Four families of fire victims receive cash donations

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  SIBU: Dudong State Assemblyman Datuk Tiong Thai King presented contribution to four families of fire victims of government quarters block at Jalan Bukit Lima, Sibu which was partially destroyed in a fire. Sarawak Government Services Welfare and Recreational Council (MAKSAK) Sibu Division also presented donation to the four families […]

‘Randau’ session attracts 200 women

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SIBU: About 200 people attended a ‘randau’ (dialogue session) held at Rumah Dieo, Penasu here, recently. The attendees were from Penasu, Rantau Panjang, Bekakap, Bukit Besai and Aup areas. The event was a joint programme organised by the General Conference of Methodist Women Malaysia (GCMW) and Sarakup Indu Dayak Sarawak […]

‘Touch point’ contributions from SUPP to seven longhouses

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SIBU: Seven longhouses in Durin and Durin Kiba here recently received ‘touch point’ contributions from Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) during the team visit to the said longhouses.  The longhouses comprised Rumah Philip Kayak, Rumah Unting, Rumah John Ujang, Rumah Berendam, Rumah Anthony, Rumah Jalan, and Rumah Jamit Limping.  Meanwhile, […]

CM, wife on Hari Raya visits in Sibu

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SIBU: Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg and wife Datin Amar Dato Juma’ani Tun Tuanku Bujang were here yesterday on Hari Raya visits. In their entourage were Minister of International Trade and E-Commerce, Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh, Assistant Minister of Rural Electricity, Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi and […]

Over 200 acres for Nangka New Township

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SIBU: Assistant Minister of Education and Technological Research and Assistant Minister of Housing and Public Health, Dr Annuar Rapaee pledged to speed up housing projects and allocation of housing lots in Kemuyang and the establishment of ‘Bandar Baru Nangka’ (Nangka New Township) here. “I pledge to work together with the […]

460 schools need help urgently

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  SIBU: From more than 1,000 dilapidated schools in the state, 460 are in “very critical condition” and need help urgently. Chief Minister, Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg added that these 460 schools also did not have “nice” quarters for teachers or “good” classrooms. Speaking at the “Ramah Tamah […]

Litterbugs to be fined RM500 each

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SIBU: With effect from today,  litterbugs here will be fined  RM500 each. According to the Chairman of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC), Datuk Tiong Thai King,  litterbugs who fail to pay the compound   will be charged in court. “CCTVs will also be used to identify the litterbugs. Their photographs will […]

Local issues brought up during Raya visits

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SIBU: Members of the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Dudong branch led by the potential candidate for the Lanang parliamentary seat, Kelvin Kong and the branch’s Bumiputera Unit recently paid Hari Raya visits to leaders of the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Dudong and Bukit Assek branches  and community leaders […]

14th BCF from 20 to 29 July

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SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) will hold  14th Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) from 20 to 29 July with the theme ‘Beauty in Ethnic Diversities’. Speaking at the full council meeting here yeterday, SMC chairman Datuk Tiong Thai King said that similar to the past years, Malay and Melanau Pavilion, Chinese […]

SJA committee pays Raya visit to fellow member

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SIBU: The first day of the Hari Raya Aildilfitri was celebrated in a very festive mood, with people of various ethnic groups visiting their Malay friends, colleagues and relatives as early as 10am. The fine morning weather made the occasion even merrier, as the hosts of open house gatherings welcomed […]

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