Saturday, May 8, 2021

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Embrace digitalisation, SMEs told

KUCHING: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are urged to embrace digitalisation in view of the changing market conditions of late. Federal Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said this was to ensure their business viability...

Modest Mother’s Day this year

KUCHING: For the second consecutive year, Mother’s Day will be celebrated in a modest manner in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is still unsafe for people to gather on a large scale and people have been advised to celebrate...

Single mothers push forward despite challenges

BY BALKISH AWANG This article is in conjunction with Mother’s Day which is celebrated on the second Sunday of May in most countries, including Malaysia. This year it falls on May 9. SINGLE mothers Samsiah Othman, Noorhayati Yusof and Noor Shakilah...

Society donates beds, mattresses to quarantine centre

BY DIANA OCTAVIA SIMANGGANG: The Chee Chuan Khor Moral Uplifting Society, Simanggang donated 18 sets of beds including pillows and mattresses for the use of frontline staff and patients at the Covid-19 Quarantine and Treatment Centre (PKRC) here today. "After donating the...

Mosques, surau receive funding

KUCHING: The mosques and surau throughout the Tanjung Datu constituency have received additional funding for Ramadan. Its assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu presented a total of RM69,000 in funds channelled by the Santubong parliamentary service centre. “Together we must enliven the...

Pandemic circuit breakers meant to save lives

KUCHING: The circuit breakers being introduced by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is needed to prevent the loss of more lives to the Covid-19 pandemic. SDMC advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said Sarawak wanted to avoid a...

Mobile banking, a game changer for rural farmers

KUCHING: The banking sector has been commended for understanding the needs of the rural populace which has led to the launch of mobile banking services in Sarawak. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing noted that...

UiTM to hold online career programme May 24-25

KUCHING: Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Sarawak campus in Kota Samarahan has been chosen by Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) to be the main organiser for the MyCareer @ MoHE Borneo Zone (Sarawak) programme from May 24 until May 25. The programme...

SEDC pays over RM2 mln in business tithe to Tabung Baitulmal Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) has settled its 2020 business tithe amounting to RM2,374,200 – paid to Tabung Baitulmal Sarawak (TBS). SEDC was represented by chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Husain while TBS, by general manager Datuk Abang Mohd...

Food, drinks, smartphones for Bintulu Hospital

BINTULU: Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd has donated food, drinks and ten smartphones worth RM10,000 to Bintulu Hospital. The items were presented by the company’s senior vice president (Sarawak and Labuan Operations) Zainulabidin Ismail to the Bintulu Hospital director Dr Davis...
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Man collared for molesting daughter

MIRI: Police have arrested a 53-year-old man for allegedly molesting his own daughter multiple times. The 14-year-old teenage girl lodged...
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