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NGO head hopes to shed light on spinal cord injury

SIBU: People living with spinal cord injury are no different from able-bodied persons despite their disability, says an assemblyman. Dudong assemblyman Datuk Tiong Thai King...

Sarawak expects 5 per cent growth this year

SIBU: With its huge development spending of RM9 bln Sarawak is expected to register a growth of 5 per cent this year. This growth is...

Putrajaya to speed up citizenship applications for stateless children — Fatimah

KUCHING: The Home Affairs Ministry has agreed to put the citizenship application from Sarawak under Article 15A of the Federal Constitution. “The application under Article...

RM150,000 grant for PDPK Bau premises

BAU: The Community-based Rehabilitation Organisation here (PDPK Bau) needs a bigger and permanent space to run its daily activities and care for its OKU...

Emart Matang suffers fallout from tuberculosis scare

KUCHING: Tenants at Emart Matang are worried about their businesses because the public are afraid to patronise the place following reports that tuberculosis (TB)...

Sarawak to establish primary school for children with special needs

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is planning to establish a special primary school for children with special needs so that they can obtain the right...

Karim to event organisers: Approach us

SERIAN: Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Hamzah said his ministry supported events organised by the youth for the community...

Rumah terbakar di Sessang, 7 sekeluarga tinggal sehelai sepinggang

KABONG: Tujuh sekeluarga di Kampung Sessang tinggal sehelai sepinggang apabila kediaman mereka musnah dijilat api tengah malam tadi. Sebuah rumah jenis separuh kekal milik Sabeli...

Getting Taiwan’s help in agriculture

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The objective is to gradually revolutionise agriculture in Sarawak by utilising modern technologies such as information technology (IT) and drone technology. It is...

Fourth time lost and found

KUCHING: An elderly man who has frequently gone missing was found at 10.54am yesterday within a kilometre from his house. He was found by...

State has enough local products to export, says Uggah

KUCHING: Sarawak is confident of having more local products with the potential for export. “I was concerned with not having enough local products to export...

Blood donation campaign at Cityone this Sunday

KUCHING: The Federation of Kuching and Samarahan Divisions Chinese Associations Youth Section, Sarawak (“Federation Youth”) will be organizing a Blood Donation Campaign on Sunday,...

Sarawak set to eliminate rabies

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is all geared up to launch the ‘Ops Rabies Sarawak’ on March 1 to eliminate rabies that has dogged the...

Sarawak set to eliminate rabies

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is all geared up to launch the ‘Ops Rabies Sarawak’ on March 1 to eliminate rabies that has dogged the...

Not encouraged to marry at 18, says Minister

KUCHING: Although marriages are legal as early 18 years old, it is not encouraged by the Sarawak state government as this may pose challenges...

We finally see the light: Villagers

MIRI:  The state government has continued its electrification project via the Rural Electrification System (RES) to longhouses in the northern area. Yesterday, Utilities Minister Datuk...

Cadet swept away by currents in rescue attempt

KANOWIT: A Fire and Rescue Department cadet was swept away by swift currents and feared drowned while attempting to rescue three friends in a boat in Sungai...

SK Orang Kaya Muda Pakeri, Sibu hostels to be completed in August

SIBU: Petronas-sponsored ‘Asrama Harian Luar Bandar’ project at SK Orang Kaya Muda Pakeri in Paloh, is expected to be completed this August. As of this...

S’wak to impose smoking ban from March 1, says Dr Sim

KUCHING: The smoking ban at all eateries in Sarawak will be implemented from March 1 as scheduled, said Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk...

New road brings Sarikei and Tanjung Manis closer

SIBU: Work on the 17km Jalan Pasi, which links Sarikei to the Tanjung Manis Halal Hub, will start in the second quarter of this...

Senior citizen laments BSH collection venue change

MUKAH: A senior citizen was shocked to find out that she has to go all the way to Balingian, which is some 60km away,...

Tan Kai No need to table separate bill on microchipping alone

KUCHING: Political Secretary to Chief Minister of Sarawak Mr Tan Kai issue a press statement that the law of dog microchip has been gazetted...

SEDC bringing happiness and joy for children in Pibakat

KUCHING: As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR, the Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) together with its subsidiary companies is committed in...

Reinstate Act to empower Dewan Negara: Senator

KUCHING: Empowering the members of Dewan Negara or Senate is vital for serving the people effectively. Senate Reform Working Committee chairman Senator Mohd Yusmadi...

New pipelines to resolve Bau water shortage

BAU: Bau district will have a surplus supply of treated piped water by the end of 2020. Work to upgrade the water supply covering...

Bigger turnout expected

KUCHING: A bigger turnout of fans is expected to flood the State Stadium this Saturday afternoon to watch the Borneo derby, the second home...

2000 cabbies on brand drive

KUCHING: Approximately 2,000 taxis sporting Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC) stickers will cruise the city in an effort to increase visitors and tourists’ awareness of...

I knew my mission, says NGO chief

KUCHING: Datuk Dr Mustapha Ahmad Marican, head of a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Antarabangsa, has an interesting story concerning his involvement in getting 47 Malaysians...

Improve entrepreneurial skills, housewives advised

BETONG: Women, especially housewives, are advised to take up courses or classes that can improve their skills. Batang Lupar MP Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim...

Vocational grads just as capable: Manyin

KUCHING: There is a need to tackle the misconception associated with Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) students and graduates. State Education, Science and...

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