Two buddies attacked by gang of eleven

KUCHING: Two friends were beaten up by a gang of 11 persons on Thursday night in Muara Tuang. The 19 and 20-year-olds from Asajaya Ulu were sent to Muara Tuang clinic by a passer-by where they were then referred to … 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

Malaysia’s economy stable, says Abdullah

Country continues to attract foreign investment despite global crisis PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’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), Dato’ Abdul Hadi Awang Kechil welcomed the new … 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

Lower loan repayment instalments expected

KUALA LUMPUR: All commercial banks will take immediate steps to reduce the monthly loan repayment instalments for facilities with interest rates pegged to the base lending rate (BLR). This is to help borrowers in the current challenging environment, the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) said in a statement yesterday. The move … 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

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