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Nation 10 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak opens rainforests to biotech study

Sarawak encourages foreign biotechnology experts to explore the abundant species of plants and animals in its rainforests, said Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.

Nation 03 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Terengganu government quizzed over logging tender

THE PAS-led state government was questioned over the tender approval for the logging of

Nation 30 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

16 houses and stalls in Johor damaged in storm

Fifteen houses in three villages here, one near Sagil and 16 stalls near the Tangkak mosque were damaged in a thunderstorm on Thursday.

Nation 19 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Taib: More experts needed for research

Sarawak, which has 6.5 million hectares of virgin forests, will allow more foreign experts in herbal medicine to carry out research in the field.

Letters 17 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Saving water is not the solution

B>JAKARTA: /B>This year's dry season arrived earlier than predicted and could develop into a disaster if it becomes prolonged. It prompted the government to appeal to the public, particularly in the city, to avoid wasting water and to be prepared for sacrifices now that the country is feeling the full heat of the dry season.

Education 17 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Relying on grads to promote Kustem

A SERIOUS responsibility awaits the pioneer batch of Kolej Universiti Sains dan Teknologi Malaysia (Kustem) graduates who receive their scrolls in their convocation ceremony in Kuala Terengganu today.

Nation 05 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Housing scheme named after Sulaiman

The state government has decided to name a low-cost housing scheme in Jalan Joned here as Taman Tun Sulaiman Ninam Shah.

Lifestyle 26 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Trailblazing the Sarawak treks

Australian couple, 31-year-old Tig Pocock and Minda Lowry, 30, took took one year off work to live in the Land of the Hornbill. They wanted to get to know Lowry#8217;s relatives, rediscover her Iban roots and revel in nature#8217;s gems.

AseanPlus News 09 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Floods worsen in China, S. Asia

Thirteen people have died, thousands of villages are besieged and more than a million residents are stranded in the worst floods since 1991 in China's Huai River valley, officials said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 08 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Holes blown in dikes to control floods in China

Five people have died and more than 370,000 have been evacuated as huge holes were blown in dikes in east China to tackle flood waters that are at record highs, officials said yesterday.