Friday, April 16, 2021

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48 longhouses still under EMCO

KUCHING: From a total of 407 longhouses in Sarawak being put under lockdown this year, only 48 are still under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO). Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said this figure...

SDMC refuses to end mandatory quarantine

KUCHING: Sarawak will only consider lifting the 14-day mandatory quarantine if the Covid-19 situation in the state in particular and country as a whole has improved satisfactorily or when the measure is no longer necessary. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC)...

Consistent public cooperation can stop pandemic

KUCHING: The transmission of Covid-19 can be controlled and eventually ended, but only when all people consistently cooperate among themselves and with the authorities, said Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. This means that everybody is involved, yet there are members...

Sarawak’s tally surpasses 20k mark, 443 new cases

KUCHING: Sarawak’s total Covid-19 positive cases surpassed the 20,000 mark on Sunday (April 11) with the state recording 443 new cases. This brings the state’s tally to 20,001 to date. This is the fifth time cases in Sarawak have exceeded...

Three new clusters identified

KUCHING: The Health Department has identified three new Covid-19 clusters in Sarawak. State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embah said these are the Abak Bon Cluster in Subis district, Jalan Badarudin Cluster in Kuching district and...

SDMC investigating spike in Sri Aman Central Prison outbreak

KUCHING: The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) is investigating the cause of the sudden spike of positive cases in Sri Aman Central Prison. Its chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the prison recorded 159 new cases on Sunday (Apr...

State declares three new clusters

KUCHING: The State Health Department on Sunday (Apr 4) declared three new clusters, namely the Tembok cluster in Sri Aman district, Sungai Mupong cluster in Maradong and Sungai Rassau cluster in Matu. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk...

Sarikei district declared red zone

KUCHING: Sarikei district was declared a Covid-19 red zone on Sunday (Apr 4) bringing to 11 districts in Sarawak now seeing red. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the declaration was made after 65...

Yet another record for Sarawak

KUCHING: The state recorded its second highest Covid-19 positive cases at 419 on Sunday (Apr 4), bringing the total number of cases to 17,554 to date. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said of the...

Sarawak’s own broccoli, cauliflower

Broccoli, cauliflower show great potential KUCHING: Broccoli and cauliflower grown on experimental plots at the Agriculture Research Centre in Semengok near here are showing great potential. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas and wife Datuk Doreen Mayang visited the...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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