Sunday, July 11, 2021

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Community Pantry well received

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Kongsi Rezeki Community Pantry programme continues to give a breath of fresh air to underprivileged local people adversely affected by the pandemic and the movement control order (MCO). Those recipients who were asked about the food aid were...

5,000 to receive food aid

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Some 5,000 underprivileged members of the community here are set to receive food aid provided by the federal government. Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang in announcing this said RM300,000 has been set aside by Putrajaya for all MPs...

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...
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CM calls for calm amidst politicking in Malaya

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has urged Sarawakians to remain calm amidst the political turmoil...
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