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August 25, 2018 8:53 AM API in Peninsular Malaysia at moderate level

KUALA LUMPUR: The Air Pollution Index (API) in all states in the Peninsular, as well as several areas in Sabah and Sarawak, remained at a satisfactory level today. According to the latest readings on the Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS), as of 3 pm today, all these areas recorded moderate levels of between 53 and 81. Several areas in Melaka recorded 49

August 22, 2018 3:43 AM Rabies claims 12th victim in Sarawak

KUCHING: A 44-year-old man died here yesterday of rabies, the 12th person to have succumbed to the disease in the state since an epidemic was declared on June 30 last year. The Federal Health Ministry said in a statement today that the man, from Jalan Matang, died of rabies encephalitis at about 10am at the Sarawak General Hospital where he was admitted 68

August 17, 2018 9:37 AM New rabies case detected in S'wak

KUCHING: One new case of rabies infection on human has been detected in Sarawak, bringing the total number of cases reported in the state since June 30 last year to 12. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a statement today, said the latest case involved a 49-year-old man from Sri Aman, who was currently in critical condition and being 41

August 13, 2018 3:51 AM Zecon's share price fall 6.84% on action against JKR

PETALING JAYA: Zecon Bhd fell 6.84% to 35 sen this morning after the company obtained an injunction from the Kuala Lumpur High Court to restrain the Public Works Department (JKR) from making a claim or receiving RM24.75 million bank guarantee proceeds. Last Friday’s injunction comes on the heels of Zecon's announcement on Wednesday, that it had received 74

August 11, 2018 11:14 AM Govt urged to provide land to every Sarawakian family

KUCHING: The Sarawak state government has been urged to provide land, especially the traditional plots to every Sarawakian family to enable them to build houses on the land. Jemoreng state assemblyman Datuk Dr Juanda Jaya said the ideal provision would be an acre of land to be divided among four families, as implemented some time ago in the Kampung Gita and Kampung 44

August 9, 2018 3:41 AM Sarawak Labour Dept to conduct spot checks at food premises

KUCHING: The Sarawak Labour Department has launched a state-wide operation on food premises to ensure employers' compliance to Chapter 76 of the Sarawak labour Ordinance. The operation involved 99 officers from the department's 17 offices in the state and was led by its Labour Standard Division head Jamillah Putit. Jamillah, when met at food premises 29

August 7, 2018 11:35 AM Kuching Nissan service advisor most competent in Asia

TAN Chong Ekspres Auto Servis Sdn Bhd (TCEAS) recently emerged as champion in the Nissan Service Advisor Excellence Competency (NISAC) Award Asia Regional Contest held in Thailand. Ernest Chong Ruichen (pix, top) from Nissan Kuching 3S Centre, who took national honours in the NISAC National Contest in April 2018, was chosen to represent Malaysia for the regional 58

August 6, 2018 7:17 AM Sarawak-China trade at RM15.8b last year: Abang Johari

KUCHING: Trade between Sarawak and China stood at RM15.8 billion last year, with Sarawak's exports recorded at RM10.1 billion, while imports amounted to RM5.7 billion. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the business collaboration between the two countries is based on Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and petroleum products, palm oil, timber 47

August 2, 2018 9:33 AM SBST bus service expected to commence operations in January 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The bus service for the Stage Bus Service Transformation (SBST) programme in Kuching is expected to commence operations in January next year, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar (pix). He said a total of 130 new buses are available covering 27 routes with 15 core routes and 12 connecting routes with a total distance of 560km. "A total 36

August 1, 2018 9:26 AM Navara VL Plus introduced

EDARAN Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) today introduced a new addition to its pickup line-up, the Nissan Navara VL Plus, with Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology and enhanced safety features. The new Navara VL Plus is equipped with intelligent around view monitor (I-AVM), a Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) technology which uses four cameras to provide 130