Indonesian villagers ‘mistook sex toy for angel’

JAKARTA: Indonesian villagers thought they had been blessed when a beautiful doll turned up on a beach, believing it to be an angel fallen from heaven, only to discover it was an inflatable sex toy. Rapidly-spreading news of a heavenly offering and fears of possible social unrest that it might spark prompted a police probe. […]

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Najib: Sarawak need candidates with distinction to form strong govt

SRI AMAN: Sarawak needs candidates with the calibre and commitment to bring about changes and development to the people and state said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The Prime Minister said the criteria was needed because the people need leaders who have the distinction, commitment, quality and calibre to be a part of the state […]

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Association’s call for non-Muslim ministry gets support

SIBU: The Association of Churches in Sarawak’s (ACS) call for the state to set up a ministry or department to oversee non-Muslim affairs has received support from direct Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for Pelawan Datuk Janet Lau. Lau called on Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem to set up the ministry, especially for […]

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Winning over Ba’ Kelalan voters goes beyond personality factor, says Liau

MIRI: For Ba’Kelalan Barisan Nasional candidate Willie Liau, winning the hearts and minds of the voters in the predominatly Lun Bawang state constituency goes beyond the “personality factor”. The Lawas-based lawyer from SPDP is in a closely watched rematch in the Sarawak election against his uncle, state PKR chief Baru Bian, the incumbent. “I see […]

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Apostasy case: NRD to withdraw notice of appeal against High Court

KUCHING: The National Registration Department (NRD) will immediately withdraw its notice of appeal against the Kuching High Court, said its director general Dato Sri Sulaiman Keling. The court has ordered the department to issue a new MyKad to Sarawakian Rooney Rebit with the name he was born with and to remove his classification as a Muslim, following a […]

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Highway, IBS projects steers SCIB back into the black

KUCHING: Last year was a profitable year for Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB) as despite the rolling out of the Pan Borneo Highway projects and a couple of IBS related projects has helped contribute to a better group performance. Tan Sri Hamid Bugo, non-independent non-executive chairman for SCIB noted that the overall business environment becomes […]

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Sealink well positioned to tide over prevailing challenges

KUCHING: Sealink International Bhd (Sealink) is expected to be poised and well positioned to tide over the prevailing business challenges. In the group’s Annual Report 2015, chief executive officer cum deputy managing director Yong Kiam Sam noted that despite the difficult business environment and operating conditions, Sealink was still able to chalk up a respectable […]

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