Jul 03, 2020 2:03 AM

Fatimah: Ministry satisfied with SOP compliance by kindies on reopening

Fatimah (right) speaks to the press after handing over the financial aid. Looking on at left is Sharifah Hasidah.KUCHING: The compliance shown by kindergarten operators towards the standard operating procedures (SOPS) issued for the resumption of

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Jul 03, 2020 1:59 AM

‘Vital for students to continue learning process in school’

Dato Sri Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: The full reopening of primary and secondary schools from July 15 has been called 'welcome news'.Minister of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family and Childhood Development Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah said it is

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Jul 03, 2020 1:54 AM

Fatimah: Reopening of schools on July 15 timely, important for students to resume education

Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah welcomes the announcement to open primary and secondary schools beginning July 15.“It's good news. Meetings and

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Jul 02, 2020 1:40 AM

Follow SOPs, says Fatimah

Fatimah (centre) with Rosey (left) and Tadika Astana operator, Siti Hajijah posing with learning equipment in transparent plastic bags marked with the children's names.MIRI: All kindergarten operators have been reminded to adhere to the standard

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Jul 02, 2020 1:28 AM

Workshop to relook SOPs next week

Fatimah (seated centre) at the press conference.KUCHING: The Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Ministry will relook and review the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the registration of taska (childcare

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Jul 02, 2020 1:22 AM

iSarawak Care to boost welfare aid delivery — Fatimah

Fatimah (third left) presenting the special aid in the form of a mock cheque to dialysis patient Lara Wahab, witnessed by others.MIRI: The iSarawak Care digital platform, which will undergo a trial run tomorrow, is expected to enhance the state

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Jun 30, 2020 3:32 AM

Fatimah: Ministry working towards single form to simplify registration of new daycare centres, kindergartens

Fatimah gestures when speaking to reporters at her office today. Also seen is Assistant Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Rosey Yunus (left). – Photo by Muhammad Rais SanusiKUCHING: The Ministry of

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Jun 30, 2020 3:22 AM

Fatimah: 35-day wait estimated for approval of new private daycare centre

Dato Sri Fatimah AbdullahKUCHING: Every application for a new private daycare centre or kindergarten that complies with the terms and procedures set by the Land and Survey Department, should receive approval within 35 days, says Dato Sri Fatimah

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Jun 29, 2020 1:59 AM

Covid-19 war not over yet

Fatimah (right) presents a certificate of appreciation to one of the members of Mukah DDMC.MUKAH: Although Mukah remains a green zone, it does not mean that the war against Covid-19 has ended.Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family

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Jun 29, 2020 1:52 AM

Mukah needs more banks

Hamdiah (second right) at an appreciation ceremony for the Mukah Division Disaster Management Committee.MUKAH: A long queue of people at a bank here caught the attention of the Mukah Resident Office.Mukah Division Resident Hamdiah Bakir said she

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Jun 29, 2020 1:42 AM

Skills training needed for trainees

Fatimah (centre) chairs the visitor's board meeting.ONE STOP TEENAGE PREGNANCY CENTRESKUCHING: Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah made it a point for trainees at one stop

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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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