Section : Local News

RM1.5 billion for highland development

MIRI: The Sarawak government has allocated RM1.5 billion for Highland Development Authority (HDA) to expedite the infrastructures projects in the highland areas of Miri Division. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar…

APM prepared for monsoon season

KUCHING: The Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) is well prepared to face the monsoon transition phase that is bound to occur this week. APM secretariat chief Maj (PA) Ismail Mahedin…

Thorough study needed, stresses lecturer

KUCHING: University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) lecturer Farizal Mohd Razalli also said the Education Ministry should undertake a rigorous and thorough study  before abolishing the current secondary school streaming system. Commenting…

In pursuit of excellence Japanese style

MUKAH: A senior educationist suggested emulating the Japanese work culture so that the country’s education authorities and their personnel could achieve consistent excellence. State Education Student Development Sector principal senior…

Arts and Literature Council mooted

KUCHING:  Persatuan Karyawan Sastera Sarawak (Pekasa) feels that there is a need to set up an Arts and Literature Council. Pekasa president Jaafar Hamdan pointed out that the development of…