Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sibu

Youth’s take on iconic hit song well-received

SIBU: The remake of Michael Jackson’s hit song ‘Heal The World’ by Sibu Jaya’s youth garnered positive feedback from netizens and various parties. The video produced by Louis Fernandez Sangah, 19, along with six other schoolmates was a tribute to...

Selling coconut water for 23 years

A hawker has been operating his roadside drink stall at Bandong Walk in Sibu for the past 23 years. “To sell drinks, you need to have good products as well as a good strategic location,” explained Ismail Olen, 57.    And Bandong...

RMAF plane flies in equipment for army field hospital

SIBU: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) on Sunday (Oct 17) used an A400M aircraft to deliver about six tonnes of logistics and medical equipment which would be used to set up an army field hospital here. The equipment included...

Police cripples drug distribution in Sibu

SIBU: Police have crippled the distribution of ecstasy drugs or hallucinogenic pills in this central township with the arrest of an unemployed man on Thursday (Oct 14). District deputy police chief Supt Collin Babat said the 39-year-old suspect was arrested...

Youth fined RM3,000 for illegal online gambling

SIBU: The Magistrates’ court here today (Oct 15) fined a youth RM3,000, in default four months' jail, after he pleaded guilty to being involved in illegal online gambling. Magistrate Mohd Syukri Mokhtar meted out the sentence on Yii Hee Hua,...

Man goes berserk, tries to rob supermarket

SIBU: A mentally unstable man was arrested after going berserk and trying to rob a supermarket in Sibu Jaya here on Wednesday (Oct 13). Sibu deputy OCPD Supt Collin Babat said the 37-year-old suspect was armed with a knife. The incident...

RM50,000 allocated for wooden jetty repair

SIBU: The Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) Sibu allocated RM50,000 for the repair of a wooden jetty at Sungai Rongan in Durin, said Sibu Rural District Council deputy chairman Wong Ching Yong yesterday (Oct 11). Wong, who had monitored...

Angler finds body of unidentified man

SIBU: The body of an unidentified man was found in the Rajang River, not far from the Sri Rejang Camp on Monday (Oct 11). Sibu police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said it was discovered by a man fishing near...

Field hospital to begin operations Oct 20

SIBU: Military commander, Region Two, Major General Datuk Dzulkafli Mustaffa made a brief working visit to the Malaysian Armed Forces Field Hospital here last Saturday (Oct 9). He was briefed on the hospital’s operations on the current situation of Covid-19...

Sibu Hospital prepares for the worse

SIBU: The increase in Covid-19 patients, mostly for Category 3 and 4 cases, should not be taken lightly, warned Dr Annuar Rapaee. The Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) coordinator added that it could get worse there was still lack...
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Cooperate for smooth implementation of development projects

BINTULU: It is crucial for rural folk to give their cooperation when it comes to the implementation of development...
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