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Compound exemption initiative for business owners extended until Dec 31

PUTRAJAYA: The compound exemption for delay in registering new businesses, as well as for renewal of business registrations under the Business Registration Act 1956 has been extended until December 31. This was announced by Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister...

Ministry to ensure stimulus package benefits businessmen

KUCHING: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) is committed to ensuring that targeted entrepreneurs would benefit from the federal government’s Pemerkasa programme. Its minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the stimulus package for economic recovery focused...

Entrepreneur beats challenges with grit

KUCHING: Starting a business is a big achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining it is a larger challenge. There are many challenges every business faces, whether they are large or small. These include things such as hiring the right people,...

Halt businesses for now

KUCHING: Non-essential businesses in Sibu are urged to close temporarily to make way for the imposition of the movement control order (MCO). Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) chairman Clarence Ting said the purpose of the movement restrictions was to limit the...

CMCO will affect businesses

KUCHING: The Federation of Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Divisions Chinese Associations president Datuk Richard Wee hopes that the business community will be able to fine-tune their practices in alignment with the conditional movement control order (CMCO). “There will definitely be...

Survey to identify challenges by businesses

KUCHING: The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sarawak (ACCCIS) had made a survey of business and economic conditions covering the second half of 2020 as well as forecast for 2021. ACCCIS stated that the survey specifically designed...

Business owners can stop people from entering their premises

KUALA LUMPUR: Owners of business premises are allowed to inspect customer’s wrists and ban those with a quarantine wristband from entering their outlets, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said business owners could also lodge...

Foreigner detained in Covid-19 SOP check

MIRI: A foreigner was detained while 16 others were slapped with compounds following a Covid-19 SOP check on entertainment outlets in Permyjaya here, Tuesday night. Miri police chief ACP Lim Meng Seah said the integrated operation was carried out between...

Working from home, is it the ideal situation?

Working from home may sound like an ideal situation. What could be better than simply rolling out of bed and arriving at your home office in moments, without the hassles of first making yourself presentable and then commuting to...

From rocks to ice-creams

BY SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA Studying abroad for five years definitely helped to change Hamizan Zaidi’s perspective in life.  For the 26-year-old, a geological engineering graduate from University of British Columbia, Canada, his experience living and studying in a foreign country helped...
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National Security Council releases updated SOPs for red zones

KUCHING: Under the latest conditional movement control order (CMCO) standard operating procedures (SOPs), spa, reflexology, and massage centres in...
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