Thursday, April 15, 2021

Kota Samarahan

Stolen car found in river

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A car which was earlier reported stolen near a cafe here was found in the river at Muara Tuang ferry jetty by members of the public today (Apr 15). District police chief DSP Sudirman Kram said the vehicle...

AnakSarawak community app to build a better community

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Sarawakians can better connect with each other on the AnakSarawak community and marketplace mobile application which is now available on Android and Apple. The community and marketplace mobile application platform was developed especially for the locals in Sarawak...

Sarawak eyes becoming global food production hub

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Cooperatives in Sarawak are urged to actively participate in the Sarawak government’s initiatives in developing the state into becoming global food production hub. Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said...

Resident ‘shocked’ by PM’s visit to his home

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A leader of the people, for the people.  That’s exactly how the residents of Kampung Sindang Baru here described Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg when both of them visited the residents today (April 2).  Resident Aris Julaihi expressed ‘shock’ when he was informed that Muhyiddin and Abang Johari would visit his house.  “This is the first time I met him (Muhyiddin) in person, and I feel very proud and thankful to him for coming to my house.  “I see that both of our leaders are people-centric and very good, even the prime minister’s speech that I heard on television did not ‘touch’ on anyone but only focused on talking about the rakyat,” he said.  The former imam and bilal said this when met by reporters after receiving a visit from Muhyiddin and Abang Johari during the Ziarah Prihatin programme.  Meanwhile, Sajili Busrah, a former penghulu of Kampung Sindang Baru, said that it was his first time meeting both state and national leaders in the village.  “This proves that both our leaders truly care for the people, otherwise they will not come to meet the less fortunate our area.  “I am indeed grateful to see that they are willing to come here. I am so proud that the country’s top leader is sitting next to me,” he said.  During the visit, Muhyiddin presented donations to the families under the Ziarah Prihatin programme.  Among those present were Muhyiddin’s wife Puan Sri Noorainee Abdul Rahman, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, Minister of Welfare, Community, Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah, Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang, Samarahan Division Resident Brahim Lumpu, and Sarawak Social Welfare Department director Noriah Ahmad. 

PM performs Friday prayers at Samarahan mosque

KUCHING: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin made time for his Friday prayers at Masjid Darul Ikhlas Kampung Sindang, Kota Samarahan today (April 2). He was accompanied by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. Also present were Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah and Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. Joining them were Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS) president Datuk Misnu Taha along with community leaders and local residents. Earlier, he attended a programme with community leaders at Dewan Maktab Tun Abdul Razak near Kampung Sindang Baru. During his visit to Kota Samarahan, Muhyiddin also visited the residents during a Ziarah Prihatin programme at the village.

Fire destroys lorry, bikes

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A lorry and several motorcycles were destroyed in a fire at Taman Tiya Vista today (March 30).   A spokesperson from the Sarawak Fire Department operations centre said it received a distress call around 12.10pm and despatched firemen...

E-Sports tournament offers RM6,500 prize pool

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A prize pool of RM6,500 is up for grabs as 416 participants from 96 teams kicked off the Adun Muara Tuang E-Sport Cup on Monday (March 29). Samarahan Sports and Recreation Club chairman and deputy president Gulbudin Hekmateyer...

Kota Samarahan can be a cyber city

SAMARAHAN:  Kota Samarahan has the potential to be developed into a “Cyber City” just like the Creative City of Cimahi, in West Java Province, Bandung, Indonesia. In pointing this out, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri...

Kota Samarahan has potential to be special tourism investment zone

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Kota Samarahan, with its own attractions, has the potential to be one of the Special Tourism Investment Zones based on ‘niche tourism’ in digital technology, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Syukri. She said the...

Officer’s widow receives over RM19k in donations

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The widow of the late DSP Michael Padel today received donations totalling RM19,430 from the police force. The donation was handed over to Jabah Mingku by Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail during a presentation ceremony held at...
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