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Sarawak to table state budget on Nov 8

KUCHING: The Sarawak state legislative assembly’s second sitting, starting Nov 8, will see the tabling of the state’s budget supply bills by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar said there were

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Sabah, Sarawak on 2020 LTdL route

PUTRAJAYA: The prestigious Asian cycling tour race, Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL), will return to Sabah and Sarawak after 23 years in its 25th edition with a new racing status, Professional Series (ProSeries) introduced by the International Cycling Union (UCI).

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Sarawak’s Sri Aman API hits ‘hazardous’ level

KUCHING: Air pollution in Sri Aman has breached the red zone on the Air Pollutant Index (API) with readings shooting up overnight to 365 as at 8am today. The Department of Environment’s (DOE) hourly monitoring statistics of air quality shows

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The East Malaysia secession grapevine, an absolute headache for Malaysia Day

This coming Monday (Sep 16) marks Malaysia Day, a public holiday that commemorates the formation of the Federation of Malaysia – when the states of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore merged in 1963. Prior to this holiday being gazetted in

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One of three missing Sarawakian anglers found dead

LABUAN: One of the three Sarawakian anglers who were reported missing in Lawas waters was found dead today. The body of Yee Chon Tiong, 30, was found in the waters at 8.50 am, according to the Labuan Malaysian Maritime Enforcement

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Earliest cloud seeding for Sarawak this Thursday

KUCHING: The earliest possible date for cloud seeding to be done in Sarawak is this Thursday, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. He said the cloud-seeding operations aimed at reducing the effects of the haze particularly in

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API in Kuching, Sri Aman, Samarahan very unhealthy

PUCHONG: The Air Pollutant Index for Kuching, Sri Aman and Samarahan have shot up to very unhealthy levels as at 10am. Kuching hit a high of 248, while the readings in Sri Aman and Samarahan are 246 and 202 respectively.

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Eight areas in Sarawak record unhealthy API

MIRI: Eight areas in Sarawak recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings compared to six yesterday, with Kuching registering very unhealthy API at 204, as at 9am this morning. Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) secretariat head, Major Ismail Mahedin

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Three areas in Sarawak record unhealthy API

MIRI: Miri, Sri Aman and Samarahan have recorded an unhealthy Air Pollution Index (API) as of 9 am today. Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee Secretariat Major Ismail Mahedin from the Sarawak Civil Defence Corps said Sri Aman recorded an API

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Sarawak’s first Indian woman Kapitan shares her Merdeka feelings

KUCHING: “When the Malaysian flag was hoisted, I was in tears…tears of joy, ” said Sarawak’s first Indian woman who served as Kapitan for almost 11 years. Paliani Samba Bilaidom, alias Lucy Lingam, 66, was appointed to the role of

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