Sunday, October 3, 2021

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Kanowit being connected to main power grid

By Rachel Mina KUCHING: Efforts are being made to connect Kanowit to the state’s main electricity grid. Sarawak Energy is currently completing the second phase of transmission line for the new Kanowit 132/33/11kV substation following the completion and commissioning of the...

Car-bike collision claims life of ex-soldier

KANOWIT: An army veteran died on the spot after his bike collided head-on with a four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle at KM18, Jalan Kanowit-Durin last Friday (Sept 24). Francis Among Bundak, 42, from Mukah, was pronounced dead at the scene by...

Man electrocuted while harvesting dabai

KANOWIT: A 52-year-old man died of electrocution while harvesting dabai at Jalan Lukut, Penyulau on Friday. Kanowit fire chief Arrahman Chik said his team received a distress call from the public at 3:59pm on the incident. “The victim had climbed a...

New substation to improve power supply in Kanowit district

KUCHING: A new electricity substation is nearing completion in Kanowit which will significantly improve the power supply network for Kanowit and the surrounding rural areas Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) said the substation will connect the main electricity grid through the...

Kanowit now immune with 83.6 percent vax rate

KUCHING: Kanowit district has already achieved herd immunity as more than eighty percent of the eligible population in the district has completed both doses of the Covid-19 vaccination. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that as of...

Kanowit’s centenarian jabbed for second dose

BY AINI SELIKANG KUCHING: An elderly woman who is believed to be the oldest in Kanowit district has received her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccination at the mobile outreach vaccination centre (PPV) today. Belungung Radin, who is 100 years old...

Jabs for longhouse folk in Kanowit

SIBU: The Combat Medic Vaccination Team (CMVT) from the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) will carry out its vaccination mission in two areas of Ulu Sungai Ngemah in Kanowit on July 8. The Commander of the 9th Infantry Brigade, Brigadier General...

539 senior citizens receive jabs

KANOWIT: A total of 539 senior citizens and high-risk individuals here received their Sinovac vaccine as part of the Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme Phase II which took place at the Kanowit District Office Hall on Friday (May 7) and...
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Public divided on whether to hold election

KUCHING: The matter of whether the 12th state election should be held this year or to wait until Covid-19...
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