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Foster unity and discipline, says PBB veep

MIRI: Members of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) have been reminded to protect and nurture unity and discipline within the party. PBB vice president Datuk...

RM5.2m in aid given out to 4,155 recipients in Miri

MIRI: A total RM5.2 million was disbursed by the Women, Early Childhood and Community Wellbeing Development Ministry as monthly welfare aid to 4,155 recipients...

Resettlement scheme: Applications now open

KUCHING: Applications for the Kampung Gedong Baru Expansion Scheme developed by the Land and Survey Department Sarawak (JTS) open today. The state government has implemented...

Mydin aims to raise RM300k from its Prihatin initiative

KUCHING: Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad (Mydin), in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Childhood and Community Wellbeing Development, aims to raise RM300,000 from its...

Charities, NGOs receive financial aid from STIDC

KUCHING: Sixty-two charitable organisations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) received contributions amounting to RM286,000 from the Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) and its subsidiaries. Deputy...

PRS: Consensus averts need for polls

KUCHING: All’s well that ends well in Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS). In the interest of party unity and solidarity, the leaders have agreed to...

Working to improve Samalaju port’s performance

KUCHING: Samalaju Industrial Port Sdn Bhd (SIPSB) has taken another step forward by holding a second logistics forum with investors in Samalaju Industrial Park...

Sarawakians in Malaya: Book your flights early

KUCHING: Sarawakians in Malaya who want to return home are encouraged to book their flights early following the reduction of flight tickets to the...

Why littering habit is still prevalent in our society?

KUCHING: Littering appears to be ingrained in our culture despite the availability of ample garbage bins, said academician Nurzawani Sofwan. Nurzawani who is a senior...

Empower district education office to decide local matters in Sarawak

KUCHING: State education department or district education office should be empowered to decide based on local know-how and context, including allowing students of boarding...

Federal Government after GE15: Sabah, Sarawak reps cannot be excluded 

KUCHING: Whoever forms the next government after the 15th general election, Sabah and Sarawak must not be excluded in the formation of the Malaysia...

RM100 each for 989 recipients

SIBU: A total of 989 recipients here received RM100 each as a contribution from the Sarawak government in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri...

Tourism sector ready for tourists

MIRI: Deputy Minister for Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts I Datuk Sebastian Ting Chiew Yew said Sarawak's tourism sector is well-prepared for the...

Mangsa kebakaran rumah panjang terima RM70,900

BETONG: Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Kanak-kanak dan Kesejahteraan Komuniti (KPWKKK) melalui Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat (JKM) Sarawak menyalurkan bantuan mangsa bencana kebakaran Rumah Panjang August Jampi,...

15,315 terima sumbangan raya

DEBAK: Sebanyak 15,315 klien Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat (JKM) Sarawak menerima sumbangan raya bersempena Sejambak Kasih Aidilfitri 2022 berjumlah RM1,531,500. Timbalan Menteri Kesejahteraan Komuniti Mohammad Razi...

Berbuka puasa dengan masyarakat Islam Kpg Prian, Lundu

LUNDU: Semalam, 14 April 2022 (bersamaan dengan 13 Ramadan 1443H), Yayasan PEKEMA Sarawak berkesempatan menyantuni masyarakat Islam di Kampung Prian, Lundu dalam Program Penyampaian...

Taktik lelaki jadikan rumah lokasi judi terbongkar

BAU: Taktik seorang lelaki berusia 23 tahun menjadikan rumah kediaman sebagai lokasi urusan judi dalam talian (JOL) terbongkar selepas kediaman di Jalan Emas itu...

Rumah di Lorong Satok 2 terbakar dua kali

KUCHING: Sebuah rumah di lorong Satok 2 terbakar dua kali selepas kali pertama terbakar kira-kira jam 6.50 pagi sebelum dilaporkan terbakar semula pada jam...

Christians now able to celebrate Holy Week in churches

KUCHING: Christians are now able to celebrate the coming Holy Week in churches since the transition to the endemic phase on April 1. Catholic Archbishop...

Sarawak Dayak Youth Organisation launches website, song

SIBU: The Sarawak Dayak Youth Organisation or Pertubuhan Belia Dayak Sarawak (Pebedas) launched its website and song recently. According to a statement on Wednesday (April...

Conquering Mount Everest: Dayak Foundation chips in RM5k for Kanang

KUCHING: The Dayak Cultural Foundation (DCF) is contributing RM5,000 to Inspector Kanang Usin, who will attempt to scale and conquer the 8,848-meter Mount Everest...

Managing development to ensure resource sustainability

KUCHING: The environmental sustainability agenda aims to prevent depletion of Sarawak's natural resources, says Deputy Minister for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Dr Hazland Abang...

300 to attend Quran Revelation Day celebration in Sibu

SIBU: The state-level Nuzul Al-Quran celebration will be held at Masjid An-Nur here on April 18. Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS) president Datu Misnu Taha said...

Pustaka Negeri Sarawak organises programme to promote reading

KUCHING: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak or Sarawak Library will organise the Jom Baca Bersama programme, conducted simultaneously throughout the country, on April 21. The programme aims...

S’wak to receive 2,400 doses of antiviral drug Paxlovid

KUCHING: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has allocated 2,400 doses of Pfizer’s oral antiviral drug Paxlovid for Sarawak. Deputy Premier Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui...

Remaja maut terjatuh lif angkut barang di Bintulu

BINTULU: Remaja lelaki, pekerja am sebuah pasar raya di sini maut akibat terjatuh dari lif mengangkut barang di Jalan Tun Hussien Onn di sini...

Rumah panjang 11 pintu musnah dalam kebakaran

BETONG: Insiden kebakaran yang memusnahkan Rumah Panjang August Jampi, Ban Ulu, 11 pintu mengakibatkan seramai 38 penghuninya tinggal sehelai sepinggang. Mengesahkan perkara tersebut Ketua Bomba...

58 in Puncak Borneo picked for sponsored driving course

PADAWAN: A total of 58 individuals were selected to attend the Class E Licence driving class, fully sponsored by Puncak Borneo Parliamentary Service Centre...

RM200k worth of building materials donated to Tinjar village

MIRI: The residents of Kampung Long Jegan A, Tinjar received RM200,000 worth of construction materials. According to a Sarawak Public Communications Unit report, the assistance...

Pengunjung ke Sarawak naik hampir 600 peratus

KUCHING: Sarawak mencatat peningkatan 593.20 peratus ketibaan pengunjung bagi tiga bulan pertama tahun ini berbanding tempoh yang sama tahun sebelumnya. Timbalan Menteri Pelancongan, Industri Kreatif...

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