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Tourism during and after Covid-19

By Indun Silong The tourism industry is among the worst affected by the Covid-19. Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah (who is also deputy chairman of Sarawak Disaster Management Committee —SDMC) was interviewed on...

Higher Education Ministry offers post Covid-19 research grants

PUTRAJAYA: Lecturers at public universities and private institutions of higher learning are invited to bid for the Higher Education Ministry’s (KPT) special grants to conduct research on critical areas that are in close association with the community in dealing with...

Stimulus package to address concerns, long term sustainability

KUALA LUMPUR: The measures announced in the Covid-19 stimulus package announced yesterday seeks to address the immediate concerns associated with the virus’ outbreak as well as the long-term economic sustainability of the country. Deloitte Malaysia country tax leader, Sim Kwang Gek said the economic aid focused on...

RM20 billion economic stimulus package

PUTRAJAYA: Interim Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced RM20 billion Economic Stimulus Package to ensure risks to the economy due to Covid-19 can be addressed effectively. He said three strategies were outlined under the package, namely addressing the impact of the disease, catalysing people-based growth,...

Covid-19 has indirect effect on state tourism

KUCHING: Although tourist arrival from China in Sarawak is not high, the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak has indirect effect on the local tourism industry. Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers' Association (Sheda) Kuching branch chairman Sim Kiang Chiok stated that last year, Sarawak has...

From Sarawak to the world

Eradicating poverty through education The Paint The World (PTW) Malaysia trips to Africa and Bangladesh in December 2019 were held to promote tourism in Sarawak/Malaysia, to unite the youth of all countries, to conduct PTW activities, and to build diplomatic relations between Malaysia...

Ministry to continue selling state as sports destination

KUCHING: Sarawak Youth and Sports Ministry will continue working with strategic partners to make the state one of the sports destinations in Malaysia. In announcing that Sarawak won the bid to become the host for the next 17th World Xiang Qi Championship and...

Move to woo more Brunei investors

Sarawak trade and tourism office in Brunei mulled MIRI: The state government is planning to pull in more investments into the state. This includes establishing a Sarawak trade and tourism office in Brunei (Statob), similar to what was set up in Singapore...

Look for other opportunities, tourism industry players told

CORONAVIRUS WATCH KUCHING: The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) has affected the tourism industry in Sarawak, but tourism players here have been urged to look for better opportunities within the industry. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said...

Many ongoing projects at Kuching Waterfront

KUCHING: Kuching City will become livelier when development projects along the Kuching Waterfront are completed, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. He said there were quite a number of ongoing projects at the waterfront.   “The water cascade fountain from Fort...
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