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Gifts of hand sanitisers for departments

MIRI: The Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) Miri District distributed 380 bottles of one-litre liquid hand sanitisers to the Community Development Department (Kemas) and Unity Department Miri on Monday (Sept 20). It said that the hand sanitisers were for the use...

Cuepecs Sarawak, Unimas pay courtesy call to CM

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd   KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg received a courtesy call by a delegation from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) at his office in Wisma Bapa Malaysia here yesterday (Sept 20). The courtesy call was...

Bridging gap between East and West

KUCHING: Any ill feeling between East and West Malaysians must be unwind in the struggle for nation-building. At the same time, efforts should also be taken to ensure just development for all, says former Sabah chief minister Datuk Seri Shafie...

More opportunities to level playing field

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal says there is a need to “use economic tools, provide jobs and opportunities so there is a level playing field” in the country. “Let’s not talk about the PM (prime minister) or deputy PM positions...

Malaysians fed up with behaviour of politicians

KUCHING: Malaysians are generally fed up with politicians because of the way they have been behaving, says former Sabah chief minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. He said, by and large, the people were not only confused by the happenings...

Centre will improve access to cancer treatments

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd & Aisyah Suhiri KUCHING: The proposed Sarawak Cancer Centre will help to improve access to cancer treatments for Sarawakians, said Sarawak Children's Cancer Society (SCCS) executive director Jodie Sim. It would certainly reduce waiting time as currently,...

Seek help immediately if you suffer from depression

KUCHING: Depression is a treatable medical illness and individuals suffering from it should immediately seek professional help. According to the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA), depression is actually a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and lack of...

Over RM1 mln for construction of new Rh Mawang longhouse

By Nazrinzulaiqa Hasbi TATAU: Rumah (Rh) Mawang folk have been given a total of RM1,890,000 for the construction of a new longhouse. “Each bilik (unit) gets RM70,000, and this amounts to RM1,470,000 (21 units). "The Sarawak government also contributed RM12,000 per unit...

PPC shows govt’s care for B40 group

By Petronella Felix KUCHING: Pelagus assemblyman Wilson Nyabong Ijang says the federal government's Covid-19 Care Package (PPC) showed that attention was given to the B40 group in facing the endemic phase of Covid-19. The PPC would help ease their financial burden...

RM71,400 for State Disaster Fund

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd KUCHING: The State Disaster Fund received a contribution of RM71,400 from University Kebangsaan Malaysia Sarawak alumni association. The contribution was handed over to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg by the association’s President Datuk Julaihi...

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