Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Borneo

News from Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan.

Mastermind Behind Illegal Immigrants’ Entry Into Sarawak Detained

KUCHING: The Immigration Department arrested a man known as 'Pak Itam', who is believed to be the mastermind behind the influx of illegal immigrants...

Sarawak Customs Foils Attempt To Smuggle In RM1-Mln Frozen Chicken Parts

KUCHING: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department in Sarawak today announced it has foiled an attempt to smuggle into the state 250,500 kg of frozen...

Sarawak Police Ready For State Polls – Aidi

KUCHING: Sarawak police are ready to face the state election even though they will not receive assistance from outside following the spread of the COVID-19. Sarawak...

Sarawak Announces Bonus Payment For State Civil Servants

KUCHING: Good news for Sarawak civil servants. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a special payment of one-and-a-half-month basic salary or a...

Sarawak Spent RM96 Million To Enforce COVID-19 Containment

KUCHING: The Sarawak government spent about RM96 million between March and October this year to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and manage the welfare of the people, Deputy Chief...

PBB VP Shocked, Ashamed By Tiong’s “DG scared to die” Remarks

KUCHING: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah today expressed shock and embarrassment over the remarks made by Bintulu Member...

Sarawak DUN Passes Bill To Lower Age To Become YBs, Clearly Defines State Residents

KUCHING: The Sarawak State Assembly (DUN) today passed a Bill to amend Article 16 of the State Constitution to lower the minimum age required...

RM330.9 Million Channeled For Development In Sarawak Under 11MP

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has channeled RM330.9 million in development allocation for Sarawak under the 11th Malaysian Plan (11MP) which ends this year. Deputy Minister...

MA63: Five Of Sarawak’s Demands Fulfilled, Eight Still Being Discussed

KUCHING: An agreement has been reached between the Sarawak and the federal governments to fulfil five out of 13 demands relating to the state’s rights...

Man Dies From Rabies In Sarawak – Health DG

KUALA LUMPUR: A 42-year-old man became the latest victim to die of rabies in Sarawak, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said...

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