Sunday, October 17, 2021

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1,636 SMK Merbau students get second dose

MIRI: A total of 1,636 Form One, Two and Three students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Merbau received their second Covid-19 vaccine dose yesterday (Oct 16) at a vaccination centre (PPV) at Curtin University. SMK Merbau is the second...

Gov’t has not made decision to make Covid-19 vaccination compulsory

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has not made a decision to make Covid-19 vaccination compulsory, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said, however, those who had not taken the vaccine injections were encouraged to do so to enjoy...

210,600 booster doses from Belgium arrives in Kuching

KUCHING: As many as 210,600 Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines have arrived in the city and will be used as booster doses in Sarawak. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said that the vaccines for booster...

Interstate travel allowed from tomorrow for fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: People fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can travel freely to almost everywhere in the country from tomorrow. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced the lifting of the ban on interstate travel today in a special media conference...

Six more airlines implement IATA Travel Pass

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Etihad Airways, Jazeera Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian will implement the IATA Travel Pass app in a phased rollout across the airlines’ networks. In a statement,...

Less than 1pct of teachers in Sarawak yet to be vaccinated

KUCHING: Less than one per cent of teachers in Sarawak have yet to be vaccinated, says Dr Norisah Suhaili. The Sarawak Education director added that among the reasons for this were due to health conditions and other factors. “Out of approximately...

Students happy to receive jab

By Petronella Felix & Aisyah Suhiri   MIRI: Students expressed gratitude and relief after receiving their Covid-19 vaccination jab at the Curtin University Hall vaccination centre (PPV) here yesterday (Sept 26). The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) for teenagers aged 12...

Sarawak to accelerate vaccination of adolescents

KUCHING: Sarawak will accelerate the vaccination of adolescents in the state as one of its Covid-19 pandemic strategies. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said thus far the state has already achieved a fairly good coverage on vaccinating its adolescents and assured...

Theme parks may re-open to public in November

IPOH: Theme parks nationwide will be allowed to open after the country’s vaccination rate among its adult population has reached 90 percent, scheduled end of November, said Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Santhara Kumar. He said...

Time for economic sectors to reopen

KUCHING: If hospitals are not overwhelmed and the healthcare system can cope with low admission rates, it is time for the government to ease the lockdown to allow more economic activities to operate so that more livelihoods can be...
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1,636 SMK Merbau students get second dose

MIRI: A total of 1,636 Form One, Two and Three students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Merbau received their...
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