Sharon Ling

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19 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

A premier home and lifestyle exhibition

KUCHING: Perfect Livin’, the nation’s premier home and lifestyle exhibition, is back in town with great deals and rewards for visitors.

Visitors checking out electrical appliances at the Perfect Livin’ exhibition in Kuching. -  ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE /The Star
18 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

SEB to introduce smart meters

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) will introduce smart meters in a pilot project at Kampung Gita here starting next month.

SEB staff holding an engagement session with Kampung Gita community leaders earlier this month to brief them on the smart meter pilot project. — Filepic
17 Apr 2019 | 6:02 PM

S'wak wants to know why U-turn on loan repayment issue

KUCHING: Sarawak hopes to reach an agreement with the federal government on its offer of a RM1bil loan repayment to repair dilapidated schools in the state following Putrajaya's apparent U-turn on the matter.

16 Apr 2019 | 11:22 AM

Another month's mental test for FB user jailed 10 years for insulting Islam

KUCHING: Alister Cogia, the Sarawakian Facebook user jailed 10 years for insulting Islam, will undergo another month's mental evaluation following an extension by the High Court.

15 Apr 2019 | 2:53 PM

Rally to be staged in Kuching over Sabah and Sarawak's constitutional status

KUCHING: A state rights NGO will stage a rally at Padang Merdeka here on April 28 to demand the restoration of Sabah and Sarawak's constitutional status as "negara".

13 Apr 2019 | 9:19 AM

Stop the blame game and try again

IT'S fair to say opinion in Sarawak is divided over Parliament's failure to pass the constitutional amendment seeking to restore Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners in Malaysia.

13 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Samarahan Regatta expected to draw large crowds

KUCHING: Back after a four-year gap, the Samarahan Regatta is expected to draw large crowds of participants and visitors when it takes place in July.

Teams in the ‘perahu bidar’ racing each other on the Sarawak River. — Filepic
12 Apr 2019 | 6:11 PM

Drafting of Bill to amend Constitution was a botched job, says Sarawak CM

KUCHING: It was a "mishandling" that led to the less than satisfactory wording of the constitutional amendment to restore Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.

11 Apr 2019 | 3:32 PM

Disappointing GPS MPs played politics instead of supporting constitutional amendment, says S'wak DAP lawmaker

KUCHING: It is disappointing that Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs chose to play politics over the interests of Sabah and Sarawak by abstaining from voting on the constitutional amendment to restore both states as equal partners in Malaysia, says a Sarawak DAP lawmaker.

10 Apr 2019 | 5:33 PM

Sim: GPS wants 'federation' definition amended too

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) does not oppose amending Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution but wants a complete package of amendments to restore Sarawak's rights, says Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian.