Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Covid-19 SOPs

Ready to welcome students back

BAU: Polytechnic Kuching, Community College Kuching, and Mas Gading Community College are ready to open their doors to students for the 2021/2022 session, said Dr Zubaidah Aman. The Deputy Director-General of the Community College and Polytechnic Education Department made the...

Call to set up voting station exclusively for vulnerable groups

KUCHING: The Election Commission (EC) should set up a dedicated voting station for vulnerable groups such as the elderly during the polls, a political analyst has suggested. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak's Professor Datuk Mohd Fadzil Abdul Rahman said this initiative needed...

Keeping kids safe during interstate visits

BY NURQALBY MOHD REDA WHEN the government gave the green light for fully-vaccinated people to travel interstate beginning Oct 11, many Malaysians hit the road almost immediately to go on a holiday or visit their parents or family members who...

12th State Election: No new face for PRS

KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) will not field any new candidate in the forthcoming 12th state election. The party has decided to retain all its incumbents, disclosed its youth chief, who is also Balai Ringin assemblyman Datuk Snowdan Lawan. “We’ve submitted...

Use relaxation of travel restrictions wisely

BALINGIAN: The permission given by the authorities in allowing inter-district and inter-state travel should be utilised wisely, says Balingian assemblyman Abdul Yakub Arbi. “We must always ensure that we take care of ourselves whenever we go out. “Always follow the standard...

Politeknik Mukah to host webinars on SMEs

MUKAH: Politeknik Mukah (PMU) will hold the Sarawak-level academic webinar on Friday (Oct 22) and next Tuesday (Oct 26). This is in conjunction with the national-level academic month themed ‘Akademia Diperkasa, Digitalisasi Dibudaya’. The programme, which will run from 2.30pm to...

Fresh Covid-19 SOPs for O&G workers coming up

MIRI: The state is drawing up new standard operating procedures (SOPs) to tackle the increasing number of coronavirus-infected employees in the oil and gas sector. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Lee Kim Shin said these workers and their family members were...

SDMC reiterates conditions for entering Sarawak

KUCHING: Individuals wishing to enter Sarawak still need to apply through the EnterSarawak as well as comply with the application conditions. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) added that applicants needed to include proofs of complete vaccination status and negative...

enterSarawak: Move may affect state’s tourism sector

KUCHING: Although the move to require individuals who wish to enter Sarawak to apply for permission on the enterSarawak website is a good standard operating procedure (SOP) to practise, it may hinder the number of visitors coming into Sarawak. This...

Continue to be responsible, adhere to SOPs

BY RACHEL MINA KUCHING: Sarawakians are relieved that they can now travel within and across the state. During a public poll conducted by New Sarawak Tribune, the public responded positively to the government's decision to allow inter-state and inter-district travel, with...
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Immediate transfer for unvaxxed teachers

SEMARIANG: Immediate disciplinary action will be taken against teachers who continue to refuse Covid-19 vaccinations before Nov 1. “They will...
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