RM228,237 raised at Go Bald Sibu

Florence Genta

SIBU: The Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society’s (SCCS) netted RM228,237.30 and 220 people went bald for the cause at the launching at Delta Mall here yesterday. Speaking at the event, SCCS President, Jocelyn Hee said the Go Bald campaign was the main awareness and fundraising event for SCCS since it was […]

‘Go Bald Sibu’ 2017 tomorrow

Florence Genta

SIBU: Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society (SCCS) will hold a charity event ‘Go Bald Sibu’ 2017 at Delma Mall here tomorrow to raise funds. According to a press statement issued yesterday, the campaign will begin at 10am. “For those who want to help raise funds, pledge cards can be returned and […]

More activities at BCF this year

Florence Genta

SIBU: The Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) themed ‘Beauty in Ethnic Diversities’ will be held at the Sibu Town Square from 20 to 29 July. Speaking at a press conference held at SMC meeting room yesterday, Deputy Chairman of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC), Rogayah Jemain said the upcoming BCF will feature the […]

Rebuilding of over 1,000 rural schools a priority

Florence Genta

SIBU: The state’s priority now is to rebuild over 1,000 run-down schools all over rural Sarawak. Out of these, 415 are in quite critical state and as such there is an urgent need to repair or rebuild them, said Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Datuk Abang Openg when […]

MID Sarikei Divison entertains orphans

Florence Genta

SARIKEI: Malaysia Immigration Department (MID) Sarikei Divison recently held a ‘Riang Ria’ family programme for orphans here. Held at Sri Nyelong hall here, the programme was t0 strengthen ties between MID Sarikei Division employees and the orphans. At the same function, the organisers presented ‘duit raya’ to the orphans and […]

Fund raising for RM500k BEM church project begins

Florence Genta

SIBU: Plans are afoot for the construction of a project estimated to cost about RM500,000 comprising an office (headquarters), a multipurpose  hall and a church  for the Sibu District Council Borneo Evangelical Mission (BEM)/SIB at KM25 Sibu/Salim Road near Sibujaya new township here. Speaking at a fund-raising dinner for the […]

Aid for several longhouses at Assan Nunggang

Florence Genta

SIBU: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) has presented ‘touch point’ cheque to several longhouses at Assan Nunggang. The longhouses are RH Saong, RH Nyundang, RH Dayong, RH Ranggau, RH Ladong and RH Jonathan Ebang.  SUPP member Kelvin Kong handed over the ‘touch point’ fund to representatives of the longhouses recently. […]

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