Good news for needy families in Sarawak thanks to Petronas.

KUCHING: Sarawak will soon have a One-Stop Centre for Children with Special Needs to cater for needy families with intellectually-challenged children.

Minister of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah said the State Cabinet approved the setting-up of the centre during its cabinet meeting.

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Teaching mathematics, science in English to cost S?wak RM31 million

KUCHING: The teaching of mathematics and science in English programme is estimated to cost Sarawak government RM31 million.

Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Dato Sri Michael Manyin said this cost covers training of teachers and printing of textbooks which takes effect in all primary schools, except Chinese-medium schools, in Sarawak next year.

?We will need to train 3,000 teachers across 900 schools for the teaching of Science and Maths in English. As for the Chinese schools, they have indicated that they do not want to join in this programme.

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Sarawak all set for 2030 developed state status, says CM

KUCHING: Sarawak will strive to develop its talents and infrastructure towards achieving its vision of becoming a developed state by 2030.

In stating this assurance, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg points out that the Sarawak government has put in place the necessary infrastructure, with more initiatives to follow, towards attaining this goal.

The chief minister, who is also the chairman of Sarawak?s ruling coalition Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), says his administration aspires to develop smart cities in Sarawak, besides working on bridging the development gap between the urban and rural areas.

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i-Suri diperluas kepada Orang Asli, peribumi Sabah dan Sarawak

KUALA LUMPUR: Timbalan Perdana Menteri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail berkata kumpulan sasar yang layak memohon i-Suri akan diperluas kepada masyarakat Orang Asli dan Orang Asal Sabah dan Sarawak.

Menteri Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat berkata pihaknya akan memanjangkan penyelarasan daftar pemohon program berkenaan dengan agensi bertanggungjawab termasuk Jabatan Kemajuan Orang Asli (Jakoa) untuk mendapatkan senarai mereka yang layak.

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The non-partisan approach in fight for rights

KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will adopt a friendly stance towards the federal government, regardless of which coalition holds power, in its bid to recover the state?s eroded rights.

Petra Jaya MP Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said the Sarawak ruling coalition was left with ?not much choice? but to work with any party at federal level that prioritised Sarawak?s rights.

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No U-turn in using RM1 bil on Sarawak school repairs, state told

KUCHING: A DAP assemblyman has rubbished a Sarawak minister?s allegation against Putrajaya for making a U-turn on the repair of dilapidated schools in the state.

Kota Sentosa assemblyman Chong Chieng Jen, in reply to a question by See Chee How (PKR-Batu Lintang) at the Sarawak assembly today, said Putrajaya had in principle agreed that the Sarawak government?s RM1 billion debt with the federal government could be used to upgrade the dilapidated schools in the state.

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Works minister confirms RM5.5b federal injection for the road linking Sarawak and Sabah

Putrajaya has approved RM5.5 billion for the construction of a 415km-long road from Sarawak all the way to the northern tip of Borneo in Sabah, Works Minister Baru Bian disclosed ahead of the Pakatan Harapan federal government?s first anniversary.

In an interview with several Borneo-based media, Baru said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had given the green light for the project connecting Long Lama to Lawas, and said it would benefit about one million people in the northern region of Sarawak.

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Kereta lumba F1 Mercedez Benz AMG Petronas dipamer di Semporna sempena Regatta Lepa

Kereta lumba Formula 1 Mercedes-Benz F1 W07 Hybrid menarik perhatian ramai pengunjung di Festival Regatta Lepa Semporna.

Dipamerkan di Perpustakaan Negeri, Semporna daripada 24 sehingga 27 April, kereta tersebut diterbangkan khas oleh Petronas sebagai rakan kepada pasukan Formula One Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport untuk festival itu.

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S’wak will be first to have Maths and Science taught in English in primary schools ? Maszlee

KUCHING: Sarawak will be the first state in Malaysia to teach Mathematics and Science in English in its primary schools soon.

Maszlee said the Sarawak state government had agreed that English will be used to teach Mathematics and Science, in line with what Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad had earlier suggested.

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