Thursday, October 21, 2021

Kanowit

State government to set up CPPC in Kanowit

KANOWIT: A collecting, processing and packaging centre (CPPC) will be developed in Kanowit to allow residents to sell their fruits, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. “Your representative, Machan assemblyman Allan Siden Gramong, asked that a CPPC...

Developing Machan’s agricultural potential

KANOWIT: The rural constituency of Machan has been identified as one of the areas with good agricultural potential. In revealing this, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said special attention will be given to the area for its...

A waterfront for Kanowit

KANOWIT: This riverine town will soon have its own waterfront said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. In announcing this, he said a sum of RM3 million has been approved for the purpose following a request from Machan...

CM to declare open new agriculture office

KANOWIT: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg is scheduled to declare open the new Nanga Machan Agriculture Office tomorrow. The RM4 million-office sits on a 1.2-hectare site near the Nanga Machan bazaar. The office is among several new work...

Warm welcome for CM

KANOWIT: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg was warmly welcomed on arrival at his first stop — Kanowit District Council multipurpose stall and tamu — during a motorcycle convoy trip to Kapit on Sunday (Oct 4). Abang Johari...

Developing Sarawak’s central region

A development plan, called Ngemah Development Area (NDA), has been proposed for Ngemah under Upper Rajang Development Agency (Urda). Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the plan is a comprehensive socio-economic and infrastructure development plan for the...

Tamalat-Ngungun road nearing completion

KUCHING: The still-under-construction stretch of road from Tamalat in Song to Ngungun in Kanowit is nearing completion with a major part completely tar-sealed. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing said 8.6km of the 9.6km road had been fully...

Workers’ quarters damaged in fire

KANOWIT: Fire badly damaged a 10-unit row of workers’ quarters at Jalan Durin-Kanowit on Thursday (Sept 24). The Fire and Rescue Department operations centre received a distress call around 7.02pm and deployed firefighters from Kanowit fire station to the scene. Upon...

Floods swell after days of heavy rain

SIBU: Low-lying areas here were inundated by flash floods over the past few days. According to Sibu Resident Charles Siaw, it is due to heavy rain over the past several days which also coincided with the high tide. "The authorities are...

Parts of Kanowit hit by flash floods

KANOWIT: Jalan Lukut Penyulau and Jalan Rantau Kemiding here were hit by flash floods, with water levels rising up to three feet and one foot respectively as at 11.37am on Sunday (Sept 6). According to updates from the Fire and...
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Sibu Hospital looking for Kong Ling Ming’s kin

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