Saturday, May 15, 2021

Richard Wee

Chinese education here to stay, assures Wee

KUCHING: Despite the challenges in its earlier days pertaining to funding and recognition, Chinese education remains more relevant than ever. Starting its roots from the advent of Chinese associations during the Brooke’s era to promote mother tongue education and culture...

UEC graduates told to consider state’s civil service

KUCHING: Unified Examinations Certificate (UEC) graduates are told to consider joining the state’s civil service as a possible career path. Federation of Chinese Associations of Kuching, Samarahan, and Serian Division president Datuk Richard Wee said while UEC has been recognised...

Recognition needed to prevent brain drain

KUCHING: The Chinese education system could do with more recognition to prevent talented professionals from seeking opportunities in other countries. Federation of Chinese Associations of Kuching, Samarahan, and Serian Division president Datuk Richard Wee said while efforts has been made...

Govt must address health, economic issues

KUCHING: If the government is able to show its determination and resolve in addressing the health and economic issues affecting the nation, then confidence from foreign investors and the people will follow, said Datuk Richard Wee. The Federation of Kuching,...

Sarawak government a good listener

KUCHING: The decision to limit the face-to-face sessions in schools to examination candidates only shows that the state government is willing to listen to the voice of the people apart from keeping a balance on education. Kuching Chung Hua Middle...

CM’s 12 initiatives receive praise

KUCHING: The key elements in achieving the 12 initiatives planned out by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to chart Sarawak’s way forward are effective execution and changing the mindset of the people. Federation of Kuching, Samarahan and...

‘Poor response from UEC holders to join govt service’

KUCHING: Only a few Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) holders or other Chinese school students have applied for government positions, said Federation of Chinese Associations of Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Divisions president Datuk Richard Wee. Wee said the federation had approached...

‘Verify your facts’

KUCHING: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) educationist Prof Datuk Dr Teo Kok Seong was asked to verify his facts following his negative remarks on the Sarawak government’s initiative to set up international schools to provide better education for Sarawak children. Management...

Umbrella body for Chinese temples to be formed

KUCHING: An umbrella organisation will be formed for the better management of Chinese temples statewide as well as to link up with the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor). Kuching Chinese Community Charitable Trust chairman Datuk Richard Wee said presently, there...

Association helps distribute 305 gold cards

KUCHING: Sarawak Federation of Chinese Associations (SFCA) on Sunday (Aug 9) assisted the Sarawak Social Welfare Department (JKM) in distributing 305 Kenyalang Gold Cards (KGCs) to the approved recipients. SFCA president Datuk Richard Wee said per request by JKM, the...
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4,113 new Covid cases, 34 deaths nationwide today

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4,113 new Covid-19 cases were reported today, a slight drop from the 4,855 infections...
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