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TBS doles out RM18.3 mln in zakat

KUCHING: Tabung Baitulmal Sarawak (TBS) has distributed RM18.3 million in zakat collection to poor families (asnaf) in the state through three programmes, as of April 13. Its general manager Datuk Abang Mohd Shibli Abang Nailie said the distributions were done...

Public backs ruling on large gatherings

KUCHING: The public supports the decision of the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to prohibit large gatherings by government and private agencies when breaking the fast at hotels and restaurants. The committee in a statement on Saturday (April 10) said...

MA63 Special Council to meet next week

KUCHING: The Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) Special Council will meet next week to discuss the proposed amendment to Article 160(2) of the Federal Constitution. Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chief whip Datuk Sri Fadillah Yusof said the interpretation of ‘federation’ reflected...

Fadillah confident next state election will be held

KUCHING: The 12th state election (PRN-12) will still be held even though 80 percent of the population have not yet been vaccinated “The state government intends and targets 80 percent of the population to get vaccinated by August and if...

MPP chairman unhappy with DAP man’s allegations

KUCHING: Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang was displeased with an allegation made by Batu Kitang DAP's Abdul Aziz Isa on soil erosion at Kampung Semaba. Aziz alleged that MPP was slow in responding to a complaint about...

Council begins erosion mitigation projects

KUCHING: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) is looking into 37 maintenance projects, mostly involving soil erosion, in its jurisdiction. “There are quite a few problems involving soil erosion, including at Kampung Semeba, in February due to heavy rain and flooding,”...

Breaking fast not allowed in mosques, surau

KUCHING: Breaking fast, moreh or sahur is not allowed to be held at mosques or surau during the month of Ramadan. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the ruling...

DBKU implements urbanisation programme

KUCHING: The Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) is implementing six projects under the urbanisation programme of its administrative area. The projects involve improvement to the Protocol Road, Sarawak Botanical Garden, connecting route from Fort Magherita to Darul Hana Bridge, upgrading...

Youth involvement in AI crucial

KUCHING: Sarawak is on track towards digital economy through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the development process. Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports cum Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (Tegas) treasurer Datuk Snowdan Lawan noted that more youths...

PH MPs will support Constitution Amendment Bill

KUCHING: Pakatan Harapan (PH) Sarawak has urged Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to immediately convene Parliament to table the Constitution Amendment Bill to restore Sarawak and Sabah status according to the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). PH Sarawak chairman Chong...

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Don’t be misled by opposition promises, rhetoric

KUCHING: Sarawakians must never allow themselves to be misled by opposition political parties with their empty promises and unproductive...
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