Event at school attracts over 260 participants

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SIBU: More than 260 people comprising pupils, teachers, parents and staffers of SK Batu Wong here attended the ‘Hari Permuafakatan’ and motivational programme held at the school, recently. Political Secretary to the Chief Minister, Maurice Giri, who represented Deputy Minister of Rural and Regional Development, Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi officiated […]

Raising RM1.03 mln for SMK Chung Hua

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SIBU: Member of Parliament for Bintulu, Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing last Sunday night  helped to raise RM1.03 million for the development projects of SMK Chung Hua here. At the Chung Hua Old Students’ Association’s installation ceremony for its new committee held at Kingwood Hotel on Sunday night, Tiong sang […]

6,000 at breaking of fast in Sibu

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SIBU: 6,000 people from all walks of life turned up at a breaking of fast at Sibu Town Square Phase I on Saturday night. The event which started at 5.00pm was organised by Sibu Resident’s Office together with Nangka Service Centre and Sibu division’s permanent committee for Muslim Festivities. Assistant […]

Headmaster injured and scalded by female teacher

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SIBU: A 49-year-old female teacher poured hot water on a 40-year-old headmaster during a misunderstanding, leaving the left side of his body scalded. The headmaster also suffered injuries to his left arm and scratches on one of his legs. According to Sibu Police Chief, ACP Saiful Bahri, the misunderstanding occurred […]

Motorbike pillion rider dies in crash with MPV

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SARIKEI: A student died in an accident involving a motorcycle and MPV vehicle at Jalan Repok, here on Thursday. Sarikei Police District chief Supt Mat Jusoh Mohamad said the incident happened at 5.17pm. The victim was a pillion rider on a motorcycle which was ridden by his friend. The victim […]

PPWS Sibu brings early Hari Raya cheer

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SIBU:  A total of 16 orphans and 17 “asnaf”  (needy people) received Hari Raya contributions from the Sarawak Federation of Women Institute (PPWS) Sibu here last Sunday. The presentation of the contributions took place at PPWS Sibu Building at Jalan Awang Ramli Amit.  Speaking at the programme, Sibu Municipal Councillor, Zaiton […]

Run targets 1,000 participants

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SIBU: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Pelawan Youth Section will organise the ‘722 Run for Sarawak’ at the Sibu Town Square Phase II here on 22 July. Its organising chairman Ling Zing Kai invited the people of Sibu and those interested to participate in the run to show their love for […]

Eighteen army families receive RKAT house keys

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SIBU: Eighteen army families at Batu 14, Oya Camp here received the keys to Rumah Keluarga Angkatan Tentera’ (RKAT) yesterday. These families of the said army camp received the house keys from 31st Infantry Brigade Commander Brigadier General Dato’ Haji Fadzil Tajudin who officiated at the key presentation event at the […]

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