Facilities, education his main concern

SARIKEI: Providing the best service while continuing the development agenda for the people is the key mission of  Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii. He said his main focus included providing adequate facilities to meet the needs of the population while improving the education infrastructure. During his three-year term […]

STIDC focuses on bamboo

KUCHING: The Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation — STIDC (or Pusaka) is now focusing on its bamboo pilot project besides maintaining its timber interests. “Since six months ago, we’ve planted 13 species of bamboo in an area with a 25-hectare radius near Sabal Forest Reserve in Balai Ringin,” its assistant […]

Choose NZ for your future education

KUCHING: It is every Malaysian’s dream to study abroad after completing their secondary school education as it is an opportunity to see the world with an added bonus to further their tertiary education. However, it is not easy to decide where to go due to the many tempting choices. But […]

Golden Card by year end: Fatimah

KUCHING: The Golden Card idea has amassed positive response and will be made available before end of this year. Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah noted that the proposal of a Golden Card last month had generated positive and encouraging response from […]

59 cows donated for Hari Raya Haji

KOTA SAMARAHAN:  Lembaga Amanah Kebajikan Masjid Kota Samarahan (LAKM) will be distributing 59 cows to eight areas here for sacrifice during Hari Raya Haji. The meat will be distributed among the Muslim communities there. Entrepreneur and Small, Medium Enterprise (SME) Development Minister Datuk Naroden Majais explained, “The eight areas are […]

Fifty-two to receive scroll during Ikmas convo

KUCHING: A total of 52 students will receive their diplomas during the 17th convocation ceremony for Institut Kemahiran Islam Malaysia Sarawak (Ikmas) which will be held at Majlis Islam Sarawak on August 3 and 4. President of Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS), Datuk Misnu Taha said that apart from the convocation […]

Suhakam to up human rights awareness efforts

KUCHING: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), through its Sarawak office, has vowed to increase efforts in promoting and protecting human rights. Its newly appointed commissioner, Dr Madeline Berma, said the commission would be putting in place strategies to see to this. “Our plans will include rigorous engagements with […]

We’ll make Kuching heritage city: DBKU mayor

KUCHING: A total of 30 orphans from Rumah Kanak-Kanak Toh Puan Hajah Norkiah were delighted to be among the first to try out Sarawak’s own franchise restaurant Chicken Shak at No. 23 Market Street yesterday. Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) mayor Datuk Abang Wahap Abang Julai, who was attracted to […]

LKIM D-G on working visit to state

KUCHING: The Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (LKIM) organised a working visit to its development projects in the state yesterday. Its director-general Jamaludin Othman said he and his delegation visited three places, namely Muara Tebas, Kampung Bako and Kampung Tupong Batu. “The purpose of this visit is to see the […]

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