Friday, July 23, 2021

Covid-19 situation

Three projects not fully completed due to pandemic

SIBU: Three Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) projects involving the construction of two wet markets and a food court could not be fully completed this year due to the Covid-19 movement control order (MCO). The projects are the Pasar Sungai Merah,...

Where is your priority – people’s lives or political agenda?

KUCHING: Shrug off your political agenda and prioritise people’s health and lives! This clear message to political parties – not just the opposition but the ruling coaling as well – came from SUPP Youth Central. “At this critical moment in the...

Don’t bastardise our nation

I think a failed state is the responsibility of the people who have made that state fail, and those are generally the people of that country.—  Lakhdar Brahimi, Algerian diplomat I don’t want to seem melodramatic but the fact is...

GPS will continue to stand tall

KUCHING: The Covid-19 situation may affect the coming state election by bringing about new rules for campaigning or even new ways of voting, but it will certainly not impact the outcome — Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will continue to...

Hello, get your facts right, says MP

KUCHING: Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sarawak’s Tanjung Batu assemblyman Chiew Ching Sing has been urged to get his facts right before attacking the Sarawak government’s effort to curb the Covid-19 situation. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said that...

State Legislature will continue if Emergency is extended

KUCHING: The tenure of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) will continue indefinitely should the Yang di-Pertuan Agong decides to extend the Emergency if the Covid-19 situation does not improve after August 1. Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk...

SDMC reviews entry procedure into Sarawak

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is reviewing the entry procedure into the state following amendments made by the Ministry of Health (MoH) to the Covid-19 screening guidelines for arrivals at the country’s international entry points. “SDMC took note...

Time to break mental health taboo

The impact of Covid-19on society has broughtthe importance ofmental healthto the forefront. BY DATUK MOHAMMAD MEDAN ABDULLAH An important aspect that is often neglected or overlooked is the psychological stress and state of the overall mental health of the people going...

More party leaders granted audience by Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: Several more leaders of political parties were granted separate audiences by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at Istana Negara here today. PAS deputy president Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, who is also Environment and Water...

Pandemic, MCO hit businesses in Mukah hard

MUKAH: A coffee shop here, which used to earn a reasonable income during the good times, now makes a mere RM30 a day during the ongoing statewide movement control order (MCO). A kampua mee seller, who used to sell about...
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Sarawak spirit shines during Covid-19

KUCHING: The Sarawak spirit has been fully exemplified by concerned citizens and frontliners during the battle against Covid-19, says...
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