Tuesday, July 27, 2021

MCO

MCO is an outdated strategy

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing is of the opinion that the movement control order (MCO) is an outdated strategy. “I have said it many times, but the Ministry of Health or Kuala Lumpur...

Nasi Hensem to whet your appetite

KUCHING: Local food seller, Aini Salamiah Osaha believes in being creative when marketing her products. The ‘Nasi Hensem’ seller says creativity is very important to enable traders to attract customers' attention. In addition to emphasising product variety, she also ensures that...

Things I want to do after Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly put to a halt many things. We could no longer practice our regular routines, and we need to take extra precautions whenever we are outdoors. However, with ongoing large scale vaccinations, there is a...

1,142 construction sites in operation since June 1, 209 violate SOP

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 933 of the 1,142 construction sites that are in operation nationwide since implementation of movement control under the National Recovery Plan last June 1 complied with the stipulated standard operating procedures (SOP), said Works...

Three projects not fully completed due to pandemic

SIBU: Three Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) projects involving the construction of two wet markets and a food court could not be fully completed this year due to the Covid-19 movement control order (MCO). The projects are the Pasar Sungai Merah,...

58-year-old man succumbs to Covid-19 on Wednesday

KUCHING: A 58-year-old man succumbed to Covid-19 on Wednesday (July 21), one day after testing positive. The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the victim, identified as death case 450, was from Serian and had high blood pressure, diabetes and...

Accelerate National Recovery Plan to ensure survival of non-essential sectors

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has called on the government to urgently accelerate the National Recovery Plan (NRP) to Phase Three and Phase Four to ensure the survival of businesses, particularly those in the non-essential sectors such...

19 compounded for SOP violation

KUCHING: Police issued 19 compounds to errant individuals for violating the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of the movement control order (MCO) yesterday (July 19). The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said Kuching recorded the most compounds with 11, followed by...

Storage space for The Salvation Army, anyone?

KUCHING: The Salvation Army has received a large number of items donated by the public since the start of the movement control order (MCO). This has resulted in its warehouse getting overflowed due to its limited capacity. Corps Officer at The...

Quick-chill method to preserve pineapples?

OYA: A federal minister has suggested that Malaysian Cooperatives Institute (IKM) look into the quick-chill method to preserve pineapples produced in Sarawak. Cooperatives and Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, in making the suggestion, pointed out...
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What hot air? Projects are being implemented

KUCHING: Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Datuk Amar Michael Manyin has refuted accusations by those who said...
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