Tuesday, May 18, 2021

reopening economy

Ramadan bazaars — the pros and cons of opening

KUCHING: The public don’t really know what to make of Ramadan bazaars this year, what with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and all the rest of it. To open or not to open is the crux of the matter. To open...

Spas, reflexology centres, karaoke to reopen on Saturday

KUCHING: Spas, reflexology centres and karaokes can resume operations beginning this Saturday, the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said. “Before resuming operations, these premises are required to obtain approval from their Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC). “All employees and operators must...

Crowds throng Sibu UTC after two-month closure

SIBU: The Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) located on the top floor of the Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) multi-storey car park at Sibu Central Market was flooded with people upon reopening of operations today. Based on observation, it was found that...

RMCO allows people, businesses to generate income

KUALA LUMPUR: The gradual opening of the economy and the implementation of the Recovery movement control order (RMCO) have enabled the people and businesses to start generating income and repay their financial loans. Minister of Finance Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul...

Comply with SOPs for everyone’s safety

MIRI: Some eateries in this district are barely complying with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) under the current recovery movement control order (RMCO), revealed Miri mayor Adam Yii after conducting a round of inspections on Saturday. Concerned, Yii, urged premises...

Jong’s Crocodile Farm and Zoo reopens

KUCHING: Crocodiles at Jong’s Crocodile Farm and Zoo must have been really lonely because of the temporary closure due to movement control order (MCO). But locals can visit them now that the farm has reopened. Its manager, Teoh Yia Qing, said...

Jaul monitors SOP compliance at govt premises

SRI AMAN: State Secretary Datuk Amar Jaul Samion has conducted an inspection on standard operating procedure (SOP) compliance at several operational government premises here. The places he visited yesterday were Sri Aman District Council, Sri Aman District Agriculture Office, Sri...

Approaches to tackle economic problems

KUCHING: Sarawak is preparing itself with both short- and long-term approaches to tackle economic problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said that in terms of the short-term approach, projects which had been...

Selected nature reserves to open starting Monday

KUCHING: The Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) will be opening selected nature reserves (NR) to the public for jogging and walking starting Monday (June 8), following a decision made by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee. The NRs are Sama Jaya Nature...

Businesses reopening slowly but surely: Minister

KUCHING: Businesses are now slowly reopening, having been allowed to resume last month following the imposition of the movement control order (MCO) that began last March. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar made this observation...
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Call to repair telco tower

KUCHING: The authorities have been urged to do something about the telecommunication tower at Nanga Serau, Katibas in Song. In...
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