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Kuching To Become Borneo Hub For Umrah Travellers

KUCHING: Sarawak planned to turn its capital, Kuching, into an alternative travelling hub for Muslims in Borneo to perform their umrah (minor haj) pilgrimage...

Indonesian Woman Detained, More Than RM60,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized On X’mas Eve

KUCHING: A police raid on Christmas Eve here led to the detention of an Indonesian woman and two local men as well as the...

Christmas Brings Multi-Religious Family Together

KUCHING: Despite having reverted to Islam 10 years ago, Nur Atiqah Abdullah is grateful that her decision to do so has never prevented her...

Sarawak Traders Using PSP To Increase Prices Face Stern Action

KUCHING: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Sarawak will take action against traders in the state who raise prices of goods...

New Lawas Hospital Will Provide Improved Medical Facilities For Rural Folk

MIRI: The construction of the new Lawas Hospital, will improve the quality of medical facilities for residents in the rural and remote areas in...

Sarawak To Introduce Licencing Requirement For Gas Distribution

KUCHING: Sarawak is imposing a condition requiring any gas distribution activities carried out in the state could only be done with a licence issued...

MA63 Committee Did Not Discuss Purchase Of Stakes In Petronas

KUCHING: The Sarawak Chief Minister's Office (CMO) has denied that the purchase of stakes in Petronas was among the issues discussed by the Malaysia...

RM5 Of Free Water Monthly For Sarawakians Starting Jan 2020

KUCHING: Every household in Sarawak will enjoy free water for the first RM5 of the monthly domestic water bill, which is equivalent to about...

Baru Bian Unhappy With Condition Of Miri-Sibu Segment Of Pan Borneo Highway

SIBU: Works Minister Baru Bian has expressed dissatisfaction with the construction work for Miri-Sibu segment of the Pan Borneo Highway project, saying contractors need...

AirAsia Wins Miri City Mayor Award

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd has won the coveted Mayor’s Special Award at the Miri City Mayor Awards 2019 for its significant contribution to the...

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