KUCHING, March 19 — The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) is seeking the cooperation of the public to stop open burning activities that could lead to wildfires during the prevailing dry sea...
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah fire and rescue department will have Malaysia’s first “water village” unit, in Semporna, this year.
MIRI: A total ban on open burning must be enforced immediately as there are currently at least 10 cases of wildfires raging in Miri and Kuala Baram districts.
Sarawak Assistant Tourism Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin said a total ban on open-burning must be enforced immediately as there are at least 10 cases of wildfires raging in Miri and Kuala Baram districts...
MIRI: Firefighters in Sarawak are battling bushfires that have spread in nine districts over the past 24 hours.
For a segment that Perodua has been absent from for the longest of times, they are making a surprisingly strong comeback with their Aruz SUV.
At the flag-off ceremony of the Perodua Aruz TransBorneo Convoy, Perodua President and CEO, Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad announced that since the launch of the Perodua Aruz in January, the company has ...
Bookings for the Perodua Aruz have now climbed to 14,000 units since its launch in January, and the automaker says that it has delivered 4,000 units to buyers so far.
PARLIAMENT | Anwar Ibrahim (Harapan-Port Dickson) has urged the government to make asset declarations by key public officials a legal obligation.
MIRI: Firefighters in Sarawak are battling wildfires that have spread to nine districts over the past 24 hours.
PETALING JAYA: The entire Peninsular Malaysia (except for Klang), Sabah and parts of Sarawak between Miri and Bintulu have been identified as being at extreme risk of fire, said Malaysian Meteorological Department director-general Alui Bahari.
MIRI, March 17 — The Sarawak police have recorded 34 cases of non-existent loan frauds resulting in losses of RM244,495.04 from January to March 15, this year.
KUCHING: Perodua is aiming for its new seven-seater Aruz to top the SUV sales charts in Sabah and Sarawak, a predominantly SUV-driven market.
MIRI: Fresh confrontations have erupted between native communities and workers of an oil palm company at the fringes of Mulu National Park in northern Sarawak.
Few months have passed since we heard proper news regarding the eSports category for the upcoming SEA Games 2019.
MIRI: A man and his wife were among 13 people detained for drug abuse in an operation by the National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) here and in Bekenu early today.
MIRI: Wildfires in the bushland of Kg Rambai in Bekenu sub-district in northern Sarawak spread into the village and burned down a house.
KUCHING, March 14 — The Pakatan Harapan federal government has contributed RM9.3 million for the ongoing anti-rabies operation in Sarawak, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas...
MIRI: The Mulu National Park natives, currently staging human-blockades against an oil-palm giant to stop forest-clearing, are bringing their fight to the world stage.
MIRI: The police have detained 13 suspects in a two-day anti drugs operation in the city of Miri and seized syabu and heroin worth RM15,364.60. State Narcotics CID chief Supt Sahar Abdul Latif said t...
MIRI (March 13): Widespread encroachment by illegal occupants have been detected within the Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary of Sarawak, reported The Star today.
MIRI: A car plunged into Sg Krian at the Saratok district ferry-crossing on Wednesday (March 13) morning and sank after the 66-year-old driver overshot the jetty before the ferry had even docked.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Lawyers will now be able to save on costs and time with the new option of video-conferencing for court cases in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Shah Alam.
MIRI: A collision between a truck and a car near Batu Niah town in northern Sarawak left two dead and three hospitalised with injuries.
MIRI: The Sarawak Forest Department and Sarawak Forestry Corporation are carrying out raids in Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary against illegal occupants.
Forest fires woes are spreading in northern Sarawak.
MIRI: Forest fires woes are spreading in northern Sarawak.
Wildfires are raging in the forests and bushland of Kuala Baram district in Miri, Sarawak.
KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - While a crocodile dragged a man into a river in Sabah, a group of men were filmed killing another crocodile entangled in a fishing net in Sarawak.
MIRI: Wildfires are raging in the forests and bushland of Kuala Baram district, north of Miri city.
KOTA KINABALU: While a crocodile dragged a man into a river in Sabah’s Kinabatangan district, a group of men was filmed killing another one entangled in a fishing net in Miri, Sarawak.
KUCHING: The Sarawak government is collaborating with the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, to set up its own international residential schools soon, according to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi ...
KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg says the state government is planning to build affordable international schools which will also cater to students from the lower income bracket.
Authorities are now on the hunt for the group of men who brutally hammered and beat a crocodile that got entangled in a fishing net.The incident is said to have happened at Batu Satu, Miri, Sarawak.
KUCHING, March 8 — The state government will build five international schools specially for top performing students from Sarawak, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today.
MIRI (March 8): The Works Ministry has directed contractors involved in the construction of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project to undertake risk assessment of routes that are under threat of sinking w...
