Friday, April 16, 2021

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Powdered milk for children in Sibu Jaya

SIBU: Children in enhanced movement control order (EMCO) areas in Sibu Jaya here received powdered milk from Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Dudong branch. Nangka assemblyman Dr Annuar Rapaee, together with SUPP Dudong branch chairman Wong Ching Yong and Sibu...

Mercy flight for children with heart ailments

KUCHING: A toddler and a baby in need of immediate medical treatment due to heart problems were flown by the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) to Subang Air Force Base yesterday. The children, who were referred to the National Heart...

Fundraiser to help children with cleft lips undergo surgery

KUCHING: Ronald McDonald House Charities Malaysia (RMHC Malaysia) is planning to set up a special fundraising programme for Sarawak-born children, especially for children with cleft lips. Its general manager Mohd Nasri Mohd Nordin said the programme would become a means...

Don’t panic, take a dive

MUKAH:  To most people, floods are a common phenomenon and a time of calamity. However, to some children, a flood comes as an opportunity for them to swim and have fun in the river or inundated areas. It is also...

Education the greatest gift to children

KUCHING: Education is a necessary asset that needs to be bequeathed to children even if we cannot afford other luxuries, said Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) president Ahmad Malie. He said that one who possesses knowledge will have the power...

4-year-old injured in fire

KUCHING: A four-year-old girl suffered minor burns on her arm while escaping from a burning store in Kampung Tandong, Jalan Datuk Stephen Yong, here today. The State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre received an emergency call at 12.37pm on...

MOH announces new National Immunisation Schedule for children

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced changes to the National Immunisation Schedule for Children which is being implemented in stages beginning early this month. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the combination of five...

Dev Kumar calls on Fatimah

KUCHING: Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah received a courtesy call from Sarawak Deputy Police Commissioner Datuk Dev Kumar at her office in Baitulmakmur 2 building on Monday (Nov 2). Effective Nov 20,...

Of people and sheeple

Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief.– AEdwin Louis Cole, American author The word “sheeple” seeped into the American conscience and consciousness in reference to people willingly allowing themselves to be led to the slaughterhouse...

Focus on character development

KUCHING: Despite the emphasis on academic and co-curricular achievements instilled in the young, efforts must also be done to develop their character. Pakan assemblyman Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom said with good character, students will be able to compete in...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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