Friday, September 17, 2021

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Tremendous development for three areas

KUCHING: Kampung Tekajong, Kampung Penipah, and Pulau Bruit have developed tremendously over the years, which has benefited the locals there, said Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Women chief Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah She made the comparison to when she first...

Rapid infectivity rates influence lockdown decision

“To date, a total of 2,552 people have died as a result of this pandemic and the number of deaths is increasing. The existence of new, more aggressive variants with high and rapid infectivity rates also influenced today's decision,”...

History of the Blacksmith Road

As we go through phases of modernisation, many old buildings have been replaced with new ones, leaving only the legacy and memories behind. One such place that held significance was Blacksmith Road — a settlement for Henghua fishermen and...

Fast disappearing peat swamp forests

BY KURNIAWATI KAMARUDIN & SAKINI MOHD SAID The Selangor government’s proposal to degazette the North Kuala Langat Forest Reserve for development purposes has caused much consternation among nature lovers and environmental health specialists who are concerned about the dwindling size...

Structured development for Petra Jaya

KUCHING: Housing in Petra Jaya here will be developed in a well-structured manner to keep up with the rapid development that is presently occurring in the area. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state government is...

Coalition ensures development of agriculture sector

SARIKEI: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government has remained committed to develop the agriculture sector in Sarawak. Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii said the rapid development in Sarikei today had proven the determination of the state government. “The smart...

Long Lama has transformed

LONG LAMA: The rapid development of the rural town of Long Lama is evident from the existence of better infrastructure, amenities and a more vibrant local economy, said Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau. He said the area had been transformed...

More schools needed in Kota Samarahan

By Clement Erik Wong & Sarah Hafizah Chandra KOTA SAMARAHAN: Rapid development in areas here has prompted the need for more educational institutions. Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang said at least two primary schools needed to be built in order to...

Cops call for all-round cooperation

KUCHING: Kota Samarahan district police chief DSP Lee Chong Chern said good cooperation from the community, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and local communities are needed to address social issues, especially the issue of substance abuse. "Such problems have become more challenging day-by-day due to rapid...
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Sarawak ‘walks the talk’ on religious freedom

KUCHING: Despite the controversy surrounding the freedom of religion of late propagated by various quarters, Sarawak continues to lead...
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