Orphans, asnaf treated to Gawai-Raya shopping

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The Samariang branch of Sarawak United National Youths Organisation (Saberkas) today treated 60 orphans and asnaf (the needy) to some shopping for their Gawai Dayak and Aidilfitri needs. The activity took place through ‘Cahaya Gawai Aidilfitri’ programme held here at Boulevard Shopping Mall. Gracing the programme were Law, State-Federal […]

Contraband worth over RM300,000 seized

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) Battalion 11 thwarted attempts to smuggle cigarettes and liquor worth RM136,000 and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders worth RM203,360 in two operations near here on Thursday. This was revealed by GOF Battalion 11 commanding officer Supt Rosdi Inai at a press conference yesterday. A […]

340 ‘bubur lambuk’ packs distributed at school

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Corporate Affairs Assistant Minister Abdullah Saidol distributed 340 packets of ‘bubur lambuk’ (savoury porridge) to students and staff of SK Batu Lintang here, yesterday. The event was organised by Batu Lintang Saberkas as part of State Saberkas programme for the fasting month of Ramadan. “It’s a heart-warming gesture and […]

Wet-eared Aziz told to learn public admin

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Abdul Aziz Isa is still a little wet behind the ears in terms of concepts regarding public administration, said Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang. He said this in response to statements by the special assistant to Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Deputy Minister Chong Chieng Jen […]

50 village needy get contributions at event

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Fifty asnaf (needy) received contributions at the “Sekampit Beras Sekilo Gula” (a bag of rice and a kilo of sugar) programme held at Kpg Matang Batu 10 near here, yesterday. Each recipient received a bag of rice sponsored by Padiberas National Berhad (Bernas), a packet of sugar, a can […]

Ali, Jaya grateful to belong

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Although they are the only Hindu family living in Kpg Matang Batu 10, an Indian couple, who only want to be known only as Ali and Jaya, are grateful to be a part of the village. Ali and Jaya were among the 50 recipients at the “Sekampit Beras Sekilo […]

New Toyota Avanza now available in Kuching

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) Sdn Bhd launched the improved Toyota Avanza nationwide yesterday. The improved Toyota Avanza is available in three variants – Avanza 1.5E, Avanza 1.5S and Avanza 1.5S+. The Avanza 1.5G variant has been discontinued while the new Avanza 1.5S+ variant replaces the Avanza 1.5X. In Sarawak, […]

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