Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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Accelerate National Recovery Plan to ensure survival of non-essential sectors

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has called on the government to urgently accelerate the National Recovery Plan (NRP) to Phase Three and Phase Four to ensure the survival of businesses, particularly those in the non-essential sectors such...

Big companies urged to help through windfall tax

KUCHING: Small businesses severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic need to be assisted to ensure their survival. Dayak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) vice- president Datuk Janang Bungsu said unaffected big companies should extend a helping hand through a...

Kuching Eateries Volunteers Team does bit to help boost sales

KUCHING: Kuching Eateries Volunteers Team, led by Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) vice-president Datuk Lily Yong,  is helping eatery operators in 22 locations promote their business. Yong said the Kuching Eateries hotline would assist eatery operators here to get through...

Allow OKUs getting GKP to receive BPR aid also

KUCHING: Persatuan Anak Sarawak Istimewa (Perais) is urging the federal government to include people with disabilities (OKU) receiving the Geran Perniagaan (GKP) for the Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) assistance. Perais president Rapelson Richard Hamit on Thursday (July 8) said the...

Allow dine-in for two

KUCHING: Many food operators are urging the government to allow dine-in — at least for two persons — at eateries nationwide in order to prevent more businesses from going bankrupt during this pandemic. Currently, no one is allowed to dine...

Association welcomes economic aid but wants more done

KUCHING: The country's latest economic recovery package, called Pemulih, will have limited impact in assisting small and medium enterprises (SMEs), with only RM5.1 billion allocated for the group, said SME Association of Sarawak. Having said that, the association welcomed the...

Extend MCO but please help us

KUCHING: Despite its severe negative effects on the economy, the public are supportive of the government’s move should it decide to extend the current movement control order (MCO). Many understand that the implementation of the MCO is for the safety...

Express bus operators seek government assistance

BY IBRAHIM MAHSEN SIBU: Express bus operators under the Sarawak Bus Transport Companies Association (SBTCA) whose incomes have been affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic have applied for government assistance in order to sustain their operations. SBTCA honorary secretary William Chan...

MP buys crops from lockdown-hit residents

KUCHING: Longhouse residents affected by the lockdown order in Bintulu heaved a sigh of relief as two tonnes of their unsold crops were bought by local MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. “As promised, the Bintulu parliamentary constituency service centre...

Pandemic, MCO hit businesses in Mukah hard

MUKAH: A coffee shop here, which used to earn a reasonable income during the good times, now makes a mere RM30 a day during the ongoing statewide movement control order (MCO). A kampua mee seller, who used to sell about...
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TVS Programme for Wednesday July 21, 2021

00:00   Sejahtera Asia Plus 31 00:30   Past, Present & Future 2 01:00   Hias (S4) 5 01:30   Suara Wanita (S3) 1 02:00   Iris Sofiya...
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