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Mar 30, 2020 9:19 AM

Awang Tengah: RM16.4 mln allocated for distribution of essential food items to target groups in S’wak

Awang Tengah (third left) speaks at the press conference. Also seen are Naroden (left), Fatimah (second left), Dr Sim (fourth right) and others.KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has approved an allocation of RM16.4

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Mar 25, 2020 2:49 PM

Peruntukan akan dimohon untuk membina pusat sehenti gelendangan di Sibu

Fatimah memujuk seorang gelandangan untuk dipindahkan ke Anjung Singgah buat sementara sehingga PKP dimansuhkan. - Gambar oleh Muhammad Rais SanusiKUCHING: Kementerian Kebajikan, Kesejahteraan Komuniti, Wanita, Keluarga dan Pembangunan Kanak-Kanak

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Mar 24, 2020 3:14 AM

Pakej Bantu Khas Sarawakku Sayang kelai siruka rayat

SIRUKA RAYAT: Abang Johari enggau rintai menteri kabinet ke bukai mandangka Pakej Bantu Khas Sarawakku Sayang COVID-19 ti dibantaika kemari. — Gambar Muhammad Rais SanusiKUCHING: Perintah nengeri kemari mantaika Pakej Bantu Khas SarawakKu Sayang

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Mar 23, 2020 6:28 PM

Fatimah’s ministry allocates over RM900,000 to provide assistance during MCO period

Dato Sri Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: The state government, through the Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development, Sarawak (KWKPK) has approved an allocation of RM944,360 to provide several assistance from March

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Mar 19, 2020 2:27 PM



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Mar 19, 2020 2:16 PM

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Mar 19, 2020 3:05 AM

Who will take care of the kids?

Datuk Seri Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: The closure of childcare centres nationwide had raised some concerns pertaining to children whose parents both work.The concerns came up as soon as the prime minister ordered such centres closed to deal with the

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Mar 18, 2020 3:05 AM

Women told to protect their homes

Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. Photo: Ghazali BujangKUCHING: Women have been told that they must play active roles in their respective homes in handling the threat of Covid-19 to their families.Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and

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Mar 18, 2020 2:33 AM

Give minister and deputy time

Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: The public should give time to the new federal Women and Family Minister Datuk Seri Rina Harun and Deputy Minister Datuk Siti Zailah Mohd Yusoff to settle down in their respective posts.The advice came from the state

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Mar 18, 2020 1:50 AM

Petronas provides RM4 mln for devt of OSEIC

Zulaihi (third right) hands over a mock cheque to the ministry's permanent secretary Dr Saadiah Abdul Samat, witnessed by Fatimah (back row, centre) who is flanked by Harden and Rosey. — Photo by Roystein EmmorKUCHING: Petroliam Nasional Bhd

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Mar 17, 2020 9:10 AM

First OSEIC in state expected to begin operations in June

Fatimah (centre) and others present witnessing the exchange of documents between Chong and Saadiah. — Photo by Roystein Emmor.KUCHING: The first One-Stop Early Intervention Centre (OSEIC) in the state is expected to begin operations in June this

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Mar 17, 2020 6:42 AM

‘Better safe than sorry’

Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: The decision to close all tabika, taska and sekolah tahfiz in Sarawak for two weeks effective today is meant to protect the children from being exposed to the coronavirus.Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and

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Mar 17, 2020 4:10 AM

GPS endang seruran ngemeratka pengelantang rayat, ku Fatimah

TERIMA MIH: Fatimah (empat kiba) lebuh nyuaka tepa ngagai Asfia (empat kanan) lebuh pengerami nya.MUKAH: Ketuai Indu Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Sarawak, Dato Sri Fatimah Abdulah mandahka Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) sebuah perintah ti

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Mar 16, 2020 7:54 AM

It’s a win-win situation

Fatimah Abdullah1,000 HOUSEMENKUCHING: The decision to station 1,000 housemen in public hospitals nationwide was described as a win-win situation for both the medical department and the community.Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and

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Mar 16, 2020 7:22 AM

Fate of State Special Olympic Games uncertain

Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: With various public events and gatherings in the state cancelled or postponed to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, it is uncertain whether the same would happen to Sarawak State Special Olympic Games.State Welfare,

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Mar 16, 2020 7:14 AM

Fatimah calls on Brunei minister

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Jan 21, 2019 2:30 PM

This Sarawakian Entrepreneur Fashions Handicrafts For Social Change

Proof that artisanal crafts can speak volumes, unite communities and initiate social change, Sarawak-born entrepreneur Ranong Peru shares the story of her artisanal success, and how others are benefiting from her achievements.An ethnic Lun Bawang,

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Jan 21, 2019 2:37 PM

State govt allocates RM500,000 to help women entrepreneurs

Fatimah (standing, second right) presents the mock cheque for RM150,000 to SFWI representative. Also seen is Rosey (standing, second left).KUCHING: The state government has allocated RM500,000 to be used as seed capital for start-up ventures run by

