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BMK Developments offers workspaces for rent at Wisma Bukit Mata

KUCHING: BMK Developments Sdn Bhd is now offering workspaces for rent by any individual, company or organisation at Wisma Bukit Mata here. A BMK Developments representative told reporters yesterday that all they need to do is pay one single price for everything related to the workspace, which is inclusive of a fully-furnished office, Wifi, phones and a staffed reception. “For …

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STB moves office to Plaza Aurora

KUCHING: The new home of Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) at Plaza Aurora, Jalan McDougall (formerly known as Kuching Plaza) here is an ideal location for a tourism office. Being strategically located, it can serve as a one-stop tourism centre and the first touch point for tourists to get to know more about Sarawak besides housing tourism-related industries such as Grab …

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Bung Bratak Heritage Centre set for official opening next year

KUCHING: The soon-to-be-opened Bung Bratak Heritage Centre (BBHC) will host activities set to promote and perpetuate Bidayuh culture and history. According to Bung Bratak Heritage Association (BBHA) president Dato Peter Minos, the Bung Bratak – referring to the summit of the Bratak Mountain in Bau – has been cited by historians and Bidayuh elders as the original ancestral home of …

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The Stirling by Novakey Developers almost completed

MIRI: The Stirling, an iconic luxurious mixed development project by Novakey Developers Sdn Bhd, is almost completed. It has drawn very good response from property buyers and investors with almost all of its units sold out. The Stirling is strategically located, that makes it near to everywhere within Miri City. It has easy access to Columbia Asia Hospital, Faradale Commercial …

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Floating mosque a potential tourist attraction

KUCHING: The RM10.6 million floating mosque is set to become another iconic landmark along the Sarawak river making it a potential tourist attraction. According to Lembaga Amanah Khairat Masjid Bandar Kuching representative Bolhassan Mahruf, the mosque committee acknowledges its appeal and the mosque will definitely be visited by tourists. “Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has stated that …

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Swan Square Sibu – ‘The Family Shopping Mall’

SIBU: The Swan Square – ‘The Family Shopping Mall’ will be transformed into an international standard shopping haven in town once the outlets with their respective concepts open soon. According to the Swan Square Complex manager Kee Kuong Siong, it will definitely not be an ‘ordinary type’ of shopping complex as it will boast an international standard right here in …

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Demand for houses great, but many potential buyers do not qualify for loans

KUCHING: Demand for houses is there but many potential buyers do not quality for bank loans. Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developer Association (Sheda) Kuching advisor Sim Kiang Cheok said this results in demand to drop and creating many unsold units. The property overhang in Sarawak comprised mostly costly houses such as semi-detached units and luxury apartments, he added. “According …

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Property Sales Data – Q1 2018 (Sarawak)

Breakdown Of Number Of Residential Property Transactions According To Type And District at Sarawak. Source from National Property Information Centre (NAPIC)  

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Govt strives to mitigate rising property prices

KUCHING: The value of real-estate properties in major cities in Sarawak is influenced by market forces, and not by control of any party. However, several initiatives have been implemented by the government via its policies aimed at reducing the financial burden of the people and also balancing out rising property prices, especially housing, says Assistant Minister of Urban Planning, Land …

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Borneo Samariang Water Park @ Kuching

The much-anticipated water theme park in Samariang is expected to open its doors to the public this March 31. The Borneo Samariang Water Park covers a 30-acre site that houses many attractions such as the ‘Kids’ Slide’, a leisure pool, the ‘Aqua Play’, the man-made ‘Mount Mulu Clearwater River and the ‘Pizza Time’ – all located on the ‘Hornbill Island’ …

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