Thursday, September 30, 2021

MCO

Builders suffer RM42 bln losses due to MCO

KUALA LUMPUR: The construction industry is estimated to have suffered a loss of RM42 billion throughout the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) from March 18 last year until now, the Dewan Rakyat was told on Thursday (Sept 30). Senior...

CM-inspired scheme to help grads return home

Inisiatif Graduan Pulang Sarawak (i-GPS) There are various initiatives and subsidies provided by the Sarawak government, proving that the state leaders are very sensitive and concerned about helping the people to reduce their cost of living. At the Lan Berambeh Anak...

Malaysia counts 28 million social media users

KUALA LUMPUR: There are approximately 28 million users of social media in Malaysia as of January 2021, according to Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) secretary-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Mentek. He said the figures showed that Malaysians were among the most...

Onus on everyone to avoid infection in endemic phase

KUCHING: The onus is on members of the public to avoid being infected in the endemic phase of Covid-19, said Dr Annuar Rapaee. The Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister said, “The government will continue to provide medicines and...

Micro and informal enterprises badly hit by MCO for not having enough savings

PUTRAJAYA: Micro and informal enterprises were severely affected by the Covid-19-induced movement control order (MCO) because their products and services are in the non-essential sector and they lack savings and strong cash flow, said Minister of Domestic Trade and...

Making the case for youth representation

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.—  Diogenes, Greek philosopher On the back of the decision of the Kuching High Court which ruled in favour of the youth, who took the government and the Election Commission...

Drainage project completed amid MCO

KUCHING: The current movement control order (MCO) did not dampen the progress of the drainage upgrading project in Kampung Gersik, here. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi said the project...

Effectiveness of MCO raises questioned

KUCHING: Although the state has been put under the movement control order (MCO) a number of times since the pandemic hit the country in March last year, the worrying number of Covid-19 cases has made the public wonder about...

MCO for southern Sarawak until Sept 19

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has extended the period of the existing movement control order (MCO) affecting the southern zone until at 11.59pm on Sept 19. The committee in a statement today (Sept 3) said this decision covers...

Ajahar is new Mukah IPD Surau Darul Husna chairman

MUKAH: Sergeant Major Ajahar Bakar is the new Mukah District Police Headquarters (IPD) Surau Darul Husna chairman. He succeeded Insp Mohamad Haslee Shafiee. A simple handing over of duty ceremony was held at Mukah IPD here recently. Present to witness the event was...
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Hope comes to the aid of widows

DALAT: Hope Place, a non-government organisation, and the Social Welfare Department (JKM) Dalat has come forward to help three...
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