Saturday, July 24, 2021

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Betong, Pakan districts turn red

KUCHING: Betong and Pakan districts have turned red after respectively recording 42 and 46 positive cases in the past 14 days. In its report on Saturday (July 24) the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) also pointed out that Telang Usan’s...

Lorry tanker carrying chemical crashes at roadside

BETONG: A lorry tanker driver managed to escape with minor injuries after the vehicle which was transporting 33.39 tonnes of natrium hydroxide crashed at KM23, Jalan Skrang-Betong today (July 17). Firemen who were despatched to the scene found the vehicle...

1,000 jabbed at Dewan Panglima Rentap

KUCHING: One thousand Betong residents yesterday received their jabs at the Dewan Panglima Rentap vaccination centre. The coordinator of the centre, Dr Mohd Nur Azam Ibrahim said for the past three weeks, the centre had vaccinated employees of companies and...

1,200 from Pusa jabbed at mobile PPV

KUCHING: A total of 1,200 people from Pusa were vaccinated during the three-day mobile vaccination centre (PPV) inoculation programme at Ar-Rayyan Mosque, Kampung Tuie in Betong. Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam said the programme, which ended on Sunday (July 4),...

Missing fisherman found in weak condition

BETONG: Jimbun Mawas, 46, went fishing at an oil palm plantation in Sukong on Saturday (June 26). The next day at 7.30am, he contacted his wife to inform her that he had lost his way in the oil palm plantation...

Mobile outreach vaccination programme for rural villagers

BETONG: It was all smiles for longhouse residents from the interior areas in this district as they started to receive the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu said that under the Covid-19 mobile vaccination outreach...

Accused’s remand extended for further probe into death of two-year-old

BETONG: The remand period for the boyfriend of the mother of a two-year-old child who died after being allegedly abused was extended by another six days. Betong district police chief DSP Zamry Alli said the suspect's remand, which expired on...

Dept announces two new clusters

KUCHING: The State Health Department has identified two new clusters in Betong district. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said that new clusters are the Hulu Spaoh Cluster and Jelang Cluster. “The Hulu Spaoh Cluster is a community cluster where a total...

Not so fun without ‘ringgo rayo’

RINGGO RAYO or ‘kenduri Raya’ (Raya feast) used to make Hari Raya Aidilfitri special in most villages in the Saribas state constituency in Betong Division of Sarawak. During ‘ringgo rayo’, there were lots of food, visitors and friendly chat. It...

Expand mobile banking service to more areas

BETONG: The mobile banking services need to be expanded to more areas especially rural towns and villages where there are no banks. Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam welcomed the Sarawak government's initiative to facilitate several commercial banks in operating mobile...
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KUCHING: Public members who have yet to receive the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination or have not received...
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