121 from Peryatim receive incentives

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By Mukhriz Mohamad KUCHING: Muslims celebrate Maulidur Rasul each year by reciting their selawat to commemorate the sacrifices made by Prophet Muhammad in fighting for Islam. The Petra Jaya Welfare Association (PKPJ) was not left behind in celebrating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad at Dewan Baitulmal here yesterday. Present to […]

We never hoped for federal allocation

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2020 State Budget By Nazmi Suhaimi & Natasha Jee Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu revealed that the Gabungan Parti Sarawak state government never put any hope of the federal allocation when drawing up their own state budget. “Congratulations to GPS. We now do not need to depend on […]

2020 State Budget’s 6 thrusts

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2020 State Budget — In a nutshell Themed “Accelerating Development for the Wellbeing of All Sarawakians”, the 2020 State Budget allocates RM9.891 billion of which RM6.597 billion is for Development Expenditure and the remaining RM3.294 billion is for Operating Expenditure. The 2020 State Budget continues with the following six key strategic […]

State government’s ‘master stroke’

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KUCHING: A decision by the state government to set up five residential international schools accommodating between 3,000 and 5,000 students has been described as a ‘master stroke’ resolution. “It’s a brilliant, smart, practical, doable and a futuristic move,” said the president of Orang Ulu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OUCCI) […]

Rider injured after being hit by car

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MIRI: A motorcyclist sustained bodily injuries in a collision with a car nearby Pujut 3 here yesterday around 2am. Prior to the crash, the rider was on his way back to Lutong from the city centre when a car suddenly rammed into his motorcycle. The driver then fled the scene […]

Woman loses RM3,000 in welfare scam

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MIRI: A woman in her late 50s lost nearly RM3,000 worth of cash and valuables after being duped by two individuals who offered to help her to obtain welfare assistance. Prior to the incident, the victim had bumped into the suspects while strolling alone at a fish market along Jalan […]

Who will be the ‘mermaid’ queen this time?

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MISS SCUBA INTERNATIONAL PAGEANT KOTA KINABALU: The judges are certain to have a tough time picking the winner this time around. The yearly Miss Scuba International pageant staged here for the ninth year has attracted a record number 24 beauties from around the world. Guess what? They are all scuba […]

Trusted brand Kemas celebrates over 400 pupils

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By Gerrald Gilles KUCHING: An appreciation day was held for 382 taska (pre-school) and 64 tabika (kindergarten) pupils of Taska and Tabika Kemas (Community Development Department) Simunjan District at Penview Convention Centre (PCC), Jalan Demak yesterday. Kemas Sarawak deputy director Fatimah Rosli said Tabika Kemas was even recognised by Reader’s […]

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