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Charity run: Participants running on the  bridge near BCCK at last year's Animazing Race. SSPCA hopes to attract more runners this year.

Free Revive isotonic drink for Animazing Race runners

25 July 2014

KUCHING: Permanis Sarawak Sdn Bhd has come out in support of the Animazing Race by sponsoring Revive isotonic drink for the runners.

Rare skill: Choo working on a piece of zinc that he uses to make oil lamps at his workshop at Carpenter Street in Kuching. ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star 

 Choo's workshop is one of four left at Carpenter Street in Kuching. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

Tinsmith's dying trade

25 July 2014

KUCHING: Earlier this week tinsmith Choo Wei Yueh, 73, received an order to hand-make oil lamps. It surprised him.

A senseless tragedy indeed

25 July 2014

The “whys” have been asked over and over again; now the question is: What’s next?

Happy faces: The recipients of the scholarship and financial aid of May 2014 intake in a group photo.

RM15mil worth of scholarships, financial aid for SPM, STPM students

25 July 2014

KUCHING: UCSI University is giving out RM15mil worth of bursaries and financial assistance as rewards for those students who excel in their examination.

CM opens house on first and second days of Raya at BCCK

25 July 2014

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem and his wife Puan Sri Jamilah Anu are inviting people from all walks of life to their Hari Raya open house at the Borneo Convention Centre (BCCK) here on the first and second days of the festive occasion.

Raya cheers: Rodiah receiving the goodies from Hu while Hamid (right) looks on.

SCCCI gives out raya gifts

25 July 2014

SIBU: Fifty-three-year old Rodiah Merais thanks the Sibu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) for showing its concern to needy people like her.

Shop owners can apply to occupy parking spaces for short-term roadshows, says Tiong

25 July 2014

SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) allows applications by shop owners to occupy parking spaces, located directly in front of their shops premises, to hold short term roadshows.

DOE to haul two major companies to court for failing to stop wildfires

25 July 2014

MIRI: Wildfires have ravaged areas the size of 1,000 football fields in Kuala Baram district over the past month or so already, according to latest statistics from the Department of Environment (DOE).

Post-mortem shows murdered duo died from injuries inflicted by sharp object

25 July 2014

SIBU: A post-mortem done on the bodies of the two elderly construction workers, who were victims of a murder case last Saturday, showed they had died from injuries inflicted by a sharp object, believed to be a single-edged knife.

Businessman on RM15,000 bail over counterfeit notes

25 July 2014

SIBU: A businessman has been released on a RM15,000 bail in two sureties by the Sessions Court here after he pleaded not guilty to possessing counterfeit notes.

Head of State's open house on first, second days of Raya

25 July 2014

KUCHING: Head of State Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud and wife Toh Puan Raghad Kurdi Taib will welcome their visitors on the first day of Hari Raya at the Astana here.

We're addressing shortage, says Jabu

25 July 2014

KUCHING: Water is being delivered to areas which are experiencing a shortage in the current dry spell, including Saratok and Betong districts.

Harimau Muda's Najmuddin Samat (right) tussles for the ball with PVF Vietnam defender in the Group A match of the Asia Champions Trophy Under-16 at Frenz Stadium in Janda Baik, Pahang. Harimau Muda Under-16 won 3-0.

Young Tigers reach the semis

25 July 2014

MALAYSIA’S Harimau Muda Under-16 pulled off a major upset in the under-16 Asia Champions Trophy when they thumped high-riding PVF Vietnam 3-0 to claim the last remaining semifinal berth.

Norlaila (right) of Serunding Gombak reveal sales can touch RM7,000 to RM15,000 a day during the Ramadan season.

A month of holiness and enterprise

25 July 2014

Eager shoppers who throng bazaars to prepare for the Aidilfitri celebrations are spurring the spirit of entrepreneurship in the month of Ramadan.

Not just a bazaar, it's a festival

25 July 2014

FOR those who crave a taste of Sarawak this Ramadan, the answer might be a visit to a stall dubbed Dapur Sarawak (Sarawak Kitchen) at the Putrajaya Ramadan Festival 2014.

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