Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Non-Sarawakians still have to go through EnterSarawak to enter state

KUCHING: Travellers who are not Sarawak-born, including Malaysian citizens, are still required to apply through EnterSarawak to enter the state. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in a statement, said exemption is however given to federal civil servants serving in...

Chambers wants all MPs to support Amendment Bill

KUCHING: Dayak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) hopes that all MPs, irrespective of their political affiliations, will support the Amendment Bill on Article 161A of the Federal Constitution. DCCI also hopes for the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) to...

Not too late for Malaya to make amends to Malaysia Agreement 1963

KUCHING: It is vital that the rights and status of Sarawak contained in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) be returned or restored, said political observer Datuk Peter Minos. He said the ongoing efforts remedy the current situation through the proposed...

Seek help, mental health patients urged

KUCHING: Many options for mental health services are available throughout Sarawak and those who may need such services should not be afraid to come forward and seek help.  Dr Syarifah Hafizah Wan Kassim, consultant psychiatrist at Sentosa Hospital, said that...

Two things must be done before Sarawak state election can be held

KUCHING: Two things must be done before the 12th Sarawak  state election can be held, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. Firstly, he said the emergency proclamation until Feb...

Illegal immigrants forced to back track

SERIAN: Three boys were among 12 illegal immigrants deported back to their country after the Malaysian Armed Forces caught them attempting to enter Sarawak illegally on Saturday (Oct 16). The incident took place around 5.30am when an army team spotted...

Federation’s youth section shines at Blood Donor Awards

By Alverdtekoster Anyap & Rachel Mina KUCHING: The Federation of Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Divisions Chinese Association, Youth Section on Saturday (Oct 16) captured four out of the 10 challenge trophies at the Blood Donor Awards 2021 presentation ceremony here.   It...

Vixonsday is top blood donor of the year

By Rachel Mina KUCHING: Vixonsday Francis Ketir was named Malaysian Red Crescent's prestigious top blood donor of the year at the Blood Donor Awards 2020 presentation ceremony on Saturday (Oct 16). The presentation ceremony, organised by the Malaysian Red Crescent Society,...

Muara Tabuan bitcoin mining operations centre busted

KUCHING: A bitcoin operations centre, which has mined cryptocurrencies worth RM184,000 since February this year, was busted by the police and Sarawak Energy Berhad (Sesco) on Friday (Oct 15). District police chief ACP Ahsmon Bajah, who confirmed the case, said...

RM5.38 mln to curb substance abuse

KUCHING: A total of RM5.38 million has been allocated to strengthen the effectiveness of the One-Stop Committee to address drugs and substance abuse issues (OSC MIDS) in Sarawak. Its chairperson Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the contribution from the state...

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Pandemic-affected tourism players receive grants

KUCHING: Sarawak tourism players who are badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic received monetary grants from the Malaysian Tourism,...