Monday, August 16, 2021

Covid 19 pandemic

Remain focused on pandemic

KUCHING: As political uncertainty in Malaya continues, Sarawakians have been urged to continue to focus on curbing Covid-19. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian, in making this call, said that many Malaysians were busy...

Health workers slog on despite stress

KUCHING: The Covid-19 pandemic has yet to show any sign of decline, in fact, the number of positive cases reported every day is on the rise. Even more tragic, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah in his Facebook...

A paradigm shift needed to see opportunities

By Datuk Mohammad Medan Abdullah The Covid-19 pandemic that is currently raging across the world has brought into sharp focus the subject of personal and public hygiene.   The spotlight on personal and public hygiene is important and timely because it helps...

Focus on Covid-19 first, election later

KUCHING: Locals here are in full support of Gabungan Parti Sarawak’s (GPS) view that holding a state election amid the Covid-19 pandemic is risky. New Sarawak Tribune spoke to members of the public in a survey on Sunday (May 16),...

Give cash aid to affected businesses

KUCHING: The state government is urged to consider giving cash assistance to businesses affected by the spread of Covid-19 cases in their vicinity. “This includes legitimate businesses that are not allowed to open during this period including gyms, entertainment, reflexology...

Looking to the skies with hope

KUCHING: With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting almost every economic sector including the job market, many fresh graduates are facing challenges in securing employment. Trainee pilots are also in the same boat given how the aviation industry is one of the...

Hope Place provides aid to 148 in Lundu

KUCHING: Hope Place Kuching continues to lend a helping hand to needy families affected by the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the state. The non-governmental organisation together with H&L Supermarket Group recently responded to an urgent call to help 148 families...

No end to pandemic without equal vaccine access

PARIS: Developing new Covid-19 vaccines will fail to end the pandemic unless all countries receive doses in a fast and fair manner, disease experts warned Saturday. As several nations consider implementing vaccine passports when international travel resumes, the authors of...

MCO ‘forces’ hotels, traders to change business strategies for survival

PORT DICKSON: The movement control order (MCO) which is currently being implemented is forcing almost all traders and hotels to change their business strategies for survival. Klana Beach Resort Port Dickson manager Che Dzarudin Che Omar said his party had...

Revamp national welfare system

KUCHING: The federal government should revamp the national welfare system to fully address the issues faced by the public during the Covid-19 pandemic. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development (KWKPK) Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah suggested improvements could...
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Studying locally can put parents at ease

KUCHING: In view of the current worrying Covid-19 pandemic situation worldwide, local youth should consider studying at Malaysian higher...
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