Friday, October 8, 2021

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Man held after assault video goes viral

KUCHING: A man has been arrested following a video of him assaulting his girlfriend at a restaurant in Jalan Pending here went viral on social media. Kuching OCPD ACP Ahsmon Bajah said the suspect was taken into custody when he...

Keep moving forward, entrepreneurs told

MIRI: Entrepreneurs in the B40 and informal business groups should take advantage of the government's various forms of assistance to help them thrive in their businesses and supplement their income, said Senadin assemblyman Datuk Lee Kim Shin. ”Entrepreneurs are also...

TikTok, Facebook used to channel latest info

PUTRAJAYA: The Elections Academy (APR) is using social media platforms such as TikTok and Facebook to channel the latest information to the people on election-related matters, including on the Election Commission (EC) and the implementation of Undi 18. APR head...

Love locks for Satok Suspension Bridge?

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.—  Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., American physician The newly restored Satok Suspension Bridge was in the news recently after images of the first love lock on it being removed went...

Growing awareness of democratic rights and process

BY RACHEL MINA & UMIE SYAZWANIE MOHD KUCHING: Social media platforms have made it easier for people to voice out their views on the nation’s current political situation. However, a critical question arises: should social media be regarded as a bad...

Senior citizen loses RM400,000 in parcel scam

SEREMBAN: A senior citizen in Port Dickson lost RM400,000 in a parcel scam after befriending a woman on social media since June last year. Negeri Sembilan Commercial CID chief Supt Aibee Ab Ghani said the 78-year-old retiree claimed that he...

SDMC: Don’t spread fake news

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster management Committee (SDMC) has advised the public to not spread or share false news or information regarding Covid-19. “This includes mass mediums such as social media, print and social messaging,” said SDMC on Thursday (Aug 19). “All...

Public warned about land scams on social media

KUCHING: The public and communities in the Santubong and Kuching areas, in particular, must always be wary of individuals or companies offering the distribution or sale of land for residential lots in certain areas. The Land and Survey Department (JTS)...

Developing resilience among women entrepreneurs

KUCHING: Twenty-sevenwomen entrepreneurs from Sarawak will participate in Startup Malaysia’s Rapid Response and Recovery Programme. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Woman, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah disclosed that the women entrepreneurs will be participating in a four weeks programme...

E-commerce fraud cases going up

KUCHING: Cases related to e-commerce fraud have spiked in Kuching District during the movement control order (MCO). In the period between the end of 2019 and June this year, 79 people between the ages of 19 and 57 had fallen...
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Sarawak’s Eurasians — A 180-year jorney

When it comes to Eurasians, are we not allowed to embrace either one of our cultures we feel more...
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