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Sikh temples may open next month

KUCHING: The respective Sikh Gurdwaras (temples) in the state may open to worshippers by next month if the situation permitted. Sarawak Sikh Temple Association president Dr Kalwinder Singh Khaira said that this is in line with Unit for Other Religions’s...

Seven locations to undergo EMCO

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has declared enhanced movement control order (EMCO) at seven locations. The EMCO from July 22, involved Rumah Lanchum, Kampung Tenggang, Pantu in Sri Aman and the workers quarters of Ladang  Suajaya Crop Mahir...

Houses of worship can reopen with strict conditions

KUCHING: Effective tomorrow (July 24), non-Muslim houses of worships are allowed to reopen under the Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) in the state but with strict conditions. The Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) in its updated standard...

Rep hands over funds to various houses of worship

SARIKEI: Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii handed over funds to various houses of worship here on Wednesday (July 21). He presented a sum of RM300,000 to Fu Gui Ting Temple. The temple also received RM300,000 from the Unit...

RM2 mln Unifor grant for Christian cemetery compound upgrade

BINTULU: Thanks to the RM2 million grant from the Unit for Other Religions (Unifor), the Christian cemetery compound in Kuala Setiam here can now be upgraded. The Bintulu MP Service Centre had earlier applied for funding from the Sarawak government...

Unifor gives out RM8 million grants

KUCHING: The Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) has distributed over RM8.176 million in grants to 72 churches, chapels, and temples across the state. The grants will be used to improve the physical condition, repair, or renovate various buildings of worship,...

Chapel project gets RM2 million

MUKAH: The proposed new St Anthony’s Chapel project in Kampung Tellian Daya (Tellian Ulu) here received a grant amounting to RM2 million from Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) on Thursday (July 1). Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo received the cheque from...

SOPs for houses of worship in MCO areas

KUCHING: During the enforcement of the movement control order (MCO) in Sarawak, houses of worship in the areas are only allowed to open for a live-streaming crew or committee members with a maximum attendance of 12 persons. As per the...

No ‘balik kampung’ allowed for Gawai

KUCHING: ‘Balik kampung’ (travelling back to the villages) by crossing zones or districts for the Gawai celebration will not be allowed. This is among the latest standard operating procedures (SOPs) released on Monday (May 24). The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC)...

Tying the knot in trying times

KUCHING:  Covid-19 has not only disrupted the livelihood of the people but has also become a wedding crasher. Since the onset of the pandemic, many confirmed weddings had to be put on hold, and couples had to constantly change their...
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Hope Place looks forward to more public support

Despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Hope Place Kuching continues to help the needy. Founder Kelvin Wan said...
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