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Zora Chan

zora@thestar.com.my

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1 Apr 2014 | 1:07 PM

Adenan Satem: No place for the likes of Ibrahim Ali in Sarawak

KUCHING: The state government will continue to review its list of persona non grata (unwelcome persons), which now includes the likes of Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali.

Tan Sri Adenan Satem (left) and Datuk Ibrahim Ali
1 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM

Adenan vows to act tough with extremists if they attempt to enter state

KUCHING: The state government will continue to review its list of persona non grata (unwelcome persons) as Sarawak has no place for extremists and religious or racial fanatics, including the likes of Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali.

30 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Malaysian Invasion goes all out

MOBILE virtual network operator Tune Talk is all set in developing and promoting mixed martial arts (MMA) more aggressively in the country.

Thrilling bout: Two fighters slugging it out for a spot in Mimma pre-qualification.
29 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Cautious stance the best for Sarawak

KUCHING: The state timber body is not particularly in favour of signing the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT VPA) advocated by the 28-member European Union (EU).

28 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

MoU sets out to establish more community pharmacies in public hospitals

KUCHING: Sarawak General Hospital (SGH) Employees Cooperative Bhd will open community pharmacies in government hospitals across the state to increase patients’ accessibility to medical supplies not listed in Health Ministry’s drugs or hospital formularies.

Comlementary services: (From left) Lee handing over a mock cheque to state Health deputy director (management) Ahmad Abdul Hamid and Dr Zulkifli at the ceremony in Kuching, as Sykt Ramaida chief executive Datuk Mazelan Bugo looks on.
24 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Mukah's thriving cottage industry

IT is literally smoking hot inside a sago-making factory but sago-pellet producer Aisah Plen from Kampung Tellian Tengah in Mukah is not making a fuss about it. Sago-making is after all her family’s bread and butter.

Farmer Osman Maboh from Kg Tellian pulling sago logs that he would later process into flour.
23 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Hotel celebrates anniversary by supporting cancer awareness campaign

KUCHING: The Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching celebrated its fifth anniversary in style with 15 of its staff going bald in aid of the Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society (SCCS).

Advocating campaign: Kishore (left) and Limar financial controller Teo Beng Hock having their heads shaved during the celebration of Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching’s fifth anniversary.
23 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Govt provides comprehensive environment for women to succeed in business

KUCHING: Women have every reason to venture into and succeed in business as the Government has created a comprehensive environment for them.

Women to the fore: Doris launching the conference as (from left) organising chairman Carolina Sandra Giang, Swinburne Sarawak pro vice-chancellor Prof Anthony Cahalan, SDGA president Dr Dusit Jaul and Swinburne Sarawak director of academic Enn Ong look on.
23 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Umai among Mukah's best known delectable and affordable dishes

A VISIT to Mukah town is incomplete without sampling some of its seafood dishes.

Piquant dish: Umai are widely sold both in the wet market, cafes and seafood restaurants in and around Mukah town.
22 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM

Don’t view new projects for constituency as election goodies, stresses minister

KUCHING: SPDP president Tan Sri William Mawan feels that there is nothing wrong for Barisan Nasional to announce development projects in Balingian ahead of the polling date on March 29.