Sarawak catches on to ‘Coklat’ spirit

KUCHING: Police on duty at various stations across Kuching were caught by surprise yesterday afternoon when members of the public dropped in with a delivery of chocolate. ‘Jom Bagi Coklat Kat Abang dan Akak Polis #chocs4cops’, a voluntary and citizen-driven initiative was started in Kuala Lumpur by lawyer and activist Siti Kasim and former journalist […]

‘Support CM in finding best way to work with PH govt’

MIRI: Sarawakians are called to support the efforts by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in finding the best way to collaborate with Pakatan Harapan (PH) in ensuring that the state continues to receive benefits from the federal government. According to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, the state government […]

PRS Senadin members resign from party, blame Masing for loss in GE14

MIRI: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) members in Senadin are resigning from the party as they have lost confidence in the leadership of its president, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing. In a statement, PRS Senadin wants Masing to tender his resignation as president of the party for his ‘mistakes’ in tackling […]

‘RC plane-flying has great tourism potential’

MIRI: The flying of radio-controlled (RC) aircraft has great potential in becoming another tourism product for this resort city. Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin said this activity should no longer be regarded merely as a hobby, adding that with innovation and technological advances, it has gained more popularity among […]

Teachers advised to be up-to-date with modern ways of teaching

MIRI: Teachers must constantly update themselves with modern methods in order to overcome the challenges in educating the younger generation. In giving this advice, Miri Thai Poo Association Chairman Tong Shih Yee said they should do away with out-dated learning materials and classroom-based learning and replace them with new ideas that could trigger students’ creative […]

Baru Bian confident Sarawak, Sabah will not be left out of PH federal cabinet

KUCHING: State Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) chairman Baru Bian believes that leaders from Sarawak and Sabah would not be left out when it comes to the appointment of federal ministers by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. According to Baru, there are still 11 ministerial posts that have yet to be announced by the premier. […]