Monday, October 11, 2021

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Bringing vaccines to rural folk

MIRI: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) conducted a Covid-19 logistical flight and adolescent vaccination outreach programme to the rural areas here on Monday. According to a report by the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas), the Mi-171 (M994-04) aircraft piloted...

Better coordination needed to ensure project completion

KUCHING: The shortcomings in the 11th Malaysia Plan need to be ironed out to ensure that the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) achieves its objectives, says Huju Rajang MP Datuk Wilson Ugak Kumbong. “Therefore, I request that the application by the...

Interior folk not left out of vaccination programme

KUCHING: Sustained efforts are being made to ensure that people in the interior of the state are not left out of the ongoing vaccination programme.  Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said at the moment there are more...

Sarawak approves CanSino vaccine for rural population

MIRI: The Sarawak government has approved the use of single-dose CanSino Covid-19 vaccine for the rural population. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg disclosed this during his working visit to a vaccination centre (PPV) at Curtin University Sarawak...

Mobile PPV in Julau a welcome initiative

BY JAPEN JULAU: The mobile vaccination centre (PPV) at SK Nanga Jambu has made it easier for rural communities from Rantau Limau, Entaih and Ensiring to get the Covid-19 vaccine. SK Nanga Jambu headmaster Wilson Lau said the mobile PPV had...

Mobile ATM service in Asajaya, Sadong Jaya

KUCHING: RHB Bank Berhad will be rolling out its mobile automatic teller machine (ATM) service in Asajaya and Sadong Jaya districts with effect from tomorrow. “This is in answering the Sarawak state government’s initiative to expand banking services to the...

Pandemic must not interrupt children’s learning

KUCHING: Schools, parents and students in Baram are urged to ensure that the process of education is not interrupted during the Covid-19 pandemic. Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau said the community must not give up on education for the sake...

Over 200 rural communities digitally connected

KUCHING: The Wi-Fi Saluran interim solutions using Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) have been completed and now serving over 200 rural communities in Sarawak. Recognizing the urgent need for digital connectivity, the state government through Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA), Sarawak...

4 Combat Medic Vaccination Teams for rural Sarawak

BY NAZIRY HAZIRAN KOTA SAMARAHAN: Four Combat Medic Vaccination Teams (CMVTs) will be deployed simultaneously from June 18 to July 27 to carry out Covid-19 vaccinations in the interior areas of Sarawak. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob...

Hybrid vaccination method boon to rural dwellers

KUCHING: The hybrid vaccination method has benefited the rural dwellers in the Sibuti parliamentary constituency, said its MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni. “Using the hybrid approach, the longhouse heads will be called to provide a list of vaccine recipients who will...
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The art of metal crafting

By Ekamiezza Kamil   BISHOPGATE Road in downtown Kuching, which is usually bustling with activity, is silent and calm save...
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