Saturday, November 13, 2021

post-Covid-19

Ba’kelalan ecotourism sector expected to expand

BY MOHD FHARKHAN ABDUL GHAPAR The ecotourism sector in Ba’kelalan which is well-known for its highland tourism products is expected to continue expanding as the country shifts into the endemic phase of Covid-19. The development of the sector will be supported and...

Miri launches tourism teaser video

MIRI: The Miri City Council (MCC) on Monday (Nov 1) launched a teaser video entitled, ‘We Are Getting Ready’ to reboot the tourism engine of the city post-Covid-19. The video was launched by Miri mayor Adam Yii Siew Sang on...

Pantai Trombol can be a tourist destination

KUCHING: Pantai Trombol, situated at Kampung Trombol, Telaga Air, some 30 kilometres from Kuching City, can be a tourist destination. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi predicted that the beach...

Talent development, digital technology crucial for economy to rebound

KUCHING: Investment in areas that yield the most economic return, talent development for required sectors, as well as adopting digital technology are crucial in order for the economy to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic. Malaysia Productivity Corp (MPC) director-general...

Focus on services, manufacturing sectors

KUCHING: Sarawak should focus more on the services and manufacturing sectors while maintaining its resource sector towards diversifying its economy. Underlining Sarawak’s high dependence on natural resources, Assoc Prof Dr Puah Chin Hong, chief executive officer (CEO) of Universiti Malaysia...

Harsh realities of Covid-19 hitting home

Many scientists expect the Covid-19 virus to become endemic, though it will not pose any more danger as time goes by. As reported, an epidemiologist at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Michael Osterholm, stated that eradicating the Covid-19 virus...

Mental health govt’s priority in battling Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: Managing mental health is now the government's utmost priority to ensure the curve of Covid-19 infection not only could be flattened but defeated as well, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. He said the Covid-19 outbreak...

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...

Plan will facilitate investments to state

KUCHING: The establishment of Sarawak Invest as part of the Sarawak Post-Covid-19 Development Strategy (PCDS) 2030 will facilitate investments and transform the state into a preferred investment destination, said an economist. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) economic lecturer Dr Afiza Abu...

RM63 bln to eradicate poverty in Sarawak right move

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing has lauded Sarawak's Post-Covid-19 Development Strategy (PCDS) 2030, announced by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Thursday (July 22). He said the Sarawak government injecting RM63 bln into...
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Religious grants — Only in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) has disbursed RM3,896,000 to 30 houses of worship yesterday which will help...
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