Sunday, August 8, 2021

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Quality living via affordable housing

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is looking to make sure that the people would have access to quality living by providing them with affordable housing. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said quality living must be guaranteed to all...

Ramadan aid brings cheer to 45 poor families

MIRI: State Transport Minister and Senadin assemblyman Datuk Lee Kim Shin presented food baskets and RM350 cash aid to 45 lower income families of SK Senadin students here. These families received the gifts when celebrating Hari Raya festive season at...

Hawkers can run businesses during Ramadan

MIRI: The Miri City Council (MCC) here has allowed hawkers and small traders to conduct their businesses within their housing areas during the month of Ramadan this year in an effort to assist the low-income group that has been affected...

Village expansion scheme to meet growing population

SADONG JAYA: The Sadong Jaya Village Expansion Scheme (SPK) will be able to meet the growing population in the district especially in the traditional villages. Sadong Jaya assemblyman Aidel Lariwoo said the crowded and disorganised village conditions are deemed to...

Assemblyman checks on projects in his constituency

MIRI: Assistant Minister of Native Laws and Customs, Datuk John Sikie Tayai, on Monday visited ongoing Rural Transformation Project (RTP) and Minor Rural Project (MRP) sites within his Kakus constituency. He visited nine sites, of which five have been completed. The...

Good to cancel poor students’ debt

KUCHING: Academicians support the suggestion by The Sarawak Initiatives (TSI) for the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) to cancel all the debts of students in the lower income group. In making the suggestion recently, the society pointed out more could...

Needy pupils get school supplies from Petronas

KUCHING:A sum of 21,000 primary school pupils from low-income households will receive personal hygiene kits and school supplies for their 2021 academic year. The distribution of assistance to schools across Johor, Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang,...

Temporary occupation licence are not to be used as financial gain

KUCHING: Temporary occupation licence (TOL) owners have been urged to not use their license for financial gains. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said the state government reduced the price for TOL premium residential lot to RM2,500...

Concern for low-income earners reflected in fund allocations

KUCHING: The concern of the Ministry of Rural Development for housing for the B40 group and the underprivileged as well as entrepreneurs in rural areas such as Lawas is evident through the significant funds allocated for implementing related projects. Deputy...

Increase financial assistance

KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Public Complaints Bureau (PCB) chief Wilfred Yap has urged the government to reduce bureaucratic red tape and simplify the procedures for those applying for government-related assistance. He said this was to ensure these families...
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Thank God Sarawak is stable: CM

KUCHING: The people of Sarawak are blessed with political stability which allows the state administration to focus on developing...
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