Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Pehin Sri Adenan Satem Research Chair — Reservoir, reference point on Borneo ethnicity

KUCHING: The Pehin Sri Adenan Satem Research Chair aims to generate relevant big data regarding Borneo ethnicity as a reservoir and reference point for researchers and policymakers in Sarawak. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) vice-chancellor Prof Dr Mohd Roslan Sulaiman thanked...

Chair will drive research efforts: Abang Johari

KUCHING: A research chair, which will serve as a hub for collecting data on the cultural heritage and treasures of diverse ethnic groups in Sarawak and Borneo, has been set up. Named in honour of the late Chief Minister Pehin...

Pehin Sri Adenan Satem Research Chair an initiative to benefit Sarawak

KUCHING: The Pehin Sri Adenan Satem Research Chair initiative will make significant reforms in Sarawak and turn legendary names like Tok Nan into an icon in ethnic research, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman...

Perpetuating Tok Nan’s legacy

KUCHING: The legacy of former chief minister the late Pehin Sri Adenan Satem as well as his interests in arts and culture will be continued under the current state government leadership, assured Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun...

RM10 mln to tap tourism potentials

KUCHING: The state government has allocated RM10 million to increase tourism programmes and promotions in Sarawak next year. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the sum had been set aside in the 2022 State Budget. “It (the allocation)...

Use findings to formulate development policies

KUCHING: The findings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (Icossh) 2021 should be kept in a database as a reference for researchers and the state government to formulate state development policies, said Datuk Seri Abdul...

Bangladesh ready to meet Sarawak’s manpower needs

KUCHING: Bangladesh is looking forward to meeting Sarawak’s needs for workers in various sectors, especially the plantation sector. However, this would have to be done on a government-to-government basis, said Deputy High Commissioner of the High Commission for the People’s...

Two churches receive grants from Unifor

BUKIT SABAN: St Christopher Church in Debak and St Mark’s Chapel in Spaoh received grants from the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) amounting to RM500,000 each. The cheques were presented to the churches today (Oct 27) by Deputy Chief Minister...

Party hopes for gender responsive budget

KUCHING: Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) hopes that the National Budget 2022 will be a ‘gender-responsive’ budget by taking into consideration gender equality and increase spending in sectors that will benefit women and girls to reduce inequality. "I hope the government...

154 persons receive State awards from TYT

MIRI: A total of 154 persons received state awards from the Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud during an investiture ceremony held at Mega Hotel here today (Oct 27). Leading the group of recipients were the director...

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JKKK embraces ICT with first virtual meeting

MUKAH: Kampung Teh Labak village development and security committee (JKKK) here held its first online meeting via Zoom recently. Chairman...