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Rempeyek entrepreneur praises government for aid

KUCHING: A well-known rempeyek businesswoman in Tatau, Normala Akeri has praised the government’s efforts in aiding small-scale traders like her. She claims that as a result of the government’s assistance in equipping her with machinery, her rempeyek sales have increased.…

Express bus operators seek government assistance

BY IBRAHIM MAHSEN SIBU: Express bus operators under the Sarawak Bus Transport Companies Association (SBTCA) whose incomes have been affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic have applied for government assistance in order to sustain their operations. SBTCA honorary secretary William…

A manifestation of the government’s concern

KUCHING: The RM1.4 billion Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS) 6.0 financial package is a manifestation of the Sarawak government’s concern for the people. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said that only a caring government would…

Fire victims get RM2.17 million assistance

KUCHING: The state government has disbursed a total of RM2,170,000 in financial aid to fire victims of Long Seridan and Long Peluan in Mulu. Deputy State Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Gerawat Gala said of the amount, RM1,540,000 was distributed to…

MoHE spends RM260.8m to assist IPT students

NIBONG TEBAL: The Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) has spent over RM260.8 million to assist students at higher education institutions (IPT) in the last 12 months since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country. Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Mansor Othman…

Boutiques face drop in sales during MCO

BY CRYSTAL WONG KUCHING: Boutiques here are facing a drop in sales after the implementation of movement control order (MCO) since March 2020. A boutique owner who runs an outlet in Kota Sentosa commented there are visibly lesser customers resulting…

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