Don’t politicise hardship, Dayaks told

MELUAN: Social Development and Urbanisation Minister Dato Sri William Mawan Ikom yesterday advised Dayaks, particularly Ibans, not to turn their hardship into a political issue. Mawan, who is also Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP) president, said hardship and joy are … Continue reading

Youth hurt after car rams into signboard

KOTA KINABALU: An 18 year-old student may have to celebrate new year’s eve in the ward of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) after he was involved in a road accident at Jalan Kolam here yesterday. In the 2pm incident, the … Continue reading

Poco-poco dancers champion women’s rights

KOTA KINABALU: About 50 women and men danced the poco-poco to attract joggers’ attention in town to call for an end to discrimination and injustice against women and marginalised communities in Malaysia in conjunction with the international campaign 16 Days … Continue reading

Ferry tragedy: Body of teenage student found

SEMPORNA: The body of a teenage schoolboy who drowned when a ferry he was travelling in, sank in Sungai Manis, Lihak-Lihak near here on Saturday, was recovered yesterday morning. A search and rescue (SAR) team found 14-year-old Mohd Annawawi Nunhati’s … Continue reading

Minister’s statement shows open mindedness

KOTA KINABALU: Gerakan national treasurer, Datuk Ng Chiang Chin yesterday lauded Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz’s recent statement that other races in the country could not be forced to forgo their own identity … Continue reading

IDS, Tokyo University to continue collaboration

KOTA KINABALU: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies has expressed its interest to continue to work collaboratively with Institute for Development Studies, Sabah (IDS) in research and development issues. Professor Tokoro Ikuya from the university’s Research Institute for Languages and Cultures … Continue reading

Excavator bursts into flames

KOTA KINABALU: An excavator burst into flames when the operator was digging the earth in front of Taman Nelly shop lots in Kolombong on Tuesday. The operator managed to escape from the vehicle before the flame engulfed the machine. The … Continue reading