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Kuching
Sunday, May 26, 2019
KUCHING: This year will see Sarawakians delighting in a double festivity involving Gawai Dayak on June 1 and Aidilfitri, which is expected to fall on June 5. Sarawakians of Dayak origin as well as those from the Muslim community will...
KUCHING: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry will take prompt action if there are complaints on damaged wet food items in conjunction with the festive seasons. Its deputy Minister Chong Chieng Jen said he encouraged the consumers to use...
KUCHING: Knowledgeable foresters on High Conservation Values (HCVs) identification, management and monitoring practices will be in high demand as Sarawak moves towards having all of its Forest Management Units (FMUs) certified by 2022. As such, Forest Department Sarawak (FDS), Sarawak...
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians need to appreciate the peace, harmony and unity in a multi-racial society in this nation as well as holding a sense of loyalty and goodwill for the future generation. National Unity and Integration Department of Federal Territory...
KUCHING: An allocation of RM657.13 mln has been approved to implement 88 Projek Rakyat, said Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian yesterday. Speaking during the winding-up session, he revealed that the projects would be implemented by...
KUCHING: Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has offered Violet Yong (DAP-Pending) a six-month “internship” at the Sarawak Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, which she accepted. Abdul Karim wants Yong to have a better insight on how the...
MIRI: As part of its effort to reduce the usage of straws, the Miri City Council (MCC) has embarked on a ‘Say No To Plastic Straws’ (Tak Nak Straw) campaign here. It was launched by Mayor Adam Yii at the...
Smokers are complying well with the smoking ban in eateries in Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) areas, but they are littering the surrounding with cigarette butts. Lo Khere Chiang (GPS-Batu Kitang) hoped the smokers would dispose of the butts in rubbish...
KUCHING: Various strategies have been adopted by the state government to prevent deaths caused by rabies from increasing further in Sarawak. Sarawak Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development (MANRED) Assistant Minister Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn said the...
KUCHING: A filial son who helped his parents run errand passed away after he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and rammed into a tree by the roadside while on his way home at 11.30pm on Sunday. The deceased...
MIRI: A heavily pregnant woman was among 13 people arrested by the local branch of the National Anti-Drugs Agency (Nada) during a seven-hour operation at six villages in Bekenu. The villages are Kampung Kuala Sibuti, Kampung Padang Kelulit, Kampung Tunah Tiris,...
KUCHING: The Sarawak government has agreed to be the first state to implement the teaching of Mathematics and Science in English for primary schools in the state, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik. He said the state government would assist the...
KUCHING: The men of the Eastern Field Command (EFC) are well-trained and ready to defend the country in any event and under any threat. In giving this assurance, First Infantry Division Commander Major General Datuk Md Din Abu said their...
KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today called on the judiciary to put on hold the decision to relocate the Registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu. Chong, who is...
BETONG: The Betong Social Welfare Office has distributed 4,016 boxes of drinking water to four villages and four schools affected by the current dry spell. Its officer Uwieng Gimos said the villages and schools were not connected to piped water...
KUCHING: Sarawak remains as the top three preferred investment destination in Malaysia for the past 5 years. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said Sarawak Government under the strong and capable leadership of Chief Minister of...
KUCHING: Stop giving anymore lame excuses for misleading the public on the Federal Constitution Amendment Bill 2019. This comment is in response to Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen’s statement that a show-cause letter from GPS did not mention...
KUCHING: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah will be making a two-day working visit to Kuching on April 25-26. A statement from Sarawak Public Communication Unit, Chief Minister’s...
KUCHING: Thousands of Christians flocked to various churches here to attend the Good Friday services yesterday. The fine weather saw nearly 5,000 Catholics attending the Good Friday service, which started at 3pm at St Peter’s Church, Jalan Pandugan here. Parish priest...
KUCHING: Victims of Monday’s longhouse fire at Uma Bawang in Belaga district received aid and assistance from Sarawak Energy. The assistance, in the form of food and clothing, was distributed to the victims immediately in the aftermath of the incident. Some...
MARUDI: Kerajaan Sarawak melalui Kementerian Pemodenan Pertanian, Tanah Adat dan Pembangunan Wilayah giat berusaha menjadikan bidang pertanian sebagai salah satu sumber pendapatan utama bagi penduduk di luar bandar negeri ini. Timbalan Ketua Menteri Sarawak, YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas...
MIRI: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs could not vote for the proposed Federal Constitution Amendment Bill because it excluded two elements that they wanted included. Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) secretary-general Datuk Sebastian Ting said the two elements are “pursuant...
KAPIT: Bukit Goram assemblyman Jefferson Jamit Unyat inspected one of the recently completed cement road projects in his constituency. He revealed that the project at Jalan Masam, Simpang 4, KM4, Jalan Pelajau, Bukit Goram here has benefited some 30 families. Previously,...
KUCHING: It has only been mere months since the January 26 launch of the Pan Borneo Highway, which starts at Kilometre Zero, Telok Melano in Lundu District. Since then, Telok Melano, a once sleepy fishing village has seen an upturn...
KUCHING: There is no reason for Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to block the amendment of Article 1(2), said Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen. Chong added that by their objection, GPS MPs should rethink their position and accept...
SEOUL: Kerjasama lebih erat antara Sarawak dengan Korea Selatan perlu dipupuk kerana ini akan menguntungkan kedua-dua pihak, kata Ketua Menteri. Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg berkata, kekuatan dan kelebihan yang dimiliki Korea Selatan dan Sarawak pasti akan menguntungkan kedua-dua...
KUCHING: Through The Pitch, Amelia Lim, the founder of Aquavermiponic Sdn Bhd, succeeded tremendously in her company’s equity crowd funding and Peer to Peer (P2P) financing exercises with platforms FundedByMe and AlixCo P2P to scale and grow her business effectively,...
KUCHING: A Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) official has accused Sarawak Democratic Action Party (DAP) of using gimmicks at ceramahs (political talks) and issuing press statements regarding the misconducts of Sarawak top leaders to win the hearts and minds...
KUCHING: With its theme “Sharing Our Similarities and Celebrating Our Differences”, the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism is inviting the public to the Wonderful Indonesia Festival 2019 at the Waterfront here this weekend. The three-day festival is a collaboration with the...
KUCHING: Digital inclusivity is one of the key elements in the Sarawak Digital Economy (SDE) to create a digital-ready community through awareness and knowledge building, developing digital skills and competencies as well as promoting inclusive digital participation, which are...