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Nation 31 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Move to attract tourists to highland town

The Sarawak Ministry of Tourism wants to turn Bario settlement, a pristine little town located on the cool highlands of northern Sarawak, into a place where horses will replace cars as the main mode of transportation.

Nation 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

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 Premium

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.

Nation 07 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Khir: We will not give in to squatters

The state will not give in to the additional demands of squatters in Wira Damai, Selayang, who refuse to leave their homes although they have been compensated, said Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo.

Letters 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

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.

Nation 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Grand launch of Gawai Dayak celebrations in Sibu

A spectacular fireworks display and colourful cultural extravaganza thrilled tens of thousands of people at the national-level Gawai Dayak Open House at the Town Square here last night.

Nation 10 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Chan: Cloud-seeding not possible for now

Drought-hit areas in the interiors of Sarawak will stay dry, at least for now.

Nation 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sarawak sape music a hit in North America

Sape music, which originated from Sarawak#8217;s Orang Ulu community, is being performed for the first time in North America and Hawaii, where a group of leading musicians and artisans from the state are on tour.

Lifestyle 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

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.

Nation 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

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.