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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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SIMANGGANG: The future is looking bright for people of Sri Aman division with millions of ringgit allocated for their development projects. It was revealed that the state government had approved a total of 13 projects around the division under ‘Projek...
ASAJAYA: A total of 2,704 pupils from 10 primary schools in Sarawak have been selected to be part of the first batch of 100 schools nationwide to implement the free breakfast programme (PSP) yesterday. The schools are Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK)...
SIMANGGANG: Balai Ringin assemblyman Datuk Snowdan Lawan envisioned using the latest technologies in agricultural practices as part of Lachau’s infrastructural development to sustain and expand its agriculture industry. He believed that using a more technological approach in the farming of...
KUCHING; SUPP throughout Sarawak set up booths in their service centres and branches while some used mobile trucks to go to residential areas and strategic coffee shops to help senior citizens apply for Kenyalang Gold card starting 8 am...
KUCHING: The comfortable win by Barisan Nasional (BN) in the Kimanis by-election is a testament of the people’s discontent with the Sabah state administration. Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah attributed Warisan’s loss to its...
KUCHING: Sri Aman residents who had voted for its MP Datuk Masir Kujat felt cheated after the former Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) man left to join Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB). PRS president Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing...
KUCHING: It’s never too early to prepare for the upcoming state polls and Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) Women’s wing is showing no signs of slowing down. Its chief Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah (pic) said that party members are in...
DALAT: A few roads in some villages here will soon be upgraded at a combined cost of RM1.2 million. Mukah Public Works Department (JKR) will implement the projects which are under the rural transformation programme (RTP). On Thursday Abang Hashim Zainuddin who...
KUCHING: Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng has praised the Sarawak government for coming up with an excellent initiative such as Kenyalang Gold Card (KGC). “I’m happy that the state government and the ministry not only...
KUCHING: SUPP Public Complaints Bureau (SUPP PCB) Chief, Wilfred Yap have recently been approached by the public on the application process of the GPS Sarawak Kenyalang Gold Card following the  announcement of its implementation by Welfare, Community Well Being,...
KUCHING: Rural Water Supply Department (JBALB) officers have been urged to remain committed to delivering clean water statewide. Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom was thankful to them for their efforts, but he insisted that their work was...
KUCHING: The Sarawak Federation of Women’s Institutes (PPWS) is organising a Black Pink Run to be held at Metrocity, Jalan Matang here on March 21. Its Kuching/Samarahan exco member Hamdiah Mat said the programme was aimed at increasing the association’s funds...
KUCHING: Swinburne students and graduates achieved a higher target in the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) December examinations. The students’ pass rates exceeded the World Pass Rates for all three professional level papers. The most notable pass rate is for...
Three application were made and fixed for hearing before the High Court of Sabah & Sarawak in Kuching involving Sarawak suing Petroliam  Nasional Berhad (Petronas) for unpaid state sales tax (SST) and penalties amounting to RM1.3 billion, stated Assistant...
KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak was signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Phuket Rajabhat University with the aim to explore areas for cooperation and collaboration such as research, academic and staff engagement. The MoU was signed by Vice Chancellor...
KUCHING: Trienekens (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd will be carrying out early waste collection services in selected areas here with Saturday collection in preparation of the Chinese New Year (CNY) festival. The collection will commence on Jan 24 from 5am onwards. The...
KUCHING: The prime purpose and function of Development Bank of Sarawak Berhad (DBOS) is to finance strategic infrastructure projects. In the broader sense, the new financial body which was mooted by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg plays...
KUCHING: Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA) has successfully done the Native Customary Rights (NCR) land documentation in 144 Bidayuh villages out of about 340 kampungs. Its chief advisor Datuk Seri Michael Manyin Jawong said the Bidayuh NCR land documentation started...
We congratulate the Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad for appointing himself as Acting Minister of Education. Members of the Sarawak Patriots Association pray that as Prime Minister and Acting Education Minister, YAB TDM can hasten the approval of...
KUCHING: Sarawakians are encouraged to fill up 5,513 vacancies in the police force. State police Management Department chief SAC Norzanah Buang said the vacancies are for the posts of Inspector (Grade YA13), Constable (Grade YA1) and Auxiliary Constable (Grade YT1). “A total...
KUCHING: Following the relocation of the Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta to Kalimantan, the Sarawak police are expecting having to deal with smuggling cases near the border. Citing a report from FMT News, Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din had said...
SRI AMAN: Genap seminggu sudah larangan merokok dikuatkuasakan di semua premis makanan oleh Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) dan secara umumnya, rakyat Malaysia memberikan kerjasama yang baik bagi mematuhi larangan merokok ini. Tinjauan di beberapa buah kedai kopi sekitar Bandar Simanggang...
KUALA LUMPUR: Tiada siapa yang tahu, berapa ramai warga China yang datang ke Malaysia dan tidak kembali pulang. “Ini bukan isu politik PH atau BN tetapi ini adalah isu kedaulatan dan keselamatan negara,” kata Naib Presiden Ikatan Muslim Malaysia Profesor...
MIRI: The constituents of Telang Usan welcomed three new community leaders who received their appointment certificates yesterday. The community leaders are Penghulu Nawan Luhat of Tutoh Apoh, Ketua Kampung Paul Paren Ibau of Kampung Kayan Long Lama and Ketua Kampung...
KUCHING: Tan Sri Dr Kamal Mat Salih has earned respect from Sarawakians for his decision to resign as Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) chairman. “Sarawakians salute Kamal. With his impressive credentials, he will be an asset to whichever university in Malaya...
KUCHING: Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said former Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) chairman Tan Sri Kamal Salih was right to resign. He said that it would be difficult for Kamal to build ties with the government given...
KUCHING: Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg’s tenure as chief minister started with the correct fundamentals, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing. The Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president said among Abang Johari first focused on the...
KUCHING: State Reform Party Sarawak (STAR) president Lina Soo said it is not rocket science that Tan Sri Datuk Dr Kamal Salih is the new chairman of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) board of directors (BOD). She said any Sarawakian worth...
KUCHING: Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman is worried over the rushed appointment of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) board of directors’ chairman. He described the appointment to be negative in spirit and while he insisted that one should not be presumptuous,...
KUCHING: Putrajaya should just give Sarawak back its autonomy including in education since it has consistently disrespected the wishes of Sarawakians. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said this when commenting on the appointment of...