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KUCHING: The state government has begun delivering food aid in stages to four state constituencies here since Apr 5 where SUPP service centres in Padungan, Pending, Batu Lintang and Kota Sentosa have submitted the names of more than 6,000...
PADAWAN: Majlis Perbandaran Padawan (MPP) has carried out thorough cleaning and disinfecting work at its office building at Kota Padawan and other MPP’s facilities including dry and wet markets and public toilets recently. This measure was taken as a precaution...
We are confused with the Federal Government encouraging everyone to use masks when they are going out to buy essential goods. But a few days later a Federal Senior Minister announced that there is no need to use face...
MIri Division Disaster Management Committee had a video conference with the State Disaster Management Committee. One of the subjects that we raised was regarding the recent Brunei case. He had travel history from Indonesia and travelled to Kuala Lumpur and...
KUCHING: Drastic actions need to be taken in order to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman. “The main objective now is to stop the virus transmission and in order to achieve that, drastic...
KUCHING: All arrivals into Sarawak will undergo mandatory 14-day quarantine at the designated quarantine centres, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. He said they will be placed at the quarantine centres at their respective place of arrival...
KUCHING: Two local based companies -- Hubline Berhad and Supreme Consolidated Resources Bhd - have joined the endeavour to help in the fight against Covide-19, by donating RM290,000 to The State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF). The donation was presented to...
KUCHING: Maxis has reaffirmed its commitment to create a safer and connected Malaysia with even more support for its employees, customers, business and heroic frontliners. This include offering 1GB of free mobile data every day for all Maxis postpaid, Maxis...
KUCHING: All mosques and surau in the state are complying well with the movement control order (MCO), said Assistant Minister in Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi. He clarified that all religious activities and Friday congregational...
A. COVID-19 UPDATE Sarawak today reports one new death case. The latest victim 40 years old is a lecturer from Kota Samarahan. He passed away at the Sarawak General Hospital. The two (2) deaths yesterday, 47 years old male in Kuching and...
KUCHING: Covid-19 in Sarawak can be stopped from spreading and contained, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said although the number of cases continued to rise both in the state and nationwide, it would eventually decline...
KUCHING: The flying doctor service (FDS) in Sarikei, Sibu, Miri and Limbang divisions, scheduled from April 2-7, will go on as planned if weather permits. The State Health Department confirmed this in a media statement issued yesterday. The department said the...
KUCHING: Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) has been carrying out disinfection process in key areas where public members congregate daily. Its chairman Datuk Peter Minos confirmed this when commenting on whether MBKS have started their own citywide disinfection process. In his...
PADAWAN: Majlis Perbandaran Padawan ( MPP) yesterday carried out thorough cleaning and disinfecting work at the major wet markets and other trading venues in MPP area as a safety precautionary measure against the infectious Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The cleaning and...
KUCHING: While they persevere on the frontlines in the war against the Covid-19 pandemic, medical workers nationwide have one simple plea for Malaysians to heed — obey the movement control order. They have been making significant sacrifices to battle this...
KUCHING: There is no doubt the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country has caused anxiety and stress in everyone, and this has not been helped by the movement control order (MCO), which as of now, has been...
KUCHING: Kuching Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCGCCI) urges the government to take unprecedented measures to avoid massive unemployment following the closure of businesses as a result of the extended movement control order (MCO). Its secretary-general Jonathan Chai...
KUCHING: There is simply no choice but to adhere to the extended movement control order (MCO), said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing. The MCO issued by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin was supposed to expire after...
KUCHING: The Sarawak government’s Sarawakku Sayang special aid package is to prevent business failure during this bad economic time and also helping Sarawakians in general. Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said Chief...
Sarawak Government is preparing to help the Rakyat for 6 months with 16 measures - following the Movement Control Order. The aid is called “Pakej Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang” involving a total of RM 1,154.54 million (RM1.154 Billion) MEASURE 1: ELECTRICITY...
MIRI: Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Sebastian Ting who went round the city to check on supermarkets calls to the public to refrain from panic buying as there is enough food for everyone. He said essential items...
Sarawak today records eight new positive cases for COVID-19. These bring the total number of positive cases to 76 since the first case was reported on 13 March 2020. Seven of the new cases are at the Sarawak General Hospital and one...
It has been the policy of the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee to urge all those who had close contact or were involved in the Covid-19 clusters to report to government hospitals in the state. And we have been very consistent...
MIRI: There has been a sharp decrease in traffic volumes in major cities in the State since the implementation of the movement control order (MCO), said Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin. The data collected from Kuching, Bintulu and Miri...
KUCHING: The state government will unveil its very own economic stimulus package designed to assist those affected by the two-week movement control order (MCO) due to the Covid-19 outbreak. “We call it ‘Economic Aid Package’ (EAP), and we will announce...
The Sarawak Government wishes to thank members of the public for their co-operation to abide by the Movement Control Order (MCO) to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Thank you also to the enforcement personnel, especially the Police,...
KUCHING: Minister for Local government, Dato’ Sri Dr Sim Kui Hian is assisting the Sarawak General Hospital (Ministry of Health Malaysia) to look at alternative site for the currently unsatisfactory SGH COVID 19 Fever Tirade site. He and SGH Director...
KUCHING: Kuching South City Council (MBKS) has ordered all food operators in its area to close their premises by 8pm. MBKS mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng, in a written notice issued to the traders yesterday, said the move was in...
KUCHING: Sarawak House and Sarawak Volunteers, entities overseeing the wellbeing of Sarawakian students outside the state, are doing their best to help Sarawak students in Malaya and Sabah who were affected by the movement control order (MCO) which began...
KUCHING: Public Bank and Public Islamic Bank will be operating as usual during the period of the government-imposed movement control order (MCO) from March 18-31. Public Bank managing director Tan Sri Tay Ah Lek said the banks would fulfil their...