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Nation 11 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Parts of Sabah still dry despite rain

KOTA KINABALU: A two-hour downpour on Saturday in parts of Sabah’s west coast failed to reach the Trus Madi forest reserve where fires are still burning, and northern Pulau Banggi where some islanders have resorted to using drain water.

Nation 10 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

35,000l water to be sent to Banggi daily

KOTA KINABALU: Some 35,000 litres of potable water will be shipped daily to the drought hit northern island of Banggi to address the critical situation there.

Nation 09 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Bottled water for Banggi

KOTA KINABALU: Bottled water is being rushed into the nation’s northern-most island of Banggi, which has been hit hard by the prolonged El Nino-induced dry spell.

Nation 08 Apr 2016 | 8:16 AM

Bottled water being rushed to Banggi island due to dry spell

KOTA KINABALU: Cartons of bottled water are being rushed to the nation’s northernmost island of Banggi that has been hit hard by the prolonged El Nino induced dry spell.

Nation 04 Apr 2016 | 3:41 AM

Barge of abducted Indonesian crew found off Lahad Datu

LAHAD DATU: A barge, believed to be pulled by Indonesian registered tugboat Brahma 12, was found floating in waters off Lahad Datu on Sunday after 10 crew members were abducted by Abu Sayyaf on March 26.

One Man's Meat 02 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

A precious commodity on Pulau Banggi

During the present crisis, early birds can collect water daily from the treatment plant, but the rest have to travel further and pay not only for the water but also for transporting it.

Nation 30 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

More Sabah villages going dry

KOTA KINABALU: The dry spell is causing more villages in Sabah to run out of water, with the number increasing by more than 100 in just two days.

Nation 29 Mar 2016 | 12:28 PM

MMEA drives away 100 foreign fishing vessels from Malaysian waters

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has driven away more than 100 foreign fishing boats, believed to be from China, from intruding into Malaysian waters at Beting Hempasan Banting (Luconia Breakers) off Sarawak, since March 24.

Nation 29 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Long queues for spring water on Sabah island

KOTA KINABALU: With the dry spell showing no sign of abating, a spring remains the sole water source for hundreds of villagers in northern Pulau Banggi and the scores of people on nearby islands.

Community 28 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Relief for islanders

KOTA KINABALU: Efforts are underway to send in bottled drinking water to Sabah’s northern Pulau Banggi hit by water shortage due to the current dry spell.