Friday, April 16, 2021

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Authority grants conditional approval to Covid-19 vaccines

PUTRAJAYA: The Drug Control Authority (DCA), in a meeting today, granted conditional approval to three Covid-19 vaccines for use to curb the spread of the Covid-19 infection in the country said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. Dr...

State to wait for approval from authority

KUCHING: The state government will wait for the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Authority’s (NPRA) approval for the use of the Sinovac vaccines. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said Sarawak will work closely with the...

No short-cut for approval of Covid-19 vaccine to be in Malaysian market

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no short cut for Covid-19 vaccines to enter the Malaysian market as they are subject to strict conditions to ensure they are safe, effective and of quality. Malaysian Pharmacists Society president Amrahi Buang said Covid-19 vaccines...

Act amended to spur growth of co-op sector

KUALA LUMPUR: Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Bhd (Angkasa) expects the cooperative (co-op) sector to continue to grow rapidly with improvements made to the Cooperative Societies Act 1993 (Act 502). Chairman Datuk Abdul Fattah Abdullah said the Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill...

i-CATS is now a University College

KUCHING: The International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak (i-CATS) is now a recognised University College after receiving approval from the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). “With the recent approval by MOHE, i-CATS is now known as i-CATS University College or...

Agro Bank to install ATM in Gedong

KUCHING: Gedong folk can now heave a sigh of relief as they are set to enjoy Agro Bank automated teller machine (ATM) services by the end of the year. Assistant International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development Minister...

State has applied for digital banking licence

KUCHING: Sarawak has applied for a digital banking licence and is awaiting approval from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), revealed Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. Pointing out that the move was in...

Be patient

THERE is no date yet for the construction of the Sibu Outer Link road which is slated to be carried out under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), said Infrastructure and Ports Development Assistant Minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi. “The proposal for...

Unimas renames knowledge centre

BY SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA KOTA SAMARAHAN: After 26 years of being known as the Centre for Academic Information Services (Cais), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak’s (Unimas) library has been rebranded officially as ‘Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Rahman Ya’kub’ (PeTARY). The Unimas Board of Directors...

Prompt approval needed

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) was urged to issue prompt approval to Sarawakians seeking to return to Sarawak through Sabah and Labuan. Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Sarawak vice-chairman Roland Engan said there were two individuals from Baram who...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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