SARAWAKWednesday, June 19, 2013
KUCHING: Almost overnight staircases in shoplots here are suddenly lighted up with colourful lights much like those used during the Christmas season.
KUCHING: The police are cooperating with other enforcement agencies in their effort to eradicate illegal online gambling activities in the state.
MIRI: Some of the wildfires spotted in Kuala Baram District near Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak Campus have burned into peat soil, and the smouldering remains are producing a thin veil of smog that had raised the Air Pollutant Index (API) in that area to 62 yesterday.
KUCHING: Once again Syarikat Sesco Bhd’s method of calculating arrears is being questioned.
KUCHING: The long-awaited overhead pedestrian bridge linking Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) and Taman Desa IImu in Kota Samarahan here will commence construction by year-end.
KUCHING: Housebreaking and burglary, previously unheard of, have started to rear their ugly heads in rural villages.
SIBU: Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) here are struggling to stay afloat after their major source of funding dried up with the defeat of Barisan Nasional in successive polls.
BINTULU: After 37 days entering the nest, Faridah or Mama Bird, a female Oriental Pied Hornbill found in Piasau Camp, has a new chick.
KUCHING: The communists — for whom the Internal Security Act 1960 (ISA) was enacted — are gone but in their place, are a new enemy who launch their campaigns against the country in cyberspace.
KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud says Muslim extremist terrorist movements that sprang up all over the world have nothing to do with Islam.
KUCHING: Muslim societies in Southeast Asia and the Pacific regions should seriously consider venturing into halal products manufacturing business.
KUCHING: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) will continue to expand its UniFi coverage in the state in line with demand for the high-speed broadband service.
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KUCHING: The strong winds that whipped the city and nearby towns left a trail of destruction and caused widespread blackout.
KUCHING: Sarawak Cable Bhd plans to develop solar power plants in the remote parts of Sarawak.
KUCHING: Sarah Wong Jia Xin, 17, is now a step closer to achieving her ambition of becoming a biotech and medical scientist after winning third place in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2013.
KUCHING: PBB’s New Media Unit (NMU) is unhappy that it and its counterparts got treated as scapegoats when and where things did not go as planned for Barisan Nasional in the recent polls.
MIRI: Expatriates working for Sarawak Shell Bhd here have described the Shell Piasau Camp located 12km from the city centre as one of the best urban nature parks in the world.
KUCHING: The Government has no intention to re-enact the Internal Security Act (ISA) 1960 but will think of mechanisms to act against offences which previously fell under it.
KUCHING: The poor in Sarawak can find some respite from their financial burden as the State Welfare Department has revised the minimum rate of its monthly general welfare aid as well as the eligibility criteria for such assistance.
KUCHING: A legend in the tattoo world will be sharing his knowledge during the forthcoming Traditional Tattoo Expo 2013 at Damai Central here from June 28 to 30.
BINTULU: Malaysia LNG Group of Companies (MLNG) is set to deploy its first batch of artificial reef balls tomorrow.
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