Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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Sarawak has more than 70,000 MSMEs

BINTULU: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)  are the backbone of the country's economy. Bintulu Resident Datuk Jack Aman Luat said in 2020, these enterprises contributed to 38.2 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). He added that the MSMEs contributed...

Importance of upskilling, reskilling of workforce

KUCHING: The first invitation to local businesses to embrace the Internet of Things (Iot) as a key enabler was launched here on Thursday (Oct 21). The ‘MyReskill Iot Programme — Sarawak Region’ was organised by the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC)....

Business slowly picking up at popular Taman Selera Harmoni

SIBU: Persatuan Peniaga Islam Taman Selera Harmoni Sibu chairman Abdul Taib Rosli says business at Taman Selera Harmoni is picking up as more traders resume operations. "Besides that, the number of visitors has also grown, and this is indeed a...

Politeknik Mukah to host webinars on SMEs

MUKAH: Politeknik Mukah (PMU) will hold the Sarawak-level academic webinar on Friday (Oct 22) and next Tuesday (Oct 26). This is in conjunction with the national-level academic month themed ‘Akademia Diperkasa, Digitalisasi Dibudaya’. The programme, which will run from 2.30pm to...

Federation lauds initiative to introduce special fund

KUCHING: Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) lauded the state government’s effort and initiative to introduce a special assistance fund in the 2022 State Budget, namely the Bumiputera Business Empowerment Fund and Business Recovery Assistance Fund. The funds, which was announced by...

BKSS 7.0 Plus: RM78.5 mln to assist SMEs, micro enterprises

KUCHING: The Chief Minister has announced two additional measures worth RM78.5 million under Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) 7.0 Plus to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and micro enterprises in Sarawak amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Datuk Patinggi Abang...

Sarawak Business Federation thanks govt for fund

KUCHING: Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) secretary-general Datuk Jonathan Chai Voon Tok is grateful to the state government for the Business Recovery Assistance Fund which was announced under the 2022 State Budget. He said this was a one-off special grant of...

2022 Budget gives hope to people

KUCHING: The 2022 Sarawak Budget is providing hope to people, particularly entrepreneurs affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, says Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. The Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) pointed out that many sectors...

Much-needed economic relief

MIRI: Bumiputera entrepreneurs here have described the Bumiputera Empowerment Fund and Business Recovery Assistance fund and the Business Recovery Assistance fund which would be set up by the state government next year as “much-needed economic relief.” The two funds was...

Kindy operators hope to work together with ministry

KUCHING: The Association of Kindergarten Operators Sarawak is looking forward to more opportunities to work together with the Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry in the future for the betterment of early childhood development industry in...
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Timber congolomerate denies accusations by NGOs

KUCHING: Malaysian timber giant Samling has denied accusations that it had encroached into Penan native customary rights or NCR...
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