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Virtual Asean International Furniture & Furnishings Show on March 8 to 19

KUCHING: Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC) will be participating virtually in the Asean International Furniture & Furnishings Show VX 2021 which will be held from March 9 to 18, showcasing the Sarawak Young Designers (SayD’SignersSarawak) and their creativities. All...

Self-Injury Awareness Day goes virtual

KUCHING: Over 200 people have participated in ‘The World Self-Injury Awareness Day’ (SIAD) programme through Zoom and the International Counseling Association of Malaysia (Perkama International) Facebook page. The said programme was organised by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas)’s Faculty of Cognitive Science...

Rate of adverse reactions to vaccine low

KUCHING: The Covid-19 vaccine is relatively safe for the public, views Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) public health expert Prof Datuk Dr Andrew Kiyu Dawie. He said from vaccination data in the United States of America, there were only 0.2 per...

Vaccine safe for pregnant, breastfeeding mums

KUCHING: There is no reason to think that the vaccine will not protect pregnant and breastfeeding women from Covid-19, said associate professor Dr Helmy Hazmi. The Public Health Physician of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) also pointed out there was no...

Cross-country collaboration to produce furniture designers

KUCHING: Fakultas Seni Rupa dan Desain (FSRD) Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) organised a virtual welcoming ceremony for SayD’SignersSarawak Batch Three to mark the commencement of their second year Furniture Design training programme. Six fresh graduates from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas)...

Not for pregnant and breastfeeding women

KUCHING: Despite the relatively low risk, pregnant and breastfeeding women are advised to defer taking the Covid-19 vaccine first unless they are taking part in the vaccine trial. Dr Tan Cheng Siang, a virologist at the Faculty of Medicine and...

Discuss with doctors first

KUCHING: Pregnant and breastfeeding women are advised to discuss with their doctors whether they should take the Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, said Dr Siti Fairousz Ibrahim, a medical microbiologist of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas). Although the World Health Organisation (WHO) had...

Call to monitor all academic works

KUCHING: The absence of efforts to ensure that all published works are of reputable standards has stained Malaysian academic standards, said Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Kadim Suaidi. While acknowledging that the issue of rapid publishing in...

Sad to bid ntv7 farewell

KUCHING: Many viewers have expressed their sadness at the conversion of TV channel, ntv7 channel, which has been broadcasting since Apr 7, 1998, to DidikTV KPM, a new educational television programme, starting on Wednesday One of them is the general...

Faculty celebrates silver jubilee

KUCHING: The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) celebrated its silver jubilee anniversary today. The university’s board of directors’ chairman Tan Sri Sulong Matjeraie and vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi jointly officiated at a...
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All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.— Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President Happy...
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