Desmond Davidson

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1 day ago

Quarantine for offshore workers before crew change, says Uggah

Sarawak deputy CM says this is to prevent Covid-19 infections on oil and gas installations.

Quarantine for offshore workers before crew change, says Uggah

2 days ago

Sarawak allocates RM16.4 million to feed poor, homeless, unemployed

Aid is on top of the RM1.15 billion stimulus chief minister annouced on Monday.

Sarawak allocates RM16.4 million to feed poor, homeless, unemployed

2 days ago

Sarawak zooms in on potential security threats from migrant workers

Foreigners who have lost their income since March 18 could resort to crime, says James Masing.

Sarawak zooms in on potential security threats from migrant workers

2 days ago

Did PM dip into national reserves for people’s package, Sarawak party asks

Lina Soo adds hers to chorus of voices saying Muhyiddin should have sought parliamentary approval for plan.

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Did PM dip into national reserves for people’s package, Sarawak party asks

3 days ago

Sarawak preparing for the worst after 15 new virus cases

Private hospitals will make way for patients if public hospitals overwhelmed, says deputy CM.

Sarawak preparing for the worst after 15 new virus cases


3 days ago

First tests clear 20 Indonesian plantation workers in Sarawak of Covid-19

Deputy Chief Minister Douglas Uggah Embas says they had complained of symptoms matching that of the virus.

First tests clear 20 Indonesian plantation workers in Sarawak of Covid-19

3 days ago

Kuching woman returning from Italy brings death, despair

Covid-19 patient infects family members, 3 of whom have died.

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Kuching woman returning from Italy brings death, despair

4 days ago

Sarawak rolls out device to track people in quarantine

QR-coded wristband similar to hospital identification wrist tags.

Sarawak rolls out device to track people in quarantine

4 days ago

Sarawak relaxes MCO for farmers, fishermen to ensure food supply

They can also sell their products themselves at places designated by local council, says CM.

Sarawak relaxes MCO for farmers, fishermen to ensure food supply

4 days ago

26 ditahan di Sarawak kerana langgar perintah kawalan pergerakan

Mereka gagal memberikan penjelasan munasabah mengapa keluar dari rumah. 

26 ditahan di Sarawak kerana langgar perintah kawalan pergerakan

4 days ago

26 held in Sarawak for flouting MCO

Among them are duo who tried to crash roadblock this morning in Batu Niah.

26 held in Sarawak for flouting MCO

4 days ago

Virus transmission in Sarawak has stabilised, says CM

Abang Johari Openg says the number of cases is on a downward trend and the virus can be contained by strict adherence to the MCO.

Virus transmission in Sarawak has stabilised, says CM

5 days ago

Sarawak may make own decision on MCO extension, says Masing

Deputy chief minister says it would depend on what Sarawak medical experts say.

Sarawak may make own decision on MCO extension, says Masing

5 days ago

Sarawak now weeding out ‘sick’ foreign workers

Authorities want to avoid a shutdown of oil palm mills and plantations such as what happened in Sabah.

Sarawak now weeding out ‘sick’ foreign workers

6 days ago

Sarawak hospitals running low on blood

State health director says potential donors afraid of contracting Covid-19.

Sarawak hospitals running low on blood