Vanes Devindran

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17 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Balingian continues to move up the socio-economic ladder in line with smart city vision

BALINGIAN is a coastal state seat known for its sago, fishing and kaul beach festival.

Booming district: Aerial view of Mukah town and its surrounding areas.
17 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Your responsibility to prioritise your children’s education, Dayaks told

KUCHING: The Dayaks have been told that it is their collective responsibility to prioritise education.

16 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Wood pieces about a people

KUCHING: A written language on a piece of wood sharing stories of genealogy, culture and environment that could last a lifetime.

Highly skilled: Rickard working on a 20-year-old belian wood.
16 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

No more permits for express buses

KUCHING: The Commercial Vehicle and Licensing Board (CVLB) has stopped issuing permits for new express buses for now so as not to flood the market.

New buses: Anuardi cutting the ribbon to unveil the new buses of Eva Express as Chiew (second from left), chairman Abang Yassin Datuk Abang Zainudin (fourth from left) and others look on.
14 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Follow example of the Japanese

KUCHING: The Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) will focus on extending the “Lean Management” concept to the private sector this year.

A lesson in ‘Lean’: Participants getting an insight on the concept during the seminar.
12 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Positive economic effect of greater flight connectivity into Sarawak undisputable

KUCHING: Aviation policies are set to change as countries in Asia grow into an integrated community and work together as an economic entity.

Identified: Interpol secretary general Ronald Kenneth Noble (second from right) speaking next to Police Services executive director Jean- Michel Louboutin (right), Operational Police Support director Michel O’Connell (left) and chief of staff Roraima Andriani during a press conference where they displayed an image of two persons who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 at the Interpol headquarters in Lyon, southeastern France. - AFP
11 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Oriental aviation market Direct flights to Hong Kong and China being explored, says minister

KUCHING: Sarawak is in talks with three airlines based in Hong Kong and China to explore the possibility of direct flights.

Feel free to ask: Delegates from Indonesia’s Garuda Air attending to a visitor during Routes Asia 2014 in Kuching.
10 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Archipelago welcomes tourists

KUCHING: The move to increase air connectivity between Malaysia and the Philippines is highly justified, if the double-digit growth in tourist arrivals at the archipelago is anything to go by.

9 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Hospital admits more and more young women having heart disease

KUCHING: Sarawak General Hospital’s Heart Centre is admitting more and more women patients these days and the ages keep getting younger.

Simple steps: Nurses from SGH’s Heart Centre performing a dance during the Women’s Heart Day event in Kuching.
7 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Welfare Department highlights availability of fund for injuries caused by wild animals

KUCHING: Crocodile attacks, snake bites, being stung by a swarm of hornets or even getting hurt by jellyfish.