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State to review SOP on prayers at mosques, surau

KUCHING: Sarawak will review the guidelines on prayers at mosques and surau if cases of Covid-19 in the state continue to drop, said Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Office (Islamic Affairs) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. Dr Abdul Rahman...

Sarawak Islamic Council issues MCO SOP for prayers

KUCHING: The Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS) has issued the standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines for Muslim prayers during movement control order (MCO) 3.0. Fardhu prayers at mosques and surau are limited to 150 people for Masjid Jamek while for mosques...

Sarawak Islamic Council issues guidelines on ‘akad nikah’

KUCHING: The Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS) has released the guidelines for akad nikah (marriage solemnisation ceremony) in Sarawak during Phase One of the movement control order under the National Recovery Plan. MIS said akad nikah ceremonies for Muslim couples who...

Online akad nikah if physical ceremonies not allowed

KUCHING: Akad nikah (marriage solemnisation) ceremony via online platforms will be used as an alternative if physical ceremony during the movement control order (MCO) is disapproved by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) “The Sarawak Islamic Religious Department (Jais) approved...

Ibadah korban in state postponed

KUCHING: The ibadah korban (slaughter of sacrificial animal) in conjunction with the Aidiladha celebration this year is postponed. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the decision was made by...

Abide by all SOPs when celebrating Aidilfitri

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has called on the Muslim community to be careful and to abide by all standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) through the Sarawak Islamic...

Cooperative hands over zakat

Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud witnesses the Koperasi Koperkasa Sarawak Berhad (Koperkasa) business zakat handover ceremony at his residence, Demak Jaya, in Kuching. During the event, Koperkasa chairman Fathi Hambali handed over a mock cheque to...

Raya celebration only on first day

KUCHING: The Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration is only allowed on the first day for Sarawakians with attendance limited to immediate family members, said the State Disaster Management Committee. SDMC said the move was taken after assessing the current Covid-19 situation...

Religious school to operate next year

SIBU: Sekolah Agama Madrasatul Islamiah Sibu at Masjid An-Nur Sibu is expected to start operating next year. Assistant Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Dr Annuar Rapaee said the refurbishment project had now been completed with an allocation of...

RM18 mln distributed to mosques since 2009

KUCHING: A total of RM18 mln has been distributed to mosques and surau throughout the state to organise activities during Ramadan since 2009. Sarawak Islamic Council (MIS) president Datuk Misnu Taha said the annual contribution was channelled through Tabung Baitulmal...
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Importance of Sosco contributions pointed out

KUCHING: Social Security Organisation (Socso) contributions are important for all workers, period. This fact that is hard to contest and...
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