Monday, August 2, 2021

Local News

Yap, SUPP members bring cheer to handicapped man

KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Public Complaints Bureau (SUPP PCB) chief, Wilfred Yap and the party members recently visited a man residing at BDC Resettlement Scheme here to inform him that SOCSO has approved his medical compensation of...

Retain keen peninsula teachers at SMK Baleh – Masing

KAPIT: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing said education involved three main groups of people, namely, teachers, parents and students. He said these groups must work closely together otherwise the education system would not work....

SEB contributes RM100,000 to charity fund

“We allocate an annual RM8 million in scholarships to help young Sarawakians from every part of the state who meets the scholarship’s criteria to achieve their dreams. We have many programmes under this thrust, and this will form part...

Masing flags off Baleh Kapit Raft Safari

KAPIT : Deputy Chief Minister, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing flagged off  the 22nd edition of Baleh Kapit Raft Safari 2017 at the second transit point at Rumah Along, Nanga Majau, Mujong Baleh on Sunday morning. He...

Students, staff evacuated after chemical leak

MUKAH: Students and staff of SMK Mukah were evacuated to a safer location after a chemical leak in the science laboratory of the school yesterday morning. Five firemen from the Mukah Division Fire and Rescue Department  led by Officer in...

Chinese celebrate Ching Ming Festival

MUKAH:  Mukah has been welcoming many  visitors  for the last three days or so. Coming from  all over the state and beyond,  they were here  to visit  the tombs of their  loved ones  at  the Chinese cemetery here. The visits to...

SFC launches Conservation Internship Programme

KUCHING: Responding to the government’s stated goal of having more FMUs (Forest Management Units) in Sarawak to be certified for Sustainable Forest Management, Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) has embarked on a Conservation Internship Programme (CIP) to facilitate the attainment...

15 targeted to join MPC study visit to Jakarta

KUCHING: 15 participants are targeted to join the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) inaugural “Business Excellence Best Practice Study Visit to Jakarta” from 15- 20 May, 2017. Themed “Strengthening Cooperation, Building Opportunities”, the study visit will provide an opportunity for Business...

TYT receives two courtesy calls

KUCHING:  Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud yesterday received two courtesy calls at the Astana Negeri. The first call was by the State’s Branch of the Malaysian Diabetic Association Committee led by its chairman Dr. William Voon. It...

Aussie war veteran,97, makes 7th visit to Bario

KUCHING: On 25 March, 1945, the Australian intelligence and espionage unit launched a special mission called ‘SEMUT One’—to raise an army of Native Guerillas to fight the Japanese who had occupied Sarawak for almost four years. Among the first eight...

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Play our part to achieve herd immunity

Covid-19 vaccine must be accessible to all nations and people.    –  Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Prime Minister It’s heartening to...