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Nation 28 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Evacuees begin returning home

The improved weather has resulted in floodwaters receding and thousands of evacuees in the Kuching and Samarahan Divisions began returning home from relief centres yesterday.

Nation 02 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Rescue teams deploy boats and trucks

Rescue teams have deployed boats and heavy trucks to flooded areas in Sibu to prepare for the evacuation of residents and help stranded villagers get to town to stock up on food.

Nation 03 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Measures to tackle floods in Sarawak

Sarawak will initiate flood-prevention and mitigation measures, and an evacuation and emergency response at longhouses and kampungs as the state is unable to tackle these woes effectively at macro level because of logistics problems.

Nation 03 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Peninsula girls in Sarawak pageant

Stiffer competition is expected in the annual Miss Cheongsam and Miss Cheongsam Petite Sarawak pageant here tomorrow as it has for the first time attracted contestants from the peninsula.

Nation 04 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Don't rear poultry, Sibu folk warned

The Sibu Municipal Council Tuesday warned the town folk in Sibu against rearing poultry, including fighter cocks, in their backyard in the wake of the bird flu outbreak in the region.

Nation 04 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sibu recovers from floods, schools reopen

The floods which hit a wide area in Sibu in central Sarawak for several days are now over.

Nation 06 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Peninsula girls win Sarawak pageant

Two beauties from Peninsular Malaysia walked away with the Miss Cheongsam Sarawak and Miss Cheongsam Petite 2004 titles in the pageant's grand finale on Wednesday night.

Nation 06 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

DAP aims to break BN’s grip in Sarawak

The Sarawak DAP is going all out to challenge Barisan Nasional in the next general election as it believes that this is the best ever chance to break the ruling coalition's stranglehold in the state.

Nation 09 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Set up flood relief panels, residents told

Residents of flood-prone areas have been told to set up their own relief committees to provide immediate assistance during emergencies.

Nation 11 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Charity run to flag off at 24 venues all at once

The Hong Leong Foundation Charity Run 2004, running for the fifth consecutive year, will be held on March 21 at 24 locations nationwide.