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Nation 06 Nov 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sarawak comes down hard on open burning culprits

KUCHING: Open burning offenders in Sarawak will face stiffer penalties following amendments to the state’s Natural Resources and Environment Ordinance.

Nation 05 Nov 2019 | 3:04 PM

S'wak passes law on open burning; penalty increase to tackle haze pollution

KUCHING: The Sarawak Legislative Assembly has passed the Natural Resources and Environment (Amendment) Bill to expand the law on open burning and increase the penalty for offenders to tackle local haze pollution.

Metro News 24 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Three new categories in awards contest for schools

KUCHING: Three new categories are up for grabs in this year’s Anugerah Sekolah Rakan Alam Sekitar (Serasi) awards for schools in Sarawak.

Metro News 04 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Stop pollution, act against those behind starting wildfires

MIRI: I am one of thousands of residents breathing in polluted air every night because of the wildfires burning all over Miri and Kuala Baram districts.

Metro News 21 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Come down hard on open burning culprits

The dreaded haze looks set to return to Sarawak. There are already big wildfires raging in many districts and the air quality is noticeably deteriorating.

Nation 17 Mar 2019 | 4:36 AM

Fresh confrontations near Mulu National Park, natives block logging machinery from clearing forest

MIRI: Fresh confrontations have erupted between native communities and workers of an oil palm company at the fringes of Mulu National Park in northern Sarawak.

Nation 17 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak leading the way in green initiatives

KUCHING: Sarawak is a major player in Malaysia’s fight against global warming, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.

Metro News 04 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ban open burning for good

MIRI: A total ban on the burning of agriculture waste should be imposed to address wildfires and haze in northern Sarawak.

Views 23 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Come down hard on culprits

North view by Stephen Then
MIRI: There are claims that certain unscrupulous landowners are using the current hot weather as an excuse to set fire to clear the forest-vegetation on their unused vacant land in Sarawak.