Bye-bye Fax N welcome MasWings

30 09 2007

FAX’s close call on its last day

Posted By rajlira On 30th September 2007 @ 00:00 In Local

Panic turns to relief when Twin Otter splutters to life after both engines briefly stop

MIRI: The first flight of the penultimate day of FAX Rural Air Service here almost ended in disaster when the engines failed while airborne yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »


Masing: We can strike gold

28 09 2007

Posted By rajlira On 28th September 2007 @ 00:00 In Local

Ministry confident new commercial crops, Jatropha and bamboo can bring great economic returns to State

KUCHING: The Land Development Ministry is optimistic that it can strike gold in making Jatropha and bamboo the new commercial crops for the State. Read the rest of this entry »

Tot I was dreaming….Air Ramadan, not Hari Raya songs

24 09 2007

Posted By rajlira On 24th September 2007 @ 00:01 In Local

Malaysians must respect the Muslim fasting month, says Daud

MIRI: Jabatan Agama Islam Sarawak yesterday called on owners of business premises including shopping complexes, hotels and supermarkets in the State to air Ramadan and not Raya songs as the latter is still far off. Read the rest of this entry »

How safe will it be??????

21 09 2007

Aluminium project safe

Posted By rajlira On 21st September 2007 @ 00:01 In Local

Similajau aluminium smelting plant will use leading practice environmental standards: Rinto Tino bossKUCHING: The aluminium producing project at Similajau in Bintulu will be environmentally sound as the smelter, Sarawak Aluminium Company (Salco), would be using leading practice environmental standards based on Rio Tinto Aluminium’s (RTA) solid environmental credentials. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s just a probe…

21 09 2007

The Star Online > Nation

Cop under probe for having RM9mil

KUALA LUMPUR: A police officer from Bukit Aman police headquarters is at the centre of an Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) probe for having assets worth RM9mil. 

Sources said the officer with the rank of Superintendent is in his 40’s was believed to have been involved in five money-laundering cases in Johor. He is also being investigated for abuse of power. 

It is learnt that the officer was supposed to present himself at the ACA office yesterday but failed to do so. 

Meanwhile, a high-ranking police officer who had undeclared assets worth about RM27mil made the asset declaration on Wednesday to the Deputy Public Prosecutor in Putrajaya. 

The officer heads a department at Bukit Aman. According to sources, ACA would still proceed to ascertain the source of his assets. 

Its was reported the officer allegedly played the role of “godfather” to an oil palm plantation company in Sabah.

Watch out!!!! if UR in Kalimantan

19 09 2007

Beware! Dead hens lay eggs across border!

Posted By Web Master On 9th March 2007 @ 00:02 In Local

KUCHING: If a chicken crosses a street in West Kalimantan and you run over it with your car, be prepared to compensate its owner for not only the dead fowl but also for the offspring that it could have conceived. Read the rest of this entry »

Yesterday 44 years ago Malaysia ……

17 09 2007

Remembering the BIRTH of our nation

Posted By rajlira On 16th September 2007 @ 00:03 In Local

Forty-four years ago today, Sarawak joined the Federation of Malaya, Singapore and Sabah to form a new nation — MALAYSIA

THE birth of Malaysia came at 12.30pm on Sunday, September 15, 1963 when the last British Governor of Sarawak Sir Alexander Waddell and Lady Waddell officially vacated the Astana to board a decorated barge which was to take them to the waiting Royal Navy frigate HMS Loch Killisport berthed at the Sarawak Steamship Wharf a short distance downstream. Read the rest of this entry »