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Kuching Woman Jailed For Selling Teen Daughter’s Virginity For RM3,000

KUCHING: A woman who sold her 13-year-old daughter's virginity to a man for RM3,000 was on Monday sentenced to six years' jail. The 47-year-old woman...

15 Squatters Lose Home In Miri Fire; Floods Hit Marudi, Kemena River Swells

MIRI - Fifteen people at a squatter colony in Kampung Pasir, Jalan Lutong here lost their homes in a fire at 10.30pm Sunday night. Miri...

Sabah, Sarawak Civil Defence To Be First To Have Sea Unit This Year

MIRI - The Sabah and Sarawak Malaysian Civil Defence Force (MCDF) will be the first to have their respective sea units early this year,...

Jabu Withdraws, Uggah, Awang Tengah Made PBB Acting Deputy Presidents

KUCHING - Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) president Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg Saturday announced that Tan Sri Alfred Jabu had decided to...

Sarawakian Fugitive Donny Meluda Charged With Murder In Singapore Court

SINGAPORE - A Sarawak man who had been on the run for more than six years following his alleged involvement in the 2010 Kallang...

‘Unexpected But It Showed His Sensitivity To The Situation’ – A Cool Call By...

By ROBERT KENNETH KUCHING - The decision of the new Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg to retain the present cabinet line-up...

‘Umno Will Not Come To Sarawak As Long As I Am Chief Minister’ –...

KUCHING – Newly minted Sarawak chief minister, Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg ha stated that Umno would not enter Sarawak on his watch. "As...

EC Announces Feb 18 For By-Election For Tanjong Datu State Seat

PUTRAJAYA - The by-election for the Tanjong Datu State Assembly seat in Sarawak will be held on Feb 18, said Election Commission (EC) Chairman...

15-Door Longhouse In Remote Sibu Goes Up In Smoke; Details Sketchy

SIBU - A 15-door longhouse in Sungai Tunoh, Bukit Mabong was destroyed in a fire at about 3.30pm Wednesday. However, Bernama learnt that no casualties...

No Chinese Deputy Chief Minister For Sarawak; Awang Tengah Likely Choice

KUCHING – It is very unlikely that a Chinese will fill up the vacant deputy Chief Minister’s post in the Sarawak Cabinet. Talk is rife...

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