Thursday, November 4, 2021

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Important to reopen safely

KUCHING: No one knows when the Covid-19 pandemic will end but activities — including elections — must go on for the future of Sarawak. “Thus, the concept of reopening safely is very important,” said Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman on...

Crucial for economic sector to reopen

KUCHING: The reopening of several economic sectors nationwide is crucial for the country’s recovery, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. He welcomed the relaxations for several premises and tourism activities...

Number of unemployed up slightly in July 2021

PUTRAJAYA: The number of unemployed persons in Malaysia increased slightly by 1.2 percent in July this year to post a total of 778,200 persons compared to 768,700 persons in the previous month. According to Statistics of Labour Force, Malaysia, July...

162 people vaccinated at Song Kheng Hai Hawker Centre

KUCHING: The mobile vaccination buses successfully inoculated 162 people at the Song Kheng Hai Hawker Centre. Jong Yean Pin from the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Kuching branch expressed appreciation for the organisers in arranging the service and the volunteers...

MP fears banks becoming complacent; wants strict SOP compliance

KUCHING: Banking institutions in Bintulu have been told to adhere strictly to Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the authorities. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said this included closing operations for 14 days as well as directing...

Social activities give rise to Covid-19 cases

KUCHING: The recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Sarawak is due to numerous factors, including gatherings, says Health Department director Datuk Dr Mohamed Sapian Mohamed. He explained that these activities included birthday or farewell celebrations, funerals and tahlil ceremonies, group...

Reopen economic sectors gradually

KUCHING: As the state moves into the third phase of the National Recovery Plan (NRP), a gradual and phased reopening of the economic sector in Sarawak is preferred rather than a full reopening of the economy. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri...

Market’s reopening delights residents

KUCHING: Regular clients and visitors to Uptown Night Market here have voiced their delight at the market's reopening, noting that they can now eat the food that they have been craving. Maselia Saee, a 33-year-old production operator, said she was...

Night market traders welcome reopening

KUCHING: Many vendors, including those at Uptown night market here are delighted by the reopening of eateries and businesses during phase two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP). Amy Farahana Arbi, 21, owner of Amy Beauty, expressed her excitement at...

Ensure eatery operators, workers inoculated

KUCHING: It is important for relevant authorities and enforcements to do spot checks on eateries, said Datuk Seri Doris Brodie. The Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Women chief said the move is necessary to ensure that the operators and all their...
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Important to reopen safely

KUCHING: No one knows when the Covid-19 pandemic will end but activities — including elections — must go on...
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