Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Hidup

NGO urges ministry to monitor price hikes

KUCHING: In view of the coming Aidilfitri and Gawai celebrations, Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) is urging the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) to ensure that businesses do not simply increase the prices of goods. Hidup...

Muara Tuang School Bus Owners Association formed

KUCHING: Several school-bus operators have come together to set up the Muara Tuang School Bus Owners Association aimed at promoting greater welfare awareness amongst members. Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) chairman George Young Si Ricord Jr said the...

Needy families get food aid

KUCHING: Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) president George Young Si Ricord Jr and his team delivered food baskets to a group of six families in Kampung Quop and Kampung Siderud today. These families consist of daily-paid earners and...

Relevant authorities need to take action over improper waste collection

KUCHING: Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) is calling relevant parties to take immediate action to rectify rubbish disposal issues near St Joseph Catholic Church in Samarahan. Hidup president George Young Si Ricord said the improper rubbish disposal must...

HIDUP initiates public fogging, disinfection to fight Covid

KUCHING: A local-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (HIDUP) and its corporate partner Kaizen Coway are playing their part to curb the spread of Covid-19 by carrying out fogging and disinfection exercise at several public...

A balanced budget

KUCHING: The 2021 Budget is a balance between meeting the citizens’ demands and stimulating the economy, said Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) president George Young Si Ricord. “As the backbone of the economy, the challenges faced by small...

Applying for electricity since 2007

KUCHING: Steven Smail, 40, lives in Kampung Quop, about 10 miles from Kuching. The mechanic and his family of six have been applying for electricity since 2007. Steven said that for 13 years his application, requests and pleas to “those elected or...

Residents cry foul over poultry farms

KUCHING: Poultry farms near Kampung Quop here are getting bigger and closer to the people living there, hence has become a nuisance and potential health hazard. Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup) president George Young Si Ricord Jr said...

NGO cares for people with disabilities in Padawan

KUCHING: Disabled people living in rural and remote areas are often neglected, but not in the case of those living in 22 villages in Padawan district near here. Thanks to Habitat for Indigenous and Urban Programme (Hidup), a non-governmental organisation...

Council chairman comes to villagers’ aid

KUCHING: Committee members and volunteers of the Semadang International Tagang Festival yesterday received essential food items donated by Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) chairman Datuk Peter Minos. After receiving a request for donations from the committee, Minos immediately delivered the...
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Dash for freedom comes to an end

PADAWAN: After a five-day search, the last two fugitives from the Puncak Borneo Prison at Jalan Puncak Borneo here...
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