Eastern Times web page introduction
Welcome to Eastern Times Web pages!
The Eastern Times is a daily English Newspaper in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia. An independent
newspaper established in April 2006, Eastern Times is a broadsheet with different sub sections, namely the main paper, Business, Sports, World & Entertainment.
Special attention is given to local news from throughout the state, namely from regional correspondences from Sibu, Miri, Bintulu, Sarikei, Bau, Kapit, Mukah and other smaller towns spread throughout the interior and coastal regions of this, the largest state in Malaysia.
As accessibility and distance is a major factor in traveling and correspondences in Sarawak, daily newspapers are an important source of information for many towns and regions here; Eastern Times prompt arrival in these areas provide the latest news to everyone and also delivers the latest advertisements, tender announcements, vacancies and others to their doorsteps and offices.
In addition, Eastern Times also publishes Extra, a weekly tabloid (every Sunday) containing feature stories on personalities, travel, food and cuisines, medical information, technology and fashion, etc. What makes Eastern Times different from other daily papers is that it cares; not just in words but in deeds.
The paper has initiated a programme with other like-minded organization, a caring drive which is aimed at bringing assistance to rural folks in the interior and remote corners of the state, mainly indigenous peoples. The ‘FlyCare’ mission brings in medical specialists, government officials, private sector experts to assist these people by providing health checks, educational materials for children, processing of papers for national registration and others by flying in these groups of people by Fokker planes from Fly Asian Xpress (FAX) and helicopters from Hornbill Skyways Sdn Bhd.
The first mission to Sungai Kut, Dalat, in the central region of Sarawak, brought cheers and delight to many rural folks, especially children and the next mission will be to another remote area, the hilly interior of Ulu Baram in the Northern end Sarawak. Since the programme’s launch on 13 October, 2006, caring corporations and individuals, government ministries and departments have volunteered their time and expenses to this worthy cause and membership is on a voluntarily basis. To register as a volunteer or to become a member, just send details to our correspondence address or e-mail below.
When in Sarawak, ask for a copy of the Eastern Times when you stay in the major hotels; it is the paper of choice and one that listens to the people, giving them a voice to share their views, concerns and appreciations of living in this beautiful state of Sarawak on Borneo Island.
Lot 347-348,GL & 1st FL, Tabuan Laru Commercial Centre, 93350 Kuching . Sarawak.
Tel: 082-368585 Fax:082-361155
74 ,Lrg 7A4, Jalan Pahlawan (New Bus Terminal) 96000 Sibu , Sarawak.
Tel: 084-216085 Fax:084-216010
Lot 703, BLK 31, Kemena land District, 97008 Bintulu , Sarawak.
Tel: 086-318581 Fax:086-312791
Lot 2367, Jalan Boulevard 1, Boulevard Commercial Centre, 98000 Miri , Sarawak.
Tel: 085- 438388 Fax:085-410821