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State poverty rate reduced

POVERTY eradication programmes in the state have proven to be effective. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg...

12 welfare micro-entrepreneurs honoured

KUCHING: Twelve welfare micro-entrepreneurs (UMK) received awards at the Sarawak Welfare Micro-Entrepreneurs Day (HUMKS) 2020 for recording the highest sales.

Hapless no more

659 recipients now have better lives BY NOOR SYAHHIRA HADY KUCHING: A total of...

Government continue implementing poverty eradication measures

KUCHING: The government is committed to implementing programmes to eradicate poverty and increase the income of low-income households concerning addressing the wealth...

RM6k household income target

KUCHING: The state government is targeting to increase the income level of families to RM6,000 per household through modern agriculture by 2030.

MoF urged to up aid criterion

BY TANIA LAM & VOON YIH BOON KUCHING: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) should use RM1,200 as the...

Good plan needed to tackle poverty

KUCHING: There is a need for the government to have a good plan to tackle poverty, said Senator Susan Chemerai Anding.

Revision of poverty line income long overdue

MUKAH: The revised poverty line income (PLI), from RM980 to RM2,208, automatically puts more people in the country under the ‘poor’ category.

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The qwerty factor

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I’m an accidental cook

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Yes to state’s sovereign wealth fund

KUCHING: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) state government’s plan to set up a sovereign wealth fund drew...

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