Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Border Protection

Borders need to be protected

KUCHING: Sarawak’s borders will need to be protected after the Covid-19 immunisation programme is completed, says Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “If we can conduct the vaccination fast enough, the virus will not be...

Proposal to use AI in border surveillance

KUCHING: If fences or walls are built along the Sarawak-Kalimantan border to address illegal entry, they should be equipped with the latest technology, including artificial intelligence (AI) to assist in surveillance and monitoring. This was proposed by Sarawak Community Policing...

Latest weapons for possible attacks

GOF border operations KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) Sarawak Brigade is improving the equipment for its personnel and officers at the state’s borders. GOF Sarawak Brigade Commander SAC Mancha Ata said this included providing the latest weapons in preparation for...

Our border police are prepared

KUCHING: Police personnel on duty at Sarawak’s borders are prepared to face any threat that could harm the peace and security of the state. Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail assured that so far, there have been no cases of...

ATM constantly improving Covid-19 ‘Ops Benteng’

KUCHING: The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) is constantly improving the ‘Ops Benteng’ maritime and land border control in view of the Covid-19 situation in the country. MAF commander Gen Tan Sri Datuk Seri Affendi Buang stated that the alertness aspect was...

Border posts to ramp up security

KUCHING: Two permanent border posts will be established to fortify security at the Sarawak-Kalimantan border. The posts will be located at Tapak Megah, some 20km from the border and Long Singut, which is 15km from the border, said Deputy Chief...

Nation’s borders not fully open

KUCHING: Malaysia has yet to fully open its borders to foreign countries as a step to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Deputy Health Minister Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang said. However, Malaysia is opening its borders to Singapore with...

Top Glove reaches out to US CBP over detention order on disposable gloves

KUALA LUMPUR: Top Glove Corporation Bhd (Top Glove) said the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have placed a detention order effective yesterday on disposable gloves manufactured by two of its subsidiaries, Top Glove Sdn Bhd and TG Medical...
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Strict border control to block South African Covid-19 variant

KUCHING: Strict border control is still necessary to prevent the South African Covid-19 variant, said to be more contagious,...
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