Yu Ji

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27 May 2016 | 7:00 AM

More reps apply to be PBB members

KUCHING: The power sharing structure within Sarawak's Barisan Nasional could be vastly altered if PBB accepts the application of nine more elected representatives into its fold.

26 May 2016 | 2:01 PM

UPP trio apply to join PBB

KUCHNG: Three Barisan Nasional direct candidates linked to UPP, a SUPP breakaway party, has splintered further.

25 May 2016 | 7:00 AM

S’wak eyeing GST revenue to fund development plans

KUCHING: The Sarawak government could make a bid to retain the revenue from Goods and Services Tax (GST) collected in the state or have most of it redirected back to fund development.

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21 May 2016 | 11:24 AM

Murum dam's extra cost 'planned for and expected,' says Sarawak Energy

KUCHING: The extra costs incurred in the building of Murum hydroelectric dam, which came under some criticism in the Auditor-General's Report, had been planned for and were expected, said Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB).

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21 May 2016 | 7:00 AM

Mayor apologises for flash floods

Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) mayor Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai has apologised for the recent flash floods that hit the state capital on Thursday.

Abdul Wahap (centre) looking at new plans during a walkabout at India Street Mall in Kuching yesterday. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR
20 May 2016 | 11:41 AM

Kuching North mayor says sorry for flash floods

KUCHING: Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) mayor Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai has apologised for the flash floods that hit the state capital on Thursday.

19 May 2016 | 8:06 PM

RM70mil sought to tackle Sarawak flood situation

KUCHING: Newly minted Sarawak Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian will ask for an extra RM70mil address flash floods in Sarawak.

The flooded area in front of Sarawak General Hospital in Kuching on Thursday afternoon. - pic courtesy of Sin Chew Daily.
19 May 2016 | 12:33 PM

We'll never give up, says Kho Jabing's sister

KUCHING: "Never give up." That's the message from Kho Jumai — the sister Kho Jabing -- who is still fighting for the Sarawakian murder convict to be spared from the gallows on Friday.

19 May 2016 | 7:00 AM

Flood victims still homeless

MANY of those made homeless in the devastating 2014 floods have to continue staying in tents and transit homes since at the end of last year, almost half of the Permanent House project (RKB) had yet to be built.

Sorry situation: A file picture of a flood victim sitting outside the tent her family stayed in after their house was destroyed in the floods in Kuala Krai, Kelantan, last year.
18 May 2016 | 12:24 PM

Sarawak constitution silent on number of Deputy CMs

KUCHING: The Sarawak constitution does not need to be amended to have more than three deputy chief ministers, say legal experts.