SIBU: All Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) projects in Sarawak valued at RM1 million and below will go through the cast-balloting system starting this year.
Assistant Minister of Entrepreneur and Small, Medium Enterprise Development Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais said at the same time, projects valued between RM1 million and RM2 million will go through the divisional tender board chaired by the respective Resident, while those over RM2 million will go through the State Tender Board.
“This is indeed a piece of good news to all contractors from Class F to C,” he told The Borneo Post yesterday.
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When prioritising development projects in Sarawak one might consider the many rural communities still lacking basic infrastructure and amenities such as clean water, electricity and access to adequate schools and hospitals in the state.
Not many would see the urgency of a musical fountain and light show in the state capital of Kuching. But, this was a project reportedly thought up by Chief Minister Abang Johari in March of 2018 and shrouded in secrecy until its grand unveiling just months later.
Continue reading Secrets Of The Singing Fountain
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal has urged Petronas to focus more of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes in the state on directly benefiting deserving Sabahans.
He welcomed efforts by the national oil company in environmental conservation, such as through the Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA), but said it is time to give more in areas such as education.
Continue reading Contribute more to education for Sabahans, Shafie tells Petronas
Sarawak is set to be the first state in the country to introduce hydrogen fuel cell buses, which would also act as a tourist attraction.
Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that three units of buses would serve as the pilot vehicles for the state, hopefully by May latest.
Continue reading S’wak set to be first in M’sia to introduce hydrogen fuel cell buses
Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad is convinced that local players can play a vital role in propelling Sarawak’s economy to greater heights.
Its group chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah says the company is looking to assist local companies in two aspects.
Continue reading Local companies can help propel Sarawak economy: CEO
The Communications and Multimedia Ministry hopes to implement soon, the decision requiring all new housing and industrial projects to provide Internet access, the Dewan Rakyat was told.
Minister Gobind Singh Deo said discussions on the matter are ongoing and a decision may be forthcoming soon.
Continue reading Decision soon for new housing, industrial projects to provide Internet access — Gobind
sebab negeri Sarawak hendak mencari gali minyak sendiri walaupun harga minyak
disubsidi oleh kerajaan persekutuan. Bukankah semua negeri dalam Malaysia
meraikan kemerdekaan bersama?
tahun lepas, akta Oil Mining Ordinance (OMO) 1958 ditukarkan supaya negeri Sarawak boleh
memantau aktiviti pencari galian minyak di negeri Sarawak. Tapi, bukankah ini
akan menghalang agenda kerajaan persekutuan kita yang baru? Pada masa yang sama
Petros ditubuhkan untuk mencari gali minyak di Sarawak. Nampaknya kerajaan
negeri Sarawak cuba menghalang tanggungjawab yang diberi kepada syarikat
petroliam tempatan Malaysia.
Continue reading Adakah Petros menyumbang kepada pembangunan Sarawak?
KUCHING: Team ‘Techie Monkey’ from SMK Bintulu emerged champion in the Sarawak #MyGeek-a-thon competition by showcasing their ‘Sustainable Living Systems’ inventions.
Held in conjunction with the Sarawak Career and Training (SCaT) Fair 2019 at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, the competition also saw ‘Static’ from SMK Lutong place second.
The winners received their awards from Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg during announcement of winners on Saturday.
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MIRI: The Mulu National Park natives, currently staging human blockades against an oil-palm giant to stop forest-clearing, are bringing their fight to the world stage.
These disgruntled Mulu natives have lodged an official complaint to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) headquarters in Paris.
Mulu is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Continue reading Sarawak natives bringing Mulu forest dispute to Unesco’s attention
PETRONAS will be 45 this Aug 17. The RM55.3 billion net profit on the back of a revenue of RM251 billion for Financial Year 2018 must be considered a good birthday present.
Under US$120 (RM490) per barrel during Brent’s heyday, it surely would have been a mammoth birthday do for the Malaysian oil giant.
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