here. State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu said the deceased was identified as 15-year-old Mohammad […]

4 on weapons charges released on bail

Daryll Law

SIBU: Four of the six individuals arrested for theft and possession of weapons (shotguns) on Wednesday were released on police bail yesterday. This was confirmed by its district police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit. “Four were released on bail, while the other two are still being detained for having unlicensed […]

Spinner dolphin found dead on beach

MIRI: A dolphin measuring 234cm weighing around 100kg to 150kg was found dead on Tanjong Lobang beach here yesterday. The discovery was made around 5pm by members of the public who were in the area. They later alerted the authority. It is believed that the dolphin was from the spinner […]

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