|16 Aug 2016||‘Strive to make a difference’|
MIRI: Councillors of Lawas and Limbang District Councils must strive to make a difference by serving the people using creative, innovative and far-sighted approaches.
Second Minister of Resource Planning and Environment Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan told them that the power was in their hands, and they should use it for the good of the people....
|09 Aug 2016||Councillors help chart devt programmes for their areas – Dr Sim|
SARIKEI: Local councillors are entrusted with decision-making responsibilities as they know which policies would be best suited to their respective municipalities.
Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian, in witnessing the swearing-in of councillors here yesterday, said that their (councillors’) role was more than just inspecting and maintaining public properties, but also charting and implementing development programmes for their areas....
|09 Aug 2016||Zee Yeng sworn-in as state’s first local council chairwoman|
SARIKEI: A history of sort was created in Sarikei District Council (SDC) as it witnessed the first woman ever to be appointed as its chairperson here yesterday.
Minister of Local Government Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian, in witnessing the swearing-in of local councillors for the 2016-2018 term, confirmed that Wong Zee Yeng was the first woman ever to be appointed to helm a local council in the state....
|06 Aug 2016||List of councillors final, confirms Dr Sim|
BAU: There will be no more amendments to the list of councillors for the new term across all 24 local councils in Sarawak, says Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian.
He pointed out that many local councils had already sworn in their new councillors so that they could get on with their job without any more delay or disruption....
|03 Aug 2016||Dr Sim, Chan witness swearing in of MBKS councillors|
KUCHING: The new Kuching South City deputy mayor, Hilmy Othman, and 30 other councillors of Kuching South City Council (MBKS) took their oath of office yesterday.
Minister of Local Government Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian and Kuching South City mayor Datuk James Chan Khay Syn witnessed the swearing-in ceremony held at the 5th floor of MBKS building....
|03 Aug 2016||SOP for animal welfare needed — Dr Sim|
KUCHING: Standard operating procedures (SOP) on ways to handle animal welfare are needed to ensure that they are well-protected amidst the rapid development taking place in society.
Minister for Local Government Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian said this when officiating at the opening of the ‘Animal Population Management Training Workshop’ yesterday, according to a press statement....
|03 Aug 2016||‘Full-time chairman for MDC to better serve the people’|
MARUDI: A full-time chairman is required for the Marudi District Council (MDC) in order to better serve the people.
Assistant Minister for Local Government Datu Dr Penguang Manggil said with the growth of Marudi, the post should no longer be held by the Marudi District Officer....