Daily Archives: November 20, 2017

MALAYSIA: BRUNEI SULTAN JOINS SARAWAK REGATTA LONGBOAT RACE

KUCHING, Sarawak state, Malaysia -- The Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Sunday attended the 145th Sarawak Regatta and joined the men's 20-paddler longboat race. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and his team 'Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei' c...

NBOS, AN EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY FOR MALAYSIA – DEPUTY PM

BAGAN DATUK, Malaysia -- Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday said the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) has been an effective management strategy and probably the best concept of its kind in the world. He said through NBOS,

US Returning North Korea to List of States Sponsoring Terrorism

The United States is returning North Korea to its list of states sponsoring terrorism after a 10-year absence, a move that will put additional financial and diplomatic pressure on the Pyongyang government.

"It should have happened years ago," President Donald Trump

Uggah: Sarawak Can Be A Major Food Producer

SARIKEI: Sarawak has the potential to be a major food producer through modern agricultural practices and methods, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said.

Being blessed with vast agricultural land, the state should not only be self-sufficient in food

‘Pan Borneo Project Works Progressing Well’

KUCHING: Ten out of 11 work packages carried out by Lebuhraya Borneo Utara Sdn Bhd (LBU) � the project delivery partner (PDP) for the Pan Borneo Highway project � are currently ahead of schedule.

Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said

TYT To Grace WIEF 2017 Gala Dinner At DUN Complex Tomorrow

KUCHING: The Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud is expected to attend a gala dinner, to be hosted by the organising committee of the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) at the new State Legislative Assembly (DUN)

Crucial For Civil Servants To Be Able To Adapt To Fast-Paced Changes – State Secretary

KUCHING: The state civil service has been undergoing transformation over the past several years through a number of initiatives and programmes � all sought to bring both efficiency and new levels of service to the people.

Many of the programmes have

Thousands Converge On Kuching Waterfront For Regatta Finals

KUCHING: Thousands of people, locals and foreigners alike, thronged the Kuching Waterfront yesterday for the final day of the 10-day Sarawak Regatta 2017.

The highlight of the finals was the highly-anticipated crowning of this year's 'Raja Sungai' (King of the River)

MALAYSIA: INTERNET, THE SWING FACTOR IN ELECTIONS – MINISTER SALLEH

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Communications and Multimedia Minister Dr Salleh Said Keruak yesterday said the internet has become the swing factor in elections as politics and political campaigns are now more dependable on the online and electronic media. ...

MALAYSIA: 18 FOREIGN NATIONALS RESCUED IN RAID AT KEDAH STATE ENTERTAINMENT OUTLET

SUNGAI PETANI, Kedah state, Malaysia -- Eighteen foreign nationals, comprising 17 women and a transvestite, who are believed to be human trafficking victims, were rescued during an early morning raid at an entertainment outlet in Taman Tuanku Haminah n...