Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Gawai Dayak

Over 3,000 needy receive Raya Gawai assistance

BINTULU: Over 3,000 recipients of the Sarawak Social Welfare Department (JKM) monthly assistance will receive Raya Gawai donation of RM100 and hampers in conjunction with the celebrations of Hari Raya and Gawai Dayak. Bintulu Social Welfare Department (PKMB Bintulu) acting...

Stay put at home during Gawai, longhouse folk advised

KUCHING: With the Covid-19 situation in Sarawak still a concern, longhouse folk residing in urban areas should not return to their rural villages during the approaching Gawai celebration. In saying this, Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Women chief Datuk Seri Doris...

A gift of 20,000 Maggi Hot Cups for frontliners

KUCHING: Maggi will pay special tribute to healthcare and frontline heroes throughout Sarawak and Sabah to start off the Gawai Dayak celebration. It said on Saturday (May 1) that it will be donating 20,000 Maggi Hot Cups via the Malaysian...

Leaders reminded to prioritise community immunity

KUCHING: Village Development and Security Committees (JKKKs) and village chieftains are to play a vital role in monitoring the approaching Gawai celebration and to remind the rural folk to prioritise community immunity to combat Covid-19 infections, especially during the...

Don’t over celebrate, follow SOPs

KUCHING: With the recent spikes in Covid-19 cases in Sarawak especially those involving longhouses, Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom today advised the Dayak community to take extra precautions during the upcoming Gawai celebration. He said this included...

Roro bins for bulky waste at 13 locations

KUCHING: The Kuching South City Council (MBKS) is placing several roll-on, roll-off (Roro) bins at 13 locations in its areas for residents to dispose of bulky waste before the Hari Raya and Hari Gawai festivals. Residents in the selected locations...

Security personnel to report at new airport

MUKAH: The new Mukah Airport costing RM435.9 million at KM7, Jalan Mukah-Oya here is expected to be operational before this coming Gawai Dayak. Meanwhile, work is in progress to complete the airport in order to finish in time to host...

Carlsberg’s new packaging inspired by Gawai

KUCHING: Carlsberg has launched limited-edition Harvest cans in conjunction with the Gawai and Kaamatan festivals observed in Sarawak and Sabah respectively. To commemorate the festivities, the Harvest packaging accentuates tribal elements and icons of paddy on Carlsberg Danish Pilsner and...

No traders fined during Raya-Gawai seasons

SIMANGGANG: No compounds were issued to local traders throughout both the Hari Raya and Gawai Dayak seasons, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry Sri Aman chief, Pelani Kemiti. Pelani told reporters on Friday (June 5) this was because the...

Gawai with a difference

Despite there being restrictions in this year’s Gawai celebrations due to the conditional movement control order (CMCO), the Gawai spirit still continues. Merrymakers continue to celebrate days after the festival, some in moderation, and some in creative ways. Keeping their...
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Over 3,000 needy receive Raya Gawai assistance

BINTULU: Over 3,000 recipients of the Sarawak Social Welfare Department (JKM) monthly assistance will receive Raya Gawai donation of...
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