Recent and archived articles by Kuching

8 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

State waiting for federal green light before proceeding with project

THE state government is still waiting for consent from the federal Education Ministry

8 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Committee to advise state on MA63 negotiations

SARAWAK will set up a consultative committee to advise the

26 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Health director advises those with symptoms for measles to seek treatment

This to avoid health complications, as well as to contain further outbreak, advised Sarawak Health director Dr Jamilah Hashim.

21 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Floating mosque 60% complete

Sarawak’s first floating mosque at the Kuching Waterfont, once completed this September, will be a unique addition that will further boost tourism in the city centre.

Abang Johari (front row, left) visiting the floating mosque project site to check on the building’s progress.
9 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

CNY party with senior citizens and staff of home

SugarBun management and staff prepared for the senior residents and 24 staff members at the home Sugarbun speciality luncheon meals, consisting of SugarBun’s Fish and Broasted Chicken Rice Meals with drinks and also mandarin oranges.

Sugarbun staff taking a group photo with some of the residents and staff from Rumah Seri Kenangan.
18 Jun 2016 | 7:00 AM

Kuching to get township to nurture young entrepreneurs

The township, to be known as Borneo744, will in six months time provide facilities and activities that nurture and promote young entrepreneurship.

Roll of the dice: Najib with Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor mingling with children during their visit to Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih in Lorong Haji Hussein 2, Kuala Lumpur. Looking on is Rosmah’s daughter Noorhayana Najwa (left of Rosmah) school principal, Zulkernai Fauzi (right of Najib).
14 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

At the forefront of the service industry

“Whether most people realise it or not, petrol stations are the yardstick for safety and cleanliness.

Abdul Hafidz (in blue) mingling with guests at the safety seminar for petrol stations held at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching. — Zulazhar Sheblee / The Star
26 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

New category for community run

To be held on June 14, it will feature a new category, the 10km Corporate Run, which is open to corporations with a minimum of 15 participants each.

24 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ties that bind

SMK Green Road's 'affair' with i>The Star /i>started over nine years ago. Some former students, who were then working, were keen to do their bit for their alma mater and decided to donate 40 copies of i>The Star/ito encourage the reading habit among its students.

13 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

43 illegal worship places built

THE state authorities have never demolished any places of worship built illegally on government land.