Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Petrosains PlaySmart gets CM’s ‘yes’

KUCHING: Traditional and conventional learning methods must be modified and enhanced in line with the advancement of technology, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said this was in order to create future generations with vast knowledge...

Bots can’t be hairstylists

Robots will not replace workers whose jobs constantly require human judgment KUCHING: Robots will not take away all jobs from human beings. Despite automation and robotics which reshape jobs and the working world in general, certain professions such as cosmetologists...

Don’t share confidential information with strangers

KUCHING: Malaysian entrepreneurs have been cautioned against sharing confidential information with strangers. Deloitte Tax Services Sdn Bhd director Phillip Lim said this occurred due to little understanding on practical knowledge in business. “This shows that we need to strengthen our enforcement...

Mukah Airport to be completed by Sept 2020

MUKAH: The RM495.3 million new Mukah Aiport project is expected to be completed by Sept 2020. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing, who is also Infrastructure and Ports Development Minister,...

High Court Registry HQ rotates every 10 years

KUCHING: The office of the Registrar of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court will be rotated between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu every 10 years. The relocation of the office from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu would take effect today. Chief Minister...

Bar one, bar all

KUCHING: If the reasons for barring Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers from speaking at school functions are political in nature, then this should cover all politicians including those from Pakatan Harapan (PH), said Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s...

Donating body parts made easier

KUCHING: The Kuching Life Care Society (KLCS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Academy For Silent Mentor (AFSM) to collaborate and work on the ‘i∙Silent Mentor Programme’. KLCS was represented by its chairman Hung Sung Huo while...

RM900 JKKK allowance stays

THE Sarawak government will maintain the RM900 allowance for Village Development and Safety Committees (JKKKs). Deputy Chief Minister and Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas revealed this in his winding-up speech yesterday. “I regret to...

Exciting shows at Rainforest World Puppet Carnival

KUCHING: The Rainforest World Puppet Carnival here opened to a full house on Monday night. Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry permanent secretary Hii Chang Kee, who represented Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, declared open the event at Old...

No more talking, time to act

Many say the federal village management council (MPKKP) is illegal and improper. We have been made to understand that it’s illegal because the federal government cannot just simply set up something like the MPKKP and move funds in the...

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Singapore 1st Asean country to ratify huge trade pact

JAKARTA: Singapore formally ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) — the world's largest free trade agreement on Friday,...