Thursday, June 24, 2021

Sarawak

Sarawak expects to get CanSino vaccine by mid-July

KUCHING: Sarawak is expected to get the CanSino Covid-19 vaccine supply by the middle of July, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. Uggah, who is also the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman, said Sarawak had earlier...

Public transport operators in Sabah, Sarawak need to adhere to states’ SOPS

KUALA LUMPUR: All public transport operators and service providers in Sabah and Sarawak are reminded to adhere to the specific standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to their respective states that govern their operations. The Transport Ministry, in a statement today,...

Sarawak should produce own teachers to overcome shortage

KUCHING: Sarawak Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia chief Senator Jaziri Alkaf Abdillah Suffian has urged Sarawak to produce its own teachers to help overcome the shortage of teachers in the state. He said a mechanism should be created to gauge the...

Sarawak an excellent role model for other states

Herd immunity KUCHING: Sarawak is an excellent role model for the other states in Malaysia to follow in achieving the 80 percent herd immunity under the National Covid-19 Vaccination Programme. Professor Datuk Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud pointed this out during an...

Teacher takes initiative to phone students unable to join PdPR

KUCHING: To ensure her students would not drop out of learning sessions, a teacher at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Spaoh in Betong, 200 km from here, would make it a point to call those who were unable to take...

2025 target to power rural Sarawak

KUCHING: Plantation owners, timber companies and villagers are urged to work together towards achieving the state’s full electrification target for rural areas. Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) said the state government through the Ministry of Utilities and its implementing agency is...

Sarawak nation’s second highest with 111k fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,104,873 individuals in Malaysia have completed the two-dose Covid-19 vaccination as of June 1, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. Dr Adham in a Twitter posting today (June 2) said 2,002,345 individuals had received...

14-day mandatory quarantine among new restrictions for travellers to Labuan

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be several additional restrictions for travellers to Labuan among them a 10-day mandatory house quarantine for Labuan residents and a 14-day quarantine at hotels for foreign visitors effective May 27 until June 9. Senior Minister (Security...

Average of three Covid deaths daily in state

KUCHING: The average daily death toll involving Covid-19 patients in Sarawak has increased three-folds in three months with three deaths reported every day this month from only one a day in March. According to Sarawak Acting Health Director Dr Rosemawati...

Sharing Kaamatan-Gawai stories with Maxis

KUCHING: Maxis Berhad recently collaborated with local content creators for the #MenuaiKisah campaign to gather stories from communities in Sabah and Sarawak in conjunction with the Kaamatan-Gawai festivities. Maxis stated that the campaign brought authentic content through the lens of...
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Do we need at RM600K ambulance?

KUCHING: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba was urged to explain the need to procure 500 negative pressure...
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