Friday, July 16, 2021

BKSS 6.0

BKSS puts smile on their faces

KUCHING: The Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) programme demonstrates the state government's concern for the welfare of the people, particularly those who have been severely affected by the pandemic. Among the assistances provided under BKSS 6.0 include cash aid for...

25,000 in Petra Jaya benefit from government aid

KUCHING: A total of 25,035 households in the Petra Jaya parliamentary constituency have benefitted from assistance rendered by the state and federal governments. Senior Minister (Works) Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said this includes aid under the Pemulih food basket programme,...

Sebauh now has mobile banking

SEBAUH: Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom welcomed the Sarawak government's initiative in providing mobile banking services in rural areas, especially in Sebauh. With the service, residents did not have to get police permits to go to Bintulu...

Aid ensures food on the table

BY NATASHA JEE & NURIN YUSRINA KUCHING: The food aid programme under the National People’s Well-Being and Economic Recovery Package (Pemulih) aims to help those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic so that they have food on the table. Senior Works Minister...

Food items for villagers in Tatau

KUCHING: The Kakus Constituency Service Centre distributed food items to 44 residents from ten longhouses at Pulau Rian, Sangan, Tatau, following active case detection (ACD) operations in the area. The food supply was handed over by Kakus assemblyman Datuk John...

Help will be given, assures state government

LIMBANG: The state government gave its assurance that help will be given to those affected by the movement control order (MCO) and are in dire need of food aid. According to Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas) in a news report...

Families eke out living selling home-grown vegetables

KUCHING: A group of nine families who live at a workers' quarters at Batu 9, Matang near here are selling their home-grown vegetables in order to survive during the current pandemic. Even though they only earn around RM30 per day,...

Sarawak penniless just smear tactic

KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) Backbenchers Club has shot down an accusation by online activist Iswardy Morni who claimed that the state government is unable to assist the people as it is strapped for cash. “To say that the...

BKSS 6.0 food baskets handed out

MUKAH: Another 45 food baskets under the Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS) 6.0 package were distributed to residents at Taman Mutiara Indah here recently. Tellian constituency Yussibnosh Balo handed over the contributions to Siri Dani, who represented the recepients. Yussibnosh said...

Coffee shop owners covered under BKSS 6.0

KUCHING: Coffee shop owners who are selling beverages are eligible for the financial aid under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) 6.0. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said cash assistance of RM1,500 will be...
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