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JOAS happy with pledge to assist indigenous groups

1 October 2014

MIRI: The coalition of indigenous organisations of Malaysia – Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) – had a most fruitful outing at the World Conference of Indigenous People during the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York that concluded a few days ago.

State forest director Sapuan Ahmad checking some of the 869 illegal logs seized from a sawmill near Kuching recently. He said such illegal logs not only cost the government substantial loss of revenue but that their unsystematic felling did much harm to the environment.

Outgunning the outlaws

1 October 2014

CAN we be pacifist treehuggers? I think not.

Adenan to deliver keynote address at Majeca-Jameca conference

1 October 2014

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem is expected to deliver a keynote address at the 33rd Malaysia-Japan Economic Association (Majeca) and Japan-Malaysia Economic Association (Jameca) joint conference on Nov 12 to 15 here.

A traditional dancer performing at the opening of the Certified Medical Impairment Assessor course and launching of Sosco's rehabilitation video in Kuching yesterday. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

Poor response to health plan

1 October 2014

KUCHING: Only a handful of eligible employees in Sarawak have gone for the Social Security Organisation’s (Sosco) free health screening programme (HSP) so far.

Talk on origins of Xin Onn Hakkas

1 October 2014

KUCHING: The Friends of Sarawak Museum (FoSM) will hold a public talk titled “The History of the Xin Onn Hakka of Kuching” this Saturday.

Worker found dead in rented room

1 October 2014

SIBU: For the past few months, workers of a coffee shop at Jalan Pahlawan 7C had been sending breakfast to the rented room of a man who worked in a handphone accessories shop.

PKR national vice women chief Voon Shiak Ni speaking at a press conference at the party's Balingian by election centre in Mukah town yesterday.

Government urged to review decision on forecast results

1 October 2014

KUCHING: The Education Ministry should justify barring the use of forecast Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) results for entry into pre-university or foundation programmes in private institutions of higher education.

Reminder on assessment bills

1 October 2014

SIBU: Owners of rateable holdings situated within the jurisdiction of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) are reminded to settle the current rates for the second half of 2014 on or before Oct 31.

NEW YORK, 27 Sept -- Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak menyampaikan ucapan pada Perhimpunan Agung Pertubuhan Bangsa Bersatu (PBB) di sini, Jumaat.

-- fotoBERNAMA (2014) HAKCIPTA TERPELIHARA

PRS Youth: Look into unresolved issues in Malaysia first before calling for worldwide moderation

1 October 2014

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s message of moderation at the 69th United Nations General Assembly should also be preached and practised at home to maintain peace and stability, PRS Youth said.

Suriyothai FC striker Alecell (green) trying to beat an Ex-Kedahan defender during the Tunku Panglima Besar knock-out soccer match at the Istana Anak Bukit
ground in Alor Setar.

Ex-Kedah players back in action

1 October 2014

FORMER Kedah players (playing as Ex-Kedahans X1) proved that they still had the sting as they overturned a 2-1 deficit at half-time to run out as 3-2 winners against Suriyothai FC from Pendang in a first round Tunku Panglima Besar knockout soccer tournament at the Istana Anak Bukit ground in Alor Setar.

We'll be back: The semi-finalists and finalists of the singles and doubles categories posing for a group photo.

Six district paddlers qualify for state final

1 October 2014

SIX Kuala Muda paddlers have qualified for the state finals of the Liga Sukan Untuk Semua or Sports League for Everyone jointly organised by the Youth and Sports Ministry, and Kedah Table Tennis Association.

Boosting trade with the Thais

1 October 2014

Last year alone, the Tourism Authority of Thailand recorded more than 2.99 million Malaysian visitors entering Thailand.

Prancing into hearts of non-Chinese

1 October 2014

One does not have to feel intimidated by a certain culture because of the inability to read that language, lion dance instructor Chong Fui Dick can attest to that.

Observe train’s safety standards

1 October 2014

THE safety standards of the Penang Hill funicular train service should not be compromised, says a concerned Penangite.

True grit has its rewards

1 October 2014

HARD work paid off for four visually impaired Diploma Business Information Technology students when they received their bursary awards during the Disted College Award and Prize Presentation Ceremony 2014.

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