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Socso contributors get RM1.296 billion

KUCHING: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has channeled RM1.296 billion to Sarawakians through the economic stimulus packages announced by the federal government following the Covid-19 pandemic. Its chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Datuk Aziz Mohammed said the aid...

SDMC to redefine travel permits from zone to zone

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) will redefine and clarify the conditions upon which permits can be issued for movement from zone to zone, with details to be announced on Friday (Apr 16). SDMC chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah...

DDMCs empowered to decide on school reopening

KUCHING: The Sibu and Bintulu Divisional Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) are empowered to decide on schools reopening or closure in their respective localities. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the divisional committees could come...

Sarawak records 512 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 512 Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday (April 15), bringing the state’s tally to 21,960. This is the third time daily cases in Sarawak have exceeded the half-thousand mark, with the highest being 607 cases recorded on April...

Sufficient supply of chicken during festive seasons

KUCHING: There will be sufficient supply of chicken and at affordable prices throughout the festive seasons of Hari Raya Puasa and Gawai Dayak. The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Sarawak, in a statement today (April 15), assured...

Smart area boon for property demand

KUCHING: Incorporating different technologies to build a smart city provides a much livable and safer city for residents and tourists. For a developer to build properties in a council area that uses smart city technologies in its administration and management...

Call to limit scope of Malaya’s territorial powers

KUCHING: Sarawak has suggested that Putrajaya limit the scope of Malaya under the Territorial Sea Act 2012 (Act 750) . Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the introduction of the Act in Parliament was in breach of...

New Federal Secretary visits Abang Johari

KUCHING: The new Sarawak Federal Secretary Datuk Amir Omar today paid a courtesy call on Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg at his office in Wisma Bapa Malaysia here. Amir, who replaced Datuk Mohammad Shahabuddin Omar who retired...

Pasai Cluster ends, six clusters remain in Sibu

SIBU: The super spreader and main trigger of the Covid-19 pandemic in Sarawak, the Pasai Cluster, has finally ended, Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) announced on Tuesday. Detected on January 8 and was declared as a new cluster by the...

State records 489 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded 489 new positive Covid-19 cases today, bringing the state’s tally to 21,448. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 99 of these cases were reported in Kuching District, Sri Aman (76), Sibu (75), Miri (50), Bintulu (48),...

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Socso contributors get RM1.296 billion

KUCHING: The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has channeled RM1.296 billion to Sarawakians through the economic stimulus packages announced by...