Saturday, May 8, 2021

Betong

Don’t rest on your laurels

KUCHING: Betong folk are urged not to rest on their laurels after the division has been classified as a green zone following no recent cases of Covid-19. In stressing this, Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu said the hard work by...

Flood cuts off two longhouses

BETONG: Heavy rainfall overnight yesterday flooded roads connecting two longhouses here. The roads were impassable to small vehicles.  Betong fire station operation officer PBK I Henry Jugah said firefighters rushed to the scene to monitor the situation after being informed by...

Duo arrested in Betong

DEBAK: Two unemployed individuals, who were arrested for violating the movement control order (MCO) here, admitted   they were aware of the enforcement of the order, said Betong District Police Chief Deputy Superintendent Zamry Alli. However, both tried to escape arrests. According to him, the police have...

Betong Covid-19 quarantine centre almost ready

BETONG: The Covid-19 mass quarantine centre at Pusat Sumber Pembangunan Desa Layar here is almost ready. State Disaster Management Committee chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas yesterday flew in to check on the centre and the preparations by Betong Hospital to face the Covid-19 virus. "Betong had...

Saribas to be goat-breeding centre

DEBAK: Saribas is ready if the state wants to turn it into a goat breeding centre for Betong Division to meet growing demand. Its assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam stated that the preparedness was decided after seeing the breeding potential of the area. He said villagers in...

More telecommunication towers in Betong

KUCHING: Betong Division will be getting more telecommunication towers to boost coverage in the area. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state government, through Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA), had identified 36 new locations to set up the towers. He said...
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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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