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A quieter 33rd Kuching City Day due to pandemic

KUCHING: Kuching South City Council (MBKS) has toned down its 33rd Kuching City Day this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng. In his message in conjunction with the annual City Day on Sunday (Aug...

50 given food aid under Ukas Ziarah event

KUCHING: A total of 50 recipients received contributions in the form of food essentials under the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) Ziarah programme which was held yesterday. Repok Assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii remarked that the food contribution is...

Business resumption brings back smiling faces

MUKAH: Operators of food and drink stalls at Mukah Food Street Market here are all smiles as they have been allowed to resume business since about two weeks ago. Like other business entities, they are still required to follow the...

Vaccines not magic bullets

KUCHING: Sarawakians are reminded to remain vigilant at all times and adhere to the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) despite being fully vaccinated. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said the public must continue to exercise caution to avoid...

Use emergency period to reform elections

KUCHING: The state government must use the current localised Emergency period to implement necessary reforms to ensure a safe election. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said this includes ensuring Sarawakians who are staying outside the state can take part...

Reach out to masses when it’s safe

KUCHING: As soon as it is safe, Sarawak’s leaders should go back to the people for a mandate, said Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “Let the people decide who is competent, who works and...

Don’t politicise Emergency proclamation

KUCHING: Political analyst Dr Lee Kuok Tiung hopes that no politicians will try to politicise the proclamation of Emergency for Sarawak until Feb 2 next year with accusations or claims that certain parties want to avoid the state election...

Having election would be disastrous

MIRI: Mayor Adam Yii has expressed his most sincere appreciation towards Yang Dipertuan Agong for extending the State of Emergency in Sarawak until February 2 next year. The current nationwide Emergency was to expire on August 1 , 2021, and...

More B40 entrepreneurs to benefit from RAKYATpreneur 2.0 programme

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd (Bank Rakyat) has launched the RAKYATpreneur 2.0 programme today; a social financial initiative to help asnaf entrepreneurs by equipping them with skills and knowledge needed to expand their business. Launched by Entrepreneur Development...

DUN to dissolve next Feb 3

KUCHING: Barring any early revocation of the Emergency by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in consultation with the Yang di-Pertua Negeri, the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) will only be dissolved on Feb 3 next year. State Legal Counsel Datuk Seri JC...
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Stricter SOP, proper guidelines needed

KUCHING: A more stringent standard operating procedure (SOP) and proper guidelines are needed for the upcoming state election to...
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