Flash flood problem will be addressed, Meragang folk assured

LAWAS: The Sarawak government plans to collaborate with Tradewinds Plantation in addressing the frequent flash floods that adversely affect the accessibility to an Iban longhouse in Meragang. In this respect, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan says the government will seek funds for this purpose as there are sections there that either […]

Secretary-general: Sarawak Barisan Nasional to meet June 12

KUCHING: All component parties of Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) will meet at Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) headquarters on June 12, says its secretary-general Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi. Nanta, who is also Kapit MP, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg was calling on all supreme council members of Sarawak BN and also […]

CM had never met Ahmad Zahid, say PBB supreme council members

KUCHING: A Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) supreme council member has rubbished a news portal report saying its president has told Barisan Nasional (BN) acting chairman they are quitting the coalition. When contacted via WhatsApp yesterday, Pandi Suhaili said he had checked with his colleagues in the supreme council, and immediately came back to confirm that […]

Kedah Customs seizes RM300,000 undeclared cash in Bukit Kayu Hitam

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The Kedah Royal Malaysian Customs Department seized RM300,000 of undeclared cash which was not approved by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to be brought into the country through the Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security Complex here on May 5. Kedah Customs director Datuk Johari Alifiah said the cash was seized following an inspection […]

Efforts to promote Sarawak as CAN destination

KUCHING: Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah will intensify efforts to promote Sarawak as a destination for culture, adventure and nature (CAN). He said Sarawak will not be sold to the oustide world as shopping destination adding the state’s tourism industry will continue to be developed. “Sarawak has […]