Thursday, April 15, 2021

Bintulu

New cluster at Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Bintulu

KUCHING: The State Health Department (JKNS) has declared a new cluster in Bintulu District called the Jalan Sultan Iskandar Cluster. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said this is a workplace cluster involving Covid-19 infections...

Stricter SOPs for Bintulu unavoidable

KUCHING: The anti-pandemic standard operating procedures (SOPs) in Bintulu division will be tightened, said Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom. “I empathise with anyone who feels the SOPs are a burden. We are not imposing the SOPs willy-nilly...

Briefly closed for sanitisation

BINTULU: The Land and Survey Department (JTS) Bintulu division temporarily ceased its office operations starting from yesterday until further notice. JTS in a statement today stated that it was a safety and health precautionary measures for sanitisation works following the...

Give Bintulu more medical staff, equipment

KUCHING: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been urged to provide Bintulu with more medical staff and equipment in view of the increasing Covid-19 cases in the district. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said he made an official...

Longhouses get upgraded road

BINTULU:The upgrading road project to Gajah and Latip longhouses in Balingian, Mukah has been completed. The project was carried out under the Kakus's assemblyman Datuk John Sikie Tayai's Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) 2020. According to Sikie who is also Assistant Minister...

Dept’s temporary closure on Monday

BINTULU: The Divisional Land and Survey Department here will temporarily close office operations on Monday (April 12) April 2021. The department in a statement on Sunday (April 11) said the office will begin operating as usual on Tuesday (April 13). "Therefore,...

Close by 10pm or face consequences

KUCHING: Errant entertainment outlets in Bintulu were reminded to observe the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) and close their premises by 10pm. Its MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said some refused to abide by the guidelines issued and continued...

Bintulu’s cases could spike like in Sibu

KUCHING: The Bintulu district, with its surge in the number of cases, could be like what happened in Sibu if left uncontrolled, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Unless the infection transmission curve...

Try not to go to Bintulu

KUCHING: Kakus constituents residing in Tatau District are urged to not go to Bintulu District unless necessary. Assistant Native Laws and Customs Minister Datuk John Sikie Tayai reminded that this was to break the Covid-19 transmission chain. “Likewise, for those who...

Smelting plant slightly damaged by fire

KUCHING: Press Metal's new Phase 3 smelting plant in Samalaju Industrial Park, Bintulu was slightly damaged in a fire early Saturday morning. The fire damaged only one out of the total 300 smelting pots in the plant, said Press Metal...
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