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Nation 11 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Icy ocean titans bring cheer

Some icebergs are said to be more than 100km long, with enough space for Penang and Kuala Lumpur put together, writes Universiti Sains Malaysia#8217;s Muka Head Marine Research Station director ASSOC PROF DR ZULFIGAR YASIN in the fourth part of his series on the Malaysian team#8217;s expedition to the white continent.

Nation 20 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Need to rework the framework

The Non-Aligned Movement derived its initial strength by buffering Third World countries from being coerced into choosing between the Soviet and American blocs during the Cold War. But now those very founding principles may be obstructing it from charting a new direction, writes WANI MUTHIAH.

Nation 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cloud seeding over Miri

The Sarawak government has ordered cloud seeding to be conducted urgently over the Lawas and Miri divisions in northern Sarawak to prevent the haze problem from recurring.

Nation 28 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

More equipment and men to fight Miri fires

The Sarawak Government has ordered the mobilisation of more manpower, heavy-duty machinery and fire-fighting equipment to prevent wildfires from spreading in Miri.

Nation 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Landowners to be liable in open-burning cases

Jolted by the haze and forest fire scare here during the past week, Sarawak will invoke a tough law to punish landowners for open burning even though they may not have started the fires on their land.

Nation 07 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Haze alert to vessels plying Straits of Malacca

All vessels plying waters of the Malacca Straits, especially along the stretch between Batu Pahat and Muar, have been advised to navigate cautiously following the return of the haze over the past two days.

Nation 13 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chinese satellite to help spot open burning at night

Sarawak will be linking up with a Chinese satellite, Fung Yin II, to detect open burning at night in a move to counter the problem, said state Natural Resources and Environment Board acting controller Chong Ted Tsiung.

Nation 18 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Backbencher queries selection of teachers

A BACKBENCHER has questioned how teachers who failed their SPM English were allowed to teach Science and Mathematics in English.

Nation 27 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak rivers lose their fish to pollution

The inland fish population in riverine systems in Sarawak has dwindled considerably due to water pollution, said state Minister for Environment and Public Health Datuk William Mawan Ikom.

Nation 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tourism plan to cushion impact of war and SARS

The National Tourism Development Council has drawn up a three-prong strategy to cushion the country#8217;s tourism industry from the impact of the US-Iraq war and the spread of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) disease worldwide.