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Pregnant woman survives boat capsize

KUCHING: A pregnant woman was among the five who survived after their boat capsized at the Sungai Kanowit estuary today (Mar 3). State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre said the incident occurred when the survivors were making their...

Lucky firefighters, villager escape watery fate

KANOWIT: Three firefighters and a villager, who were heading to Rh Tembaga Maria, Matau, Machan in a longboat, managed to save themselves after the vessel sank on Sunday (Feb 28). Kanowit fire station chief Arrahman Chik said the firefighters were...

Betong, Kanowit now red zones

KUCHING: The districts of Betong and Kanowit are now red zones after recording 46 and 45 cases (respectively) for the past two weeks, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), today (Feb 27) It also said that the said that Selangau...

Man shot dead by hunting mate

KANOWIT: Police have reclassified the case of a 30-year-old man who died after he was initially said to have shot himself while hunting on Feb 20, as a murder case. District police chief DSP Tega Bilong said the case was...

Baby’s injuries make Sibu Hospital suspect abuse

KANOWIT: A 17-month-old baby boy was suspected of having been abused when he was referred to Sibu Hospital from Kanowit Hospital for bleeding in the brain and an eye. The victim was said to have suffered the injury as a...

3,896 households in Ngemah get food aid

KANOWIT: A total of 3,896 households or about 300 longhouses under Ngemah state constituency have received food assistance since Jan 22 until now. According to Ngemah assemblyman Alexander Vincent, the assistance, which was given in stages, was a collaborative effort...

12 longhouses in Kanowit on lockdown

KANOWIT: Twelve longhouses here affected by the Covid-19 Pasai Cluster are on lockdown. This was confirmed by Kanowit District police chief Supt Tega Bilong when contacted today. "All have close contact with the Pasai Cluster. Therefore, the residents are subjected to...

Kanowit turns red after 73 cases reported

KUCHING: Kanowit District has changed status from orange to red today after 73 local infection cases were recorded there in the last 14 days. In a statement today, the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said Dalat District had also changed...

Kanowit cop, wife test positive

SIBU: A policeman attached to Kanowit District Police Headquarters (IPD) and his wife tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday as a result of the Pasai Cluster. This was confirmed by Kanowit District police chief DSP Tega Bilong in a statement...

Fire razes two vehicles

KANOWIT: Two vehicles were razed in an early morning fire, which also damaged a pepper store at Taman Lucky Garden, Jalan Kanowit-Durin this early morning. Kanowit fire chief Arrahman Chik said they received a distress call on the incident at...
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RON95, diesel prices unchanged, RON97 up two sen

KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 will go up by two sen per litre while the retail prices...
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