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Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bigger aircraft for Miri-Mulu flights

MALAYSIA Airlines is expected to operate Fokker 50 aircraft to Mulu from Miri in six months, said state Infrastructure Development and Communications Minister Datuk Dr Wong Soon Koh.

Nation 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Moggie: New Internet programme for schools

A new Internet access and connectivity programme - SchoolNet - is being planned for national secondary and primary schools nationwide.

Nation 14 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak to allay tourists’ fear of SARS

The Sarawak tourism industry is mounting an aggressive campaign to correct the wrong perception of the state arising from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), said state Tourism Minister Datuk Abang Johari Tun Openg.

Nation 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ex-soldier to run across Sabah and Sarawak

Former soldier Nasir Abas, the first Malaysian to run solo around Peninsular Malaysia, is all set to attempt his second feat #8211; a solo marathon across Sabah and Sarawak covering a distance of about 2,250km.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Government will ban logging near Pedu Dam, says Keng Yaik

The Cabinet has decided to prohibit all kinds of logging near the Pedu Dam reserve forest area in Kedah, Primary Industries Minister Datuk Dr Lim Keng Yaik said yesterday.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Those with symptoms may have to forgo festival

Dayaks working in countries affected by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) who intend to return home for the Gawai celebration next month may have to forgo it.

Nation 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak giving out masks at entry points

The 200-odd Sarawakians arriving at the airport here daily have been given face masks to prevent any spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus.

Nation 21 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kedah to bill Govt over lost timber revenue

The Kedah government will seek reimbursement for projected losses in profits from the ban on logging near the Pedu Dam forest reserve area, which was announced by the Cabinet recently.

Nation 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Students cheat death in crash, but two drivers killed

A group of 37 secondary school students travelling from Miri to Sibu on Friday had a lucky escape when their school bus crashed head-on with a car-hauling trailer.

Nation 26 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak kicks off celebrations

As Sarawak kicked off its ruby jubilee celebrations in a colourful ceremony, it also paid tribute to former leaders who fought for the state#8217;s independence.