Saturday, July 31, 2021

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Sago workers back to work

MUKAH: It was business as usual for the sago industry here after it has been allowed to resume operation following the imposition of the movement control order (MCO). Currently, there are two sago factories in this district, one at Kampung...

Riverine travel for two routes in Kapit approved

KUCHING: Express boat operators and Kapit folk can breathe a sigh of relief after the Kapit Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) finally allowed riverine transportation to resume, starting July 19. The permitted routes are Kapit-Putai-Kapit and Kapit-Belaga-Kapit while the Sibu-Putai-Sibu...

Hydrogen bus in service again

KUCHING: Sarawak Metro Sdn Bhd has resumed the hydrogen bus trial operation service effective March 8 after a two-week suspension. It said the passenger service would once again operate the Downtown Heritage Loop including the newly introduced route along Jalan...

Registered kindergartens to resume

KUCHING: Registered private childcare centres and kindergartens were given the green light to operate. This was enforced in order to meet the needs of working parents and guardians, said Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk...

Committee lauded for initiative

MIRI: The Miri Disaster Management Committee (MDMC) has been applauded for taking the initiative in assisting operators and owners of spa and wellness centres, to observe the costs of taking swab compulsory tests for Sarawakian staff members and masseurs.  Sarawak United...

Youth tour resumes under new norms

KUCHING: The Jelajah Belia Sarawak 2020 programme has resumed after being shelved due to the movement control order (MCO) during the past few months. The programme which took place in Betong was implemented under strict adherence to the standard operating...

Sudden hike in bus fares

SIBU: Chairman of Sarawak Bus Transport Company Association, Lau Khing Seng, has responded to public complaints about the sudden increase in the fares of express buses. After buses resumed operations two weeks ago, commuters were shocked by the sudden hike...

A haircut, at last!

Barbershops, hair saloons to open Tuesday KUCHING: Barbershops and hair saloons are finally allowed to resume operation effective next Tuesday (June 9). However, Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas stressed that the operation shall focus strictly...

Construction work resumes

MUKAH: Construction work on development projects here has resumed and workers are back at work. However, the progress of the projects depends very much on the availability of cement as there is no supply in the local market currently. The construction...

Hotels as quarantine centres not allowed to open

KUCHING: Hotels which have been gazetted as Covid-19 quarantine centres are not allowed to check in new guests as yet unless their status as a quarantine base has been revoked by a gazette notification, said Tourism, Arts and Culture...
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