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Fewer launches, lower targets due to tighter measures

24 October 2014

KUCHING: Many developers have delayed their new launches and reduced sales targets in view of the softening Sarawak property market, according to a leading property consultant.

A worker at the factory checking on the qualityof the gloves manufactured.

Need to boost wage-productivity link

24 October 2014

I RECENTLY attended a seminar on the implementation of minimum wages in Asean countries, South Korea and Japan organised by the Human Resources Ministry.

Tuan Zaki Omar (in blue uniform) , Clement ak Anchui, head of Rumah Gisa Nanga Tatau , David Ismadi (right) and Murphy staff at the handover ceremony.JPG

Longhouse families get fire extinguishers

24 October 2014

BINTULU: Murphy Sarawak Oil Co, Ltd.recently donated 80 fire extinguishers to 25 longhouses located in the Bintulu district. The recipients include families residing in the areas of Tubau, Bakun, Jepak, Kuala Nyalu and Sebauh. Each longhouse will receive three fire extinguishers.

still on... rural natives in interior Baram in northern Sarawak staging blockade to stop the clearing of forests at Long Kesseh and Long Naah for the construction of the proposed RM 4 billion Baram Dam. pic by natives.

Baram Dam: UN urged to act

24 October 2014

MIRI: The plight of some 20,000 rural natives who are to be uprooted by the construction of the proposed RM4bil Baram Dam project in the interior of north Sarawak has been brought to the attention of the United Nations (UN).

Recruitment drive: Lau (front row, centre) with members of the Wong Nai Siong School board of management.

Independent schools facing shortage of students

24 October 2014

SIBU: While the Chinese independent schools in Peninsular Malaysia have to reject new enrolment every year, the situation in the Sarawak is just the opposite.

Crowe Horwath tax partner Poon Yew Hoe

Taxpayers told to take advantage of new incentives

24 October 2014

KUCHING: Taxpayers should take advantage of the tax incentives announced by the government in Budget 2015.

State Secretary Tan Sri Morshidi Abdul Ghani (right) handing over the FutureGov award to Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem in Kuching yesterday. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

Civil service wins Asia-Pac award

24 October 2014

KUCHING: The state civil service has won international recognition for its efforts to improve the quality and effectiveness of its delivery.

Thumbs up: (From left) Shahril, Ismail, Zhou and Luo giving their thumbs up to the newly-signed agreement for another 30 new LRVs to replace the Ampang Line’s extant rolling stock.

Prasarana signs RM627mil deal to replace its Ampang LRT fleet

24 October 2014

PUBLIC transport system provider Prasarana Malaysia Bhd will be replacing its extant fleet of six-car Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) on its Ampang Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) by next year with Chinese technology.

Litterbugs: A whole load of rubbish left behind after the screening of the World Cup final at Dataran Merdeka damaged the grass.– filepic

Dataran Merdeka closure for upgrade to continue

24 October 2014

DATARAN Merdeka’s field will be closed until December, Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib said.

The Prawn Tempered is a type of dry curry, giving the prawns an intense, hot flavour.

Sri Lankan temptations at Carousel

24 October 2014

Hotel coffeehouse brings country’s well-known chef to cook for promotion.

The latest timepieces celebrate the great and long-lasting alliance between MotoGP and Tissot, says Swatch Group Malaysia Sdn Bhd vice-president Ian Lee

Brand unveils new models in conjunction with MotoGP event

24 October 2014

TODAY is the start of the MotoGP weekend at Sepang International Circuit, and the excitement is two-fold for Swiss watchmaker Tissot.

Team effort: The winning team TAR College posing together with officials at the inaugural Wangsa Maju Basketball Cup held at SJKC Lee Rubber Gombak last Saturday.

TAR College takes home gold at basketball tournement

24 October 2014

A SHOT from TAR College’s Teng Seng Fu in the last moments of the game sealed his team’s victory in the finals of the inaugural Wangsa Maju Basketball Cup recently.

MotorGP fans advised to take public transport to Sepang circuit

24 October 2014

Anticipating a record turnout at the 2014 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix this weekend, Sepang International Circuit (SIC) strongly recommends fans to take the special shuttle bus services from the city to the race.

Living room for the room themed Modern Classic

Exhibition inspires visitors with showcase of four rooms designed by experts

24 October 2014

HOMEDEC is back at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and it is set to inspire homeowners who are looking to redecorate, renovate or move in to their home.

Hazim Irfan first to check into semis

24 October 2014

HAZIM Irfan FC from Pendang, Kedah, became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the Tunku Panglima Besar Cup knockout soccer tournament in Alor Setar.

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