Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sarah Hafizah Chandra

State records 1,503 new cases, 98.74 percent in categories 1,2

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 1,503 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (Oct 6), pushing the cumulative tally to 219,629 cases. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 1,484 cases or 98.74 percent comprised those in Category 1 and 2 while 19 cases or...

Bomba enhances SK Goebilt community’s fire safety knowledge

Part three of a three-part series CREATING a safe environment for students and teachers is imperative to ensure teaching and learning can take place effectively. In 2002, the Ministry of Education (MOE) launched the Safe School programme — the creation of...

No police permit needed for inter-district travel

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) announced that police permit is no longer needed for inter-district travel in Sarawak, effective Wednesday (Oct 6). However, police permit is still required for inter-state travelling. “Even though inter-district is permitted, visiting is not...

Creating a fire resistant, resilient community

Part two of a three-part series Bomba 3K Club When it comes to cultivating good habits and instilling noble values, it is best to start from a young age. The Malay proverb ‘melentur buluh biarlah dari rebungnya’ (to bend a bamboo, start...

More teachers for Johor, Sabah and Sarawak

KUCHING: The Ministry of Education (MOE) will allocate a large number of the grade DG41 Education Service Officers on a one-off basis to Johor, Sabah and Sarawak. Deputy Education Minister II Datuk Mohamad Alamin said the three states faced a...

Less than 1pct of teachers in Sarawak yet to be vaccinated

KUCHING: Less than one per cent of teachers in Sarawak have yet to be vaccinated, says Dr Norisah Suhaili. The Sarawak Education director added that among the reasons for this were due to health conditions and other factors. “Out of approximately...

Students eager to return to school

KUCHING: Schools in Kuching District recorded a high percentage in attendance on the first day of reopening of classes on Monday (Oct 4). Federal Deputy Education Minister II Datuk Mohamad Alamin said this showed how eager the students were to...

Creating champions in emergencies

Part one of a three-part series Bomba’s noble goal   MANY believe that champions are made, not born. While people have equal chances of becoming one, they have to be willing to persevere literally through blood, sweat and tears to reach...

1,418 new cases in Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 1,418 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Oct 3), pushing the cumulative number of cases to 215,576. According to the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), 1,407 or 99.22 percent are Category 1 and 2 cases while 11 or...

No need for Putera, Putri wings

KUCHING: There is no need for Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) to establish a ‘Putera and Puteri’ wings. PPB vice-president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah believed that the party’s Women Wing and Youth Wing were sufficient. “However, it is up to...

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