Tag Balingian

Balingian hotel to benefit residents

BALINGIAN: Balingian is poised to undergo a facelift with the construction of a hotel here soon. Prior to this, it only offers room rental business. Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi along with Abdul Malik, a representative of the Balingian Subdistrict…

Contractors want PETROS to get into offshore E&P

KUCHING: Sarawak Petroleum Contractors Association (SPECA) has called on Petroleum Sarawak Berhad (PETROS) to take up stakes in ventures related to the recent discovery of gas off Balingian be they via contract sharing or non-operating ventures. “The last two years…

Gas find holds out much promise to locals

KUCHING: The discovery of gas at the Hadrah-1 wildcat exploration well of Block SK411 located in the shallow waters of Balingian holds out the potential of benefitting Sarawakians in a big way through the participation of companies and also manpower…

Approval of projects based on priority

MUKAH: The total value of projects applied by the people in the Balingian constituency annually is between RM12 millions and RM15 millions, said Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi. He pointed out that the amount far exceeded the total annual allocation…

45 organisations receive RM973,000 in MRP grants

MUKAH: A total of 45 various organisations in Balingian constituency received RM973,000 in minor rural project (MRP) grants today (Aug 18). Majority of the recipients are parent-teacher associations, and sports and recreation clubs. The simple handover of cheques ceremony was…

MP donates boat to fire brigade

BY UMIE SYAZWANIE MOHD BALINGIAN: Mukah MP Datuk Hanifah Hajar Taib has donated a boat for the use of the Balingian Volunteer Fire Brigade (PBS). The handover of the boat was deemed very timely to facilitate PBS Balingian in carrying…

Tanker truck driver killed in crash

MUKAH: A tanker truck driver was killed in an accident along Jalan Serupai, Balingian here today (Jul 15). State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre said firefighters were despatched to the scene to extricate the victim who was pinned to his seat…

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