Philippines’ Duterte not Hitler, but wants to kill millions: spokesma

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte does not want to be branded another Hitler but he is willing to kill three million people in his crime war, his spokesman said Saturday. Duterte has faced international condemnation after on Friday likening his anti-drugs crackdown, which has left more than 3,000 dead, to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s efforts […]

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Bring back glory of Deaflympics – Adenan

KUCHING: A holistic and comprehensive plan will be implemented to bring back the glory days of the Deaflympics. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem, in his text of speech, said that it was about time for the Malaysia Deaf Sport Association of Sarawak to take these steps and measures. “In the past Malaysia, had […]

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US rail safety under microscope after deadly crash

NEW YORK: This week’s train crash at a major transport hub to Manhattan — the fifth deadly US rail accident in under three years — spotlighted safety concerns and chronic underinvestment in America. One woman was killed and more than 100 people injured when a commuter train traveling “at a high rate of speed” plowed […]

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Philippine president’s Hitler remarks ‘deeply troubling’: Pentagon chief

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter criticized the “deeply troubling” remarks by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, in which he likened his deadly war on crime to Hitler’s efforts to exterminate Jews. Carter’s comments came during a regional security summit with Southeast Asian ally nations, where he sought to reassure counterparts that America’s ongoing commitment to its Asia […]

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US police release video of fatal shooting of black man

LOS ANGELES: Following days of protests, police in San Diego on Friday released video footage of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, saying the decision was made to counter “misinformation” being circulated about the incident. The grainy cellphone and surveillance videos show the victim, Alfred Olango, 38, a Ugandan immigrant, pacing back and […]

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Adrian Lim bags ‘Best Print Media Award’ for The Borneo Post

KUCHING: Works Ministry and its agency CIDB awarded The Borneo Post business writer Adrian Lim with the ‘Best Print Media Award’ for his article titled ‘Constructing Sarawak piece by piece’. Lim won a RM5,000 cash prize for the article published in December last year. Second place went to Malay daily Harian Metro which bagged a cash prize of […]

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Cubaan seludup ganja tumpas

Oleh Jeremy Lanson// KUCHING: Cubaan menyeludup masuk dadah jenis ganja yang dibungkus menyerupai kek lapis berjaya dipatahkan dengan tertangkapnya seorang gadis bersama seorang anggota polis bantuan di Jalan Song di sini, kelmarin. Gadis berusia 19 tahun yang dipercayai pelajar di sebuah institusi pengajian tinggi itu ditahan anggota dari Jabatan Siasatan Jenayah Narkotik (JSJN) selepas menuntut […]

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Mati selepas minum bersama

MIRI: Seorang tukang simen dijumpai mati oleh isterinya beberapa minit selepas minum bersama dalam kejadian yang berlaku di sebuah rumah sedang diubah suai di Pujut 8 di sini pagi semalam. Mangsa dikenali sebagai Sudin Malina, 45, dan berasal dari Rumah Jipun, Sungai Lijau, Song. Difahamkan, mangsa dan isteri serta beberapa rakan sekerja lain ditugaskan oleh […]

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‘Kolam Puaka’ ragut nyawa lagi

Oleh Michael Ubam// SIBU: ‘Kolam Puaka’ berhampiran perumahan flat Sibu Jaya meragut nyawa lagi apabila seorang murid tahun tiga dijumpai mati lemas, petang semalam. Dalam kejadian sekitar 2 petang semalam, mangsa dikenali sebagai Dennis Davidson Jackson, 9, dijumpai oleh ibunya selepas abang mangsa, 13, meminta orang awam dan jiran membantu mencari adiknya di sekitar kolam […]

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Wanita dinasihat waspada penipuan cinta

Oleh Jeremy Lanson// KUCHING: Polis menasihati golongan wanita sentiasa berwaspada agar tidak menjadi mangsa ‘Love Scam’ atas talian ekoran peningkatan kes hampir tiga kali ganda dalam tempoh sembilan bulan pertama tahun ini. Ketua Polis Daerah (KPD) ACP Abang Ahmad Abang Julai berkata, dalam tempoh tersebut sebanyak 33 kes penipuan dalam talian dilaporkan di Kuching sahaja […]

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