- GOVERNMENT TO ENGAGE PRIVATE SECTOR, DISCUSS ON POST COVID-19 POLICY
KUCHING: The government will engage the private sector in coming up with the post COVID-19 social-economic policy.
Speaking when visiting Thian Yien Enterprise Sdn. Bhd yesterday, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the policy is to promote food export by Sarawak and to work out incentives for investors.
Not only it will determine the scope of the co-operation between the government and the private sector, Uggah further said the government would help thriving local companies to penetrate more international markets en route for the vision of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Zohari Tun Abang Haji Openg for Sarawak to be a net exporter of food products by the year 2030.
- MINISTRY TO CONSIDER SIMPLIFYING REGISTRATION OF NEW DAYCARE CENTRES, KINDIES
KUCHING: Meanwhile, Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah said her ministry is mulling over simplifying the registration of daycare centres and kindergartens through the usage of only one form.
Through such simplification, she believes that operators would not have to fill out different types of forms with various authorities in terms of registering new daycare centres and kindergartens.
Speaking to reporters after chairing a meeting on the matter yesterday, she explained that the idea came up after reviewing the standard operating procedures (SOP) for daycare centres and kindergartens.
- HYDROGENBUSES TO RESUME OPERATIONS AFTER SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE
KUCHING: The Kuching city’s hydrogen bus service will be fully operational only after undergoing the full scheduled maintenance works by technicians from the China-based manufacturer, Foshan Feichi Automobile Co, Ltd.
According to Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) chairman, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Abdul Aziz Husain said in a press statement yesterday, the hydrogen bus service was temporarily suspended beginning March 18 in compliance with the Movement Control Order (MCO) due to the the Covid-19 pandemic.
He explained that the technicians who were scheduled to arrive here in March are still unable to enter Sarawak due to the existing travel restrictions imposed since the start of MCO.