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Concert to help youths stay away from drugs

SIBU: Want to know how to stay free from drugs?


Longhouse land row gets violent

MIRI: A longhouse chief has lodged a police report claiming that his house had been purposely fire-bombed by arsonists due to a land dispute that he and his longhouse folks are facing with regards to an oil palm plantation project.


Need to tighten enforcement Bodies must get their act together for more effective services

THREE years ago, in one of my first few columns in this newspaper, I highlighted the loophole at Kuching International Airport that allows passengers from outside Sarawak to mingle with passengers arriving from within Sarawak at the airside arrival hall and then walk straight out of the airport without passing through immigration control.


Sarawak juniors beginning to make a breakthrough in SportExcel

THE number of local participants saw an increase in the third leg of the SportExcel National Junior Golf Circuit, played at the Samarahan Country Club in Kuching, as compared to the previous tournament.


Stronger voices for native rights

MIRI: Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) has called on all state governments to review policies on logging and commercial developments in all native-owned forests.


Adenan’s hard-hitting speech at the UN International Day of Forests is hard to ignor

TAN Sri Adenan Satem has given few press interviews of late. On the occasion of his first anniversary as Chief Minister, he gave just one interview and two others to television stations.


Forest fires giving Kuala Baram residents sleepless nights

MIRI: Unscrupulous people are resorting to burning large tracts of bush land and agriculture wastes at night in the Kuala Baram district in northern Sarawak.


‘Illegals are humans too’

MIRI: The Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) have appealed to the authorities to deal with the illegal migrants humanely, and not just go around demolishing their houses as many of them had married locals and have many children already.


Sheda organises seminars on new housing-related laws

KUCHING: The Housing Ministry and Sarawak Housing Developers and Real Estate Association (Sheda) are jointly organising a series of seminars to raise awareness and understanding of new housing-related laws.


Trial runners to enjoy highlands race

A NEW trail run has been launched to introduce trail runners from across the region to the scenic beauty of Bario in the Kelabit Highlands in the heart of Sarawak.