Simultaneous elections no problem for cops

KUCHING: The police are not likely to face any shortage of manpower even if the parliamentary and state elections are held simultaneously. Deputy Inspector General of Police Datuk Hussin Ismail said the state had more than 8,000 officers and that … Continue reading

Woman alleges assault by ex-boyfriend

KUCHING: A woman reported to the police yesterday that she was assaulted by her former boyfriend earlier in the day. In her report, the 31-yearold from Arang Road said she was hardly minutes in her home, after coming home late … Continue reading

Man arrested for suspected car arson

KUCHING: A man was arrested, believed to be a suspect in the case of torching two vehicles recently. The case happened about 4am in MJC Batu Kawah several days ago. The owners were sleeping when their vehicles were set on fire. Fire … Continue reading

Man dies after collapsing

KUCHING: A man who fainted earlier while at Carpenter Street died several minutes later without leaving a clue to his identity. The police hoped the relatives of friends who know about the man to contact them as there was no identity … Continue reading

Duo injured in car accident

KUCHING: Two friends were injured in a car accident yesterday. The duo, 27 and 30 years old, from Malihah were on the way home after drinking in town. The driver suddenly lost control of the car and crashed into a drain around … Continue reading

Last ride for 17-year-old motorcyclist

SRI AMAN: A 17 year-old youth who was awaiting his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) results was killed instantly after he was involved in an accident. Hendry Davidson Dusu from Kampung Panggil here, was said to have met with the accident … Continue reading

Maritime enforcers seize vessel, arrest 18 crews

MIRI: A Vietnamese vessel with 18 crews, including two skippers, was nabbed by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (Miri branch) on Thursday morning at about 130 nautical miles off Tanjong Lobang, Miri waters. They were nabbed at Retap sandbank (Berting Retap-Friendship … Continue reading

Body parts of missing businessman found in pond

KAJANG: The mysterious disappearance of a 29-yearold air-conditioning service businessman early last month was unravelled when his body parts were found in an oxidation pond in Taman Pasir Mas, Sungai Chua here. Police sources said the skull and limb of Liew … Continue reading

RM20,000 lost in break-in

KUCHING: A hostel belonging to a reflexology centre has reported losses of more than RM20,000 after being burglarised. Its manager found the burglary about 3pm on Thursday. He was alerted by a worker that the hostel in Kota Sentosa was broken into. … Continue reading

TNB utamakan kebajikan pendidikan

DALAM usaha menyokong sistem pendidikan negara menerusi Pelan Pembangunan Pendidikan Malaysia 2013-2025, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) terus komited dalam mengambil inisiatif melaksanakan tanggungjawab sosial kedada masyarakat khususnya dalam bidang pendidikan Pengerusi TNB, Tan Sri Leo Moggie berkata, menjadi keutamaan TNB … Continue reading

Nine have close shave with death

MIRI: Nine passengers travelling in two vehicles had a close shave with death when they plunged into a deep ravine caused by a road collapse here yesterday. One of them was a pregnant woman in a 4WD vehicle, travelling along … Continue reading

Cops sealed properties worth RM3.4 mln last year

KUCHING: Sarawak police last year sealed RM3.4 million worth of properties bought using money from drug trafficking. Narcotics CID chief Supt Moses Agat said the sealed properties involved 43 cases last year compared to 36 cases with properties worth RM1.9 … Continue reading

Mosque conducts circumcision ceremony

MIRI: A total of 31 male students aged 11 to 15 years old in Bakam took part in a circumcision ceremony held at Darul Khairat mosque recently. The fourth of such event to be organised by the mosque’s committee, it … Continue reading

State-level Civil Service Day at BCCK on Nov 30

KUCHING: This year’s state-level Civil Service Day celebrations will see 4,500 civil servants from 172 state and federal departments converge at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) this Nov 30. It is organised by the Human Resource Management Unit, Chief … Continue reading

Giving aid ahead of floods

MATU: Igan MP Datuk Wahab Dolah said he would distribute food items to the poor and needy in his area ahead of possible floods. He decided to break from tradition as past experience showed it was not easy to distribute … Continue reading

SUPP Bintulu branch holds committee meeting

BINTULU: SUPP Bintulu branch held its first committee meeting last Saturday, and several items were discussed. One was the election of delegates to the party’s triennial delegates’ conference (TDC), which is slated to be held in Kuching from Dec 9 … Continue reading