Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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PPV staff, vaccinees clad in their Raya best at Unimas PPV

KUCHING: The vaccination centre (PPV) at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) was operating as normal, despite the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebrations today (July 20). What is even more unique was that the PPV staff, including those taking the vaccines, were clad...

Online Wesak Day celebration again this year

KUCHING: This year's Wesak Day celebration will go online again, just like last year. Malaysia Buddhist Association (MBA) Sarawak Branch chairman Datuk Seri Tay Chin Kin said, “Every year, a joint bathing of the Buddha statue ceremony by our association...

SOP for temples on Wesak Day

KUCHING: The opening of temples for the Wesak Day celebration on May 26 will be allowed throughout the state except for areas under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO). In all permitted zones, temples can be opened from 8am to...

Miri City Day celebration to go online

MIRI: Miri City Day's 16th anniversary will go virtual in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19. Miri City Council (MCC) said the event will be live-streamed via Zoom and Riam Institute of Technology Miri's Facebook account at 9am...

Raya celebration only on first day

KUCHING: The Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration is only allowed on the first day for Sarawakians with attendance limited to immediate family members, said the State Disaster Management Committee. SDMC said the move was taken after assessing the current Covid-19 situation...

Only 10% of police force can go on leave

KUCHING: Only 10 percent of Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) personnel in Sarawak are allowed to take leave during the coming Hari Raya celebration. Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail said on-leave personnel would only be allowed to celebrate Aidilfitri in...

Earth Hour celebration in Sibu next year

SIBU: The inaugural state level Earth Hour celebration will be held here in Sibu for the first-time next year. This was revealed by Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) chairman Clarence Ting Ing Horh during a live broadcast of the Earth Hour...

Won’t be home for CNY

KUCHING: This year, many Sarawakians will be celebrating Chinese New Year (CNY) away from their families as they are unable to return to their hometowns due to Covid-19. There are also some who are afraid to return as Covid-19 cases...

Snap and win prizes this CNY

KUCHING: In conjunction with the Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration, Kuching Hot Shot has announced the 2021 ‘Snap and Win CNY #ootd Kuching City Edition’ contest. All Malaysians in Kuching city can send up to three best photos of people...

Thaipusam celebration at temples not allowed in states under MCO, CMCO

PUTRAJAYA: Holding of the Thaipusam celebration at temples this year in states under the movement control order (MCO) and conditional movement control order (CMCO) is not allowed. The Ministry of National Unity (KPN) in a statement today said this decision...
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RM2 mln Unifor grant for Christian cemetery compound upgrade

BINTULU: Thanks to the RM2 million grant from the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor), the Christian cemetery compound in...
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