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Community 29 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Sick woman seeks aid re-instatement

SIBU: A terminally-ill woman in Kanowit, about one hour drive from here, is appealing to the Welfare Department to re-instate the monthly financial assistance which she had been receiving from 2010 until it was halted this year.

Community 29 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Change of stance at his convenience

THE comments by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad that the state government of Sarawak should reconsider plans for the building of mega-dams is “most interesting” indeed.

Community 29 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

SMC says landfill wastes down 3.28% last year

SIBU: With the support of the local communities, the Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) has managed to reduce the volume of wastes to be disposed of at the public landfill by 3.28% last year compared with 2013.

Community 28 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Staying alive but at a cost

SIBU: Although pirated Chinese New Year CDs are killing the recording industry, some are still in the business to keep the Chinese culture alive.

Community 27 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

SMK St Elizabeth gets CM’s Special Award

SIBU: SMK St Elizabeth was recently awarded the prestigious Chief Minister’s Special Award for Excellent School (Secondary School) category.

Community 24 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Food, fuel supply lines affected

MIRI: The movement of people, goods, food and fuel supplies along the border boundaries – between Limbang in Sarawak and Brunei, and between Lawas in northernmost district of Sarawak and Sabah – has suffered constant interruptions due to the current floods that hit the region starting early this week.

Community 24 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

More wheels for Bomba

KUCHING: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) will beef up its logistics to enhance its capabilities in responding to emergencies, including floods.

Community 23 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

No solution yet to subsidised rice shortage

SIBU: There is no solution yet to the acute shortage of subsidised rice to the central region though the Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister has indicated that he will look into the matter.

Community 23 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Floods keep Matu residents in cold storage

SIBU: Matu District, a coastal town about two hours by boat from here, has been hit by floods since Monday with water level reaching as high as two metres.

Community 22 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Sibu crime rate takes a beating

SIBU: The local police under the capable leadership of its chief, ACP Mohd Kamal Kordi, has surpassed its target in its fight against crime.