Swinburne inks MoU with IEM Sarawak

KUCHING: Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Institution of Engineers Malaysia Sarawak Branch for collaborative relations in areas such as industry-related research, engineering training, and knowledge sharing. Swinburne Sarawak School of Engineering deputy head Dr Chua Hong Siang signed on behalf of deputy vice-chancellor and chief […]

Modern Living Furniture Fair at Vivacity

KUCHING: The Modern Living Furniture Fair, which started yesterday, will be open daily from 10am to 10pm until Sunday at Ground Floor, Vivacity Megamall. It features products such as high quality fabric sofas, Italian cowhide leather sofas, beds, mattresses, and wardrobes. The fabric sofas are waterproof, while the custom leather sofas come in many colours. […]

Residents call for action to end water woes in Pekan Tatau areas

BINTULU: Residents in Pekan Tatau and longhouses along the Tatau-Selitut and Kelawit areas want urgent attention and action from the Sarawak and federal governments on the problem of clean water supply. The low water pressure during peak hours and murky water had plagued the residents in Tatau for the past five to six years due […]

SMC mulls community service for defaulting litterbugs

SIBU: Litterbugs here who default on their compound payment may be required to carry out community service in the near future. Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) deputy chairwoman Rogayah Jamain said the council is working towards coming up with such an action. “This morning, SMC had a discussion on parole action with Sibu Prison for anti-littering […]

PPKM urges board to resolve commercial licence approval soon

MIRI: The local vehicle dealers’ association is calling on the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board (LPKP) Sarawak to hold its board meeting as soon as possible to approve licence applications for commercial vehicles and public service vehicles. Miri Vehicle Dealers Association (PPKM) chairman Michael Teng King Ting said such meetings are usually held once a month, […]

Police have taken Najib’s statement on seized goods – Noor Rashid

KUCHING: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have called up and recorded the statements of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak regarding the goods seized from the residence linked to the former prime minister, said Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim. “I feel he has been called and his statements taken three or four days ago…have […]

Internet bridges agriculture, business – CM

KUCHING: Sarawak will be banking on local entrepreneurs’ creativity and vision to bridge global business based on precision farming and high speed Internet connectivity. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg stressed that technology driven agriculture will be Sarawak’s forte as the state government embarks on digital transformation. “It will not be traditional agriculture […]

GPS’ registration expected to be finalised in August – CM

KUCHING: The registration of Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), which comprises of Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB), Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS), Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) and Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) is expected to be finalised in August, this year, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. Abang Johari said although the new coalition is […]

SugarBun’s Mission Finpossible promotion now on till Aug 15

KUCHING: SugarBun’s Mission Finpossible is happening at a SugarBun near you. Mission Finpossible starring Fish Burger and co-starring plate dishes, Fish and Rice meal together with Fish, Chicken and Rice meal will be featured in a month-long promotion which taglines ‘mission:makan’. When asked about the promotion, SugarBun’s representative joked: “SugarBun’s fish burger is our top […]