Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Two homes benefit from humanitarian programme

KUCHING: Sarawak United National Youth Organisation (Saberkas), through the Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC) Sarawak, donated food items to elderly homes, in conjunction with the World Humanitarian Day this year. According to a press statement, MRC Sarawak recently organised a humanitarian...

3,000 tree saplings planted

Sabal Forest Reserve SIMUNJAN: Another 3,000 tree saplings were planted by Sarawak Forestry Department and members of Kembara Anak Sarawak Club. The tree planting activity was held at the Planted Forest Model Plot located at Sabal Forest Reserve, about 100 kms...

Youth collect trash from Santubong beach

KUCHING: Several young Sarawakians came together to clean up Santubong beach on Sunday morning (June 28). According to Abang Muhamad Zulfadhli Abang Ariffin who organised the Santubong Volunteer Programme, the activity took place from 7am until 10am along a 300-metre...

Volunteers to coordinate returning teachers

KUCHING: Sarawak Volunteers (SV) is looking to coordinate the return of non-Sarawakian Malaysian teachers to their stations in the state, said Senior Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof. He said the organisation was aware of the high cost of airfares to...

Volunteers make PPE for healthcare frontliners

KUCHING: Over 500 Sarawakians across the state have banded together to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare frontliners. Apart from this, they are also distributing food to needy families during the Covid-19 pandemic and movement control order period. The #JagaSamaDirik...

Hope Place assists frontliners

KUCHING: Persatuan Kebajikan Harapan Kuching (Hope Place Kuching) yesterday delivered three stand fans, extension wires, pail, mops, slippers, boots, ladders and food rations as part of efforts to assist the Covid-19 frontliners at the Sentosa Hospital at Kota Sentosa near here. Earlier, volunteers from...

NGOs clean up Kala Dana beach

MUKAH: A group of local non-governmental organisations joined hands and took to Kala Dana beach here on Saturday to get involved in a cleaning exercise. It was organised by Village Development and Security Committee (JKKK) Kampung Kuala Lama, led by Zainal Laily, in...

Hope Place helps flood victims

KUCHING: Despite the late hours, Hope Place was quick to respond to calls for help from flood victims on Monday night. It received a request for help from Kampung Lintang Baru, Panchor Melayu, Kuching-Serian Road at around 10.30 pm. Without delay, Hope Place...

Instill volunteerism among the young

KUCHING: The spirit of community service and volunteerism must be instilled among the younger generation.  Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Chong Chieng Jen noted that fewer young people were involved in voluntary works compared to the older generation. “I think...

Volunteers seek spaying, neutering project funding

SIBU: Volunteers of a spaying and neutering project for cats and dogs are appealing for public support to ensure the continuation of the project. The five-year project is from 2018-2022. It started when former college lecturer Wong Siew Tung, vet Shaw Yu Tay and...
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Malaysia Covid-19 memorial website created in remembrance of victims

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