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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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KUCHING: The state government is looking to set aside RM1 billion under the Sarawak Petroleum Heritage Fund to produce stellar professionals from an improved education system. “The first international school is under construction in Semenggok and the fee will be...
KUCHING: Located smack in the city centre, Satok constituency is progressing well with various development projects already completed while others are going on. Among them are Hikmah Exchange, Sungai Bintangor Bridge and Sarawak Museum complex, Pasar Seni Satok in Jalan...
KOTA SAMARAHAN: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is adamant that work must come first before politics. He said the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) state government is fully intent on realising Sarawak’s vision to become the most developed...
KUCHING: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah hopes that in the event a state of emergency is declared, it need not include Sarawak as the state is presently not recording a high number of daily...
KUCHING: The state government will monitor developments pertaining to the status of Malaysia Airlines said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg “From what we gathered from the media, it is not definite as there are two different entities at...
KUCHING: The state government has extended several initiatives under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid Package (BKSS) until December this year, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said. He said a total of RM104.84 million will be spent under BKSS...
MUKAH: A total of 10 organisations here received minor rural projects (MRP) grant totalling RM145,000 on Wednesday (Oct 21). The recipients included six village development and security committees (JKKKs), three parent-teacher associations (PTAs) as well as a sport and recreation club...
KUCHING: The state government should reconsider its decision to move towards hydrogen economy, a Democratic Action Party (DAP) lawmaker said. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said for the public to be convinced that such venture is worthwhile, the state...
KUCHING: The setting up of the first filling station for state owned oil and gas company Petroleum Sarawak Berhad (Petros) is a dream realised. In saying this, Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian pointed out...
SIBU: Sarawak will have its own archive to store texts and documents that are part of the state’s history for future generations. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state government had set aside RM250mil for the purpose. “I...
KUCHING: The Sarawak government has given a piece of land and allocated RM20 million to the Dayak Cultural Foundation (DCF) and Dayak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) for the construction of their new headquarters known as the Panggau...
KUCHING: Sarawakians are expected to be presented with good news soon. The expected conveyor of the good news Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg who hinted this, said an announcement will be made within the next two weeks pertaining...
KUCHING: The people of Dalat fully support the initiative of the state government to develop the sago industry with zero waste, said its assemblywoman Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. She pointed out that sago is one of the major agricultural commodities...
KUCHING: The coming 12th Sarawak Election is not forced but a mandatory election as required by the state constitution, Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) secretary-general Datuk Sebastian Ting pointed out. “This is because the present term for the Sarawak Legislative...
KUCHING: With Sarawak now focusing to produce green technology, the state may need to draft a law to claim for carbon credits, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He pointed out that currently, there was no provision...
PUSA: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Beting Maro machinery is confident that PBB and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will win with a large majority in their constituency for the upcoming state election. According to its deputy chief Mohidin Bolhassan, the...
KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government is focussed on developing Sarawak and finding solutions to challenges caused by Covid-19 rather than delving on petty politics. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the Covid-19 pandemic has affected...
BELAGA: It is high time that the district of Belaga be elevated to a division, said its assemblyman Datuk Liwan Lagang. The utilities assistant minister (rural electricity) said it is the wish of the local people so that Belaga would...
BELAGA: The people must be allowed and enabled to elect the government of their choice, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said. The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chief said while he acknowledged that the Covid-19 pandemic is still...
SERIAN: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) must continue to lead the state after the 12th State Election in order for Sarawak to move forward. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said under the leadership of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi...
KOTA SAMARAHAN: The federal government has put aside nearly RM300 billion for the nation’s economic recovery, said Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. He said kickstarting the economy was crucial as the Covid-19 pandemic which swept...
KOTA SAMARAHAN: Factors that might affect the timing of the state election will include the current Covid-19 pandemic and floods which usually occur at the end of the year in Sarawak. But ultimately the person who will decide on the election...
SIBU: A 60-year-old woman lost RM47,500 in a love scam. Sibu district police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said that the victim is an administrative staff who ‘fell in love’ with a man named ‘Richie Weng’ on Facebook in July. After...
KUCHING: Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni is setting his sights on making sure that the Sarawak National Youth Organisation (Saberkas) continues to be relevant to youth throughout the state. The newly appointed Saberkas vice-president said he is seeking an approach...
KUCHING: The launching of TV Sarawak (TVS) was a momentous achievement for Sarawak Media Group (SMG) chief executive officer Suhaimi Sulaiman. According to him, tears of joy were shed upon seeing TVS making its on-screen debut last Saturday. He expressed gladness...
KUCHING: Over 90 per cent of the applications for moratorium extension were approved by finance agencies under the Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Ministry (Medac), said its minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. He said this was at a value...
KUCHING: All locals are invited to participate in Kuching Got Talent 2020 for a chance to win great prizes. There are three main categories for the competition, namely Dance, Magic, and Others. Entries in the categories can be either solo or...
KUCHING: Out of 2,721 approved Rural Transformation Projects (RTPs) for this year, only seven projects or 0.3 percent have been completed thus far due to the Covid-19 pandemic, among other challenges. In comparison, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr...
Assalammualaikum waramatullahiwabarakatuh and good day to all who are here today. I humbly give praise and thanks to Allah that despite all the challenges that I have faced, He has given me the strength, patience, and perseverance to continue to...
Assalammualaikum waramatullahiwabarakatuh and good day to all who are here today. I humbly give praise and thanks to Allah that despite all the challenges that I have faced, He has given me the strength, patience, and perseverance to continue to fight...