Constant re-skilling, up-skilling required

KUCHING: Fresh graduates have been urged to be more open and eager to learn new skills. Education, Science and Technological Research Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary Dr Abdul Rahman Deen said fresh graduates needed to be re-skilled and up-skilled constantly according to the requirements of whatever industries they happened to be […]

‘Be morally strong’

KUCHING: Moral values are the core of self-commitment, said Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Research deputy permanent secretary Dr Abdul Rahman Deen. He said strong moral values would ensure that graduates stay on the right path when facing the uncertainty of the real world. “You should be equipped with […]

Beware of individuals claiming to be CIM agents

KUCHING: The public have been reminded to beware of dubious individuals claiming to be authorised agents of entrepreneurial programmes under the Cooperative Institute Malaysia (CIM). Deputy director-general of human capital development Ramlan Kamsin advised the public to only deal directly with CIM. “I would like to reiterate that CIM does […]

Use IT to your advantage

KUCHING: Cooperative Institute Malaysia (CIM) has urged all small and medium cooperatives in Sarawak to fully utilise information technology to advance their businesses. Deputy director-general of human capital development Ramlan Kamsin said utilising information technology would enhance productivity. “Cooperatives should not remain in their comfort zone and I think it […]

Chanteuse Alena releases Kelabit music video

KUCHING: Renowned Sarawak chanteuse Alena Murang has released a music video for her single ‘Midang Midang’ and dedicates it to the Kelabit community in Miri and Bario. “This song was handed to me by my grandaunt Tepu’ Ira. It is an old Kelabit song and a song to bring people together […]

Running a food truck business not a bed of roses

KUCHING:  If you want to find out more about the mobile food truck industry here, visit the car park under the Satok flyover every weekend. Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Satok Youyh, Satok Economy Bureau and Sarawak Bumiputera Food Truck Association applied for the space from Kuching North City Hall […]

PBB wants more politically savvy youths

KUCHING: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) wants to see bigger participation and representation in politics among Sarawak’s youths. Speaking to the press after officiating the Satok Street Fest here on Sunday, Satok PBB deputy chairman Datuk Ibrahim Baki said the Beliawanis programme had wooed youths into participating in politics. “You […]

Continued backing for food truck industry

KUCHING: Any effort to encourage youth involvement in the food truck industry will continue to get the backing of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Satok Branch. The branch’s deputy chairman Datuk Ibrahim Baki, who represented Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Tun Openg, said the state government saw huge opportunities in […]

Youth urged to pursue self-employment

KUCHING: Instead of just pursuing education and training in order to become employees, young people should aim to acquire the types of skills that could be used to set up their own business. “Shift from training to become merely employable to acquiring business skills,” said Education, Science and Technological Research […]

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