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Local news for Sarawak, Malaysia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Journalist Compiles Unique Side Of Sarawak's Ethnic Minority

Fancy wearing massive brass earrings weighing more than a hundred grammes, about as heavy as an IPhone, for the rest of your life to get longer earlobes? This piece of accessory today can however cost more than an IPhone at a hefty RM3,000.

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12 hrs ago | The Independent

Travel agenda: From Scotland's new John Muir Way to Ibiza's pop-up cinema

Tim and Kit Kemp's new Ham Yard Hotel in Soho is taking reservations from 1 June.

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18 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

SCB Offers RM10,000 For Next Sarawak Convention Ambassador

The Sarawak Convention Bureau is offering a grant of up to RM10,000 to Sarawakians keen on promoting the state at international conventions worldwide.

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21 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Four BN Component Parties Object To PAS' Hudud Plan

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 -- Four Barisan Nasional component parties - MCA, Gerakan, Sarawak United People's Party and Liberal Democratic Party - today unanimously reaffirmed their objection to PAS' plan to implement hudud, the Islamic penal code.

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Yesterday | Malaysian National News Agency

Unimas, TMC Ink MoU On Medical Programme, Research

KOTA SAMARAHAN, April 17 -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak's Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and Timberland Medical Centre have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration in the field of medical programme and research.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Groundwater Can Be Fresh Water Alternative - Palanivel

KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 -- Groundwater can be an alternative fresh water source if its extraction is done appropriately without adversely affecting the environment, according to Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G.Palanivel.

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Malaysian National News Agency

ENI Interested In Floating Gas Liquefaction Plant

Italian energy company ENI is considering building a floating liquefied natural gas facility off the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado where it is the operator of the Rovuma Basin Offshore Area Four, where huge deposits of natural gas have been discovered.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Matrade Aims To Attract Over 100 Firms To Participate In Caexpo 2014

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp aims to attract over 100 Malaysian companies to participate in the 11th China-Asean Expo 2014 in Nanning, China.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Asia News Network

Bandar Seri Begawan: Things go awry in Myanmar

As Myanmar is set to herald its New Year amid its traditional Thingyan Water Festival on Thursday, with the call from its President Thein Sein to uphold the cultural traditions of the nation by wiping out all incitements rooted from racial and religious bias, the stark reality remains somewhat different.

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Malaysian National News Agency

SUPP Lodges Police Report Over Party's Fake Letter To Land And Survey Departmentt

Sarawak United People's Party has lodged a police report over a fake letter bearing the party logo and signature received by the state Land and Survey Department here on March 31 this year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Earthworks For New Mukah Airport To Commence Tomorrow

Initial earthworks for the construction of the new Mukah Airport in Sarawak's central region coastal area will begin Wednesday.

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The Star Online

Internal infection, not sexual abuse caused death of six-year-old girl, post-mortem reveals

KUCHING: A post-mortem has revealed that the six-year-old girl from Simunjan suspected of being sexually abused died because of an internal infection instead.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Maybank IB Issues Three New Call Warrants

KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 -- Maybank Investment Bank Bhd is issuing three new European style cash-settled call warrants over the ordinary shares of Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd , Karex Bhd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd .

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

PKR Elections: "My Chances Are Very Good," Says Khalid

BUTTERWORTH, April 13 -- Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim feels he has a very good chance of winning the post of deputy president of Parti Keadilan Rakyat in the party elections next month.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Sarawak Police To Beef Up Women Ops Cantas Personnel

Women members of the Sarawak police Ops Cantas team will be increased according to current needs, said Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Wira Muhammad Sabtu Osman.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Child Abuse Suspect Remanded For Seven Days

A school worker was arrested on Friday over the suspected abuse of his six-year-old niece a day earlier, said Sarawak police chief Datuk Wira Muhammad Sabtu Osman.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Former Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Dies

Sarawak former deputy chief minister Datuk Amar Dunstan Endawie Enchana died at the Saratok Hopsital here early this morning after a brief illness.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

KPDNKK Takes On Role Of Creating Public Awareness On GST

The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry has been tasked with creating awareness among the public right down to the grassroots, on the Goods and Services Tax which was passed by Parliament on Monday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Price Standardisation Programme To Benefit Over 4.5 Million Rural Folks - Ahmad Bashah

KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 -- The government is implementing the Price Standardisation Programme to ensure that over 4.5 million people in the the interior of Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan will enjoy subsidised goods at controlled prices.

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Sarawak Eyes RM3 Million Revenue From World Harvest Festival

Sarawak expects the tenth World Harvest Festival 2014, which would be held at the Cultural Village here, to rake in tourism revenue of at least RM3 million.

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