Thursday, July 22, 2021

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Travel bubbles can help boost economy

KUCHING: The establishment of travel bubbles would benefit the country economically, said Plantation and Commodities Deputy Minister Datuk Willie Mongin, who pointed out that they have been mentioned by the federal and state tourism ministries. Travel bubbles, also known as...

15-year tourism master plan to help industry recover

BY ALVERDTEKOSTER ANYAP KUCHING: The 15-year Third Sarawak Tourism Master Plan will assist the state’s tourism industry in recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said his ministry would work together with the...

Cash aid for women entrepreneurs

KUCHING: Women entrepreneurs whose businesses were negatively affected by Covid-19 will be given grants to help them recover. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in announcing this said, RM2,000 in cash will be given to them. “Previously, we gave...

10,921 applied for entrepreneur grants

KUCHING: A total of 10,921 women entrepreneurs have applied for grants to help them recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, said Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. She said the current RM2 million allocation...

‘Avoid too much politics’

KUALA PILAH: Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali yesterday advised various quarters not to play too much politics as the focus of the government now is the people’s health and the...

RMCO allows people, businesses to generate income

KUALA LUMPUR: The gradual opening of the economy and the implementation of the Recovery movement control order (RMCO) have enabled the people and businesses to start generating income and repay their financial loans. Minister of Finance Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul...

Approaches to tackle economic problems

KUCHING: Sarawak is preparing itself with both short- and long-term approaches to tackle economic problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that in terms of the short-term approach, projects which had been...

Embrace the opportunities provided, businesses urged

SIBU: The economic recovery plan (Penjana) announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin Friday is an affirmation of the government’s focus to restart, recover, revitalise and reform the country’s economy that has been badly hit by the covid-19...

New approaches needed in new normal: MP

KUCHING: The holding of a one-day parliamentary sitting next Monday (May 18) has provoked mixed reactions from MPs, said Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni. He said Parliament should rethink a solution and possible approaches to conduct the sitting in the...

Economic recovery plan expected end-May

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will be announcing a six-month economic recovery plan by the end of this month to resuscitate the country’s economy post-Covid-19. International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said the pandemic has impacted global markets, including Malaysia. “Businesses have...
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Teenage motorcyclist rams Rela man at roadblock

PADAWAN: A People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) personnel suffered injuries after he was rammed by a teenage motorcyclist attempting to...
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