Saturday, July 10, 2021

Simunjan

Nearly 800 in Simunjan jabbed

SIMUNJAN: Some 794 residents in Simunjan were given the Sinovac vaccine on Friday (July 9) at the Dewan Mesra Simunjan vaccine centre (PPV). Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri visited the PPV to monitor its vaccination process. She was accompanied...

Water woes in Simunjan being addressed

KUCHING: Efforts are underway to provide treated water supply to the villagers in Kampung Keniong Baru, Simunjan. “This project is still at the stage of appointment of consultants and design before the next stage,” Federal Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister...

Over 1,800 residents in Simunjan received jabs

KUCHING: A total of 1,833 residents in Simunjan District have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine during the National Immunisation Programme (NCIP) at Dewan Mesra Simunjan Vaccination Centre (PPV). Simunjan district health officer, Dr Joshua Peterson Legi who...

Good response at RTC Gedong, Simunjan vaccine centres

KUCHING: The first day of vaccination in both Simunjan and Gedong was successful with the targeted number of vaccine recipients achieved, said Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. The Batang Sadong assemblywoman added that the jab centre at the Rural Transformation Centre...

Simunjan district gets 3,000 doses of vaccine

KUCHING: Simunjan district has received 3,000 doses of vaccine targeting 600 recipients a day at Dewan Mesra Simunjan, and another 250 daily at RTC Munggu Lalang Gedong. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said local frontliners,...

Simunjan’s Tengah Hulu Gedong Cluster just declared

KUCHING: The State Health Department (JKNS) declared a new cluster in Simunjan District on Friday (May 28), dubbed the Tengah Hulu Gedong Cluster. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement on Friday said this was a community cluster...

Mosque brings festive cheer to needy

By Siti Nurain Ratani SIMUNJAN: Masjid Darul Ibadah of Kampung Semariang Lama has supported 27 asnaf (poor) families in Kampung Pulau Salak and 24 mualaf (Muslim converts) from Kampung Nyelitak here through the Kembara Ramadan programme recently. The programme involves the...

Driver and passengers escape bus fire

SIBU: A bus driver and two passengers had a close shave this morning – they escaped from being burned alive after the bus they were on, burst into flames. The incident happened at Jalan Rantau Panjang here at 8.45am today (April 2). A spokesman for the State Fire Department operations centre said firemen from Sungai Merah were despatched to the scene but when they arrived at the scene they were met with the skeletal remains of the bus.    The bus driver and two passengers managed to get out to safety. "The bus driver claimed that the fire started from the engine compartment and spread to the rest of the vehicle," the spokesman said. In Simunjan, a paddy storehouse in Kampung Sungai Apin, Simunjan, was razed to the ground around 11.45am today. Firemen from Simunjan extinguishing the flames. No casualties were reported. And in Miri, some generators and oil tanks caught fire at Jalan Desa Senadin around 7.55am. The fire, believed to have started from welding works, was put out by firemen from Lopeng fire station. The destroyed paddy storehouse at Kampung Sungai Apin in Simunjan.Firemen extinguishing the generator fire at Jalan Desa Senadin in Miri.

New tourism products from Simunjan

SIMUNJAN: The historical value of Simunjan can be promoted as a tourism product to attract more visitors, said Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. “Not many people know about these existing attractions and it is our...

Two escape unharmed in collision

SIMUNJAN: Two motorists escaped unharmed in an accident at KM1, Jalan Gedong here on Sunday (Mar 14). Sarawak Traffic Police chief Supt Alexson Naga Chabu, who confirmed the case, said the accident involved a four-wheel drive (4WD) and a car. "It...
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