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Public talks on GE14 and its impact on next Sarawak state election

KUCHING: Tapping into heightened political awareness post-GE14, local civil society organisation Rise of Sarawak Efforts (ROSE) is organising a series of public talks and a forum on the recently-concluded national polls.

Rallying call to ‘Save Ulu Muda’

ABOUT four million people in the three northern states in Malaysia are dependent on Ulu Muda as a regional water catchment.

Jaseni says Penang has adopted ‘Save Ulu Muda’ as the theme to mark World Water Day 2018

Far from a happy walk in the park

WITH completely disintegrated benches, rusty collapsed railings, fallen trees, damaged walkways and garbage strewn along the hiking trails, the Penang National Park is in a deplorable condition.

Visitors pointing at the collapsed railing at the park. — Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star

Group seeks police help to safeguard business premises

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Association (Perusim) hopes to meet Johor police chief Comm Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd to highlight several issues related to the 24-hour Indian Muslim restaurants in the state which need police intervention, said its secretary Hussein Ibrahim.

Move to settle problem

MELAKA: The Melaka state government will consider several options to resolve the issue of illegal settlements on government reserve land at the Durian Tunggal Dam in Alor Gajah and Jus Dam in Jasin, without causing any problems for the squatters.

Illegal activities such as farming on government reserve land were said to have polluted the water at the Durian Tunggal Dam. - Filepic

Looking for solutions to water woes in Semporna Hospital

SEMPORNA: The Sabah Infrastructure Development Ministry has directed the state Water Department to take immediate steps to resolve Semporna Hospital's water woes.

Kiwi vice-chancellor to visit Malaysia, Singapore

SIBU: The Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canterbury (UC) in Christchurch, New Zealand, Professor lan Wright will visit Malaysia and Singapore in July and August.

Sabah to continue edu-tourism programme

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah's Rural Development Ministry will continue to support and empower the education-based tourism programme or Edu-Tourism in Kadamaian.

Life-changing win for family man

“Congratulations! You won RM1,000 every day for 20 years!”

Weekend at the Johor zoo

THE Hari Raya holidays is an opportune time for family gatherings and outings.

Visitors admiring the various birds at the Johor zoo

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