Friday, April 16, 2021

youth

RM300 Pemerkasa subsidy for households to buy smartphones

KUALA LUMPUR: To reduce the digital gap, the government has enhanced by RM300 the subsidy for buying smart phones for B40 households with school-going children under the Prihatin Network Programme, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The prime minister said the...

Take up online business

KUCHING: Sarawakian youths should take up the challenge of doing online business in light of limited employment opportunities amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said employment in the government...

Youth should be prepared for the future

KUCHING: The state’s youth need to be prepared for the changes that they will face once the state government develops Sarawak’s infrastructure. During an interview on Facebook Live recently, Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman said this is in line with...

Go Digital Asean initiative to train 15,000 youth, micro entrepreneurs in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Go Digital Asean programme, which focuses on closing the digital gap across the region, has reached Malaysian shores and is set to provide training for up to 15,000 underemployed youths and micro entrepreneurs nationwide. In a statement today,...

Youth urged to register as blood donors

MIRI: Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau has urged more youth to register as blood donors. He pointed out that blood donation was even more essential during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Speaking at the Northern Sarawak Journalists Association (NSJA) blood drive campaign held...

Prepare youth to face challenges

KUCHING: Youth must be prepared to face challenges in the future, said Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Datuk Snowdan Lawan. He said the younger generation shouldn’t bow to outside pressure or influences as it would make or break the development...

Call for youth to be innovative

KUCHING: Sarawakian youth must be innovative to be able to compete at the international level, said Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman. He suggested Sarawakian youth improve their innovation skills by participating in various programmes. "We hope our youth will improve their...

Learn from mistakes

KUCHING: Youth should be allowed to make mistakes and grow along the way, says Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing. He was referring to a recent Bernama article which pointed out that young and aspiring...

More skill development programmes for youth

NUMEROUS skill development programmes are being introduced to empower locals to be able to contribute more to the growth of the economy and ultimately improve their socio-economic status. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, said human capital enhancement...

MP pledges to make Saberkas relevant to youth

KUCHING: Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni is setting his sights on making sure that the Sarawak National Youth Organisation (Saberkas) continues to be relevant to youth throughout the state. The newly appointed Saberkas vice-president said he is seeking an approach...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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