Thursday, October 28, 2021

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More flights into Sarawak from Nov 1

Weekly frequency to increase by 134 flights KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has approved to further increase the existing flight frequency into Sarawak from 89 flights to 223 flights weekly starting Nov 1. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Lee Kim...

We can be global food exporter: Uggah

KUCHING: The State Farmers’ Organisation (PPNS) has been tasked to design a mechanism and system to ensure that Sarawak’s agricultural produce reaches the global market. Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Agriculture Modernisation, Native Land and Regional Development Datuk Amar...

Venture into food business, B40 advised

MIRI: Folk in the B40 group (low income) have been encouraged to venture into the food business. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Assistant Minister Datuk Rosey Yunus advised them to sell and promote their products on social...

Don’t complain if action taken, unvaccinated teachers told

KUCHING: Teachers who still refuse to get vaccinated by Nov 1 have no cause to argue the disciplinary action taken against them, opines Adam Prakash. "I think as government servants, everybody, and they include teachers, should abide by any directives...

Women’s NGO wants broad Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill

KUCHING: The Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS) has expressed hope that the proposed Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill, expected to be tabled this December in Parliament, will be comprehensive. Its president Margaret Bedus said this is so that all forms of...

National Anti-Drug Agency D-G calls on TYT

KUCHING: Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud received a courtesy call from National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) director-general Sutekno Ahmad Belon at the former's residence in Demak Jaya here. The visit was Sutekno's first since being appointed as...

Wanton disposal of food waste into public drains a headache

KUCHING: The public, including traders, should act responsibly by properly disposing of plastic and food waste instead of discarding them into public drains. Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) Public Complaints Bureau (PCB) chief Wilfred Yap expressed this hope, voicing his...

Mitigating the impact of flash floods

KUCHING: Preparations are being made to mitigate the impact of flash floods in Kampung Masjid, here. The Central Police Station, led by its station chief ASP Ahmad Abang, took the initiative to engage the local community for the purpose. “Monsoon season...

NGO adds another family under its care

KUCHING: Hope Place Kuching has recently taken five-year-old Teo You Feng and his family under its care.  The non-governmental organisation (NGO) explained that an untoward incident changed You Feng's life forever. “The unfortunate incident happened when Ah Feng accidentally drank car...

Eligible senior citizens receive booster dose

MIRI: Senior citizens aged 60 and above and individuals with comorbidities in Miri Division began receiving their Covid-19 booster dose today (Oct 28). Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) said the programme will involve all districts in Miri Division, namely...

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More flights into Sarawak from Nov 1

Weekly frequency to increase by 134 flights KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has approved to further increase the...