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Institute entry rules relaxed

KUCHING: Entry requirements for Sarawakian and Sabahan school leavers into technical education institutes have been lowered.

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No solution yet to subsidised rice shortage

SIBU: There is no solution yet to the acute shortage of subsidised rice to the central region though the Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister has indicated that he will look into the matter.

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Baram all set for court battle

MIRI: It will be an interesting “date” in the Miri High Court at the end of the month when the Baram folk in northern Sarawak will have their chance to use legal avenues to fight the proposed construction of the RM4bil Baram Dam project.

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Arrogant and foolish

The French were only asking for trouble by defending their ‘freedom of speech’.

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Lai wins top Curtin award

MIRI: A lecturer at Curtin University Sarawak has done the campus proud after being recognised by Curtin Australia as being one of the best teachers in the Australian university’s chain of campuses worldwide.

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Drivers on rural roads face daily risks of floods and landslides

MIRI: Travelling by land into ulu Sarawak has become fraught with dangers, with daily risks of landslides, erosion of timber roads, and flash floods that can cut off entire stretches of roads and turn them into rivers of mud after just a short downpour.

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Wong is new Sheda president

KUCHING: Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (Sheda) has elected Joseph Wong Kee Liong as its president for the 2015-2018 term during an extraordinary general meeting (EGM).

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Middle Baram flooded again

MIRI: The middle Baram region in interior northern Sarawak has been hit by another round of floods, the second within a month to hit the same region.

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Villagers unhappy with foreign drivers

MIRI: Local native villagers in interior Sarawak have expressed worries that foreigners, such as Indonesian workers in timber camps and plantations, are being allowed to be drivers of land vehicles and boats in the deep interior pockets of this state even though they are not qualified to do so.

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Improving public services

MIRI: There is an urgent need to come out with a comprehensive solution in order to improve the public bus services for the cities and towns in Sarawak.