Saturday, September 18, 2021

resume operations

Water treatment plants resume operations

KUCHING: Some water treatment plants, which were temporarily affected in the past week, have resumed operations, says Assistant Utilities (Water Supply) Minister Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. He told New Sarawak Tribune that the plants were mainly affected by disruption...

Air doctor service on if weather improves

KUCHING: The State Health Department has announced that the air doctor service also known as perkidmatan doktor udara (PDU) will visit rural communities in Sri Aman, Samarahan, Kuching, Kapit, Miri and Bintulu if the weather improves. The air doctor will...

Express boat services resume Monday

SIBU: Express boat services for the Sibu-Sarikei-Tanjung Manis-Kuching route and vice versa will be allowed to operate again on Monday (Nov 30), said Sarawak River Rivers Board (LSS) Region II Sibu assistant controller Hatta Morshidi. He said this when contacted...

Immigration office reopens tomorrow

KUCHING: The state immigration office will resume operation starting tomorrow. However, this only applies for the immigration office located at the Urban Transformation Centre (UTC). Other services like Security and Passport Division; Visa, Pass and Permit Division; Expatriate Services Division (ESD);...

Selected karaoke centres to open Aug 15

KUCHING: Selected karaoke centres with closed-door rooms are preparing to open their doors on Aug 15 after being closed for over four months following the Covid-19 pandemic. One such centre, K11 has already finalised its standard operating procedure (SOP) for...

Stutong Market reopens with few customers

KUCHING: Stutong Community Market officially resumed operations today after 14 days of closure. Kuching South City Council (MBKS) mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng visited the market and distributed face masks and pamphlets on the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to the...

Airfares to return to 2019 average by November

KUALA LUMPUR: Flight ticket prices are expected to return to the 2019 average by this November after airline operations resume at their actual capacity, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said, based on...

Family entertainment centres allow to operate with SOPs

PUTRAJAYA: Family entertainment outlets including game arcades and karaoke centres are allowed to reopen for business starting from July 15. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the decision was made after taking into account of the...

Hard times for hawkers, traders

MIRI: After the movement control order (MCO) following the Covid-19 pandemic, many hawkers or small-time traders are struggling to survive. For the past three months, since March 18, Malaysia had been under partial lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19. During...

Blind masseur glad to be working again

SIBU: After almost four months of closure, blind masseur, Yap Chong Yap, 55, is glad he can now operate his massage centre. On Monday (July 6), Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas announced that spas,...
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