Thursday, April 15, 2021

Betong

Jennifer appointed member of advisory committee of Betong college

BETONG: Jennifer Lendai Kundat who is governance, administration and quality manager of Sarawak Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (Salcra) has been appointed as a member of the advisory committee — Women Community Leaders for Betong Community College for two...

Betong to ‘take-off’ with new airport

It may sound ridiculous some 30 years ago for anyone to suggest building an airport in the middle of nowhere, like in the Betong Division, but with the potential the place has, it is now a necessity to bring its agricultural produce...

Longhouse waiting for authorities to act since 2015

BY DIANA OCTAVIA BETONG: Twenty-two families are living in fear due to soil erosion on the slopes near their longhouse Rumah Anji, Mupoh Baroh Spak, Betong. The soil erosion occurred in March 2015 and part of unit eight to unit 15...

No to Ramadan stalls in front of houses and roadsides

BETONG: Betong Division Disaster Management Committee does not allow the opening of Ramadan stalls in front of houses and by the roadsides in the division. Its chairman Friday Belik said the decision was arrived at during a committee meeting on...

Two sites in Betong to be turned into agroparks

DEBAK: Two sites in Betong Division, which will be turned into agroparks, have been identified by the Sarawak government. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the sites were Lubok Tamang in Saribas and near the proposed Bebuling...

Assemblyman appeals for closer vaccination venue

BETONG: It is hoped that the government can provide closer vaccination centres to make it easier for those who will receive their second doses of vaccine. Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam said, for example, some areas in Saribas are quite...

1.23 mln registered for vaccination

BETONG: As of April 2, 1.23 million people in the state who are eligible to receive the vaccination have been registered. According to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, most of them registered manually. About 650,000 registered through the...

Duo escapes unhurt from burning car

BETONG: Two men, aged 51 and 54, were lucky to escape without injuries after the car they were in burst into flames at Jalan Simpang Debak last Sunday (Mar 28). A spokesperson from the State Fire and Rescue Department operations...

Longhouse, primary school flooded for several hours

BETONG: A flash flood around 4am this early morning (Mar 23) in Nanga Tebat near here rendered a road leading to a longhouse and a school impassable for several hours. It also damaged seven vehicles. The local fire station received...

Abang Jo to kick-start Batang Lupar Bridge project Tuesday

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg will officiate at the earth-breaking ceremony of the Batang Lupar Bridge project this coming Tuesday. According to Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas), the chief minister is expected to arrive at 10.30am...
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Jennifer appointed member of advisory committee of Betong college

BETONG: Jennifer Lendai Kundat who is governance, administration and quality manager of Sarawak Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (Salcra)...
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