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Pandemic to have long-term effect on economy

KUCHING: Covid-19 continues to have a long-term effect on the economy despite the relaxations announced by the state authorities, opined Datuk Dr Madeline Berma. The economist said that most full-service restaurants are operating but at small fractions of capacity. "This is...

Ventilation SOPs a must amid pandemic

KUCHING: Owners/operators of non-residential buildings and spaces are required to implement the standard operating procedures (SOPs) pertaining to improvement of ventilation to reduce the spread of Covid-19 through aerosols. Billy Sujang, state chief environmental health officer from the Ministry of...

‘No worry chicken curry’ director turns to vegetable gardening to survive

KUALA LUMPUR: The Covid-19 pandemic has undeniably affected many in various sectors including those in the glamorous and high-flying line such as the filming industry. And it is because of this that Shunmugam Karuppannan or better known as Shan had...

Fleeing lockdown will prolong pandemic

KUCHING: The actions of some to flee areas placed under lockdown will only cause unnecessary infections and a widespread outbreak of Covid-19, said Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. He said the people have pulled many tricks to escape...

Much still needs to be done before endemic phase

KUCHING: More needs to be done to prepare Sarawak for its transition from the Covid-19 pandemic to the endemic phase. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii added that the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC)...

General take on everyday life amid pandemic

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd KUCHING: Sarawakians are generally vigilant against Covid-19 and part of that vigilance is translated into maintaining their cleanliness at all times. While this is admirable, the constant pandemic news in the media can be exhausting for those...

Focus on pandemic instead of playing politics

KUCHING: The decision by Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to resign as prime minister is an effort to ease the political crisis in the country, says Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. He pointed out that the move however would hamper the...

Civil service to continue to run smoothly

PUTRAJAYA: Civil servants must perform their responsibilities, and work to ensure that all government management and administration runs smoothly as usual, said Public Service Department (PSD) director-general Tan Sri Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman. He said the changes in the...

Covid-19 pandemic a wake-up call for public health

KUALA LUMPUR: The Covid-19 pandemic is a wake-up call for the public health system and an urgent change should happen now to avoid similar catastrophic events in the future, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said...

Agong calls on Malaysians to be guided by spirit of Hijrah in fight against pandemic

PUTRAJAYA: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah tonight called on all Malaysians to be guided by the spirit of the Hijrah in battling the Covid-19 pandemic. In his message in conjunction with Maal Hijrah tomorrow, His Majesty...
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Pandemic to have long-term effect on economy

KUCHING: Covid-19 continues to have a long-term effect on the economy despite the relaxations announced by the state authorities,...
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