Saturday, April 17, 2021

improve economy

Only change for the better

KUCHING: When it comes to government policies, there is no point in making unnecessary changes. Don’t change just for its own sake, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi. He said there are policies in his...

Adopt modern farming methods

ULU BARAM: Adopt modern farming methods to get good yields and improve your livelihood. This is the message from Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau to rural communities during a two-day programme on the growing of rubber, coffee and vegetables in Long...

Agriculture to improve rural livelihood

KUCHING: Rural dwellers are urged to adopt modern agriculture as it can improve their living standards and realise their economic potential. Local Government Assistant Minister Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil said the state government had set aside RM9 million to conduct...

‘Use allocations to improve economy’

BINTULU: Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom has called on the rural folk to take advantage of the state government allocations to improve their economic status through agricultural activities. The Minister of Utilities pointed this out at the Agriculture Community...

Handicraft sales recovering

KUCHING: After a nosedive in handicraft sales statewide due to the movement control order (MCO) early this year, the figure is slowly recovering. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said sales plummeted to as low as...

Rep calls for full support for CM

SARIKEI: Repok assemblyman Datuk Sri Huang Tiong Sii urged people to give their full support to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said such support was needed for the sake of continuous development, bringing high-impact projects, stabilising...

Realise potential, villagers told

KUCHING: Kampung Selang residents have been reminded to work hard and realise the potential of their village. Assistant Utilities Minister (Water Supply) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the village had a wealth of natural products that residents could make...

Post Covid-19 recovery plan mooted

KUCHING: The state government is mulling a plan to revive the economy in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that the economic landscape will change post Covid-19 and the government was...

Pay cut is peanuts to the economy

KUCHING: The concept of taking pay cuts by government servants would not substantially help restart the economy. Malaysia Trade Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo said it would be more ‘symbolic’ than anything else. He said better measures to improve...

‘Spend energy improving economy instead of politicking’

KUCHING: Malaysia cannot afford to have the ongoing political instability to exacerbate the deterioration of the economy. Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) secretary-general Jonathan Chai said the world economy had yet to recover from the negative impacts of the trade war between the US and China,...
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Change or more of the same?

The rights of some must not be enjoyed by denying the rights of others. Neither can we permit states’...
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