KUCHING, April 24 – Police have identified 20 hotspots that would require additional monitoring during the 11th Sarawak state election. Bukit Aman Management Department director Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah said based on previous experience, police have taken precautionary measures early at such locations and police are also confident that there will be no
KUCHING, April 24 – Nomination for the 11th Sarawak State Election starts in earnest tomorrow at 9am with contests expected for all 82 state seats. Billed as the biggest state election in the history of Sarawak, candidates will file their nomination forms at 82 nomination centres located at government offices, multi-purpose
KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has sought two people to facilitate investigations into a case. They have been identified as Mohd Hafiz Yusoff, 45, a former executive in a Selangor state-owned company and Wan Ahmad Don, 47. Hafiz’s last known addresses were No: 20, Jalan Nilam
KOTA SAMARAHAN, April 24 – Sarawak will have 124 more 1Malaysia Internet Centres (PI1M) by year end, said Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari. Sarawak currently has 95 PI1M. Jailani said the government had allocated RM124 million for the 124 PI1M and that the effort was taken because the government
Leaders: Recognising July 22 As Public Holiday In Sarawak An Opportunity For Youths To Learn History Of The State
KAPIT, April 24 – The declaration of July 22 as a public holiday in Sarawak to commemorate Sarawak’s independence from British colonization and remember the sacrifices and contributions by the state’s freedom fighters, received overwhelming response and support from the people. Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem who made
KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 – The cloud seeding operations based at the Subang Airport and Penang will be continued yesterday as usual and has succeeded in producing rain in several areas. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Madius Tangau said, the areas were Timah Tasoh Dam in Perlis, Ahning Pedu, Muda
CYBERJAYA, April 24 – Two teams from KDU University College Penang had emerged as the champion and first runner-up at the inaugural Global Business Services (GBS) 2016 organised by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDeC) and Talent Corp (TalentCorp). The champion team representative, Rueben Lim Soon Wen, 22, said the competition, which
KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 – The Health Ministry has given its assurance that antivenom is available at all government hospitals in the country. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the antivenom or poisonous snake antidote was usually supplied to all government hospitals and if stocks had depleted at one
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 23 – The ongoing Penang Fashion Week at Gurney Paragon Mall is propelling the state forward in the global fashion arena. Thai internet sensation, Happy Polla and WBPF World Champion, Lilian Tan rock the runway for Bran et Daguet Fashion Show at Gurney Paragon here this evening. Bran et Daguet
KOTA BELUD, April 23 – Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan said he did not go ahead with his plan to debate with Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng as he agreed with the advice of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and Inspector-General of Police
ALOR GAJAH, April 23 – The air service licence and air operator certificate of Malaysia’s first Syariah-compliant airline, Rayani Air, will be cancelled if the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) is not satisfied with the explanation and information on the company’s operations, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
BALIK PULAU, April 23 – Entopia, formerly known as the Penang Butterfly Farm is set to open its doors to the public on May 2 after the completion of a RM50 million redevelopment project to become the world’s first butterfly, dragonfly and firefly sanctuary park. The farm is managed by Butterfly
SINGAPORE, Apr 23 – Twitter introduces First View in Asia Pacific today, an engaging and highly visible way to share your brand story with compelling video creative across Twitter’s massive audience. First View is now available in 29 countries including Asia Pacific markets Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 – Items sent through postal and courier services will be checked by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department to curb the smuggling of prohibited goods. Pos Malaysia media relations officer Mohd Asyraf Mohd Fauzi said they would not send items to the recipients until the contents have been checked.
SINGAPORE, Apr 23 – As the world prepares to recognize Earth Day, CropLife Asia took the opportunity to herald the contributions being made through plant science technology to sustainable agriculture in the region and around the globe. Dr. Siang Hee Tan, Executive Director of CropLife Asia said earth Day is a time
GEORGE TOWN , APR 23 – Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is partaking on a tree planting campaign during the Earth Day yesterday. Its president S.M. Mohamed Idris said in the planet is currently losing over 15 billion trees each year, equivalent to 48 football fields every minute. He said this is outrageous. He
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said Malaysians need to look at the facts and not listen to rumours and negative propaganda regarding the country’s economic “Armageddon”. “There are so much doomsday predictions by the prophets of doom regarding Malaysia’s economic “Armageddon”. “Of
SIBU, April 22 – It is high time urban folk enjoying the best of government services in the country show their appreciation, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The appreciation at this material time, in Sarawak, should be translated into support for the Barisan Nasional candidates in the
KUCHING, April 22 – Sarawak PKR has long been under the state DAP’s thumb, claimed Boniface Willy Tumek who has resigned as PKR vice chairman after failing to be selected as the opposition’s candidate for Tasik Biru. According to him, PKR was always the underdog during meetings between both parties, particularly in
SEPANG, April 22 – Rayani Air staff are threatening to take legal action if salary arrears of RM1.5 million due to about 400 of its workers in March are not paid up by Tuesday (April 26). Rayani Air Operations Manager at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2), Zulkalnain Azdan, who