Incessant rain normal ai??i??Jabu

KUCHING: There should not be any unnecessary panic during the north-east monsoon season despite the incessant downpour. Addressing the State Disaster Relief Committee (JPBN) meeting at the State Operations Room, Wisma Bapa Malaysia here yesterday, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi … Continue reading

Thwarting the loan sharks

Police, working with local councils, take down posters, fl yers put up by illegal money lenders KUCHING: The police removed more than 300 illegal posters, banners and f lyers put up in public places here by illegal money lenders under … Continue reading

Barcelona frustrated at Rubin Kazan

MOSCOW: Spanish giants Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw by Russian champions Rubin Kazan in their Champions League Group D encounter at Kazan on Wednesday. Both goals came from the penalty spot, with Ecuadorian midfielder Christian Noboa giving Rubin … Continue reading

Admiralty Court to resolve maritime disputes

KUALA LUMPUR: An Admiralty Court, dealing with all admiralty and maritime claims which will commence operations today, is expected to resolve maritime industry disputes competently and expeditiously. Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi said the court, located at the Jalan Duta … Continue reading

Donai??i??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

SPM exam will begin on Nov 23, not Nov 22

KUALA LUMPUR: This yearai??i??s Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination will begin on Nov 23 and not on Nov 22 following Nov 22 being a public holiday in Johor. The Education Ministry in a statement here yesterday said the Malaysian Examinations … Continue reading

Help get govt funds: Wong

SIBU: State Democratic Action Party (DAP) chairman Richard Wong yesterday expressed the hope that Chinese-based political parties in the State would redouble their efforts to get from the government the much-needed financial assistance for Chinese education. He said the MCA … Continue reading

Special venison offer for CNY

SARIKEI: Sebangkoi Deer Farm is offering fresh deer meat (venison) at Tamu Nyelong here this Sunday and on Feb 5, specially for the coming Chinese New Year celebrations. Farm manager, Ting Sing Fee, said only one animal would be slaughtered … Continue reading

Opposition raises only petty issues

Jasa going all out to counter attempts by c SARIKEI: The State Special Affairs Department (Jasa) is going all out to counter any attempt by certain quarters to mislead the people on various issues. One of the departmentai??i??s approaches was … Continue reading

Ongkili: Heighten tolerance to cement unity

KUCHING: Malaysians should enhance the level of tolerance and understanding among them to prevent any hostility that could jeopardise national unity, Minister in the Prime Ministerai??i??s Department Datuk Dr Maximus Johnity Ongkili said yesterday. He reiterated that the people should … Continue reading

Undergoing intensive development

His Majesty said the declaration of Labuan as a federal territory in 1984 and Putrajaya in 2001 consolidated the existence and importance of the federal territory entity and intensified development of the threeAi??territories. Tuanku Mizan said Putrajaya was also undergoing … Continue reading