Govt to spend RM3 billion more on schools, students

KLUANG: The Education Ministry has allocated RM3 billion under the Supplementary Assistance Scheme for schools and students nationwide this year, said its minister Datuk Seri HishammuddinAi??Tun Hussein. ai???We have to announce this substantial allocation to ward off allegations from the … Continue reading

Club to welcome New Year with dinner

SIBU: Sibu Great United Club (SGUC) will kick start the New Year with a dinner, starting 7pm this evening. Its chairman Chua Tung Wei disclosed yesterday, saying the dinner was geared towards rapport-building among members. Chua said: ai???We expect about … Continue reading

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 vehiclesAi??recently. The case happened about 4am in MJC Batu Kawah several days ago. The owners were sleeping when their vehicles were setAi??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 hisAi??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 accidentAi??yesterday. The duo, 27 and 30 years old, from Malihah were on the way home after drinkingAi??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, SungaiAi??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 onAi??Thursday. He was alerted by a worker that the hostel in Kota Sentosa was brokenAi??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

Malaysiaai??i??s economy stable, says Abdullah

Country continues to attract foreign investment despite global crisis PUTRAJAYA: Malaysiaai??i??s economy is largely stable even though the country is faced with global crisis such as the increase in prices of fuel and food, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said. … Continue reading

New National Service trainees in high spirit

KUALA KUBU BHARU: A total of 174 National Service trainees had checked into the Kuala Kubu Bharu camp in Selangor under Kumpulan 3 Siri 5/2008. Director-general of Jabatan Latihan Khidmat Negara (JLKN), Datoai??i?? Abdul Hadi Awang Kechil welcomed the new … Continue reading