Thursday, June 24, 2021

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54 students receive schooling aid

KUCHING: A total of 54 students from underprivileged families received schooling assistance in the form of cash at the '2021 Back to School' programme held at Surau Darul Falah of Kampung Samariang Baru Phase 3 here today. Senior Minister of...

Old folk receive food aid from SUPP

BY SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA & CRYSTAL WONG KUCHING: Sarawak Hun Nam Siang Tng (SHNST) received a generous contribution in the form of food items from the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Kuching branch. The aid consists of 100 bags of 10-kilogramme...

2,800 pupils get hygiene kits, school supplies

KUCHING: Some 2,800 pupils from 30 primary schools in Sarawak have received personal hygiene kits and school supplies from Yayasan Petronas under the foundation’s Back to School 2021 (BTS 2021) programme. These items were distributed to 13 primary schools in...

Finally a comfy home for needy family

KUCHING: An underprivileged family here is grateful to the Sarawak government for a new house, built next door to the old and dilapidated one. Voon Kui Fah, 79, and her 81-year-old husband have been staying in the old house at...

Concern for low-income earners reflected in fund allocations

KUCHING: The concern of the Ministry of Rural Development for housing for the B40 group and the underprivileged as well as entrepreneurs in rural areas such as Lawas is evident through the significant funds allocated for implementing related projects. Deputy...

Carlsberg lends helping hand to underprivileged

KUCHING: Carlsberg has stepped in to provide essential food items to 8,000 underprivileged Malaysians nationwide impacted by Covid-19 and flash floods. This followed Carlsberg’s pledge of RM1million through its ‘Celebrate Prosperity, Cheers for Tomorrow’ food aid campaign. In partnership with the...

Will lesser-privileged able to catch up?

BY SUHAILA SAID AND C VINOOTHENE KUALA LUMPUR: Many say that reopening schools for face-to-face learning will allow those who struggle with online learning to catch up, but is this really the case? Lesser-privileged families will inevitably face more difficulty obtaining...

Eradicating poverty through education

KUCHING: The only way to fully eradicate poverty is by empowering children of the less privileged through education so that they can turn their family’s fortunes around, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said while there...

Basic necessities for the underprivileged

KUCHING: The Covid-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone, particularly those from the low-income group who lost their source of income. Thus, the Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry is inviting members of the public to help...

Safer, comfortable homes for the needy

KUCHING: The recipients of Sarawak Poor Housing Improvement Project (PPRMS) are truly relieved as they now enjoy safer and more comfortable homes during the rainy season. Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said PPRMS is an initiative by the...
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Do we need at RM600K ambulance?

KUCHING: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba was urged to explain the need to procure 500 negative pressure...
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