Sunday, April 11, 2021

NGO

NGO to work with pro-govt parties

KUCHING: Penggerak Komuniti Negara (PKN) Wilayah Sarawak will aid pro-government parties into their programmes to strengthen the state and federal political standings. Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin hopes that PKN will work closely together with the pro-government...

Culture and arts industry suffers loss of RM85 mln due to Covid-19 pandemic

PUTRAJAYA: Those involved in the culture and arts industry have suffered losses amounting to about RM85 million within a period of one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said Tourism, Culture and Arts Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. In light...

About time for anti-hopping laws

KUCHING: A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Gerak Independent (GI), has urged Parliament to enact the long overdue anti-hopping laws. It also urged Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and all political parties to be more stringent in its due diligence to ensure that...

RM10,000 fine for breaching MCO too

KUALA LUMPUR: The sharp rise in the penalties from RM1,000 to RM10,000 for violating movement control order’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) as proposed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) is deemed too heavy, not equitable and does not fit...

Hope Place a ‘saviour’ to the needy

KUCHING: Over the past eight years, Hope Place Kuching has helped more than 700 underprivileged people in Sarawak. The non-governmental organisation (NGO) is no stranger to the local scene in helping the underprivileged community, regardless of race, religion or background...

NGO lends help to Serian flood victims

KUCHING: Hope Place, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has come to the aid of flood centres in the Serian area, providing necessities for victims affected by the recent floods. Hope Place founder Kelvin Wan said they received information in the late...

NGO inspires undergraduates on aiding the needy

KUCHING: Hope Place Kuching has inspired university students on how they could help the needy during the Covid-19 pandemic through an online charity talk campaign titled ‘A Hope for Community’ on Tuesday. A total of 40 students attended the two-hour...

Ministry welcomes private hospitals, NGOs to set up baby hatch

KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development welcomes more private hospitals and non-governmental organisations (NGO) to set up baby hatches in the state. Its minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said providing facilities such as baby...

NGO questions police negligence

KUCHING: A non-governmental organisation (NGO) has questioned the police for detaining a minor in an unsupervised lockup, which led to her alleged rape. Eliminating Deaths and Abuse in Custody Together (Edict) said juveniles detained in a lockup shall be cared...

Hope Place committed to helping flood victims

KUCHING: A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Hope Place has acted swiftly after receiving a distress call from a family in Samariang where they were left helpless after most of their belongings, including beds and clothes, were ruined by floodwater.  Their neighbours...
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Pujut Satu Cluster is a workplace cluster

MIRI: Minister of Transport Datuk Lee Kim Shin who is also minister in-charge of the Miri Division Disaster Management...
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