Thursday, October 14, 2021

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STIDC tasked to develop bamboo industry

KUCHING: Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) has been tasked with developing a sustainable bamboo industry to boost the local economy. Assistant Minister of Urban Planning, Land Administration and Environment Datuk Len Talif Salleh said this in an exclusive interview...

STIDC’s programme for furniture designers launched

KUCHING: The Sarawak Timber Industry and Development Corporation (STIDC), through its fully owned subsidiary Saradec Management Sdn Bhd, has implemented the Gayung Bersambut programme. It is an incubator programme connecting SayD’SignersSarawak, who have completed their two-year furniture training developed and...

Donations received to help combat pandemic

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg received two donations for the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) state disaster fund at his office at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Petra Jaya on Friday (August 27). In a brief ceremony, Abang...

Masing probes logjam in upper Batang Baleh

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing personally flew to the headwaters of Sungai Mengiong on Aug 27 to investigate the source of the wood debris that caused the recent logjam in Batang Baleh. “The...

One-stop centre in Tanjung Manis offers convenience, efficiency

KUCHING: The Tanjung Manis integrated administration building, set to be completed by December this year, will be a one-stop centre that offers various services to residents in and around Tanjung Manis. Assistant Urban Development and Resources Minister Datuk Len Talif...

Designers complete training programme

KUCHING: Participants of Sarawak Young Designers (SayD’SignersSarawak) Batch 2 recently received their certificate of completion of training from Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC). The training programme was implemented by STIDC in collaboration with Fakultas Senir Rupa dan Desain (FSRD),...

STIDC holds course to groom young furniture designers

KUCHING: In an effort to continuously groom and prepare Sarawak Young Designers (SayD’SignersSarawak) to become furniture designers, Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) has held a public speaking workshop called ‘Speak Up with Confidence’. The Design Talk Series 2 was...

Timber players told to get certification

KUCHING: State government’s forest timber licensees have been reminded to acquire the Forest Management Certification (FMC) by 2022, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. “The Sarawak government will continue to enhance the implementation of the Sarawak...

Industry tipped to recover by year end

KUCHING: The local timber industry is tipped to return as a major contributor to Sarawak’s economy by the end of the year. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan hoped that with wider Covid-19 vaccinations worldwide, 2021 would...

Eyeing RM8 BLN earnings by 2030

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has set a target of earning of RM8 billion from the export of timber and timber products by 2030. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said this has been outlined by the Sarawak...
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