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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...

Register for vaccine jabs now

BETONG: Saribas assemblyman, Mohammad Razi Sitam has urged all Sarawakians, especially in this division, to respond positively to the Covid-19 vaccination programme being implemented by the government. He advised those who had not yet registered for the   programme to do...

Landslide occurs near longhouse

BETONG: It was a close call for residents of Rh Uyok Belili in Lempaong Spak, Layar when a landslide occurred near their longhouse last Monday (Mar 8). Two doors of the 12-door longhouse were affected by the landslide which occurred...

Channel longhouse assistance to DDMC

KUCHING: Political parties and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Betong are urged to channel any assistance for the longhouse dwellers in lockdown areas to the divisional disaster management committee (DDMC). Betong DDMC chairman and Betong Resident Friday Belik said this is...

Headmen, JKKKs tasked to monitor movement of longhouse residents

BETONG: Headmen and members of the security and development committees (JKKK) from nine longhouses here have been tasked to carry out a comprehensive community policing programme. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the longhouses were under lockdown...

Betong, Kanowit now red zones

KUCHING: The districts of Betong and Kanowit are now red zones after recording 46 and 45 cases (respectively) for the past two weeks, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), today (Feb 27) It also said that the said that Selangau...
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SMK Lutong alumni crowned champion

KUCHING: SMK Lutong alumni debaters were crowned as champion of the third Swinburne Sarawak Debate Open with four wins,...
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