Thursday, June 24, 2021

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Sarawak expects to get CanSino vaccine by mid-July

KUCHING: Sarawak is expected to get the CanSino Covid-19 vaccine supply by the middle of July, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. Uggah, who is also the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman, said Sarawak had earlier...

Private sector employees in Sibu to get vaccine jab next week

SIBU: About 14,000 employees from the private sector in Sibu will receive the Covid-19 vaccine beginning next Monday at the University College of Technology Sarawak campus, here. The vaccination centre will be jointly operated by the university, SEGi Medical School...

Ministry hopes examination class students can return to school earlier

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry (MOE) has proposed to the National Security Council (MKN) that students in examination classes be allowed to return to school earlier than phase three of the National Recovery Plan. Senior Education Minister, Datuk Dr Radzi...

Gov’t completed purchase, payments for vaccine supplies

TANGKAK: The government has completed the purchase and payments for Covid-19 vaccine supplies to meet the demand to accelerate vaccination in the country. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he had also instructed all ministers involved in the National...

Inequity fuelling a 2-track pandemic

GENEVA: The defining mark of Covid-19 is a lack of sharing of data, information, personal protective equipment, vaccines and other life-saving tools, reported Anadolu Agency, quoting the head of World Health Organisation. “This inequity is fuelling a two-track pandemic,” WHO...

WHO should ask all countries to recognise WHO-listed vaccines

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Health Organisation (WHO) should ask all countries to recognise all types of Covid-19 vaccines that are listed by WHO, said National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the guidance from WHO should serve...

Student vaccination seen as ‘best way’ to return to school

KUALA LUMPUR: The vaccination of all students who will sit for major examinations next year is deemed the best ‘way out’, to enable them to return to school immediately even though the country is still battling a high number...

Vaccine registration forms pulled out

KUCHING: Google Forms, which were created by the Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) to register residents in Kota Samarahan for vaccination at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas), were withdrawn as of yesterday (June 20). MPKS chairman Datuk Peter Minos said the...

Vaccine effective two or three weeks after second dose

KUCHING: The general public was told to understand the mechanism of vaccines and not to create false perception over its effectiveness. Education, Science and Technological Research assistant minister Dr Annuar Rapaee said the vaccines could only provide maximum protection two...

UPS set to expand retail presence in Malaysia amid e-commerce boom

KUALA LUMPUR: Global shipping and logistics company United Parcel Service (UPS) is set to expand its retail presence in Malaysia this year amid a boom in e-commerce by partnering with ParcelHub. President for South Asia Matt Parkey said UPS has...
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Do we need at RM600K ambulance?

KUCHING: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba was urged to explain the need to procure 500 negative pressure...
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