Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Total lockdown not solution

KUCHING: Social activist, Voon Shiak Ni agreed that a total lockdown of Sarawak is not a solution to battle the spread of the Covid-19 Delta variant. She pointed out that countries around the world were moving away from the total...

UTC counters to operate by stages after lockdown

KUCHING:  The counters at Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) throughout Sarawak will be back in operation by stages after phase one of the total lockdown nationwide. It said the decision for closure of UTC throughout Sarawak is in line with the...

Self-lockdown key to reducing Covid-19 infections

BY BALKISH AWANG KUALA LUMPUR: Be it a total lockdown or partial lockdown, the Covid-19 pandemic is not likely to end if the people continue to flagrantly violate the standard operating procedures (SOPs) that are in place to stem the...

MKN told to look into private healthcare workers approval letters

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has urged the National Security Council (MKN) to take immediate action to address the issue of approval letters for private healthcare workers during the movement control order 3.0 (total lockdown). MMA president Prof...

11 held, 781 compounds issued on first day of total lockdown

BALAKONG: Police issued 781 compounds and arrested 11 individuals for various offences on the first day of the total lockdown, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. He said police carried out over 13,000 inspections yesterday (June 1) to ensure compliance...

Vehicles on roads drop by 70%

SHAH ALAM:  Vehicle movement on roads dropped by around 70 percent on the first day of the total lockdown that began today (June 1), Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said. He hoped the situation would continue as it would...

Total lockdown begins at 12.01 am June 1

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the first phase of the ‘Total Lockdown’ nationwide effective for 14 days will begin at 12.01 am tonight (June 1). The two-week period is very important to help the country flatten the Covid-19 infection curve...

Only two allowed in vehicle, three for medical reasons

PUTRAJAYA: The capacity of private vehicles will be limited to two people from the same household, including the driver, for the purpose of obtaining food supplies and basic necessities throughout the total lockdown’s first phase from June 1-14. Senior Minister...

Only 17 essential service sectors allowed to operate during lockdown

PUTRAJAYA: Only 17 essential service sectors are allowed to operate during the implementation of the total lockdown, effective from June 1 to 14. Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, said that these sectors included food and beverages...

Comprehensive incentive to alleviate people’s burden

KUCHING: The incentives offered under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) 6.0 package will alleviate the burden of the people amidst the movement control order (MCO). Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said it is...
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China-Asean alliance of universities inaugurated

KUCHING: The Asian-China Education and Culture (ACEC) Association, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, and Guangxi Big Data Development Bureau...
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