Sharon Ling

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20 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Perfect time for deals on items for the home

KUCHING: The current tax holiday makes this a perfect time to visit the Perfect Livin home expo at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching that ends on Sunday.

Visitors can fulfil all their home furnishing needs under one roof at the Perfect Livin exhibition. — Photos by ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star
19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Heated debate over Pujut rep

KUCHING: A heated debate broke out on the final day of the Sarawak Legislative Assembly sitting over a motion relating to the disqualification of DAP’s Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon.

19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Abang Jo: Main agenda is to safeguard Sarawak’s interests

KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS)-led state government will be “neutral and friendly” to the Federal Government in the interests of the state and its people.

Abang Johari (left) looking through his notes before delivering his winding-up speech on the final day of the Sarawak Legislative Assembly sitting.
18 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

No schools left in the dark

KUCHING: Schools in Sarawak which depend on diesel-powered generators for electricity will now get their fuel supply from contractors appointed directly by district education offices.

18 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Wong: Give Sarawak back what it is due under MA63

KUCHING: The Federal Government has been urged to return Sarawak’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 as promised in Pakatan Harapan’s election manifesto.

18 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Manyin: 415 schools in S’wak considered critically dilapidated

KUCHING: Sarawak has to address the challenge of schools that still lack basic amenities or are in a dilapidated condition over the next five years.

Manyin (second left) speaking to reporters in the media room of the state legislative assembly. With him are (from left) assistant minister Dr Annuar Rapaee, permanent secretary Datuk Sudarsono Osman and education deputy director Abang Mat Ali Abang Masagus. — ZULAZHAR SEHBELEE / The Star
17 Jul 2018 | 12:13 PM

Sarawak Education Dept given authority to purchase diesel directly for 371 schools

KUCHING: The Sarawak Education Department has been authorised to purchase diesel directly for 371 schools which use generators for power supply.

17 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Follow Sarawak in accepting UEC, urges Sim

KUCHING: The Federal Govern­ment should emulate Sarawak in recognising the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) of Chinese independent secondary schools, says Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian.

17 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

More tourists from China and Singapore visit Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak has seen an increase in tourist arrivals from China and Singapore in the first five months of this year.

16 Jul 2018 | 11:13 AM

Sarawak Speaker plans to challenge ruling regarding Pujut rep

KUCHING: Sarawak Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar plans to appeal the Court of Appeal decision that upheld an earlier High Court ruling that the Sarawak Legislative Assembly's disqualification of DAP Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon was unlawful.