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Jan 21, 2019 2:41 PM

Sarawak going all out to churn more young entrepreneurs

Assistant Minister of Entrepreneur and Small, Medium Enterprise (SME) Development, Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais launched the Gathering of Rising Entrepreneurs, Act Together (GREAT) 2018 entrepreneurship conference at the Borneo 744, KuchingKUCHING:

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Jan 21, 2019 2:46 PM

Women entrepreneurship body gives lots of benefits

MINISTER of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah (third right) officiating the 'Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment and Product Launching' witnessed by (from left) Datuk Abang Abdul

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Jan 21, 2019 2:49 PM

New courses will help women participate in Sarawak’s digital economy, says state minister

Fatimah (centre) witnessing the exchange of documents between Noriah (second from left) and a training provider representative.Read more at

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Jan 21, 2019 3:03 PM


by Bryan Goodwin | Featured Contributor Think of a great leader you have had the opportunity to be lead by. Do you know someone who didn't just lead they inspired greatness? We all know one person who is like that. You can't help but be drawn to

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Jan 21, 2019 3:09 PM


I never imagined my career would lead me to become an entrepreneur. Prior to purchasing a small business in 2009, I was a lawyer. Had I not been presented with the opportunity to become a small business owner, I might still be in the legal

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Jan 21, 2019 3:17 PM


Source: Mountain KhakisThe glass ceiling might be shattered in places, but plenty of shards are still there. According to research from Carta, despite women founding roughly 13 percent of companies, they hold less than half that percentage in

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Jan 21, 2019 3:20 PM


Source: 9GACI had it all planned. I was going to get everything about being a mom right. After all, I had degrees in child development and I was also willing to consult the experts to make sure I was providing the most perfect, appropriate,

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Jan 22, 2019 8:10 AM

Social development must be given equal importance

Fatimah (seventh right) is seen with representatives of NGOs, government agencies and other dignitaries attending the Sarawak Welfare Department Strategic Plans for 2019 at a hotel in Kuching yesterday.KUCHING: Social development must be given equal

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Jan 25, 2019 6:01 AM

Some 1,700 party members to attend GPS seminar

Dr Abdul Rahman (centre), Dr Hazlan (fouth right) and other members of the organising committee at the press conference.KUCHING: Some 1,700 party members are expected to attend the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) Zone 1 Kuching seminar scheduled to be

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Jan 25, 2019 6:06 AM

Rabies outbreak in Sarawak declared as Level 2 Disaster

The state has raised the disaster level of the rabies outbreak, which will lead to more public vaccinations and also the capture of strays.KUCHING: The rabies outbreak in Sarawak has been declared a Level II Disaster under the State Disaster

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Jan 25, 2019 7:23 AM

Detailed study required for proposed curfew — Fatimah

Pui presents a memento to Fatima. Also seen are Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin and Assistant Minister of Women, Family and Childhood Development Rosey Yunus.MIRI: A detailed study is required before imposing a

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Jan 29, 2019 7:05 AM

‘Ziarah Cakna programme not to burden teachers’

Sulaiman (seated fourth left) with education officers, teachers and others in aphoto call after the launching of the 2019 Ziarah Cakna programme at SMK Tun Abang Haji Openg yesterday.KUCHING: The 2019 Ziarah Cakna programme introduced by the

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Feb 04, 2019 1:37 AM

Transforming Lives of the Department of Sarawak Women & Families (JWKS)

A total of 18 participants from the Department of Sarawak Women & Families attended a system training held and organised by SOCOE. The objective of the training was to transform and digitise the 18 women through compact and intensive training.The

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Feb 16, 2019 7:58 AM

Child care centre supports parents

Juma'ani spends some time at the child care centre. MIRI: A child care centre providing support primarily for dual-career parents in the oil and gas industry was officially opened yesterday.Datin Patinggi Dato Juma'ani Tuanku Bujang, wife of the

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Feb 16, 2019 8:14 AM

Society to hold Parkinson’s Run and Warrior Walk Feb 24

Volunteers and members of KPS at the launch of Parkinson's Run and Warrior Walk in November 2018. KUCHING: Kuching Parkinson's Society (KPS) is holding its first fundraiser, The Parkinson's Run and Warrior Walk 2019, on Feb 24 at Saradise, Taman

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Feb 16, 2019 8:28 AM

Bid for longest Sape performance kicks off

Aisah (sixth right) and Zainal (seventh left) play the Sape to launch the attempt for the 'Longest Non- stop Sape Performance' while other guests look on.MIRI: It was a massive show of racial harmony and unity when an attempt to enter Malaysia Book

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Feb 18, 2019 2:59 AM

Skin Care Billionaires Rodan And Fields Return To The Teen Acne Market

Dermatologists Katie Rodan (left) and Kathy Fields (right) COURTESY OF RODAN + FIELDSDermatologists Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields first became known more than two decades ago for creating the three-step acne treatment Proactiv, long popular with

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Feb 19, 2019 1:44 AM

Sarawakian ex-detainees encouraged to take up skills training

Fatimah speaking to reporters at the opening of the Ranee Museum at the Old Court House this morningKUCHING: Sarawakians who were previously detained in Banteay MeanChey Provincial Prison, Cambodia many of whom are still in their youth, are

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