Give up voluntarily, drug abusers urged

Alwin Lawrence

MUKAH: Mukah National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) district chief Felynora Joseph Na said instead of being arrested and subjected to legal action those involved in drug abuse should just surrender to us. Felynora was commenting on AADK’s actions in curbing drug abuse activities in this district. “It is better for those […]

Tabika Kemas Zone 1 is No. 1

Alwin Lawrence

MUKAH: The early childhood education division of Community Development Departmant (Kemas) from Zone 1 of Mas Gading, Santubong, Petrajaya, Stampin, Puncak Borneo and Kuching emerged the overall winner of the state-level Tabika Potential Day held at UiTM Mukah Campus Branch here yesterday. Tabika Kemas Zone 1 was the champion in […]

Students thirst for knowledge

Alwin Lawrence

MUKAH: The marketability of Mukah Polytechnic graduates (PMU) increased to 95.13 per cent last year (2018) compared to 92.3 per cent in 2017. Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE) senior director for Competency, Dr Mohd Rashahidi @ Rusdi Mohamood said that out of 998 graduates of Mukah Polytechnic, […]

Anti-dengue ‘gotong-royong’ on July 7

Alwin Lawrence

KUCHING: A gotong-royong programme, involving 12 villages starting from Kampung Boyang until Kampung Bintawa, is set to commence on July 7. Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) public relations officer Imelda Kartika said, “The one-day programme will start from 8am with a dengue talk followed with launching ceremony and the gotong-royong […]

State’s halal industry to get the right boost

Alwin Lawrence

KUCHING: Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Sarawak and Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS) will be organising the Borneo International Halal Showcase (Bihas) in mid-September. According to UiTM Sarawak rector Prof Datuk Dr Jamil Hamali, the event will be held simultaneously with the 12th Borneo International Conference in Brunei Darussalam. “Last year’s Bihas […]

Lubok Antu folk get RM125,000 in grants

Alwin Lawrence

SRI AMAN: Pakatan Harapan (PH) has allocated RM125,000 to help the infrastructure development and welfare of Lubok Antu folk. The allocation covers RM100,000 to assist in the construction of houses, RM10,000 for Village Development and Security Committees (JKKK), RM5,000 for Women Bureau and RM10,000 for seven longhouses in Nanga Pengiling […]

Ambrosse wins his maiden title

Alwin Lawrence

KUCHING: Ambrosse Giak, 21, emerged as the champion of the Sarawak Bouldering Championship 2019 at The Hills shopping mall here on Saturday. According to him, it was his first title in the competition. “I’ve been in third place when I joined the event in Singapore. “This is my fifth entry […]

Seminar on durian planting attracts over 500 people

Alwin Lawrence

SERIAN: A total of 505 people attended a seminar called “Upskilling and Potential of Durian Planting Industry” organised by the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) at Dewan Tayung Langui in Kampung Pichin, Jalan Serian-Tebedu, yesterday. About 200 of them from around Sarawak were those who registered online through a channel […]

Kaul Fest closing draws over 2,500 revellers

Alwin Lawrence

MUKAH: The official closing ceremony for this year’s Kaul Festival held at Kala Dana Beach, the venue of the event yesterday, managed to draw more than 2,500 revellers including locals, children and visitors. The closing ceremony was officiated by the Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud. He […]

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