Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Bintangor

Tree trunk saves man from drowning

BINTANGOR: A 25-year-old man hung on to dear life on a tree trunk after he was swept away by strong currents while swimming across a flooded road to get to work at Kampung Nanga Strass this morning (Nov 9). A...

Nine churches, temples in Bintangor get Unifor aid

KUCHING: A total of nine churches and temples in Bintangor received financial assistance from the state government through the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor). Meradong assemblyman Datuk Ding Kuong Hiing said the total allocation of RM820,000, would be used to...

Bid to smuggle in 7,000 litres of diesel fails

BINTANGOR: A bid to smuggle in 7,000 litres of diesel with a tanker truck was foiled by Sarikei Marine Police along Jalan Utama Bintangor on Sept 2. Region 5 Marine Police commander ACP Zulfikar Mohd Ghazali, who confirmed the case,...

Senior citizens, poor and disabled receive food aid

BINTANGOR: A group of 50 senior citizens, poor and persons with disabilities (OKU) received contributions in the form of food essentials under the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) ziarah programme, which is currently touring Meradong constituency to help the...

Search continues for missing woman

BINTANGOR: Search and rescue operations for 50-year-old Ijah Lasa who was reported missing while looking for forest produce in Nanga Lijan on June 1, entered Day Seven today (June 16). A spokesman from the State Fire and Rescue Department operations...

Awkward moments but fire extinguished

BINTANGOR: Firemen had to travel back and forth to extinguish a fire at a garbage disposal site in Pakan on Friday. The incident involving the site about 0.3 hectares in size was believed to have been deliberately set ablazed. Bintangor fire...

Teacher dies in road accident

BINTANGOR: A female teacher was killed while four others sustained injuries following a two-vehicle collision at Mile 8, Jalan KJD Sungai Mador this morning. The 10.30am accident involved a car and a van that were travelling in opposite directions. Sarawak Traffic...

Another sick woman, one more bed given

KUCHING: It was a happy moment for one sick woman in Bintangor when receiving a patient’s bed donated by Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii on Wednesday (May 19). Kou Lee Kian, 53, is unable to move and is...

Fires raze double-storey houses

KUCHING: Two double-storey houses at separate locations were burnt to the ground last Sunday. The fires happened at Kampung Segali, Simunjan and Jalan Bakong-Meradong, Bintangor. A spokesman from the State Fire Department operations centre stated that no casualties were reported in...

Man crushed to death by road roller

BINTANGOR: A 40-year-old man died after the road roller he was in went out of control and fell into a two-metre-deep slope at Jalan Rumah Panjang Ulu Beletie-Pakan on Sunday (May 2). A spokesman from the State Fire and Rescue...
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New land survey initiative to boosts land value

BY ANASATHIA JENIS BAU: A dream that Kampung Skio village chief, Michael Dang Sui, holds most dear is to ensure...
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