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Nation 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak warns of outbreak

The Sarawak Health and Medical Services Department has warned of a possible outbreak of food poisoning and diarrhoea following a dwindling supply of fresh water in drought-hit regions in the state.

Nation 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Drought takes its toll in Sarawak

The shortage of fresh water in several interior regions of Sarawak has reached #8220;critical level#8221; because of the apparently worsening drought situation.

Nation 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gawai joy goes up in flames for Dayaks

The Gawai Dayak has been a fiery affair this year, as a spate of fires has left many families in the state homeless.

Nation 02 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gawai Dayak open house a hit

Hundreds of people thronged the Gawai Dayak open house which was jointly hosted by the Dayak Ministers.

Lifestyle 24 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Traditional river races

What do you get when you combine Eco-Challenge with Sarawak#8217;s Gawai festival? How about a fabulous mix of adventure racing on bamboo rafts with traditional Ibanlonghouse hospitality? Welcome to the Baleh-Kapit RaftSafari.

Nation 12 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't share cups, longhouse folk told

Sarawak has issued a health warning to rural and longhouse communities to stop the traditional practice of sharing cups.

Lifestyle 10 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Land of mystery

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Nation 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bidayuhs visit ancestral home

B>BATH OF HOPE/B>: Housewife Saten Nyobek bathing her three-year-old son, Eastie Kennedy, with mountain water from Bung Bratak in Bau district, about 50km from Kuching, yesterday.

Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak rural folk unaware about SARS

The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome may have made headlines around the world but people living in northern Sarawak#8217;s deep interior are largely unaware of the disease, let alone know how to tackle it if it strikes.

Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak's losses from electricity theft down

THE Sarawak Electricity Supply Corporation (Sesco) managed to reduce revenue losses from electricity theft to between one and two percent of total power sales from between six and seven percent.