In Guan Eng’s dreams only!

Natasha Jee

KUCHING: Democratic Action Party (DAP) secretary-general Lim Guan Eng’s claims that 60 per cent of the pledges made by Pakatan Harapan (PH) has been fulfilled is being disputed. Begging to differ, political analyst Datuk Peter Minos wondered how Lim came up with the figure because he does not believe that […]

Fatimah visits Brunei Consul General

News Desk

KUCHING: Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah paid a courtesy call on Consul General Kartini Pengiran Tahir at the Consulate General of Brunei Darussalam here. The purpose of the visit was to foster closer ties with the Consul General. Also present were permanent […]

KAA to raise funds for new hostel

KUCHING: The Kuching Autistic Association (KAA) plans to raise funds to build a new three-storey hostel for its learning and day centre. KAA president Datuk Dr Yao Sik Chi said there are currently 121 autistic students registered with the centre while 13 others were still on the waiting list. He […]

Badminton facility broken into

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MIRI: A badminton court facility at Jalan Pujut Padang Kerbau here was burglarised on Sunday. The facility’s workers, upon realising that the premises was broken into, immediately informed their employer around 6am. Following that, a police report was filed. Items reported stolen included RM300 in cash, several wrist watches, a […]

Are we doing enough for our environment?

Karambir Singh

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse. Sitting Bull, Indian leader who led his people against United States government policies Our air filled with the smell of burning plastic, […]

Even one polio case is an outbreak


KUALA LUMPUR: The three-month-old infant from Tuaran, Sabah who contracted polio was under-immunised with polio vaccine and was thus not protected, said consultant paediatrician and clinical immunologist Datuk Dr Musa Mohd Nordin. According to the Malaysian National Immunisation Schedule, infants are to receive the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) at ages […]

70 pct on goods, housing and transport


MALAYSIANS’ MONTHLY INCOME KUALA LUMPUR: Almost 70 per cent of Malaysians’ monthly income are spent on goods, housing and transport, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said.  Based on a World Bank Group report, the cost of living shouldered by Malaysians was mainly due to the three said components, he said.  […]

Re-emergence of polio


KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government views seriously the re-emergence of polio in the state, the first for the country after almost 30 years, and will do its level best to ensure that it will not spread, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said. He said the re-emergence of the […]

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