Friday, May 7, 2021

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Expand mobile banking service to more areas

BETONG: The mobile banking services need to be expanded to more areas especially rural towns and villages where there are no banks. Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam welcomed the Sarawak government's initiative to facilitate several commercial banks in operating mobile...

Bank Rakyat introduces Arrow mobile service

KUCHING: Bank Rakyat has launched a new Mobile Bank banking facility initiative known as Arrow meant to initially serve Bintulu. It was launched by the Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg together with the Minister of Federal Entrepreneur Development...

Mobile banking, a game changer for rural farmers

KUCHING: The banking sector has been commended for understanding the needs of the rural populace which has led to the launch of mobile banking services in Sarawak. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing noted that...

Mobile banking promise delivered

KUCHING: The state government has delivered on its pledge to provide mobile banking services in rural areas. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said four local banks — Bank Simpanan Nasional, RHB Bank, AgroBank and Bank Kerjasama Rakyat...

Teachers using own money to make PdPR work

KUCHING: Most teachers use their own money to conduct home-based Teaching and Learning (PdPR), says Sarawak Teachers Union (STU) president Adam Prakash Abdullah. He added that teachers were spending more recently because they had to provide special data for PdPR. “They...

Striving to provide 5G services to rural areas

MIRI: The state government is committed to speeding up the deployment of 5G technology all over Sarawak. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said towards that objective, there will be discussions between the federal and state governments on...

State’s 19 mini stadiums big boost for sports

BALAI RINGIN: A total of 19 mini stadiums have been built throughout Sarawak, said Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. He said every district in Sarawak had been equipped with a sports complex. “These sports facilities are very...

RM464.9 mln in projects approved for Spaoh

SPAOH: A total of RM464.9 million in development projects has been approved for the Spaoh sub-district, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. He said two projects — the Sungai Paku bridge and the Bebuling short take-off and...

Mulling more category E fire stations

BY AINI SELIKANG SARIKEI: The government will build more category E fire stations, to facilitate rescue operations, especially in the interior and rural areas of Sarawak. Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the fire station category was specifically for...

Rural youth to benefit from broadband network

KUCHING: An allocation of RM200 million from the state government for Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC) to set up 150 sites for rural broadband network across the state will benefit the youth in Sarawak. Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman said...
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RM8.2 million for Puncak Borneo

KUCHING: The Puncak Borneo parliamentary constituency has received a total of RM8.2 million in development projects from the Rural...
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