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Nation 04 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Felda has funds to help settlers

Felda settlers should apply for financial aid offered by the board instead of mortgaging their land to banks to get loans, said its chairman Tan Sri Dr Mohd Yusof Noor.

Lifestyle 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rock and roll train to Kalaw

Have you ever been on a rock-and-roll train that goes about 10km per hour? No? Then check out the slow train from Shwe Nyaung to Kalaw in the heart of Myanmar.

Nation 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chin: Government studying ways to check longhouse fires

The Government is studying several options to check the frequent outbreak of fire in longhouses in Sarawak.

Lifestyle 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Doing his bit for Nature

A MAJOR gripe in the Kinabatangan is that the local people have benefited little from the thriving nature tourism business and serve as mere audiences. Mindful of these grievances, some lodge operators have made it a point to share the tourism pie as well as lighten the burden of their presence on the Kinabatangan environment.

Nation 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Robbers desecrate 30 more graves in Sibu

About 30 more graves have been found desecrated at the Penasu/Batu Burak Iban cemetery about 20km from Sibu.

Nation 28 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Grave robbers back in action

The notorious Iban grave robbers are back in action after almost a year of inactivity. More than 40 graves at two communal cemeteries here have been desecrated.

Letters 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Coming to terms with loss of ancestral land

Running along the corridor of the longhouse, three-year-old Jane was oblivious of the group of Orang Malaya (as Sarawak natives refer to West Malaysians) journalists who were paying a visit to her home in the Sungai Asap Resettlement Scheme.

Lifestyle 17 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

How a river transforms from pristine to polluted

Sungai Penchala, which meanders through the heart of Petaling Jaya, looks more like a huge monsoon drain than a river. Looking at its murky water laden with all kinds of waste, it is hard to imagine that this river started off as a pristine, gurgling stream up in Bukit Kiara. Special report by HILARY CHIEW.

Nation 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak gets ready for severe drought

Sarawak has reactivated all its disaster and relief machinery at the divisional level to brace for any severe drought and haze problems.

Lifestyle 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Juicy discovery

There is an amazing repertoire of fruits in Sarawak hardly known or tasted by city folk. LOH FOON FONG tags along with a team of scientists to visit a couple of longhouses.