Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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Telcos urged to complement government’s subsidy initiative

KUCHING: Telecommunication companies have been urged to offer affordable high-speed Internet connection packages for schoolchildren to complement the government’s subsidy for the purchase of smartphones or other devices. Sarawak Teachers Union (STU) president Adam Prakash said without the support from...

Teachers union welcomes RM300 subsidy

KUCHING: The Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) welcomesthe RM300 subsidy provided for Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) households with school-going children to purchase devices, under the Pemerkasa initiative announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Its president Ahmad Malie said...

Govt subsidising almost 30 sen per litre for RON95, diesel

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is subsidising almost 30 sen per litre for RON95 petrol and diesel, which are currently set at their respective ceiling prices of RM2.05 and RM2.15, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The prime minister said the government...

Only 1kg cooking oil is subsidised

PUTRAJAYA: Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi today explained that starting November 2016, the cooking oil subsidy is only for one kilogramme polybag packaging. He said the implementation was made through the Cooking Oil Stabilisation...

Beware the imposters

SRI AMAN: Some former officers of Agriculture Department have been found attempting to mislead the people by claiming they still have the authority to approve subsidy or project applications. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said he was alerted...

Extend electricity rebates to Sarawak as well: MP

KUCHING: The federal and state governments are urged to extend the rebates in electricity bills to both Sarawak and Sabah. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said the federal government’s recent announcement of an additional RM942 million in discounts and...

June bills show actual electricity consumption

KUCHING:  Sarawak Energy’s electricity bills received in June reflect adjustments for actual electricity consumed for the relevant period, following three months of estimated readings as a result of suspension of actual meter readings due to the movement control order...

Parents can apply for RM180 subsidy

KUCHING: Parents who send their children to taska and nurseries registered under the Sarawak Social Welfare Department can apply for a subsidy of RM180 from the department. In announcing this, Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk...

Carlsberg offers coffee shops RM3.5 million subsidy

MIRI: Living up to its brand promise of being ‘Probably the smoothest beer in the world’, Carlsberg Smooth Draught is offering RM3.5 million subsidy and promotion to coffee shop operators to smoothen traditional eateries’ business recovery following the impact...

Sarawak MTUC: Help only deserving companies

KUCHING: Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo has stressed the importance of the government ensuring that only deserving companies received assistance to mitigate the impact of Covid-19. He noted that most employers and businesses were demanding for...
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National Security Council releases updated SOPs for red zones

KUCHING: Under the latest conditional movement control order (CMCO) standard operating procedures (SOPs), spa, reflexology, and massage centres in...
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