Monday, June 14, 2021

Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid Package

CM unveils RM1.4 billion BKSS 6.0 package

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has unveiled another Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance Package (BKSS) worth RM1.4 billion to cushion the financial blow of Sarawakians as the state enters its second movement control order (MCO) starting...

Food aid distributed to 67 longhouses in Kakus

KUCHING: Food aid from the Bakul Makanan Sarawakku Sayang assistance was distributed to 1,080 heads of household from 67 longhouses in Kakus. “We were informed that the Selangau District is under movement control order (MCO) and the longhouses in Kakus...

Gratitude to the state government

KUCHING: There are no words to describe how grateful Hadiah Suhaili from Kpg Semariang was when she received financial assistance under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) from the state government. Speaking to New Sarawak Tribune on Wednesday, the 54-year...

Aid payment: Use updated data call

SIBU: An eligible recipient of Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) has called on the authority to use the updated data of Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) recipients approved by the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) for easier disbursement of BKSS RM250...

One-off govt aid proposed for hair and beauty salons

KUCHING: The state government has been urged to consider including hair and beauty salons, spas, photo studios, gyms, and fitness centres as beneficiaries of the Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid (BKSS). Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Women chief Kho Teck Wan...

Business badly affected, say two owners

MIRI: Two business owners, who spoke to New Sarawak Tribune, have disclosed that they had been badly affected by the movement control order (MCO) that began on March 18. One, who wished to be identified only as Chua, said since...

Commerce chambers happy with involvement of more banks

KUCHING: Sarawak Chamber of Bumiputera Entrepreneurs (DUBS) president Datuk Abang Helmi Ikhwan hopes that the involvement of more banks in the Special Relief Fund (SRF) scheme would help to improve the number of Bumiputera recipients. “So far, Bumiputera businesses have...

‘Practical to involve more banks to give out loans’

KUCHING: The expansion of interest-free soft loans for small-medium enterprises (SMEs) under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid (BKSS) 2.0 by getting more banks involved is a practical approach, said Jonathan Chai Voon Tok. The Kuching Chinese General Chamber of Commerce...

Four more banks agree to disburse BKSS loans

KUCHING: Four more banks have agreed to participate in the Interest Free Soft Loans facility for Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs Special Relief Fund – SRF) under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance package (BKSS) 2.0, bringing the number...

State govt listens to the people

DEBAK: The Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid (BKSS) 3.0 has proven that the Sarawak government is listening to the voices of the people through social media. Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam said BKSS 3.0 complements what was not listed in BKSS...
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Sarawakians give the thumbs-up to fuel and cooking oil subsidies

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