Thursday, April 15, 2021

MCO

Public ‘aye’ to MCO

KUCHING: The public is generally in favour of the movement control order (MCO) being re-imposed in Sarawak due to a spike in positive Covid-19 cases. This week Sarawak recorded the highest and second highest daily Covid-19 positive cases throughout Malaysia...

No MCO; CMCO to continue

KUCHING: Sarawak will not be placed under the movement control order (MCO) as was widely speculated on Wednesday. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today clarified that the conditional movement control order (CMCO) which was...

Three-digit cases to stay awhile

KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian predicted the three digit Covid-19 daily cases in Sarawak will take some time to subside. “With or without the movement control order (MCO), Sarawak’s (Covid-19 daily cases)...

Public should’ve been informed right away

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) shouldn’t have waited to announce whether or not the movement control order (MCO) will be implemented in certain areas in the state. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said this was to clarify...

Imposition of MCO in Sarawak to be known tomorrow

KUCHING: Whether or not the movement control order (MCO) will be re-imposed in Sarawak will be known tomorrow. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas is scheduled to clarify the confusion over Senior Minister (Security Cluster)...

MCO in Sibu from April 16 to 26

SIBU: The Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) will implement the movement control order (MCO) for Sibu Zone involving Zone 1 to Zone 7. Chairman Wong Hie Sieng said the zones covered the areas of Sukun/Lada, Mantis, Poh Yew, Bukit...

Failure to implement Undi18 ‘unconstitutional’

KUCHING: The federal government’s failure to implement Undi18 which allows those aged 18 and above to vote in elections is unconstitutional, said Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii. “Young Malaysians are not naïve, nor are they immature. They are part...

Pandemic’s restrictions a blessing in disguise

BAU: The various restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the imposition of the movement control order (MCO) since last year have become catalysts for more agricultural activities in villages around this district. Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep...

Focus to be on issues such as online fraud

KUCHING: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry is working to turn its focus on handling complex issues such as online fraud. Its minister, Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi, said that enforcement officers need to attend specific courses to learn...

Sarawak Pan Borneo Highway 60 percent completion

KUCHING: Pan Borneo Highway Project has achieved 60 percent overall progress in Sarawak, said Senior Minister of Works, Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof. He noted that the project was behind schedule following the implementation of movement control order (MCO) and Covid-19...
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