Wednesday, July 21, 2021

covid 19 crisis

Catholic church collecting donations for India

KUCHING: Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kuching, Most Reverend Simon Poh has announced that the church’s collection (money contribution) in the Kuching Archdiocese starting Sunday (May 16) will go towards helping India which is facing a Covid-19 crisis. He said public...

Amid crisis, find opportunities

KUCHING: The people must make the best out of a bad situation amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “Although the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a crisis, in every crisis there are opportunities that...

Airline’s debt to balloon to $550 bln by year-end

KUALA LUMPUR: The airline industry’s debt could rise to $550 billion ($1= RM4.36) by year-end, a massive 28 per cent or $120 billion increase over levels at the start of the year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In...

Success of Covid-19 fight hangs on community

KUCHING: Whether or not the country will prevail or falter in its war against Covid-19 will be down to the collective effort by the people, said Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee. He said at the...

AirAsia well-positioned to weather Covid-19 crisis

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group is well-positioned to weather the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, supported by its cash position as well as brand strength and value, according to Brand Finance. The independent brand valuation consultancy recently released its annual report on the most valuable...

Abide by MCO during Ramadan, Gawai: Abang Jo

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg urged Sarawakians to continue complying with the movement control order (MCO) as the rate of Covid-19 fatalities in the state is still high. He said that the public’s compliance is important...

Strategy right decision, says KGBS

KUCHING: Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers’ Union (KGBS) applauded the Education Ministry for coming up with a post-movement control order (MCO) Education Strategy amidst the challenging education scenario in the country. KGBS president Ahmad Malie described the strategy announced by Senior Minister...

Bridge the digital divide in education

KUALA LUMPUR: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has urged the government to prioritise bridging the digital divide in its education policies in response to Covid-19. In a statement yesterday it said, the ministry could use IDEAS’s Brief Ideas publication...

Cuts in revenues, demand in airlines

KUALA LUMPUR: The Covid-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues dropping by $314 billion in 2020, a 55 per cent decline compared to 2019, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its latest updated analysis on the...

Process travel passes online: Idris

KUCHING: Muara Tuang Assemblyman Datuk Idris Buang has suggested that the inter-district travel passes during the movement control order (MCO) period be processed online to prevent overcrowding at District Offices, Resident Offices, or police stations. He proposed that a one-stop centre...
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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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