1. PRIMARY SCHOOLS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH STEM, COMPUTER LABS
The Sarawak Government will complement the federal government’s efforts in
Sarawak through additional training and supplementary resources.
Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Datuk Seri Micheal
Manyin Jawong requested Putrajaya to consider the proposal to equip all primary
schools with STEM and computer labs to promote literacy on technology and
He hoped that the federal Education Ministry would seriously consider the proposal.
He said that Sarawak needed to leapfrog the transformation, to prepare students to
face the challenges of Industrial Revolution 4.0 and develop its digital economy
2. NO FURTHER DEVT ON SMK SERIAN NO 2 PROJECT
In the meantime, the Sarawak Government have not received any further
development on the implementation of the SMK Serian No 2 project, approved under
11th Malaysia Plan’s first rolling plan.
Manyin said, the federal Education Ministry has applied for a new site from the
federal Department of Director General of Lands and Mines on Oct 15, this year.
3. DON’T BE A VICTIM OF SCAM PHONE CALLS
Scammers will go through great lengths to appear convincing and can even go to the
extent of spoofing the telephone numbers of enforcement agencies, like the police or
court or banks.
Sarawak United Peoples’ Party Public Complaints Bureau Chief Wilfred Yap said, it
is important for the public to know the objective of scam phone calls involved getting
victims to transfer money or divulge personal confidential and sensitive information.
Wilfred added, if any members of the public receive such suspicious phone calls,
they should never disclose private and personal financial or banking details under
The victim should immediately lodge a police report as a precaution.