DD Weekly, highlights from January 1 to 7

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By DD Team

KUCHING, Jan 8: ‘DD Weekly’ is a summary of major news stories, highlights and updates to keep our readers and viewers in the loop on what matters in Sarawak community in the past seven days.

Here is our pick of top stories to keep an eye on for the week from Jan 1 to 7, 2021:

  1. Triso ferry tragedy: 4-month-old baby, 8 other victims identified
  2. Final three victims of Triso ferry tragedy laid to rest
  3. Masing: Railings to be installed at all ferry points
  4. Abang Johari: Perkhidmatan feri berakhir pada 2025
  5. Minister: Scheduled flights to Miri, Sibu to be reduced
  6. No more home quarantine for Sarawakian returnees
  7. Chong urges Education Ministry to scrap SPM Exam for 2020
  8. Chong urges MOE to use alternative assessment for SPM students
  9. DAP, PKR and Amanah form Opposition coalition to take on GPS in PRN12
  10. DAP, PKR to avoid tuft war in PRN12
  11. Dr Yii urges govt not to hold snap poll as Malaysia grapples with Covid-19
  12. Don: Snap election will not mend fractures in national political leadership
  13. CM: Don’t let outsiders snatch “jewel of Sarawak” from our hands
  14. Additional RM5 million for sports-community hall with innovation hub in Batu Kawah
  15. 8 million makeover to breathe life into abandoned Ang Cheng Ho quarry lake
  16. State govt to bear cost of quarantine, tests for children born outside Sarawak to Sarawakians
  17. SDMC to release info of public places visited by Covid-19 cases from tomorrow onwards
  18. Provide name, contact, time when entering business premises or be fined RM1,500

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