MIRI: Videos and pictures are making the rounds on social media in Miri, showing a group of men brutally hammering and beating a crocodile that was entangled in a fishing net.
MIRI (March 7): The Works Ministry has directed contractors involved in the construction of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project to undertake risk assessment of routes that are under threat of sinking w...
MIRI, March 7 — The Works Ministry has directed contractors involved in the construction of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project to undertake risk assessment of routes that are under threat of sinkin...
MIRI: A single mother and her two sons were among eight individuals tested positive for syabu in an anti-drug operation conducted at three locations here.
MIRI: Some 430 people in Debak sub-district have been evacuated after their homes were inundated by floods.
While it might not be driverless like in Singapore, the inclusion of electric buses has been deemed as a step forward for the local public transportation system.
MIRI: Wildfires are flaring up in the Miri division in northern Sarawak again.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines will be increasing and upgrading its flights to accommodate the Hari Raya Aidilfitri travel surge beginning May 25 until June 16, 2019.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Malaysia Airlines will be increasing and upgrading its flights to accommodate the Hari Raya Aidilfitri travel surge beginning May 25 until June 16, 2019.
MAJOR structural changes are looming on the local airport sector and that also affects Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), the dominant operator.
MIRI: A large whale shark died after it became entangled in fishermen's nets, says the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC).
MIRI: Sarawak DAP is activating its election machinery at grassroots levels statewide, says Sarawak DAP deputy chairman Chiew Ching Sing.
MIRI: Two men and a woman in a four-wheel drive vehicle survived a 10m-plunge into a ravine along the Pan Borneo Highway in northern Sarawak on Sunday (March 3).
MIRI: The defeat of Pakatan Harapan in the Semenyih by-election has added more fuel to talk of early state elections in Sarawak.
MIRI: Hunting of wildlife for exotic feasts and to be kept as trophies will no longer be accepted as a norm in the state, says the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC).
MIRI (March 2): Samling Group has denied the allegations of some non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that the timber company was encroaching into gazetted forests and Native Customary Rights (NCR) l...
MIRI: A 53-year-old police corporal has been charged with raping a 19-year-old girl in the Sarikei police station's toilet on Oct 28 last year.
MIRI (March 1): Samling Group has denied the allegations of some non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that the timber company was encroaching into gazetted forests and Native Customary Rights (NCR) l...
MIRI: Timber giant Samling Group has denied allegations by some NGOs that it had encroached upon gazetted forests and Native Customary Rights (NCR) land in the interior of Sarawak.
KUCHING, March 1 — Sarawak has the potential to become a major regional coffee producer, especially the Liberica variety, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said today.
MIRI: Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) enforcement units carried out a series of raids throughout Sarawak this week in a statewide operation against abuse of wildlife, rescuing a variety of rare species.
MIRI: Just because it's scorching hot in most parts of Sarawak doesn't mean that flash floods are aren't happening.
MIRI: There are increasing complaints that pet shops in Sarawak are keeping animals in cruel condition - stuffing them in tiny cages for months.
PETALING JAYA: An activist is still unconvinced that the construction of a new district hospital in Lawas, a small town in Sarawak more than 1,000km from Kuching, will materialise anytime soon despite...
MIRI: The 15-year-old student who was swept away by strong current in Sungai Kanowit while trying to rescue stranded boat passengers was found drowned.
MIRI: Disputes over forest clearing for oil palm plantation development next to the Mulu National Park are getting messy, says the Sarawak Society for Rights of Indigenous Peoples of Sarawak (SCRIPS).
MIRI: The Pakan-Entabai road in the remote Bintangor district in central Sarawak has collapsed due to severe soil erosion.
MIRI: A horrific head-on collision between two four-wheel drive vehicles left two people dead and nine others rushed to hospital with various injuries.
MIRI: The Pakan-Entabai road in the remote Bintangor district in central Sarawak has collapsed due to severe soil erosion.
MIRI: Some 71 people in Simunjan district in southern Sarawak have been evacuated to a temporary shelter as heavy rain and floods persist in the region.
MIRI: Quick action to douse a fire at the Petronas Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) plant near Bintulu town managed to avert an explosion.
MIRI: A massive fire broke out at the Petronas Liquefied Natural Gas plant near Bintulu town but was extinguished before it caused any explosion.
PETALING JAYA: Baru Bian today said Putrajaya will complete work on the long-delayed new Lawas district hospital in Sarawak, months after the works minister pledged to follow through on Pakatan Harapa...
KUCHING, Feb 22 ― Works Minister Baru Bian said today the federal government will build the Lawas Hospital that has been a sick project under the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) administration.
