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 […]

MH370: Meeting with relatives went harmoniously — Loke

PUTRAJAYA: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook yesterday met the next-of-kin of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing in 2014. Without revealing the details of the closed-door meeting, he said it took place in an atmosphere of harmony. “They came and listened to our explanation… it took place in a harmonious […]

‘Change of govt ushers in new era for MACC in combating corruption’

KUCHING: The change of government at federal level following the 14th general election (GE14) has ushered a whole new dimension in the aspect of integrity and on combating corruption and abuse of power. The job scope of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is now even more challenging as it strives to meet the needs of […]