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Surau and mosques receive RM60,000 grants

BALINGIAN: Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi recently presented grants totalling RM60,000 to more than 18 surau and mosques in the Balingian district. Among the surau were Surau Darul Ibadah, Kampung (Kg) Sungai (Sg) Alo, Surau Sheikh Sulaiman, Kg Jebungan, Surau...

Early Raya cheer for 99 people

MUKAH: The Islamic Centre and Wakaf Islamic Staff of Mukah Polytechnic (PMU) recently presented donations to 99 people in conjunction with the forthcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri. The recipients comprised the staff of the polytechnic and its landscape contractor. The donations were...

Frontliners celebrate under new norm

KUCHING: The year 2021 marks the second consecutive year that Labour Day is celebrated during the Covid-19 pandemic. Those who work as frontliners carry heavy responsibilities in curbing the spread of Covid-19. All parties are urged to adopt the new norms...

Comply with festive price control scheme, traders reminded

MUKAH: Traders in Mukah Division have been reminded to comply with the Festive Season Maximum Price Control Scheme (SHMMP) for the coming Aidilfitri. As of Monday (April 26), no complaints were received by the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry...

Kakan Kala in place of Kaul Festival

MUKAH: The Mukah Kaul Festival was not celebrated here like in previous years, instead, only the ‘Kakan Kala’ ceremony was conducted at Kala Dana beach as early as 7am. Kampung Tellian folk prepared light meals in the compounds of their...

Melanau ritual for bountiful harvests, personal safety

MUKAH: Bapa Kaul (father of the Kaul) normally prepares for the Melanau annual cleaning ceremony as early as 5am before boarding a boat down the Tellian River, accompanied by the villagers and traditional Melanau music performances along the way. The...

RTP projects discussed at meeting

DARO: Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) projects in Daro state constituency were discussed at a meeting held at the Daro DUN Service Centre on Tuesday.  Daro assemblyman, Safiee Ahmad and Daro Public Works Department (JKR) was present at the meeting dubbed...

They miss the food and drinks

KUCHING: There are no Ramadan bazaars in the state for the second consecutive year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Many food lovers miss the wide variety of food and drinks sold at the colourful bazaars. The regulars to these bazaars comprise...

Good response to opening food stalls in front of their houses

MUKAH: Although the Ramadan bazaar is not allowed, some traders here have taken the initiative to open stalls in front of their houses after being given the green light by the Dalat and Mukah District Council (MDDM) and the...

UiTM Mukah to develop economic potential in Tellian

MUKAH: Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Mukah Branch in collaboration with Tellian assemblyman Yusibnosh Balo is embarking on a community development programme to develop the economic potential in Tellian. Yusibnosh said he has given his full backing to UiTM Mukah towards...

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