Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sarah Hafizah Chandra

Hope for quick implementation of booster shot

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom has expressed hope that the booster dose would be implemented as soon as possible. The Utilities Minister said this is because it is evident that vaccines can reduce the severity of the coronavirus...

Booster shots should include everyone

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah welcomes the government's decision to start administering Covid-19 vaccine booster shots. However, the Sarawak Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family, and Child Development Minister said the shots should also include others in the population besides frontliners...

Booster shot beneficial

KUCHING: A Covid-19 vaccine booster shot will be beneficial, says Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. The Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) believed that there should be no issue in making the booster shot mandatory. “This...

MBKS conducts dine-in inspection at ICOM Square

KUCHING: Kuching City South Council (MBKS) conducted checks on standard operating procedure (SOP) compliance by eateries following the lifting of the dine-in ban effective Monday (Sept 20). MBKS said mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng and councillors, MBKS officers and MBKS...

Fed govt should not appeal court’s decision

Malaysian citizenship KUCHING: The federal government should not appeal the recent High Court’s ruling that children born abroad be accorded automatic citizenship regardless of if the Malaysian parent is the father or mother. The Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family...

Appeal will prolong sufferings of those affected

Malaysian citizenship   KUCHING: The federal government’s decision to appeal the High Court’s ruling on citizenship rights to children born abroad regardless whether the Malaysian parent is the father or mother will only prolong the suffering of those affected. Sarawak United...

Slight decrease in cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 2,707 Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Sept 19), a slight decrease in comparison to the previous day’s 2,929 cases.  The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said of the total number of cases, 2,700 or 99.74 percent were in...

State records highest daily fatalities with 20 cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 20 Covid-19 deaths on Sunday (Sept 19), the highest recorded by the state within 24 hours. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the latest fatalities pushed the death toll to 689 cases to date. Twelve of the...

Community-based social support centre setup praised

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah has commended the Divine Will Society (DWS) for setting up a community-based social support centre in 7th Mile near here. The Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister said this was an exemplary...

Continuing the drive to help others

KUCHING: The donation of three units of three-storey shoplots at Kota Sentosa for the Divine Will Society (DWS) by the family of the late Datuk Sim Swee Yong, is in honour of continuing his charity work and drive to...

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