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Association to hold gathering, installation ceremony on 8 April

KAPIT: The Kapit Kwang Tung Association will hold ‘Membership Gathering and Office Bearers Installation Night’ at Meligai Hotel here on 8 April, 2017. This was disclosed by the newly elected chairman of the association, Kong Sien Hua, after chairing the...

Five businessmen claim trial to bribery charges

MIRI: Five businessmen separately claimed trial at the  Miri Sessions Special Court (Corruption) here yesterday to offering bribes to immigration officers. Four of them, Zubair Muhamad Fazal Mahmood, 25, Hayat Ullah Said Afzal Khan,37, Asghar Khan, 35, and Asghar Ali...

Vocational college signs MoU with 14 companies

KUCHING: Matang Vocational College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with 14 companies to provide on-job training for its students. Tupong State Assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman, who represented Minister of Works and Member of Parliament for Petra Jaya Datuk Seri...

Church throws potluck party for missionary

KAPIT: St. Mary Immaculate Conception Church members threw a potluck party for visiting missionary, Father Michael Corcoran who is the General Superior of the World Mill Hill Missionary  on Monday evening. Father Michael was paying his inaugural visit to the...

Pilot education project to benefit 425 in Dalat

KUCHING: SG Education Group will organise a pilot project in Dalat, offering short-term programmes and scholarships to 425 unemployed youths, single mothers and former athletes from the area. The unemployed youths comprise Higher Learning Institutions (IPT) graduates and Sijil Pelajaran...

Unemployment problem among Dayak nurses solved

KUCHING: Despite not enough hospitals or healthcare centres in Sarawak to absorb trained nurses, unemployment problem is solved, thanks to the ad-hoc committee comprising Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth, Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association (SDGA) and Dayak Chamber of Commerce...

Lau donates RM6,000 to St John Ambulance Sibu

SIBU: A successful entrepreneur Dato Lau Bick Siong, who is also the advisor of Sibu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, visited St John Ambulance Sibu Chapter recently to give back to the community. He donated RM6,000 for food distribution...

Canadian envoy to launch photo exhibition on ‘Girls’ Voices’

KUCHING: The government of Canada in partnership with Girls Not Brides is hosting a photo exhibition entitled “Girls’ Voices: Speaking Out Against Child Marriage” at The Spring. The exhibition, located on the first floor of the north court of the...

SBF members call on State Secretary

KUCHING: Council Members of the Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) led by its President, Datuk Abang Haji Abdul Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg recently paid a courtesy call on the   State Secretary, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Mohd Morshidi...

More Smart Reader Kids® centres open in East M’sia

SIBU: A prominent early childhood preschool provider in the region, Smart Reader® Worldwide is further strengthening its presence in East Malaysia with the launching of Smart Reader Kids® centres in Sibu, Kota Kinabalu and Bintulu. The three new centres...

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