Seven more rabies-infected areas, 54 total now

KUCHING: State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, who is Deputy Chief Minister declared another seven areas as Rabies-infected making the total number of such areas at 54 thus far. The seven new areas are Pekan Baru Balingian, Pekan Baru Mukah, Tanjong Manis, KM2 along Jalan Kanowit-Durin, Kolej Vokasional Betong, Pekan […]

Rosmah charged with two counts of corruption over S’wak rural school solar project

KUCHING: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor the wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, was charged today in the sessions court alongside her former aide for receiving bribes in connection to the RM1.25 billion solar hybrid project for rural schools in Sarawak. According to various online new portals, Rosmah, 66, was charged with two counts […]

MACC to charge Rosmah, Rizal Mansor and Ku Nan

KUCHING: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has given consent to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to prosecute former Prime Minister’s wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and her former special officer Datuk Rizal Mansor. In an official statement released today, the MACC said both will be charged jointly on several cases at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court […]

Rosmah and aide may face charges over RM1.25 bln Sarawak rural school solar project

KUCHING: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and her former aid Datuk Rizal Mansor may face several charges over a RM1.25 billion solar hybrid project, which was meant to supply electricity to 369 schools in the rural areas of Sarawak. The project which had failed to deliver on its promises had gone under investigations by the Malaysian Anti […]

Independent audit for PKR election

KUCHING: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (Keadilan) will announce the appointment of an auditing company to conduct independent audits of the entire electoral process. PKR communication director, Fahmi Fadzil in a statement issued today revealed that decision was made during the party political bureau meeting last night. He said the Keadilan Political Bureau has endorsed the Central […]

DAP Ling vindicated as couple apologises for wrongful accusations

MIRI: DAP Sarawak secretary and senator Alan Ling Sie Kiong is relieved that he has been vindicated by an apology from a Miri couple who had verbally attacked him during a function and slandered him on social media last Saturday. He said that the organiser of the event through the Federation of the Miri Division […]

Federal govt urged allocate more funds for Sarawak – Wong Soon Koh

KUCHING: The federal government has been urged to honour and fulfil all obligations and responsibilities as stipulated under the Federal Constitution and Malaysia Agreement 1963 in allocating federal funds as Sarawak deserves a bigger share. In this regard, Second Finance Minister Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh said Sarawak has not been given due consideration for […]

Maybank congratulates S’wak govt for coming up with ambitious, surplus 2019 State Budget

KUCHING: Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) has congratulated Sarawak government for coming up with an ambitious and surplus 2019 State Budget. This was relayed by Maybank Group head of global banking Datuk Muzaffar Hisham to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg when leading a courtesy visit by Maybank on the latter at the State […]