Thursday, April 15, 2021

Covid 19 red zone

Sibu-Kuching express boat service temporarily suspended

SIBU: The Sibu-Sarikei-Tanjung Manis-Kuching express boat service has been temporarily suspended today till further notice after Sibu was categorised as a Covid-19 red zone. Sibu region Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) assistant controller Hatta Morshidi said the suspension was an initiative...

Re-opening of taska a relief to operators

BY SITI NURAIN RATANI KUCHING: The decision of the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to allow childcare centres (taska) to re-operate even though Kuching is still categorised as a red zone has provided some relief to all the operators of...

Situation in Sarawak doesn’t warrant emergency

KUCHING: The Covid-19 situation in Sarawak does not warrant an emergency declaration, said Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) president Voon Lee Shan. He said under Article 150 of the Federal Constitution, for emergency to be declared, the three prerequisites are a...

All private childcare centres allowed to reopen, except in Kuching

SIBU: All private childcare centres and kindergartens in Sarawak, except those in Kuching, are allowed to reopen with immediate effect.  This was said by Chairman of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) Clarence Ting yesterday (Nov 11). However, those in Kuching (red zone)...

Only Kuching schools closed for time being

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas has emphasised that, for the time being, only schools and educational institutions in Kuching District will be closed. “Kuching District is certainly close to the districts of Serian, Lundu, and Kota...

Taska, tadika will also close

KUCHING: All taska (nurseries) and tadika (kindergartens) in Kuching District will also be closed from tomorrow until Nov 13, said Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. This was because of the rising number of Covid-19 cases and the declaration of Kuching Disttrict...

Schools in Kuching District will be closed starting tomorrow till Nov 13

KUCHING: All schools and educational institutions in Kuching District will be closed from Oct 30 until Nov 13 because of the rising number of positive cases. Thus, was announced by the Education Ministry (MoE) on Wednesday. “This will involve a total...

No need for EMCO in Kuching District

KUCHING: It is unnecessary to impose the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) for the whole of Kuching District despite the city's declaration as a Covid-19 red zone. In stating this, State Disaster Management Committee chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas...

Only schools with Covid-19 cases allowed to close

BY NOOR SYAHHIRA HADY KUCHING: Schools are not allowed to close even though Kuching Division has been declared a Covid-19 red zone. According to the deputy director of the State Education Department Dr Abang Hut Abang Engkeh, schools cannot simply close...

Village quiet as lockdown begins

KUCHING: Kampung Haji Baki here was unusually quiet on Wednesday. The usual hustle and bustle of the village came to a grinding halt after the government enforced the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) in it. Almost 4,200 residents from 530 houses...
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Tugboat detained by MMEA

MIRI: A tugboat was detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Miri Maritime Zone at about 3.4 nautical...
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