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27 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Suspects lead authorities to where they dumped mother Oriental Pied hornbill’s carcass

MIRI: Faridah, the mother Oriental Pied hornbill, is dead. Authorities found the carcass in a rubbish dump at Piasau Industrial Estate, some 5km from Piasau Camp, which a family of hornbills has called home all this while.

26 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Missing hornbills have made call to turn Piasau Camp into nature park louder

MIRI: An outpouring of reaction has flooded the city after the lovable hornbills of Piasau Camp went missing on Tuesday.

A pair of Oriental Pied hornbills.
25 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Group calls symposium a farce

MIRI: An environmental watchdog, Save Sarawak Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers), has described the Orang Ulu Cultural Symposium as a farce for not reflecting the real voice of the Orang Ulus.

24 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Relocation to complete before Murum dam impoundment, SEB assures villagers

MIRI: Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) confirms that the impoundment of the Murum dam has begun but assures folk from the remaining six villages affected by the project that relocation is underway.

Hydro-powered mammoth: The Murum dam at the earlier phase of its construction in this file pic.
21 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Man found dead behind supermart

MIRI: The body of a man was found behind a supermarket in Jalan Piasau here.

Sudden death: The body was found at a car park area behind a supermarket at Jalan Piasau, Miri.
21 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Ops Cantas nets 52 people believed to members of gangs listed by Bukit Aman

MIRI: Police here arrested 52 people believed to be gang members of the 49 gangs listed by Bukit Aman since Ops Cantas was launched last month.

20 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Second batch of folk affected by Murum dam to be resettled in Tegulang next month

MIRI: Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) will relocate more villagers affected by the Murum hydroelectric dam project next month following the success of an operation involving 89 families from Long Wat last week.

18 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

RM112mil for Curtin Sarawak

MIRI: Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) has been awarded funding under the AsiaBound Grants Programme 2014 for two of its projects.

Learning curve: The Peoples and Cultures of Borneo 101 Intensive Short Course will include field trips with indigenous community members.
15 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Upper Baram Penans fear losing homes to proposed national park, appeal for answers

MIRI: Several Penans led by their headman Sedin Laeng want to know whether it is true that they would lose their homes once the proposed Suling Selaan National Park in upper Baram is established.

Cause for worry: Sedin (centre) and fellow villagers showing the map of their area affected by the proposed national park.
13 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Four held in Miri for possession of illegal weapons while Ops Cantas in Kuching reels in 22 suspects

MIRI: Police have arrested four persons for possession of illegal weapons in various areas in the city and documented several people since Aug 19 following a nationwide crackdown on suspected criminals, gang members and secret societies under Ops Cantas.

Chilling haul: ACP Mun and his deputy Supt Stanley Ringgit (left) showing the weapons confiscated from suspects arrested during Ops Cantas in Miri.