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Top university to open branch campus in Kuching

THE BORNEO POST: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of China’s top four universities, will open its Sarawak Campus here within the next five years. While waiting for the completion of the campus it will take in its first batch of students in the state in September next year using Chung Hua Middle School No.1 at Pending here as one of ... Read More »

AZAM celebrates art and music at Damai Central

AZAM Young Souls in collaboration with Damai Central brought Young Tides, Bring Up The Hype: Seaside Music & Arts “Making It Happen” at Damai Central, this weekend, with the event already beginning last Saturday and expected to end this Sunday (today), from 4pm to 6pm. Members of the public can expect to join the youngsters of Kuching for Busking4Charity, by ... Read More »

Kuching’s Orchid Garden is now known as Orchid Park

NEW SARAWAK TRIBUNE – Orchid Garden is now officially known as the Orchid Park as the result of the effort to create a recreational park filled with colorful orchid plants in which activities such as jogging, picnicking, relaxing, weddings and family day can be done there. This was revealed by Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) Mayor Datuk Haji Abang Abdul ... Read More »

List of winners for AIFFA 2013

The Asean International Film Festival and Awards (AIFFA) 2013 concluded last night at the beautiful Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) with Malaysia bagging four of the awards. Below are the full results as announced. 1.Best Screenplay: “Bunohan”, Dain Iskandar Said (Malaysia) 2.Best Film Editing: “Sang Martir”, Cesa David Luckmansyah (Indonesia) 3.Best Film Photography: “Rayya”, Rahmatlpung Syaiful (Indonesia) 4.Best Supporting Actor: ... Read More »

AIFFA 2013: The Flashmob

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KUCHING, Sunday – The upcoming ASEAN International Film Festival and Award 2013 or AIFFA will be held in Kuching on 28th to 30th March. The event will be attended by superstars in Asia’s film and entertainment industries such as Datuk Seri Michelle Yeoh, Jericho Rosales, Geeta Basra, Kris Dayanti and many more big names in local, Asean, Hollywood and Bollywood film ... Read More »

Snatch thieves strike in Kuching

A nurse was made RM1,000 poorer after falling victim to snatch thieves minutes after withdrawing the cash from an automated teller machine on Tuesday night. The Borneo Post said that the 28-year-old nurse withdrew the money from an ATM machine in Padungan around 11pm before making her way to the Petanak Market to buy vegetables. However, two men on a ... Read More »

Fadillah takes opp to ‘advice’ TV3 over ‘daif’ remarks

Datuk Fadillah Yusof who is the member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Petra Jaya has taken the opportunity to ‘advice’ TV3 live over national TV in regards to the ‘Bintulu daif’ remarks made by TV3 presenter Nurul Syuhada. The minister did so when he was interviewed live at the TV3 Jom Heboh carnival at Petra Jaya Kuching which ... Read More »

Student in Matang Jaya gang-raped

A Form Two student was allegedly gang-raped by three teenagers, including her boyfriend. The 14 year old victim from Matang Jaya went out on Aug 27 and did not return forcing her father to be worried sick as he could not get a hold of her whereabouts. Upon returning home on Wednesday her father questioned her after he sensed something ... Read More »

House in Stutong burned

A house in Stutong Indah was reported to be burned early Tuesday morning causing a massive traffic jam due to curious onlookers. The fire department was at the scene to control the fire at the house which had been abandoned for over 10 years. The cause of the fire has yet to be known. Read More »

Tenth cruise ship arrives in Kuching for 2012

MV Orion II arrived in Kuching, cruise, ship

Yet another cruise ship arrived at Sarawak’s shores this year, making it the 10th cruise ship stop, and 6th for MV ORION II (Orion Expedition Cruises, Australia). The cruise ship arrived at the Sim Kheng Hong Port in Kuching with 86 Guests & 70 crew on board at 6:30am last Saturday. Majority of the passengers were from the United States ... Read More »

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