Saturday, July 24, 2021

Sarawak government

Sarawak government reappoints 758 councillors

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has reappointed 758 councillors from 24 local councils statewide, with their new term of office taking effect from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, who witnessed the...

Sarawak uses its special rights to elevate status

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is leveraging on the special rights of the state to elevate its status. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the special rights was provided for in the Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) report, Malaysia Agreement...

CanSino for rural, remote areas?

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is considering giving the single-dose Covid-19 vaccine, CanSino, to those who refuse to be vaccinated, especially in the rural and remote areas, including the Penans.  Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said although the...

Economy to fully reopen after herd immunity

SIBU: The Sarawak government will consider reopening the economy when herd immunity to Covid-19 is achieved this August. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said herd immunity would be achieved when 80 percent of the state’s population had...

Hello, get your facts right, says MP

KUCHING: Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sarawak’s Tanjung Batu assemblyman Chiew Ching Sing has been urged to get his facts right before attacking the Sarawak government’s effort to curb the Covid-19 situation. Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said that...

Sarawak will continue to request Putrajaya for funds

KUCHING: The Sarawak government will continue to request for federal funds to procure more medical supplies and upgrading of health facilities. Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said although Sarawak has the money, but...

Mobile teams deployed to rural areas

KAPIT: The Sarawak government has deployed mobile vaccination teams to rural areas, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. Eleven teams were deployed to the districts of Song, Kapit, Bukit Mabong and Belaga, he added. “In Kapit, there are...

Abang Jo: Jab first, register later for rural folk

Hybrid approach, jab first, registration later for rural communityChief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg KUCHING: The Sarawak government is going all out to ensure that all eligible Sarawakians, especially those in the rural areas, get the Covid-19 vaccine. Chief...

Government to function as usual after June 6

KUCHING: The Sarawak government will continue to function as usual even though the tenure of the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) ends on June 6. Universiti Malaya (UM) Associate Professor Dr Awang Azman Awang Pawi said this is because the Yang...

Sarawak expresses concern over intrusion into Malaysian airspace

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has expressed concern over the intrusion of Chinese military aircrafts into Malaysian airspace last Monday. The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), in a statement today unequivocally supports the actions taken by the federal government regarding the issue. These...
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Helicopter picking up ‘nasi ganja’ in Ipoh breaching interstate travel ban

IPOH: Police will investigate the incident of a helicopter from Kuala Lumpur that landed at a field here to...
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