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Govt urged to speed up food aid for disabled

KUCHING: The Sarawak Special Children Association (Perais) has urged the state government to speed up the delivery of food assistance for the disabled under the Social Welfare Department (JKM). Its president Rapelson Richard Hamit said the food aid was announced...

Sarawak targets 50,000 vaccinations daily

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The state government is targeting to vaccinate 50,000 persons daily under its vaccination rollout programme. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said this is achievable as the state registered 45,291 vaccinations on Tuesday (June 14). “If we...

Food aid for 49 Betong polytechnic students

KUCHING: Forty-nine students of Politeknik METrO Betong Sarawak (PMBS) recently receive food assistance under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid package (BKSS) 6.0. PMBS said the food assistance was delivered through a representative from Layar state constituency. Its director Suhaili Aleh expressed...

Proactive approach to vaccination in Sarawak

KUCHING: The state government is taking a proactive approach to ensure Covid-19 vaccination in Sarawak can be expedited, said Federal Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. He commended the move to allow walk-in vaccination in...

Volunteers needed to help with vaccine rollout

KUCHING: The state government is looking for volunteers to strengthen the workforce at its vaccine administration centres (PPVs). Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said this is in line with the state’s efforts to...

Go mobile in rural areas

MIRI: Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni today (June 8) urged the state government to set up mobile vaccination units in the rural areas of Sarawak to speed up the immunisation process. Lukanisman also hoped that bus companies in the state...

Penang scraps plan to buy vaccine

GEORGE TOWN: Penang has abandoned plans to procure its own Covid-19 vaccines as supply is no longer an issue, with the state government aiming to ramp up the daily vaccination rate to between 25,000 and 30,000 by July. Chief Minister...

Opposition lawmakers urged to donate salaries

KUCHING: Assemblymen from Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) and other political parties are urged to emulate state government leaders and donate a portion of their salaries to the State Disaster Fund. In making the call, Gabungan Parti Sarawak Backbenchers Club (GPSBBC)...

Food aid timely, says community leaders

KUCHING: Community leaders in the Pantai Damai constituency heaped praise on the move by the state government to provide food aid to affected villagers. They said the initiative under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) will be able to ease...

Pat on the back for federal and state govts

KUCHING: The Malaysian government and the Sarawak state government are constantly thinking of effective initiatives to help alleviate the burden of the people while safeguarding their safety and well-being, said Senator Jaziri Alkaf A. Suffian. The Bersatu Sarawak leader said...
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