Tuesday, June 29, 2021

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Bright future awaits Ba’Kelalan and rural Lawas villagers

KUCHING: The villagers in Ba’Kelalan are involved mostly in farming and agricultural activities supplemented by homestay businesses run by locals. However, due to the distance from the towns, the villagers are rarely able to market their produce. The lack of electricity...

Needs of Murum people being addressed

KUCHING: The needs of the constituents in Murum are being addressed by its assemblyman through visits and dialogue sessions. Kennedy Chukpai Ugon recently visited Ulu Jelalong, Tubau to assess the people’s needs. He visited Rumah Ulin, Ulu Jelalong to monitor the...

Lemanak, Engkari folk to get power supply by year’s end

KUCHING: 1,040 members of 208 rural households in Lemanak and Engkari will have 24-hour electricity supply by the end of 2021. The electrification initiative in Sri Aman Division now stands at 94.7 per cent, with just over 780 rural households...

Wayleave issues must not dampen project progress

KUCHING: The wayleave issues arising in the implementation of the Phase 1 of the Rural Electrification Scheme (RES) in Marudi must not dampen the progress of the project. Assistant Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil said this affected the...

Dialogue session on rural electricity held

SIMANGGANG: The Ministry of Utilities and Sarawak Electricity Berhad (SEB) jointly initiated a dialogue session on rural electricity supply) at Rumah Gunuong, Kampung Samak near here. The dialogue session was chaired by Assistant Minister of Community Wellbeing cum Simanggang assemblyman...

Sares project lights 70 longhouses

KUCHING: More than 70 longhouses in Telang Usan now enjoy 24-hour electricity thanks to the Sarawak Alternative Rural Electrification Scheme (Sares) project. The state’s Ministry of Utilities and Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) collaborated in launching the project to supply electricity...

Progress needs stable government, skilled leaders

KUCHING: Sarawak needs a stable government and experienced or skilled leaders to continue developing. Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau said experienced leaders could be found in the present Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) state government. “We are lucky we have Datuk Patinggi...

Sares lights up 725 more homes

TELANG USAN MIRI: More than 6,000 residents from 725 households in Telang Usan now have 24-hour power supply under the Sarawak Alternative Rural Electrification Scheme (Sares) project. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg was present in Long Pilah, Telang...

Rural folk thankful

MIRI: Nearly 2,000 from a 200-door longhouse at Long Pilah are among the 6,000 residents from 725 households in 13 villages who now have 24-hour access to electricity via the Sarawak Alternative Rural Electrification Scheme (Sares). The handing over of...

Improved water supply to Daro soon

DARO: The water supply to the villages in Daro will be improved in the future said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. “The state government has allocated a total of RM4 billion to improve the water supply...
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Flying doctor services dates announced

KUCHING: The State Health Department has announced the dates for the flying doctor service (FDS) in Sri Aman, Sarikei,...
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