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Additional RM9 mln as monsoon season relief aid for fishermen

SAMARAHAN: The Sarawak government has set aside an additional RM9 mln as Landas (monsoon) Season Relief Aid for fishermen. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the aid was for January to March next year. He said this after...

Heavy rain, strong wind warning for Sarawak

KUCHING: The monsoon transition phase is expected to start on Mar 16 and continue until the middle of May, said the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). “The start of this phase indicates the end of the North East Monsoon which started...

Demand for vegetables not affected by increase of price

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The demand for vegetables has not been adversely affected despite the significant increase in their prices due to the current monsoon season. According to vegetable trader James Jana who vends at the Bandar Riyal wet market here, the...

Monsoon season pushes up essential goods prices

PUTRAJAYA: Price increases for essential goods in Johor, Perak, Kelantan, and Pahang have occurred following the monsoon season that hit the East Coast states resulting in fishermen not being able to go out to sea. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs...

Veggies in city fetch a high price

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The monsoon season and recent floods have left an impact on the prices and supply of vegetables around Kota Samarahan and Kuching. A recent survey found that most vegetable sellers currently obtain their vegetables at relatively high prices...

All systems ready of flood season

KUCHING: The Divisional Disaster Management Committee in the state is ready to face any possibility of floods that is expected to occur this month or February. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said that all...

Register with association, Demak Laut rep tells fishermen

KUCHING: All new fishermen must obtain a licence and register with a fishermen association in their area, said Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni. He said among the fishermen associations in the constituency were Area Fishermen Association (PNK) Sri...

State Welfare ready for floods

KUCHING: State Social Welfare Department (JKM)’s preparation for the monsoon flood season is in full swing, said Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. The Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister mentioned that JKM has one depot – located at...

District police ready to handle any flood situations

KUCHING: The district police headquarters (IPD) is all set to face any possible incidents of flood that may happen from now until the end of the northeast monsoon season. Kuching deputy police chief Supt Merbin Lisa explained that personnel and...

Flood victims receive assistance from rep

KUCHING: Fourty-nine families from Kampung Bako Hulu, Tengah and Hilir here who were affected by flood recently received assistance from Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni. “High tides and floods that occur every year is a natural phenomenon, especially...
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Additional RM9 mln as monsoon season relief aid for fishermen

SAMARAHAN: The Sarawak government has set aside an additional RM9 mln as Landas (monsoon) Season Relief Aid for fishermen. Deputy...
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