Thursday, June 24, 2021

lockdown period

RM5.6 mln worth of food aid distributed

KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development (KWKPK) has provided over RM5.6 million worth of food aid to people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as of February this year. The food aid was provided to...

Productive lockdowns for arts proponents

Two educationists did not waste much time brooding over the various lockdowns since the movement control order (MCO) was imposed in March last year. Instead, they made full use of their artistic talent and produced commendable artworks and thereby fulfilling...

Beef products for folk of Kpg Sungai Maong

KUCHING: Supreme Group today contributed 200 packets of beef products to the residents of Kampong Sungai Maong here. Present to hand over the food assistance was the group executive vice-chairman Datuk Richard Wee Liang Chiat witnessed by PBB Satok deputy...

Headmen, JKKKs tasked to monitor movement of longhouse residents

BETONG: Headmen and members of the security and development committees (JKKK) from nine longhouses here have been tasked to carry out a comprehensive community policing programme. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the longhouses were under lockdown...

No baby boom despite prolonged lockdown

KUCHING: Had the predictions of many hopeful people come to pass, lots of babies would have been born in Sarawak by now. As it is, the predictions are total duds. On the contrary, there was actually a drop in the...

MP distributes food items to area under CMCO

KUCHING: Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang sent food supplies as immediate assistance to frontliners and residents in Kampung Bedega, Serian today. Kampung Bedega in Serian has been undergoing an conditional movement control order (CMCO) starting two days ago after a...

Be disciplined, comply with SOPs

KUCHING: Be disciplined, comply with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to stop the Covid-19 transmission or face another lockdown.  This is the advice given by Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing to the public. He said...

Another lockdown will upset economic growth

KUCHING: Another complete lockdown in the country will upset economic growth, severely impacting businesses and push up unemployment rate, said economist Datuk Dr Madeline Berma. She said if Malaysia decided to impose another lockdown, the country’s gross domestic product (GDP)...

Increase testing during infections’ surge

KUCHING: The Health Ministry has been urged to increase its Covid-19 testing capacity and not limit tests to only those with symptoms. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said this was particularly crucial amidst the spike in cases nationwide as...

From hobbies to business

Five white collar individuals found a different calling during the movement control order (MCO). With ample time on their hands, they turned their hobbies to a side hustle, starting home-run bakeries and food businesses, to cater for the ever...
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Do we need at RM600K ambulance?

KUCHING: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba was urged to explain the need to procure 500 negative pressure...
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