Sunday, April 18, 2021

Jais

JKMS, JWKS get new directors

KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development (KWKPK) has appointed new directors for the state’s Social Welfare Department (JKMS) as well as the Women and Family Department (JWKS). KWKPK Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah said the...

Spend Valentine’s Day with BCCK

KUCHING: The Raintree Restaurant at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) is inviting couples to spend Valentine’s Day with them. Priced at RM300 per couple, the restaurant will prepare an extravagant five-course meal, prepared with the finest ingredients. To start off the...

No such directive in Sarawak on stickers

KUCHING: Merry Christmas stickers can be used on halal products, said Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and Kuching North City Commission) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. “For any issues related to Islamic affairs in the state,...

Close watch on imported meat

By Siti Nurain Ratani  KUCHING: Sarawak Islamic Affairs Department (Jais) is closely monitoring all premises with halal certification for imported goods including imported meat.  Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and Kuching North City Commission) Datuk Dr Abdul...

Daily prayers allowed at all mosques

KUCHING: Daily prayers which are conducted five times a day are now allowed in all mosques and surau throughout the state. The Sarawak Islamic Religious Department (Jais) in a statement said for Friday prayers, it is only allowed to be...

Better home for constituent

KUCHING: A constituent in Pantai Damai, Julaihi Zaini, finally moved into a better home. This was made possible after five years of living in a dilapidated house under unsafe condition. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU)...

Islamic agencies helping during pandemic

KUCHING: Islamic agencies have been playing their part in helping the community during the Covid-19 pandemic. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS) through the...

State-level do in Kuching on Oct 28, 29

Maulidur Rasul KUCHING: The state-level Maulidur Rasul celebration will be held in Kuching on Oct 28 and 29. This was said by Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. According to him, the...

RM600k for new surau

MIRI: The state government allocated RM600,000 for the construction of a new Surau Darul Ikhlas at Kampung Senadin Jaya. The construction works for the new surau started in May 2019 but was halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. "The pre-handing over...

No change in SOPs for mosques, surau

BY SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA KUCHING: The standard operating procedures (SOPs) for mosques and surau are to remain the same. However, any fitting amendments will be made by the director of Sarawak Islamic Council (Jais) with the advice from the state’s Mufti. Muslims...
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Miri schools to close temporarily

MIRI: The Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) today (April 18) decided that schools in the district should be...
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