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Friday, June 5, 2020
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KUCHING: Businesses are now slowly reopening, having been allowed to resume last month following the imposition of the movement control order (MCO) that began last March. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar made this observation...
KUCHING: A mere ban or suspension of alcohol sales will not address the issue of drink driving, said Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii. Instead, he suggested that the solutions should take on a different holistic approach, without infringing or...
KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president and Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing took a swipe at Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh for the latter’s indecisiveness in making a decision for...
KUCHING: SUPP Central Woman Chief, Kho Teck Wan appealed to Sarawak Government to provide special business relieve grant or loan to the saloon, photo studio, gym, and spa business owners as they had to close down their businesses since...
KUCHING: The state government has been urged to consider including hair and beauty salons, spas, photo studios, gyms, and fitness centres as beneficiaries of the Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid (BKSS). Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Women chief Kho Teck Wan...
KUCHING: Sarawakians are again reminded not to take unity among the multi-racial society lightly. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said it is not easy to foster unity among people of various races and religions. He warned that...
A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily recognised from truth. Familiarity breeds liking which tends to give mere ‘exposure effect’. Without taking time and effort to seek correction information and...
KUCHING: The Dayak community will be celebrating Gawai on June 1 among their household in their respective homes due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Bung Bratak Heritage Association president Datuk Peter Minos said hopefully by next year when Sarawak is free...
KOTA SAMARAHAN: The Makerspace team from the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology (FCSIT), volunteered to make 3D printed face shields for the medical front-liners with the impending COVID-19 pandemic. The team have been printing the masks since March...
KUCHING: SUPP Kota Sentosa Chairman, Wilfred Yap hoped that   PSB and DAP politicians  instead of politicking through misinformation using the media would instead place the needs of the people first and to have their problems resolved and settled...
MIRI: In the coming Sarawak Election, SUPP had earlier resolved that SUPP *would* field their candidates for Election in all its 20 traditional seats including Opar, Mambong, Engkilili, Dudong and Bawang Assan, said Datuk Sebastian Ting, SUPP Secretary General. All these...
KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) deputy publicity chief Christopher Gira Sambang has expressed disappointment over Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) members ‘misinforming the public’ with twisted facts with regard to the proposed Second Trunk Road (STR). “We are all aware that...
KUCHING: Any technology, including QR-coded wristbands, can be being tampered with, but what is required is a concerted effort from the public and enforcement agencies to curb the spread of Covid-19. Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) general manager Dr Zaidi Razak...
SIBU: The Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) has ordered that passengers boat owners to stop plying the Sarikei-Tanjung Manis route with immediate effect today. SRB Sarikei assistant controller Hazizan Sapiee said the directive was issued after a woman in Tanjung Manis...
KUCHING: Snap checks and patrols will still be intact during Hari Raya to ensure that the conditional movement control order (CMCO) and standard operating procedures (SOPs) are adhered to. Kuching district police chief ACP Awang Din Awang Gani said police...
KUCHING: Opposition parties and their leaders should swallow the bitter pill and accept that Sarawak is getting more under Perikatan Nasional (PN) than it had when Pakatan Harapan (PH) was at the helm. Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) information chief...
KUCHING: The riverfront beautification project stretching from Kampung Boyan to Fort Margherita has resumed following two months or so of lockdown in the city. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the project included a cascading...
MIRI: The Saberkas night market for the Ramadan  here has to close despite was operating a few nights ago, to ensure the safety of the Miriams due to Covid 19, said Mayor Adam Yii.  Yii said a discussion was held...
KUCHING: Sarawakians all have vital roles to ensure that a second wave of Covid-19 infections does not happen, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said. The Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman disclosed that SDMC was currently developing a...
KUCHING: The public are urged to adapt to policy changes made by the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to minimise new risks of infections. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the policy had to...
KUCHING: Parents should refrain from bringing their young children out to public places during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period, said Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah. “Kita jaga kita (we take...
KUCHING: The operating hours for economic sectors in the state that are allowed to reopen during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period from 7am to 10pm remain unchanged. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said this following...
Ketika para guru menyambut Hari Guru pada Sabtu lalu, Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh, bekas guru dan pengetua sekolah menengah,  menyambut ulang tahunnya yang ke-78.  Lelaki yang dilahirkan di Sibu pada 16 Mei 1942,  betul-betul lima bulan selepas  Jepun menduduki...
KUCHING: SUPP Stakan Branch Chairman, Sim Kiang Chiok called to all Sarawakians to rejoice and celebrate the great victory that has been scored by the GPS government against Petronas the only oil company that disputed our unalienable rights upon...
KUCHING: Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh’s position as an assemblyman and former second finance minister does not put him in a privileged position to seek personal requests on the income and expenditure of the...
KUCHING: Sarawak did not give its rights away to Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) for a RM2 billion payday, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing. He said critics, especially the oppositions, who argued to the contrary were...
KUCHING: Sarawakians have been advised against lowering their guard in fight against Covid-19. The federal government can declare the conditional movement control order (CMCO) and the state can introduce the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be followed by businesses and...
KUCHING: Those involved in the operation of the public transport sector under the conditional movement control order (CMCO) on May 12 are advised to follow the safety precautionary measures put in place. Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin said although...
KUCHING: Road access is one of the more pressing rural development projects which the state’s rural populace should not be denied of. Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) youth chief Datuk Snowdan Lawan, said the second trunk road (STR) project covering most...
KUCHING: As an experienced ruling government, Sarawak government viewed the opening up of business and public operation very serious and carefully. This is evidence with  Sarawak government’s stand when it didn’t agree or disagree with Federal’s CMCO, said SUPP Woman...