Only Sarawak has North Korean workers, says Richard Riot

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  KUCHING: Sarawak is the only state in Malaysia that has North Korean workers, employed in some seven companies, mostly located in the Selantik coal field in Sri Aman Division. Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem said as far as the ministry is concerned, these workers are categorised […]

63 PTD trainees in 2-week military programme

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A total of 63 Diplomatic Administrative Officer (PTD) trainees joined the fourth series of National Defense Orientation Module of Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management (DPA) at the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) in Muara Tuang Camp Complex here, yesterday. The module held for two weeks started yesterday until […]

Missing elderly man found


  KAPIT: Kapit Police chief, DSP Freddy Bian yesterday confirmed that the missing 72-year-old man,  Buda Win of RumahGawan Tuan, Lepong Baleh was found noon last Tuesday. “The search and rescue (SAR) team comprising the police, BOMBA, RELA and longhouse residents found him (Buda) safe but weak and exhausted. He […]

State targets 1m hectares of totally protected areas

KUCHING: The state government targets to set aside an area of one million hectares as totally protected areas (TPAs) for the protection of its natural ecosystem which includes flora and fauna as well as to enhance its natural beauty and cultural heritage. This was pointed out by Second Minister of […]

PITSA needs volunteer counsellors

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KUCHING: Sarawak Single Mothers Association (PITSA) needs one or two volunteers who are qualified counsellors to help its members.  President of PITSA, Hajah Salma Haji Ibrahim  revealed this at a  press conference after she and other PITSA members paid a courtesy visit  on the Minister of Welfare, Women and Community Wellbeing […]

PITSA now has 14,000 members and 49 branches

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KUCHING: Since its formation in 1999, Sarawak Single Mothers’ Association (PITSA) now has 14,000 members and 49 branches in the state. Minister of Welfare, Women and Community Welfare, Datuk Hajah Fatimah Abdullah told reporters this after receiving a visit  from PITSA members yesterday.  “In PITSA, about 56 percent of its […]

Winners of Boulevard CNY Lucky Draw claim prizes

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MIRI:The Boulevard Hypermarket Pujut here has announced its winners for the Chinese New Year (CNY) Lucky Draw 2017. The range one winner (for purchases of between RM1 and RM50) is  Chin Chee Hian; he received prizes worth RM388. Meanwhile, the range two winner (for purchases of between RM51 and RM150) […]

U campaign to raise awareness of need to vote

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KUCHING : In line with the nationwide campaign to get as many of the 4.1 million unregistered voters in Malaysia to register to vote, Bersih Sarawak will launch the U campaign  on 11 March at the Kenyalang Post Office here at 9.30 am. The objective of the U campaign is […]

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