Saturday, November 27, 2021

rural areas

Cooperation and unity key factors for rural devt

KUCHING: Cooperation and unity between communities and leaders lead towards progressive development in the rural areas, said Infrastructure and Port Development Assistant Minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi. He made this assertion during his visit to Kampung Skitong, Sebangan last Wednesday (Nov...

Rural voters place emphasis on personal touch

KUCHING: The personality of candidates, particularly in rural areas, will weigh heavily on the minds of voters before they cast their ballots. Political analyst Prof Dr James Chin said this is not a trend but was commonly seen in rural...

Pan Borneo Highway to be game changer

KUCHING: The Pan Borneo Highway, once completed, is going to be a game changer. It will bring major changes because when people are able to access the markets, demands for their products will rise. Sahrain Maloh, Manager, Corporate Communication and...

Hope Place teams up Sabah NGO to help needy

KUCHING: Charity body Hope Place has teamed up with a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah to help the needy. Hope Place founder Kelvin Wan shared that he visited Arms of Hope Sabah over the weekend. “Together, we not only...

Chamber lauds federal govt’s initiative of rural mobile banking

KUCHING: The Orang Ulu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OUCCI) applauds the federal government's initiative under the 2022 National Budget to provide 20 additional mobile banks (bank bergerak) for rural areas. OUCCI president Datuk Mutang Tagal hoped that the mobile...

Saratok hopes to produce more e-sports athletes

SARATOK: The 46 telecommunication towers in Saratok parliamentary — some which have been built while some are in the progress of being built — will produce many e-sports athletes among the youth here. According to Saratok MP Datuk Ali Biju,...

12MP will resolve state’s developmental issues

KUCHING: Sarawak’s needs in terms of development are expected to be resolved by the end of the 12th Malaysia Plan period (2021-2025). In the meantime, the federal government will continue to assess every application made with regards to the state’s...

Telcos called to jointly help improve communication network

TEBEDU: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) wants telecommunication companies to jointly help the government in efforts to improve the country's communication network, especially in rural areas. Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa said that apart from thinking of...

State government committed to helping rural folk

JULAU: The state government is committed in implementing the Rural Electrification Scheme (RES) projects in the Meluan state constituency, said its assemblyman Rolland Duat Jubin. He said this while attending a talk with Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) on indoor wiring...

Recoda to spur growth potentials in rural areas

KUCHING: Strategic masterplans have been drawn up to develop traditional rural areas in order to spur growth potentials and attract renewable energy investments. Regional Corridor Development Authority (Recoda) chief executive officer Datuk Ismawi Ismuni said the focus areas are in...
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Serba DigitalX continues to identify more local talents

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Serba DigitalX continues to identify more local talents, especially among the youths. Serba Dinamik Digital Sdn Bhd general...
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