Providing skilled human capital for the state


MIRI: Riam Road Secondary School (RRSS), Riam Institute of Technology (RiamTec) and the new Riam Hill International Secondary School (RHISS) will be able to provide skilled and talented human capital for Sarawak.

Chief executive officer (CEO) of RiamTec Dr Pauline Ho said that the schools could do that with their progressive and innovative education.

“RiamTec plays an important role in supplying skilled human capital to fill job demands from various industrial sectors in Sarawak.

“Mega projects like the methanol plant in Bintulu will generate job opportunities and this is where RiamTec can supply human capital with technical skills,” she said at the the launch of the RRSS’s new academic and administrative block and RHISS.

Earlier, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg officiated at the launch of the event.

Ho added the school was preparing its students for future studies and future work, especially those which would be created under Sarawak Post Covid-19 Development Strategy 2030.

“With an international dimension in our education, our school prepares our students to be global citizens who will find solutions for the challenges of today and the future. We are providing education for sustainable development,” she said.

On the RRSS’s new academic and administrative block, Ho said that the RM10 million new building housed three science labs that conformed to the Cambridge International Examinations requirements.

It also included a double storey library; eight classrooms with digital whiteboards; computer labs with software that met the requirements of the British ACCA and the IELTS testing requirements and a hall.

“All the facilities are of international standard, meeting international accreditation bodies’ requirement,” said Ho.

Also present were  Transport  Minister and advisor of the school Datuk Seri Lee Kim Shin; Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian, Assistant Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Sebastian Ting and RRSS board chairman Datuk Seri Law Kiu Kiong.

Residents’ quick action saves longhouse, lives from fire

BETONG: The quick action of residents at Rumah Panjang Ben Bali in Mudong to extinguish a fire has prevent their longhouse from being destroyed...

Share post:

Our Opinion

More like this

Ragad extends condolences to late TYT’s family

KUCHING: Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib...

King, Queen express condolences to Salahuddin’s family

KUCHING: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah...

Salahuddin only TYT to serve twice in office

KUCHING: Former Head of State Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin...

Son of former TYT Salahuddin  reminisces their time together

KUCHING: The son of the late former Head of...

Provide correct info to avoid delay, SMEs told

KUCHING: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and micro enterprises...

All-round ‘ayes’ for assistance

BY JACINTHA JOLENE KUCHING: It was the thumbs-up all round...

Former TYT Salahuddin passes away

KUCHING: Former Head of State Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin...

Sarawakians get BKSS 8.0 for strong support

KUCHING: The implementation of the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance...