Friday, May 7, 2021

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RM1.6 mln in food aid for villagers during lockdown

DALAT: Up till Monday, a total of RM1,616,176 was spent on 5,428 food baskets for 2,714 villagers from 603 families and cooked food for frontliners during lockdown in two villages here. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister...

Village stores history of Sarawak Malays

Located at Jalan Datuk Ajibah Abol, Kampung Bintangor Kecil is one of the Malay villages in Kuching, which stores historical anecdotes and heritage of the Malay community in Sarawak. Besides that, apart from producing Sarawak Malay leaders such as Datuk...

Bottled petrol in high demand

BY AFIEZUL SAMIT KUCHING: Since the implementation of the movement control order (MCO) in March last year, the demand for bottled petrol, especially in areas far from petrol stations, has been very high. Bottled petrol trader Radiah Undi, aware of the...

Approval for ‘No Entry’ at longhouses

KUCHING: Some longhouses and villages in the state have taken the initiative to put up “No Entry” signs at their entrances in view of the hike in number of Covid-19 cases in the state. Mulu assemblyman Datuk Gerawat Gala said...

12 special bins for villages along Sarawak River

KUCHING: The authorities will provide special roro (roll-on roll-off) bins for 12 villages in Seberang Hilir here to facilitate the removal of large amounts of waste. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Religious Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul...

Village organisations important, says rep

KUCHING: The importance of organisations at the village level should not be underplayed, said Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni. He said it was important for every villager to join existing organisations as it will benefit the community. “Organisations at...

20 fire extinguishers for 3 villages

MIRI: Twenty fire extinguishers were presented to three villages within the Telang Usan constituency on Wednesday during a Petronas Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) fire safety programme with the Zone 6 Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba). The three villages were Kampung...

Realise potential, villagers told

KUCHING: Kampung Selang residents have been reminded to work hard and realise the potential of their village. Assistant Utilities Minister (Water Supply) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the village had a wealth of natural products that residents could make...

Commitment to serve

SIBU: The Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) councillors are committed to solving problems faced by villages under their administration. SMC deputy chairman Bujang Zainuddin Abdul Majid said that his team always worked closely with the villagers; often holding briefings and meetings...

Farmers donate veggies to two villages

MIRI: Local farmers in this district on Sunday donated vegetables to two villages in Riam to help them survive the movement control order (MCO). A total of 250kg of vegetables were distributed to Kampung Lembah Hijau and Kampung Lopeng Tengah. The...
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Bank Rakyat introduces Arrow mobile service

KUCHING: Bank Rakyat has launched a new Mobile Bank banking facility initiative known as Arrow meant to initially serve...
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