Man killed, three others hurt in two-vehicle collision

SERIAN: A man was killed while three others were hurt after the vehicle they were involved in a two-vehicle collision at KM 76, Jalan Kuching-Sri Aman here yesterday. State Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department Supt Alexson Naga Chabu said the deceased identified as Thomas Inggol Unggau, 42, who hailed from Kampung Belimbing. In the 8.10pm […]

Rep wants community to nurture love for reading

KUCHING: Puncak Borneo MP Willie Mongin urges the local community to nurture the culture of love for reading and acquiring knowledge. He said reading and knowledge had been recognised as the power of liberation from poverty, ignorance, materialism, negative social phenomena and other challenges adding that history had proven that the success of the Japanese […]

Longhouse folk told to support their leaders

KAPIT: Residents of Rumah Jambon Antas (formerly Rumah Pasang) at Nanga Ensilai, Batang Rajang here and the nearby longhouses are reminded not to forget those who have helped them. Tuai Rumah Jambon Antas gave this reminder at the ‘Leader meet the People’ gathering with Bukit Goram assemblyman Jefferson Jamit Unyat at his longhouse on Sunday. […]

Academy offers professional drone handling course

KUCHING: Drone owners who wish to engage in commercial work can now sign up for the Professional Drone Handling Course conducted by UAS & Robotics Academy Malaysia (URA) at Sumiran Eco Camp in Rantau Panjang near here. URA head of training Captain Sudhir Kumaren said participants who successfully complete the three-stage course will be commissioned […]

Free talk on retirement savings offers chance to win investment units

KUCHING: The ‘Save More for Your Future with PRS’ talk on Sept 29 at Crown Towers, Jalan Pending here will see attendees having a chance to win lucky draw prizes in the form of RM200 in Private Retirement Scheme (PRS) units. The talk, scheduled to start at 9am on the ninth floor, is jointly organised […]

Local Chinese daily to cease printing

KUCHING: Sarawak-based Chinese daily International Times will cease its printing operations beginning next month. In a press statement today, International Times managing director and editor in-chief Datuk Wee Kok Tiong said the newspaper will stop its circulation from Oct 16. Despite so, he said the newspaper will carry on with its news website. “We are […]

Maszlee should assure public about PH policy on physical penalty among spouses

KUCHING: Minister of Education Dr Maszlee Malik is responsible for issuing a public assurance that it is not the policy of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to promote the use of physical penalty among spouses. Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei, who pointed this out today, said Maszlee might not be aware of the questions set […]