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Socso urges self-employed women to register under Prihatin Wanita Programme

KUCHING: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) is calling on self-employed women to register under its Prihatin Wanita (SPW) Programme. Socso chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed said the federal government has allocated RM10 million to be utilised...

RM18.2 mln to assist women, disabled business operators

KUCHING: A sum of RM18.2 mln has been allocated by the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) for programmes and assistance  specifically for women and disabled business operators. Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar today stated that...

Special grant for women entrepreneurs

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah has urged the state government to provide a special grant to help women entrepreneurs. “Everyone should strive to be economically independent, more so women. Therefore, it is the focus of the Sarawak Women and Family...

Entrepreneurs hone skills through certification courses

KUCHING: Many women in the Demak Laut constituency have successfully become entrepreneurs after undergoing certification courses to hone their entrepreneurial skills. Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni said the courses included skillsets in frozen foods, sweets, and personal grooming....

60,000 women entrepreneurs receive aid

KUCHING: More than 60,000 women entrepreneurs and business owners in Malaysia have benefited from the various programmes made available by the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives and its agencies. Its Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the...

Women entrepreneurs trained under Penjana

KUCHING: Twenty-one women entrepreneurs from diverse business sectors completed their training under the Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara (Penjana) Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) programme. The three-day training conducted from Dec 4 to 6 was organised by Swinburne Sarawak in...

Unregistered women entrepreneurs to be identified

KUCHING: Sarawak Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry will get its mobile team to identify women entrepreneurs, especially those who have yet to register their businesses. Its minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the move was necessary...

Business mentorship programme helps improve women’s entrepreneurship skills

KUCHING: There is a need for business mentorship programmes such as the Wanita Empowered (WE) Business Mentorship Programme to be organised to assist women, especially those in rural areas, to improve their entrepreneurship skills. Women Entrepreneurs and Professionals Association Sarawak...

Empowering women entrepreneurs

KUCHING: The US Embassy will launch the Wanita Empowered Business Mentorship programme on Nov 18. The six-month programme is an initiative to support women’s economic empowerment and help them reach their full economic potential and create conditions for increased stability,...

e-Preneurs to create digital women entrepreneurs

KUCHING:Women e-Preneurs application will give a push for Sarawakian women to move forward in the empowerment of digital era. Sarawak Women and Family Department (JWKS) director Noriah Ahmad said the app was launched by the state government through Sarawak Multimedia...
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‘Jab first, register later’ approach may be abused

By Nurin Yusrina KUCHING: We may see significant cases of non-Malaysians adopting shortcuts to receive their Covid-19 vaccine if there...
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