Entulu hands over RM888,000 MRP grants

Florence Genta

  SELANGAU: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun yesterday handed over Minor Rural Project (MRP) grants amounting to RM888,000 to a total of 79 Village Development and Security Committees (JKKKs) in the Selangau Parliamentary Constituency. He handed over the MRP grants during a “Sehati Sejiwa” programme […]

Teen pregnancies in Sibu down

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  SIBU: Pregnancy cases among teenagers in Sibu dropped to 369 in 2015 compared to 523 cases in 2014. “Last year, they dropped again to 353 cases. We hope that the cases will continue to decline,” said Sibu Resident, Hii Chang Kee at the closing ceremony of a one-day programme […]

Awang Tengah launches Pesta Belawai

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BELAWAI: Tanjung Manis will be the development catalyst not only for Tanjung Manis itself but also the hinterland areas such as Kapit, Sarikei and surrounding areas. “But, what is more important is we must improve the connectivity. The government’s plan to upgrade the coastal highway will also involve Tanjung Manis. […]

SRDC never has office in Sibujaya – Lau

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SIBU: Member of Parliament for Sibu, Oscar Ling is misleading the public in saying that Sibu Rural District Council (SRDC) closed its office in Sibujaya 10 years ago. SRDC deputy chairman Robert Lau said the photograph that was provided by Ling to local papers was that of the former Sibujaya […]

AGE Convention in Sibu from 9 to 11 June

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SIBU: AGE Convention (Artistic Gaming Entertainment Convention) will be held from 9 to 11 June from 10.00am to 10.00 pm at Sibu Indoor Stadium. The event is organised by Sanyan Road Recreational Club (SRRC). Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) is the event main sponsor. Speaking at a press conference here on Friday, […]

Clubs donate to needy couple in Bukit Aup

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SIBU: Borneo Legacy Community Club (BLRC) and Remaung Borneo Motor Club (RBMC) have come to the aid of a man, his wife and their three-week baby daughter by donating food items, clothing and diapers. Genta Janting, 37, who works as a grave digger, and his wife, Chun Empara, 43, who […]

Watt Zacchaeus to lead SJA

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SIBU: Watt Zacchaeus of Utusan Borneo was elected the new chairman of Sibu Journalists Association (SJA) during its annual general meeting (AGM) and election on new office bearers held at Li Hua Hotel here on Tuesday night. Watt is taking over as chairman from Yii Souk Ming of See Hua […]

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