BRAVO to the team from the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) that rescued the mother and baby macaques kept in a small cage outside a house in Miri with no shelter from the sun and rain, “Protected...
MIRI: A police report has been lodged by the Berawan natives of Kampung Melinau at Mulu National Park over the desecration of the community's 300-year-old graves.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) will put all international airports under its management through the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) benchmarking programme run by Airports Counci...
MIRI: (Feb 21) Sarawak deputy state assembly speaker Datuk Gerawat Gala has given official notice to an oil-palm plantation giant to immediately stop theclearing the forests at the fringes of Mulu National Park.
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 20): Urban Transformation Centres (UTC) in Sabah and Sarawak will have new operating hours from March 4, based on demand and the Government’s move to cut costs, said Finance Minister ...
MIRI: The clearing of forests at the fringes of Mulu National Park have been halted – for now – following widespread human blockades by the native Penan and Berawan ethnic communities over the past few days.
MIRI: The magnificent-looking Sarawak's Helmeted Hornbills is on the verge of being wiped out due to poaching and the illegal wildlife trade.
The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) has proposed to the government to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) over the allegation of judicial interference in the affidavit made by a sitting ...
MIRI: Ground surveys by Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) show that vast areas of forests adjacent to the Mulu National Park have already been cut down.
MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) arrested five Indonesian nationals in a Malaysian vessel fishing 11 nautical miles from the Bakam shoreline near Miri around 10.30am yesterday.
MIRI: An iron bridge at Kampung Segar in Simunjan district in southern Sarawak has collapsed, but it is not known whether there were any casualties.
MIRI: A protest by Sarawak natives against forest clearing by a plantation firm is gathering momentum at the fringes of the Mulu National Park in interior northern Sarawak.
MIRI: Some 33,000 litres of fuel went up in smoke when an oil tanker burst into flames after a crash on the Miri-Bintulu Coastal Highway in northern Sarawak.
MIRI: An oil tanker laden with petrol fuel is on fire along the Miri-Bintulu Coastal Highway in northern Sarawak as at 9.30am Sunday (Feb 17).
KUANTAN, Feb 15 — The government, through the Foreign Ministry, is discussing with its Indonesian counterparts for the release of a fishing boat detained by the neighbouring country’s authorities ...
MIRI: Sarawak United Peoples Party (SUPP) in Miri has set up a public service hotline in the "hot seat" of Pujut state constituency.
SCHOLARSHIPS from The Edge Education Foundation (TEEF) are enabling 13 outstanding students to pursue their studies at local universities from this year onwards without having to worry about their fin...
MIRI: A Sarawak state assemblyman today denied that he had sent a Facebook message to his online friends offering financial aid, saying that the social media account had been hacked.
MIRI (Bernama): An Indonesian oil palm worker is believed to have been killed by a crocodile while out searching for crabs at a river mouth in Ladang Segi Pakatan Niah here at 1pm on Wednesday (Feb 13).
MIRI: (SK Ulu Sungai Arip in Selangau district in central Sarawak has shut down temporarily due to floods on Thursday morning (Feb 14).
MIRI, Feb 14 — An Indonesian oil palm worker is believed to have been killed by a crocodile while out searching for crabs at a river mouth in Ladang Segi Pakatan Niah here at 1pm yesterday.
MIRI: Bintulu district was hit by floods early Tuesday (Feb 12) - with waters rising as high as one metre and inundating several locations in northern Sarawak.
MIRI: From deep jungles to urban centres, the wildlife trade is a widespread business in Sarawak.
MIRI: Selangau district in central Sarawak is still inundated by floodwaters Saturday (Feb 9), the second day running.
MIRI: Two blocks of a factory manufacturing construction materials here were reduced to charred wrecks after a fire swept through the adjoining buildings.
MIRI: The wildlife trade is a widespread business in Sarawak. It leaves a trail of cruelty starting from the forests where animals are trapped and hunted, to the longhouses, and on to markets in cities and towns, to certain “pet shops”, and to the homes of certain rich and powerful people.
MIRI: In anticipation of possible early state elections, Sarawak Pakatan Harapan has fixed Feb 24 to kick off discussions on the allocation of the state’s 82 constituencies.
KUCHING: Sarawak police will carry out operation code-named “Operasi Saman Tertunggak Warganegara Asing” to nab foreigners with outstanding summonses at the Malaysia-Brunei border in Miri and Limbang.
KUCHING: The Sarawak police will carry out operations code-named ‘Operasi Saman Tertunggak Warganegara Asing’ to nab foreigners with outstanding summonses at the Malaysia-Brunei border in Miri and...
KUCHING, Feb 5 — Works Minister Baru Bian today said that construction of the second phase of the Pan Borneo Highway, stretching from Miri to Lawas, will start next year.