Recent and archived articles by Kuching

13 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Vegetable sellers fined for overusing pesticide

FIVE vegetable sellers were fined a total of RM7,600 in court this year for excessive pesticide residue in their produce.

2 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tasty state secret

Kuching boy PAUL SI traces how Sarawak's most beloved dish went from being a parochial favourite to being sold over the Internet.

6 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Works on Murum dam to start soon

THE Sarawak Government will build the 900MW Murum hydroelectric dam in the upper Rejang basin in Kapit Division next year.

6 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Nod for orang utan research centre in Batang Ai

The state government has approved the setting up of a centre of excellence for orang utan research in the Batang Ai National Park.

30 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Alcoa, Rio Tinto await Government nod

CANADA'S Alcoa Inc and Rio Tinto Aluminium of Australia are awaiting the Federal Government's approval to set up aluminium smelters in Sarawak.

23 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

HSL profit up 20%

Infrastructure firm Hock Seng Lee Bhd (HSL) has announced a 20% increase in third-quarter profits.

18 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

More Ford Focus to arrive following good response

FORD Malaysia Sdn Bhd is bringing in two more shipments of its latest passenger car #150; Ford Focus #150; after the first 100 units were snapped up following the pre-launch recently.

4 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

CMSB building RM300mil hotel and office in Kuching

CMS Hotels Sdn Bhd, a unit of Bursa Malaysia-listed Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMSB), is investing RM300mil in a proposed 39-storey Kuching Towers.

29 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Samsung aims for top position in mobile phones

SAMSUNG Malaysia Electronics Sdn Bhd has set a sales target of 1.5 million mobile phones next year in a bid to make Samsung the top selling brand in Malaysia.

28 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Dehydrated green pepper soon to be Sarawak’s latest offering

The Sarawak State Farmers' Organisation (SFO) will soon add dehydrated green pepper to its range of specialty pepper products for the international markets.