Friday, June 18, 2021

youth participation

Environmental webinars focusing on conservation efforts

KUCHING: Sarawak Eco-Warriors (SEW) and Kuching Beach Cleaners (KBC) are urging youths to join the Youth Green Leaders (YGL) training programme and a series of environmental webinars focused on conservation efforts in Sarawak. On Thursday (June 17), SEW stated that...

Borneo Empurau Farm — farming for the future

Despite its name, Borneo Empurau Farm & Resort Sdn Bhd (BEFRSB) is doing much more than just empurau farming. Founded on May 7, 2015 and based in Tarat, Serian at the foothills of Mount Sadong, BEFRSB is sprawled over 60...

Association hopes to produce star athletes

KUCHING: Sarawak Athletics Association (SAA) hopes to produce track and field athletes in the likes of the Flying Dayak Watson Nyambek and track queen Datuk Paduka Mumtaz Jaafar. Its president Datuk Dr Jerip Susil said the association must identify and...

Youth seek to quash government’s decision to delay Undi 18

KUCHING: Five Sarawakian youth, representing the Undi Sarawak campaign, have filed for a judicial review at the Kuching High Court on Monday against the prime minister, the Malaysian government and the Election Commission (EC) to urge for the immediate...

Putrajaya mustn’t shortchange Sarawakians

KUCHING: Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu agreed with Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice president Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah’s statement that the federal government must not shortchange Sarawakians. Using the analogy of a child and a parent, he said...

RM1.3 mln fund approved for youth

KUCHING: The Ministry of Youth and Sports Sarawak has so far approved a total of 42 Sarawak Youth Creative Industry Fund (SYCIF) applications, involving an expenditure of RM1, 332,133.65. Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said out...

Youth involvement in AI crucial

KUCHING: Sarawak is on track towards digital economy through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the development process. Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports cum Tabung Ekonomi Gagasan Anak Sarawak (Tegas) treasurer Datuk Snowdan Lawan noted that more youths...

Youths encouraged to exercise democratic rights

KUCHING: The Youth and Sports Ministry encourages the participation of youths in exercising their democratic rights, said its Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. “The parties that form the state government support the Bill to lower the eligible age for...

Youth urged to embark on food manufacturing

KUCHING: Young entrepreneurs are encouraged venture into the food manufacturing business, which is one of the brightest and easiest to grow big. International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminals and Entrepreneur Development (Mintred) Assistant Minister Datuk Naroden Majais made the call...

Take up agriculture, youth advised

KUCHING: The youths in the Sebuyau constituency are urged to involve themselves in agriculture which sector can provide significant monetary returns. Infrastructure and Ports Development Assistant Minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi said Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Sebuyau had implemented agriculture...
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Parliament should reconvene irrespective of the Emergency

KUCHING: Political analyst Assoc Prof Dr Saudi Narani concurred with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s call for Parliament to reconvene...
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