Wednesday, June 2, 2021

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Parts of Kanowit hit by flash floods

KANOWIT: Jalan Lukut Penyulau and Jalan Rantau Kemiding here were hit by flash floods, with water levels rising up to three feet and one foot respectively as at 11.37am on Sunday (Sept 6). According to updates from the Fire and...

Conservation works unearth new artefacts

KANOWIT: New artefacts were discovered by the Sarawak Museum Department while they were doing conservation and upgrading works of Fort Emma here. According to acting director Tazudin Mohtar, the artefacts, in the form of ceramic fragments and small cannon balls,...

Slithery visitors

This is one of the two snakes captured by firefighters in Kanowit on Sunday (June 14). The snakes were caught at two separate locations, namely Shak Kim Garden and Jalan Kampung Muhibbah. A resident reported the snakes which were...

Ngemah rep donates to frontliners

KANOWIT: Ngemah assemblyman Alexander Vincent donated cash to finance the cost of supplying food to Covid-19 frontliners in this district. According to his representative Cr Sulaiman Nyandang, Alexander’s concern towards the frontliners had motivated him to initiate the donation in...

PKR Kanowit office bearers all resign

SIBU: All Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Kanowit committee members had unanimously left the party yesterday. The announcement was made by the former chairman, George Chen, in a statement yesterday. However, the press statement did not disclose the number of committee members...

Five areas in Kanowit flooded

KANOWIT: Five areas in Kanowit district were affected by floods yesterday. According to the State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre, the affected areas were two longhouses, Rh Ling and Rh Stephen Untai in Jalan Melalun; SJK Sing Shing;...

Families cut off by landslide

KANOWIT: Heavy rain since Sunday has caused landslide, cutting off a road connecting 21 longhouses, affecting 270 families here, while three primary schools were hit by flood. Kanowit OCPD DSP Tega Bilong said the landslide occurred at Jalan Nanga Belasang,...

2.2-metre long python caught in kitchen

KANOWIT: The Kanowit Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) team managed to catch a python in a house at Jalan Wayang yesterday. Kanowit District Bomba Superintendent Arrahman Chik said they received an emergency call from the home owner at 8.39am. “The snake...

Teenager dies in road mishap

KANOWIT: A 13-year-old girl died in an accident involving a motorcycle and a four-wheel drive vehicle at Nanga Ngungun/Nanga Ngemah Road (near the Nanga Ngungun Resettlement Scheme) on Sunday afternoon. Before the accident which happened around 4.30pm, Olivia Serani and her...

Distraught man finally comes down

KANOWIT: Firefighters succeeded in coaxing an Indonesian man down from a 150-metre telecommunications tower at Bukit Memaloh here. The Indonesian, an oil palm plantation worker, is believed to have been on the tower some 100 metre up since Monday, with some individuals claiming since early...
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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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