Tiong: Close rapport between teachers and parents vital

SIBU: Close rapport between teachers and parents is  vital in enhancing the standard of education, says Dudong assemblyman Datuk Tiong Thai King. He said teaching is a very challenging task as most teachers have to juggle their lives between school work and family. “They need the support of parents. It is imperative that teachers and parents […]

Contractors urged to call Sesco before commencing excavation works

KUCHING: Excavation works by third party contractors have damaged underground cables in three places this month alone, causing major supply interruptions in Kapit, Kota Samarahan and Kuching, and affecting thousands of households and businesses. Sarawak Energy’s operations and retail arm, Syarikat Sesco Berhad (Sesco) chief executive officer Lau Kim Swee reminded contractors to check with […]

Top govt officials unable to access certain ‘red files’

PUTRAJAYA: Top and senior officials from the Treasury and National Audit Department were not able to access certain accounts and reports under the previous government, newly-appointed Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said. He said this had impeded officials and auditors from carrying out their responsibilities as well as investigations. On his first day at the […]

Salcra participants to receive dividends before Gawai — Uggah

KUCHING: Sarawak Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (Salcra) participants will have extra reason to smile as they prepare to celebrate the coming Gawai Dayak this time around. Salcra has decided during its senior management meeting yesterday to pay the dividends before the annual harvest festival instead of after the celebration. Deputy Chief Minister and Salcra […]

Selangor MB Azmin thanks Sultan for consent over ministerial post

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali yesterday expressed his appreciation for the consent of the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, to enable him to play a bigger role at the federal level as the Minister of Economic Affairs. He said the consent of the Sultan was given after he […]

Confusion as motorists adjust to one-way traffic flow

SIBU: There was minor confusion among motorists when the one-way traffic system was implemented in Tuanku Osman area here yesterday. According to Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) deputy chairperson Rogayah Jamain, the public had yet to familiarise themselves with the new traffic flow. “The one-way traffic system is aimed at easing congestion along the area. Because […]

‘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 […]