Need to overhaul heritage rules


By YU JI
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  • Friday, 13 Mar 2015

There are now more stumps at Fort Alice and the Tidal Bore Observation Deck than trees. Eleven out of 13 trees at the site was cut down recently, drawing all round ire.

KUCHING: The Sarawak Heritage Society (SHS) is the latest to join a chorus of condemnation of the felling of 11 of the 13 trees at the newly-restored Fort Alice in Sri Aman.

In a strongly-worded statement, the society’s president, Karen Shepherd, called the axing a “wanton desecration” of the historical site.

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