Monday, April 12, 2021

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Noble initiatives to steer economic recovery

KUCHING: The Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS) 5.0 special assistance package is a reflection of the state government’s concern on the people’s welfare. Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Datuk Snowdan Lawan said the RM405 million package would help alleviate the...

Use Emergency Ordinance responsibly

KUCHING: The federal government has been urged to use the Emergency Ordinance (EO) responsibly, and not as a means to bully or twist the arm of the private healthcare sector in order to use its resources. Malaysian Medical Association (MMA)...

Raspberry Pi costs ‘more than justifiable’

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The costs paid by the state government to purchase Raspberry Pi computers for 1,265 primary schools statewide are justifiable said Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Datuk Amar Michael Manyin Jawong. “Sains (Sarawak Information Systems) will be taking...

TV Sarawak to begin trial runs year end

MIRI: A full-fledged TV station is no longer a pipe dream for Sarawakians as plans to set one up is in the works, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said TV Sarawak would start its technical...

Great hopes for TV Sarawak

KUCHING: The people of Sarawak have many hopes for TV Sarawak, Sarawak’s very own television station which was recently announced by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. During his Sarawak Day speech on Wednesday (July 22), he revealed...

UDA tapped to modernise nation

KUCHING: UDA Holdings Berhad, a government-linked company (GLC) under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac), is tapped to promote urbanisation in the country. Its minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the company, which has been established...

Pay cut is peanuts to the economy

KUCHING: The concept of taking pay cuts by government servants would not substantially help restart the economy. Malaysia Trade Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo said it would be more ‘symbolic’ than anything else. He said better measures to improve...
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Park named after former MBKS mayor Song Swee Guan

KUCHING: Tabuan Jaya Neighbourhood Park has been renamed Mayor Song Swee Guan Park, the first of numerous parks to...
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