Friday, August 20, 2021

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New prime minister must fulfil MA63

KUCHING: The new prime minister and his cabinet must prioritise the restoration of Sarawak’s constitutional rights and fulfil the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Batu Kitang assemblyman Lo Khere Chiang said the new prime minister must fight for Sarawak’s rights and...

Deceptive tactics of human smugglers

SERIAN: Human traffickers (tekong) are resorting to various tactics to outwit enforcement officers in their bid to smuggle in illegal immigrants. According to Ops Benteng field officer ASP Megat Faizal Megat Fuad, the tekong would make symbols using wood cuttings...

Sarawakians are politically mature

KUCHING: The people of Sarawak are now politically mature after 58 years since the state was granted ‘self-government’ status by its colonial masters. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg noted that the people’s awareness on the democratic system...

Special food aid for asnaf initiated

KUCHING: A special food assistance programme was introduced by the Darul Hana Mosque Management Committee in conjunction with the month of Ramadan. Known as Bakul Darul Hana, the programme focuses on providing basic food needs to help ease the burden...

Vaccine benefits outweigh risks

KUCHING: The benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine outweigh its risks, said Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii. “One thing we must remember — a safe vaccine does not mean it is 100 percent free of adverse effects. Vaccine offers protection,...

Border missions get a boost

ATM mobile assets to help in border surveillance KUCHING: About one-third of the Malaysian Armed Forces’ (ATM) mobile assets have been sent to Sabah and Sarawak for ‘Ops Benteng’ border missions. Army chief General Tan Sri Datuk Zamrose Mohd Zain said...

Curb spread of fake news, assess authenticity of issues

KUCHING: The spread of fake news on social media by left-wing parties was only done to instil anti-government feeling among the people. He stressed that the people have the right to get accurate news based on facts and not sentiments...

17 Satok’s JKKKs receive grants

KUCHING: A total of 17 village security and development committees (JKKKs) in Satok constituency have received grants from the government. PBB Satok deputy chairman Datuk Ibrahim Baki handed out the grants on behalf of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari...

Separated by borders

SERIAN: A mother’s love lasts until the hereafter — not to be separated by the borders of two countries. Two women were found standing while carrying plastic bags containing food in front of the fence of the Tebedu National Border...

Give bumiputeras a share of the pie as well

KUCHING: Bumiputera contractors must be given a chance when it comes to awarding contracts for government projects, said Infrastructure and Ports Development Assistant Minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi. He said while the policy is to ensure a participation of 30 percent...

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