Author Archives: Famas

Work to start on sports stadium

KAPIT: The much delayed renovation and upgrading of Kapit Sports Stadium is finally seeing the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. It was re-tendered after the previous contractor…

Boy searches for biological mother

KAPIT: Patrick Ferdinand Ubang Urai, an eleven-year-old boy and a Primary Five pupil of SK Sungai Amang, Jalan Selirik here is anxiously looking for his biological mother known as Urai…

Joint CNY gathering proposed

KAPIT: Kapit Chinese community leader Temenggong Tan Kian Hoo has proposed that three Chinese associations here jointly organise a Chinese New Year (CNY) gathering next year. “Chinese New Year 2020…

Councillors given pep talk on their roles

KAPIT: Walikota Lating Minggang has called on all local councillors to take public criticisms and complaints positively to further improve the service delivery system of Kapit District Council. “As councillors…

Nocturnal inspection of project site

KAPIT: Civil engineering project site inspections are better carried out in daylight, but Bukit Goram assemblyman Jefferson Jamit Unyat would beg to differ. Perhaps because he was pressed for time…

Council’s go-rural policy in action

KAPIT: Kapit District Council (KDC) held its second Community Development Programme and Local Agenda 21 (LA 21) for this year at Rumah Inguh, Nanga Sepitoh, Sungai Paku recently last Sept…

Rep doles out RM821,000 in grants

KAPIT: Some 50 local bodies including Village Security and Development Committees (JKKK), clubs and associations received grants totalling RM821,000 from Katibas assemblyman Datuk Ambrose Blikau Enturan under his minor rural…

As fit as a fiddle

KAPIT: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing was hopping from one function to another, looking spirited and spritely. The Baleh assemblyman, who is also Infrastructure and Ports…

Landowners get compensations

KAPIT: Bukit Goram assemblyman Jefferson Jamit Unyat yesterday officiated at the presentation of cheques for compensations of land taken for the first kilometre of the proposed Nanga Menuan/Nanga Setepus road…

Talk for budget hotel operators

KAPIT: The federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has organised a talk entitled ‘Safety and Cleanliness of Premises for Tourists Accommodation’ for budget hotel operators in Kapit and Song districts…