Apr 20, 2021 12:44 AM

Fatimah: Kindergartens, childcare centres in Covid-19 red zones to close for two weeks starting April 20

Dato Sri Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING (Apr 19): All kindergartens and childcare centres in Covid-19 red zones are to close for two weeks starting tomorrow, announced Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Dato

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Feb 18, 2021 6:56 AM

More drug seizures in January this year than in last December — Fatimah

Jasmirol (centre) shares information on drug and substance abuse activities with Fatimah (second right) and those present at the press conference.KUCHING: The total number of drug seizures in Sarawak in January this year showed an increase of 10.92

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Feb 09, 2021 2:42 AM

Fatimah impressed by level of SOP compliance at Trinity Elder Care Centre

Fatimah (second right, facing camera) interacts with the senior citizens at TEC during her visit.KUCHING: Sarawak Welfare Department has so far checked on 32 out of 44 care centres under the department's registration for compliance with the Standard

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Feb 04, 2021 3:15 AM

Listen to children for danger signs of sexual crimes, Fatimah urges S’wakians

Datuk Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING (Feb 3): Datuk Fatimah Abdullah has urged people to be more attentive to children if they raise red flags about sex in order to protect them from sexual predators as such crimes are more prevalent than the public might

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Feb 04, 2021 1:50 AM

Fatimah: New policy to affect many stateless Sarawak children

KUCHING: The new policy requiring stateless children to produce passports to enrol in government schools will definitely affect many stateless children in Sarawak, says Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood

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Feb 02, 2021 7:10 AM

Fatimah: Childcare centres, kindergartens in Sibu only allowed to operate with urgent application from frontliners

Fatimah (third left) showing the children at Tadika Kurnia on proper handwashing steps during her visit, accompanied by Rosey (second left) and others.KUCHING (Feb 2): Childcare centres and kindergartens in Sibu can only operate if there is an

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Feb 01, 2021 8:45 AM

Residents in lockdown areas will still have food items delivered them, assures Fatimah

Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING (Jan 29): Residents who were put under lockdown at their respective areas and longhouses will have food items sent to them for the duration of the lockdown, said Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah.Fatimah, who is the Welfare,

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Feb 01, 2021 2:31 AM

Ministry: Set up baby hatches

Fatimah (standing) addresses the press conference.KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Well-being, Women, Family and Childhood Development is looking for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) or private hospitals that wish to set up baby

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Feb 01, 2021 2:22 AM

Makeshift facility to allow Kampung Sungai Ud folk to collect medication — Fatimah

Fatimah checks the packages of food being stored at Dalat Community Hall, for distribution to Kampung Sungai Ud residents throughout the Targeted Movement Control Order period.MUKAH: Dalat Hospital will be setting up a makeshift facility near

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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


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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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