Budget 2020 unfair to Sarawak

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin described the 2020 federal Budget as ‘imbalanced’ as Sarawak gets less in special grants than Sabah. He said this in response to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng who said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government was giving Sarawak a lot more than the […]

‘Adapt to co-working culture’

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Professionals from various corporate companies in or outside Kuching should adapt to the co-working culture and network by working in a shared space. Kuching South City Council (MBKS) mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng said that it is no secret that most companies worldwide these days enjoy and actually benefit […]

Six hotels partake in green plan

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Six hotels here will be participating in the first-ever ‘Responsible Tourism’ initiative to raise awareness on proper management of food waste in order to reduce disposals to landfills as well as drive positive changes in the tourism industry. They are Hilton Kuching, Riverside Majestic, Merdeka Palace, Grand Dormani Rajah […]

Rabies: Bite cases not decreasing

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Rabies outbreak in the state, which was declared on July 1, 2017, has entered its third year with animal bite cases, especially from dogs and cats, averaging from 40 to 60 cases a day. This rate is considered high. In fact, the cases are not decreasing despite the mitigating […]

OUM hosts learning skills workshop for new students

Nur Ashikin Louis

SIBU: Open University Malaysia (OUM) Sibu Learning Center has hosted a learning skills workshop (BKB) for new students of September 2019 intake at the university’s campus here, last Saturday. The workshop aimed to provide early guidance to the new students and deliver important information before the learning session begins. It […]

It’s show time with Sarawak Kids Got Talent

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Ten kids are going to perform and showcase their talent in the second edition of Sarawak Kids Got Talent (SKGT) 2019 on Oct 23 at the Imperial Hotel here. They are Mohammad Ar Rayyan Mohammad Nizam who will be presenting a Public Speaking performance in Bahasa Melayu, Aira Nazneen […]

SKGT: RM6,700 up for grabs

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The second edition of Sarawak Kids Got Talent (SKGT) 2019 will be held on Oct 23 at the Imperial Hotel here. Chief Minister’s wife Datuk Amar Juma’ani Tuanku Bujang is expected to officiate at the event. According to Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri […]

GST? Do whatever you want!

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: Welfare, Community Well-being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah has grown tired of the Pakatan Harapan-led federal government’s moves. This is in response to the Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s recent announcement that a study will be conducted to reintroduce the Goods and Services […]

Shine with WAK

Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING: The third edition of What About Kuching (WAK) was launched yesterday, together with the sixth Borneo International Beads Conference (Bibco), as Kuching welcomes October with exciting events. WAK, which started on Sept 28, is jam-packed with a programme comprising 56 collaborating groups, 99 different events and over 315 daily […]

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