Thursday, April 15, 2021

SDMC

Three new areas put under EMCO

KUCHING: The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) will be enforced in three new localities in the state. The areas are Rh Bajak, Ng Semawang in Julau from April 14 to 27; Rh Nanggai Sungai Stok in Sarikei from April 15...

Two new deaths as toll reaches 135

KUCHING: Sarawak recorded two new deaths related to Covid-19 infection today, bringing the state’s Covid-19 death toll to 135. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the 134th death involved case 16,167, a local man,...

Sibu to lead in second phase of vaccination

KUCHING: Sibu division will take the lead in implementing the second phase of the vaccination programme in Sarawak beginning this Monday. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said after Sibu, all the divisions throughout the...

SDMC to redefine travel permits from zone to zone

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) will redefine and clarify the conditions upon which permits can be issued for movement from zone to zone, with details to be announced on Friday (Apr 16). SDMC chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah...

No MCO; CMCO to continue

KUCHING: Sarawak will not be placed under the movement control order (MCO) as was widely speculated on Wednesday. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today clarified that the conditional movement control order (CMCO) which was...

New cluster at Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Bintulu

KUCHING: The State Health Department (JKNS) has declared a new cluster in Bintulu District called the Jalan Sultan Iskandar Cluster. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said this is a workplace cluster involving Covid-19 infections...

Allow urban schools to implement home-based learning

BINTULU: The Education Department should allow urban schools in Bintulu to implement learning through the Home-Based Teaching and Learning Method (PdPR). Minister in charge of Bintulu Divisional Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) Datuk Sri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom said this was...

DDMCs empowered to decide on school reopening

KUCHING: The Sibu and Bintulu Divisional Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) are empowered to decide on schools reopening or closure in their respective localities. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the divisional committees could come...

Three-digit cases to stay awhile

KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian predicted the three digit Covid-19 daily cases in Sarawak will take some time to subside. “With or without the movement control order (MCO), Sarawak’s (Covid-19 daily cases)...

Public should’ve been informed right away

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) shouldn’t have waited to announce whether or not the movement control order (MCO) will be implemented in certain areas in the state. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said this was to clarify...
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Five priority areas identified

BY DANIA ERRISSYA ISMAILI KUCHING: The Kuching Division Administration has identified five areas of priority in its Organisational Anti-Corruption Plan...
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