Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Search for man who fell overboard turns up empty

KUCHING: The search for a man who fell overboard from a fishing vessel in the waters off Igan, Mukah has been called off after five days. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) acting Bintulu director Cmdr (Maritime) Effendy Mohamed Fadil said...

50,000 daily vaccinations targeted by August

KUCHING: Sarawak is targeting to vaccinate about 50,000 individuals per day in its Covid-19 immunisation programme. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said this is possible with the expected supply of vaccines later this year. “Sarawak...

Rep gives dates to mosques, surau

BINTULU: Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Integrity and Ombudsman) Datuk Talib Zulpilip recently presented dates to eight mosques and ten surau throughout the Jepak constituency. Jepak Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Youth Chief Jefferi Johari, who represented Talib, who is...

Jennifer appointed member of advisory committee of Betong college

BETONG: Jennifer Lendai Kundat who is governance, administration and quality manager of Sarawak Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (Salcra) has been appointed as a member of the advisory committee — Women Community Leaders for Betong Community College for two...

SMA presents 10 LED projectors to PIGB of SMK Green Road

KUCHING: The Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) presented 10 LED projectors and screens to Parent Teacher Association (PIBG) of SMK Green Road at Chief Minister's office here today (April 15). The school can take advantage of the facilities to demonstrate how...

Concrete bridge to cemetery completed

MIRI: The completion of a concrete bridge to the cemetery at Kampung Pengkalan, Lutong will provide convenience to villagers there, especially when they visit the cemetery. Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin said the RM100,000 project was funded through the...

Work on Beluru’s first sports complex begins

KUCHING: A project to build Beluru's first sports complex has started, says Assistant Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil. “I visited the site. The contractor is appointed by the Marudi District Council,” he said in a Facebook post on...

RM3 mln for farmers in Tanjung Datu

KUCHING: The state government allocated a  total  of  RM3  million in Agriculture Facilitation Funds (AFF) for farmers in the Tanjung Datu constituency. Its assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu in revealing this said to date, the programme has benefitted a total...

Religious institutions receive RTP allocations

KUCHING: Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii recently distributed the Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) allocations to numerous religious institutions in Sarikei last weekend. One of the religious institutions was SIB Mandarin, Sarikei, which received an allocation of RM200,000 under...

Use grants for benefit of community, NGOs told

KUCHING: Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) receiving minor rural project (MRP) grants have been reminded to use the money well for the benefit of the community. Meradong assemblyman Datuk Ding Kuong Hiing said they also had to be creative in implementing their...

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Search for man who fell overboard turns up empty

KUCHING: The search for a man who fell overboard from a fishing vessel in the waters off Igan, Mukah...