Friday, September 3, 2021

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Association wants roles for OKU in new government

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) hopes that people with disabilities (OKU) will be given the opportunity to assume significant positions in the new federal government under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Its president Rapelson Richard Hamit...

200 free meals for the needy, OKU and orphans

KUCHING: The Women Section of Federation Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Division Chinese Association together with Mirage Club Sarawak jointly distributed 200 free meals to the needy, people with disabilities (OKU) and orphans at Mandarin Restaurant on Saturday (July 24). The...

Special Aidiladha for two OKUs in Mukah

OYA: This year's Hari Raya Aidiladha was a special one for two physically disabled individuals (OKU) when each received an electric motorcycle, thanks to Kumpulan Dakwah Halus (KDH) and Tabung Baitulmal Sarawak (TBS) Mukah as well as Mukah District...

Mobile team vaccinating OKU and bedridden patients

BINTULU: The Bintulu Division Health Office has deployed its vaccination mobile team which is going from house-to-house to inoculate people with disabilities (OKU) and bedridden patients. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said that the team had injected ten...

People with albinism should be included among PwD

KUALA LUMPUR: Senator Datuk Ras Adiba Radzi today called on the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) to amend the Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Act 2008 to include people with albinism in one of the categories of PwD. She...

Allow OKUs getting GKP to receive BPR aid also

KUCHING: Persatuan Anak Sarawak Istimewa (Perais) is urging the federal government to include people with disabilities (OKU) receiving the Geran Perniagaan (GKP) for the Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) assistance. Perais president Rapelson Richard Hamit on Thursday (July 8) said the...

Drive-through vaccination for elderly, OKU

KUCHING: The Mahligai Gading Lundu vaccination centre (PPV) provides drive-through inoculation services to elderly and the disabled. Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu, in revealing this, said the service allowed ease of access to the Covid-19 vaccines and comfort...

Minister urges OKUs yet to be vaccinated to inform ministry

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah has urged people with disabilities (OKU) who have yet to receive their Covid-19 vaccine jabs to come forward. “I believe there are OKUs not registered with any societies or clubs who have yet to be...

Three months of RM500 aid for unemployed PwD

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will provide financial assistance of RM500 a month for three months for unemployed persons with disabilities (PwD) or those who are not Disabled Workers Allowance recipients. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, when unveiling the RM150...

Perais welcomes drive-through vaccination service

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) welcomes the vaccination programme for people with disabilities (OKU) which was implemented on a drive-through basis at the Normah Medical Specialist Centre (NMSC) on Saturday (June 19).  Its president Rapelson Richard Hamit said...
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Veterans distribute food aid to residents under EMCO

BY AISYAH AZZAHRA SUHIRI SAMARAHAN: Royal Malaysian Navy Veterans Association (PVTLDM) Sarawak on Wednesday (Sept 1) organised a Food Basket Assistance programme...
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