Sarawak Government wants to open the floodgates to foreign workers inorder to counter the influx of illegal immigrants who brings the risk of Covid-19 in this pandemic.
The Covid-19 pandemic in Sibu remains scaringly serious and the people of Sibu are the first to bear the brunt of the chaotic attempt to keep the pandemic under control here. Sibu has been left to fend for itself like an abandoned baby! Since Malaysia and even Sarawak have never had a culture of full accountability, many responsible official’s inability and inaction continue to be displayed in this pandemic incidence.
(Borneo Post - KUCHING Feb 9 2021): The decision to exempt Cabinet Ministers returning from official trips abroad from the 10-day quarantine period is a clear act of double standards by the government of the day, said Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) president Voon Lee Shan.
Sibu was placed under Movement Control Order (MCO) on January 16 due to the rise of Covid-19 cases. It’s been over a month now and the curve is still rising. However even though the cases are rising to as high as 120 yesterday, Sibu has been released into the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) category.
(Borneo Post ,SIBU, 7 Feb 2021): The government should look into calls to conduct Phase 3 of Sibu’s flood mitigation project at Jalan Lanang instead of moving it to Kampung Nangka and Kampung Hilir.