Sunday, October 17, 2021

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Trio happy to save lives

KUCHING: Three regular blood donors turned up at the blood donation drive held at the lobby of Mydin Vista Tunku Petra Jaya from 10am to 3pm yesterday (Oct 16). The trio were Latifah Bojeng, a 59-year-old woman from Sri Aman,...

Continue to be responsible, adhere to SOPs

BY RACHEL MINA KUCHING: Sarawakians are relieved that they can now travel within and across the state. During a public poll conducted by New Sarawak Tribune, the public responded positively to the government's decision to allow inter-state and inter-district travel, with...

Lifting of inter-district travel restrictions a huge relief for many

KUCHING: Sarawakians in general agree with the state government’s decision to allow inter-district travel, especially for economic purposes. On Wednesday (Oct 6), the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) announced the lifting of inter-district travel restrictions. However, it advised the public to...

Form Six students welcome reopening of schools

KUCHING: Many Form six students here welcomed the Education Ministry's decision to progressively reopen schools beginning yesterday (October 4). According to Marlene Ram, a 19-year-old student, the reopening of schools is beneficial since it makes it easier for Upper 6...

Mixed reactions to tertiary education from parents

By Aisyah Suhiri KUCHING: Some parents may have a lifelong dream of sending their children to study abroad but due to Covid-19, which is presently impacting the world, this option has become difficult for some. In a recent random poll around...

Public divided on whether to hold election

KUCHING: The matter of whether the 12th state election should be held this year or to wait until Covid-19 has been classified as being in an endemic stage, has received mixed reaction from the public. For some, they viewed that...

Public welcome cheaper Covid-19 self-test kit

BY UMIE SYAZWANIE MOHD KUCHING: People are generally glad that the Covid-19 self-test kits will soon be cheaper. They hope that the price will remain low for the sake of poor families. On Sept 25, Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and...

Nervous but delighted to get vaccine shots

BAU: Primary school pupils here were nervous but delighted to get vaccinated as school reopens next month. Those aged 12 to 15 were at the Kampung Serasot multi-purpose hall to receive their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and were...

Government’s initiative on improvement of education system well received

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd & Nazrinzulaiqa Hasbi KUCHING: The federal government’s initiative to improve the country’s education system and address the job market was well received by educationists here. They resounded in agreement that the government should focus on problems related...

Punish those who violate home quarantine rules

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd & Petronella Felix KUCHING: Members of the public opined that a harsher punishment should be introduced to home quarantine flouters.   In a poll by New Sarawak Tribune yesterday (Sept 27), the public agree that the flouters...
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Palm sugar — a captivating aroma in Three Tea ice cream

By Diyana Samsuddin THE aroma of palm sugar (gula apong) in Three Tea ice cream which was first introduced to...
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