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Sun bear, green iguana surrendered to SFC

KUCHING: A two-week old male sun bear and a green iguana, both identified as protected species, were surrendered to the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) in Miri by two concerned citizens on Tuesday. The sun bear was surrendered by a man...

The new morn; the new norm

BY MARIETTE TUNN In the first week of March there was a lot more attention given to a local drama than the coronavirus. When the drama ended that week, all of a sudden on the Friday afternoon, toilet tissues started...

Sarawak Energy steps up digital capabilities

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy’s customer care and support is adapting to the new normal. To maintain consistent customer care service during the movement control order (MCO) period, it said both its utility and retail arm have also stepped up their digital...

Info Dept provides ‘bubur pedas’ to frontliners

KUCHING: The practice of being charitable during the month of Ramadan is continued by the State Information Department (Japen) through its 'Ramadan On Wheels' programme. The programme, organised in collaboration with the Islamic Staff Welfare Agency (BKKI), provided 200 packages...

Pandemic crisis and business in Asia

By Hiram Ting, Jeffrey Ling, Jun-Hwa Cheah Here we are, stuck in the global pandemic of the century. The virus has not gone away yet. For the first time, people of the world are united or forced to observe the restrictions...

Face masks, gloves everywhere

by Mohd Alif Noni & Ramidi Subari KUCHING: Millions of face masks, gloves and other personal protection equipment (PPE) have been issued for free to the people. When these were being distributed out, the people were told on the need to...

Petronas gives 8,000 face masks to media associations

KUCHING: Petronas has contributed a total of 8,000 face masks to media associations in Sarawak, Sabah, as well as states in the southern and east coast regions. The contributions were to assist media front-liners in carrying out their duties safely...

Petronas staff donates RM6.4 million

KUCHING: Petronas staff have come together to donate RM6.4 million through a voluntary salary contribution initiative to be channelled to the Tabung Covid-19 under the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma). The contribution aims to expand the funds at Nadma’s disposal...

Tasik Biru, Opar 80 percent covered

KUCHING:  More than 80 percent of the 13,800 needy households in Tasik Biru and Opar constituencies under the Mas Gading parliamentary seat have benefitted from the government food assistance since the imposition of the movement control order (MCO) period...

Solar dome used to dry unsold fish

By Indun Silong KUCHNG: Fresh fish are being turned into dried fish using the help of a solar dryer dome. The Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority (LKIM) Sarawak with the Buntal Fishermen Association (PNKB) is taking this route in solving the problem...

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