Monday, July 26, 2021

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Fear over Covid-19 if Sarawak election held after emergency ends

KUALA LUMPUR: A Sarawak MP told the Dewan Rakyat today he would agree to “a localised emergency” in the state after the nationwide emergency ends on Aug 1 as a means of deferring the overdue state election if the...

Vaccination programme’s high adoption rate signals Malaysians’ support for national recovery plan

KUALA LUMPUR: It would be foolish to measure the effectiveness of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) and success merely by the total daily cases of Covid-19. Social activist and political analyst Dr Chandra Muzaffar said the NRP’s performance should instead...

Malaysia among fastest countries to vaccinate its people

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said Malaysia is one of the fastest countries to vaccinate its people against Covid-19 with vaccine injection capacity having reached more than 500,000 doses a day at present. The prime minister said the government...

More than 80 percent in Sibu receive first dose

SIBU: Around 84.3 percent of the Sibu population have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. This was said by Sibu Division Disaster Management Committee (SDDMC) coordinator Dr Annuar Rapaee during a livestream session on Sibu’s Covid-19 update...

106,610 inoculated in Unimas PPV to date

KUCHING: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) vaccination centre (PPV) has administered 106,610 vaccine doses since the start of its operations on June 14. “A total of 53,189 first doses were administered from June 14 to July 2 while 53,421 second doses...

Vaccinate staff before allowing dine-ins

KUCHING: Eateries and hawker outlets in Sibu are urged to adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) by the authorities where their workers must be vaccinated with at least one dose before allowing dine-ins at their premises. Sibu Municipal Council...

Ensure everyone eligible gets vaccinated

KUCHING: The health authorities want to ensure all eligible Covid-19 vaccine recipients in Saratok get inoculated as soon as possible in order to achieve herd immunity by August. Deputy Energy and Natural Resources Minister and Saratok MP Datuk Ali Biju...

Majority of MPs have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine

KUALA LUMPUR: A large majority of the members of parliament (MPs) have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine, said Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun. He said another 35 MPs had received at least one dose while four have...

National recovery plan’s success needs support of all parties

PUTRAJAYA: Achievements made under the National Recovery Plan (NRP) to enable Malaysia to come out of the Covid-19 crisis will depend on the support of all parties as it is very much a ‘whole of nation approach’ rather than...

Get vaccinated for your protection, Penans told

KUCHING: Penans have been urged to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said the Health Ministry and the Limbang Division Disaster Management Committee (DDMC) will bring the vaccines to Penan settlements. “We will be...
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Include Sarawakians in Music Board, too

KUCHING: Persatuan Armada Anak Seni Sarawak (Aras) welcomes the establishment of the Malaysian Music Industry Corporation (PIMM) which was...
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