Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Margaret Ringgit

Quick response team for water rescue and recovery soon

MIRI: A Safety Water and Rescue team or SWART will be established, Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) national director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid has disclosed. "In Sarawak, we have many locations identified as high-risk areas involving drowning incidents, thus...

Man caught with RM314,400 worth of drugs

MIRI: A 29-year-old unemployed man was arrested for possessing methamphetamine here on Tuesday (Oct 19). Miri police chief ACP Hakemal Hawari said two raids were carried out by personnel from the Narcotics Criminal Investigation Departments of the Miri districts police...

Cooperate for smooth implementation of development projects

BINTULU: It is crucial for rural folk to give their cooperation when it comes to the implementation of development projects in their respective areas to ensure that it is executed smoothly. This was said by Assistant Minister of Native Laws...

RM100,000 govt allocation for church

MIRI: The Sarawak government has approved an allocation of RM100,000 for the upgrading of the Borneo Evangelical Mission (BEM) Church at Jalan Airport here. The upgrading works will include the installation of awnings at the church. The allocation will be disbursed...

Support govt’s bid to restore economy

MIRI: Support the state in its effort to restore the economy and don’t create more hatred and divisions among Sarawakians to hinder the work of the government. Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Publicity and Information Secretary Adam Yii yesterday (Oct...

Women Institutes federation receives grant

MIRI: Assistant Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Sebastian Ting (centre) poses with former advisor of the Sarawak Federation of Women’s Institutes (WI) Datuk Ursula Goh (right).  The Sarawak Federation of Women’s Institutes (WI) Miri/Bintulu branch on Saturday received...

Minister optimistic homestay businesses will recover

MIRI: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri is optimistic homestay businesses in Sarawak will recover gradually now that restrictions on travel have ended. She pointed out that now was the best time for homestay operators to promote...

Church receives RM200,000 grant from Unifor

MIRI: Tudan Methodist Church yesterday (Oct 17) received a RM200,000 grant from the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) for its extension and upgrading works. The cheque was presented by Transport Minister Datuk Seri Lee Kim Shin cum Senadin assemblyman. Receiving the...

1,848 students get second jab

MIRI: At the vaccination centre at Eastwood Valley Golf and Country Club here yesterday morning, 1,848 secondary students from four schools received their second Covid-19 vaccine dose. The students were from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Luak, SMK Lopeng Tengah, SMK...

Rep disburses RM45,000 in MRP grants

MIRI: A total of RM45,000 in minor rural project (MRP) grants were disbursed to six recipients in Kakus state constituency on Saturday (Oct 16).  The recipients were village development and security committees (JKKKs) of Rumah (Rh) Siong Sampau, Sungai Bawang...

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Contractors told to buck up, complete projects on time

SADONG JAYA: Contractors have been told to speed up the upgrading and rehabilitation of roads in Sadong Jaya, Samarahan...
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