Facelift for historic Kampung Masjid

KUCHING: The Kampung Masjid Village Development and Security Committee (JKKK) is seeking help to revive the village which lies smack in the city centre. In an interview with New Sarawak Tribune, village folk revealed that the abandoned shoplots at Kampung Bintangor Kecil have been the refuge of vagrants and vagabonds. […]

Saberkas Run on Sept 15

KUCHING: The Saberkas Run 2019 is officially returning on Sept 15. This was announced by Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah during a press conference held at Baitulmakmur Building in Petra Jaya yesterday. The run, organised by the Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports […]

RFF 2019 to feature over 30 events

KUCHING: The Rainforest Fringe Festival 2019 (RFF) will feature over 30 events and activities in various venues highlighting a wide range of genre this year. The eight-day festival will be launched on July 5. It will showcase Sarawak’s rich cultural heritage, through a wide-range of programmes including fashion, art, music, […]

Sarawak to explore potential tourism attractions

KUCHING: Sarawak plans to do more for its tourism industry, says its Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister. In recent years, the industry has been shorn of improvement and exciting programmes, relying mostly on the Rainforest World Music Festival to draw in the tourist count. “Visit Sarawak 2019 is […]

Show to light up Kuching

KUCHING: The Rainforest in the City (RITC) event will light up Kuching Amphitheatre from July 2 to 11. The first of its kind here, RITC will be one of the events lined up for July as Kuching will be hosting various events as part of the ongoing Visit Sarawak 2019 […]

Senior citizen’s new house

KUCHING: Batu Kitang assemblyman Lo Khere Chiang and a number of do-gooders recently banded together to help a senior citizen renovate his dilapidated house at Kampung Kuap, off Mile 10, Jalan Kuching-Serian. Yesterday, Lo visited the newly renovated house belonging to 76-year-old Hon Kah Fook who lives with his wife […]

Flat re-development welcome

KUCHING: Urban renewal as it applies to old buildings such as the KMC (Kuching Municipal Council) flats would have a positive impact on the people. In regards to this, Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei has applauded Kuching South City Council (MBKS) for its re-development initiative. Wong, in an exclusive interview […]

Quality remains state’s priority

KUCHING: The state government’s digital economy initiative will not neglect the quality of education in Sarawak. Rural Electricity Assistant Minister Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said that this was because the initiative also included education. He added that the state government had allocated RM1 billion for the restoration of dilapidated […]

Online businesses are the trend

KUCHING: The online platform is the way forward for many businesses in the current economic climate. According to an official of Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Bumiputera Sarawak (Tegas), the relevant training and workshops for such ventures are available here through various state government initiatives. In an exclusive interview with New […]

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