Saturday, October 16, 2021

Dr Sim Kui Hian

Dr Sim hopes for rightful recognition of MA63

KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) president Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian is hopeful that the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be properly recognised under the proposed amendments to the Federal Constitution. “Let’s pray it will be rightfully rectified...

210,600 booster doses from Belgium arrives in Kuching

KUCHING: As many as 210,600 Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines have arrived in the city and will be used as booster doses in Sarawak. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said that the vaccines for booster...

Lack of trash bins at park surprises Dr Sim

KUCHING: While checking on Phase 1 and 2 of the Batu Kawa Riverbank Park project recently, Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian was surprised to find there were no trash bins around. “The landscape architect...

Anti-viral pills potential game changer

KUCHING: A recently introduced experimental anti-viral pill for beating Covid-19 has been described as a potential game changer in the fight against the coronavirus. Pharmaceutical company Merck & Co recently claimed that its experimental oral Covid-19 antiviral drug, Molnupiravir, is...

Booster shot for high-risk groups next week

KUCHING: Sarawak will begin administering the Covid-19 booster dose to high-risk individuals starting next week. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said that the medical experts were now finalising the details on whether to...

Road upgrade works to be expedited

KUCHING: Works to upgrade Jalan Batu Kawa will be expedited by the Public Works Department (JKR), said Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. He said now that the Sarawak’s Southern Zone was allowed to transition...

Conditional approval of Sinovac for youth aged 12 and above welcomed

KUCHING: The decision by the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to give conditional approval for the Sinovac vaccines to be used on those aged 12 and above was welcomed. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui...

Almost all state civil servants vaccinated

KUCHING: Almost all members of the state civil service have received their Covid-19 vaccine jab, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. He said only 40 state civil servants are not vaccinated with four...

Sarawak receives additional oxygen supply

KUCHING: Sarawak has received an addition of 1,006 oxygen cylinders to help boost the state’s hospital capacity amid the spread of Covid-19. In revealing this, Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the oxygen...

Public need to practise self-care

KUCHING: No country in the world can have a successful medical programme, says Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian — if its citizens do not take responsibility for their own health. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor stressed that...
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Vixonsday is top blood donor of the year

By Rachel Mina KUCHING: Vixonsday Francis Ketir was named Malaysian Red Crescent's prestigious top blood donor of the year at...
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