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Harden holds meeting with longhouse chiefs

SIMANGGANG: Assistant Minister of Community Wellbeing and Simanggang assemblyman Datuk Francis Harden Hollis today organised a meeting with selected Tuai Rumah at his Simanggang ADUN Service Centre. The meeting was to inquire on the status of activities held by Village...

RM128,000 in MRP, Unifor grants distributed

KUCHING: A total of RM128,000 in minor rural project (MRP) and Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) grants were distributed in Bekenu constituency on Tuesday. Assistant Minister of Women, Family and Child Development and Bekenu assemblywoman Datuk Rosey Yunus handed over...

Village chiefs can refuse entry to outsiders

KUCHING: It is within the rights of a longhouse chief or a village head to refuse entry to outsiders. Local Government Assistant Minister Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil said the authority in allowing outsiders to enter their villages and longhouses rests...

Rep praised for bringing development

SIMANGGANG: Longhouse chiefs have expressed their unwavering support to Simanggang assemblyman Datuk Francis Harden Hollis for his performance as the people's representative and for bringing development to area. This was said in a press statement issued on an 'Info On...

Formation of Longhouse Chiefs Association Hulu Mukah good initiative

MUKAH: The Longhouse Chiefs Association Hulu Mukah will become a platform to empower members in administrating their respective areas. Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo said it would definitely help them, especially in terms of dealing with customs and physical development planning...

Shift to modern agriculture, longhouse folk told

PAKAN: Pakan assemblyman Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom has encouraged longhouse folk to shift from subsistence farming to modern agriculture. He said that opportunities to venture into the field of modern agriculture were now abundantly provided by the government. According to...

Register before attending events

BETONG: Rural village and longhouse chiefs have been urged to register all outsiders attending any gathering such as wedding receptions or funerals in their areas. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said he agreed with such suggestion made by...

52 longhouse chiefs get re-appointment letters

SIBU: Fifty-two longhouse chiefs (Tuai Rumah) here yesterday received their re-appointment letters while one longhouse chief received her new appointment letter. The new longhouse chief is Tuai Rumah Jenny Edwin. The handing over of the appointment letters was officiated by Sibu Resident Charles Siaw, witnessed by Local...
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Over 5,500 people vaccinated at Kozi Square PPV

KUCHING: More than 5,580 people have been vaccinated at the Kozi Square vaccination centre (PPV) near the Sarawak General...
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