Thursday, June 17, 2021

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Treat Sarawakian, Sabahan artistes fairly

KUCHING: The Wisdom Foundation has called upon the federal government to give justice to artistes of Sabah and Sarawak through effective policymaking in the handing over of the rights of royalty collection and distribution to Music Rights Sabah (MRS)...

Cases declining? What’s the testing rate?

KUCHING: Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii has urged the federal government to be transparent with its Covid-19 data including its testing rates and daily case figures.  He said this should be done instead of giving the impression that the...

Initiatives hoped to lessen SMEs burden

KUCHING: The initiatives introduced by the federal government under the Pemerkasa Plus package is hoped to alleviate the burden of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) following the implementation of the movement control order (MCO). Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk...

State looking forward to vaccine shipment

KUCHING: The state government is looking forward for another vaccine shipment from the federal government. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the shipment is expected weekly as part of the commitment of the...

Pat on the back for federal and state govts

KUCHING: The Malaysian government and the Sarawak state government are constantly thinking of effective initiatives to help alleviate the burden of the people while safeguarding their safety and well-being, said Senator Jaziri Alkaf A. Suffian. The Bersatu Sarawak leader said...

Hopes for fed government to assist M40 group, SMEs

KUCHING: Following the announcement of the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) 6.0 package on Friday, Datuk Sim Kiang Chiok hopes that the federal government would extend the wage subsidies, automatic bank loan moratoriums, and further cash handouts to assist...

Federation calls for economic aid package for SMEs

KUCHING: Federation of Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Divisions Chinese Associations president Datuk Richard Wee hopes that the federal government will come up with an economic aid package to assist especially the small and medium enterprises (SMEs). He pointed out that...

Federal government to supply 4.4 mln doses

KUCHING: The federal government will be supplying 4.4 million doses of vaccine to the state government by the end of August this year. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (Pick) coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin had promised this matter with the State Disaster...

Let the state delegate vaccination appointments

KUCHING: Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing has called on the federal government to delegate the duties related to arranging vaccination appointments to the state government. He said by doing this, the state government will be able to coordinate...

Be transparent over vaccine expenditure

KUCHING: The federal government was urged to be more transparent over their purported expenditure to further instil public confidence in the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NCIP). Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said this is in view of certain quarters...
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