Saturday, July 31, 2021

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Emphasis on politics of development in Sarawak

KUCHING: Development-centric politics is still the order of the day for Sarawak to ensure developments can be brought to its rural areas at a faster pace. Federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister and Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri...

More in rural areas vaccinated

KUCHING: The mobile vaccination centre (PPV) has reached the rural areas of Sungai Lijan. Mobile PPV coordinator Dr Navin Raj Kathiravelu said residents from Rumah Naing, Rumah Chali, Rumah Changan, Rumah Tangkum, Rumah Unan and Rumah Nanduk were given their second...

Internet facilities to aid education transformation

KUCHING: The improvements made in terms of internet access for rural areas will benefit schools as it strives to elevate the level of education through the Education Ministry’s School Transformation 2025 (TS25) programme. Urban Development and Natural Resources assistant minister...

Putrajaya should give special attention to rural students

KUCHING: Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association (SDGA) says there should not be a ‘one size fits all approach in tackling the issue of education inequality in the rural areas. “Rural Sarawak needs special attention. If not, this may cause a ripple...

Fibre optics the only answer to online learning

KUCHING: The Ministry of Education (MoE) must devise ways for traditional and face-to-face teaching and learning process to take place in the rural areas. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing said online learning is only applicable if...

Army medic team has administered 6,801 shots

KAPIT: Since June 21 this year, the Combat Medic Vaccination Team (CMVT) of the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) has administered a total of 6,801 vaccination doses to the residents in rural areas of Sarawak. Of the figure, 3,659 were first...

RM63 bln to eradicate poverty in Sarawak right move

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing has lauded Sarawak's Post-Covid-19 Development Strategy (PCDS) 2030, announced by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Thursday (July 22). He said the Sarawak government injecting RM63 bln into...

Infrastructures to unlock state’s agricultural prowess

KUCHING: The state’s agricultural prowess will be fully optimised once the rural areas are fully equipped with the necessary infrastructure and amenities. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said with agricultural sector in full swing, it would enable...

Sarawak approves CanSino vaccine for rural population

MIRI: The Sarawak government has approved the use of single-dose CanSino Covid-19 vaccine for the rural population. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg disclosed this during his working visit to a vaccination centre (PPV) at Curtin University Sarawak...

Mobile PPV in Julau a welcome initiative

BY JAPEN JULAU: The mobile vaccination centre (PPV) at SK Nanga Jambu has made it easier for rural communities from Rantau Limau, Entaih and Ensiring to get the Covid-19 vaccine. SK Nanga Jambu headmaster Wilson Lau said the mobile PPV had...
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Emphasis on politics of development in Sarawak

KUCHING: Development-centric politics is still the order of the day for Sarawak to ensure developments can be brought to...
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