1. A SMART HERITAGE CITY FOR A SMART COMMUNITY
The Old Kuching Smart Heritage Agenda organised by Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Utara DBKU in collaboration with Old Kuching Smart Heritage and Sarawak Multimedia Authority will be held from March 25 to 31 at the Kuching Waterfront.
Themed ‘Empowering Smart Community’, this innovative event aimed to assist the local community to assimilate themselves into the digital world without forgetting the cultural heritage that forge their unique identities.
According to Deputy State Secretary and Co-chairman Datu Dr Sabariah Putit, this event is piloted in Kuching as she believes the city is rich with heritage.
Mayor of DBKU Datuk Haji Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai expressed his thanks to the Sarawak government for acknowledging DBKU’s efforts to get closer to the community.
He felt that this joint collaboration is a ‘way forward’ to get a wider range of community to participate and immerse themselves in the event.
2. SARAWAK MAINTAINS ENCOURAGING PERFORMANCE IN SPM 2018 RESULTS WITH 5.19 GPN
Sarawak recorded a state grade average GPN of 5.19 in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia SPM 2018 examinations, registering a slight drop of 0.02 per cent against the SPM 2017 results.
In announcing, Sarawak Education Department deputy director Abang Mat Ali Abang Masagus said, 19 schools in the state recorded a school average grade GPS of four and below.
Topping the list of schools attaining excellent achievements is SM Sains KUCHING Utara with a GPS of 1.94 followed by SM Sains Miri with a GPS of 2.30, SMK Sacred Heart (2.65), SMK St. Elizabeth (2.70) and Kolej Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Abdillah (2.91).