Unimas to host carnival for disabled

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Karnival Orang Kurang Upaya Sarawak (Kokus) is going to take place from Nov 23 to 27 at the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) campus in Kota Samarahan. Organised by the Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry, Kokus will gather people with disabilities (OKU) from all over the […]

Paralympic, deaf athletes busy training for games

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Paralympic athletes are busy preparing for the 20th Para Malaysia Games (Sukma) while deaf athletes are busy preparing for the 21st Malaysia Deaf Games (Sopma) in Johor next year, said Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. “In Paralympics at the national level, […]

Call to issue KMC land titles to MBKS

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei has urged the state government to issue land titles for the KMC flats at Jalan Ban Hock to Kuching South City Council (MBKS) to secure the interests of the residents living there. “The land lease for the two parcels of land for this area […]

1,500 run for the deaf

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: About 1,500 runners participated in the Silent Run 3.0 Kuching Edition which took place at the Kuching South City Council (MBKS) ground yesterday. Organised by the Sarawak Deaf Sports Association (SSDeaf) in conjunction with the International Week of Deaf People, the event was a continuation of the Miri and […]

Breast cancer preventable if detected early

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Breast cancer can be prevented if it is detected and treated at an early stage, said deputy state health director Dr Asmah Nazahiyah Zaid. “In Malaysia, breast cancer is the primary case affecting women as well as the major cause of cancer-related deaths, and the number of cases keeps […]

Stick to your pledge

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government must commit to their pledge to give 20 per cent oil royalty to Sarawak as promised in their election manifesto. “As everybody knows, the 20 per cent oil royalty for Sarawak is part of what they promised in their manifesto for the 14th […]

People’s support translated into devt

Nur Ashikin Louis

BAU: The Tasik Biru residents continue to receive development through the Rural Transformation Project (RTP) implemented by the state government. One of the ongoing RTP projects is the construction of a new gravel road in Kampung Serikin which costs about RM200,000. Meanwhile, at Kampung Stass, the road project is also […]

Bird fair attracts 120 foreign delegates

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The 10th Asian Bird Fair (ABF) attracted 120 foreign delegates from over 26 countries and 40 local agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) gathered to The foreign delegates were from Cambodia, Australia, Kenya, Mongolia, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Philippines, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Spain, United States of America, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, […]

RM12K up for grabs at Malaysia Theatre Fest

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The state-level Malaysia Theatre Festival 2019 prize presentation ceremony will be held at Balai Budaya, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) Sarawak here at 8pm tomorrow (Sunday). Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah is expected to officiate at the event alongside National Department for Culture and […]

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