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Water more important for survival, says doctor

It is possible for a person to survive without food for more than a month as long as there is water and he is not seriously injured, a doctor said.


Four fishermen reported missing

Four fishermen of Kampung Duyong Besar, who went out to fish in the South China Sea early last month, have been reported missing.


Loggers join the search for the missing Bell 206 helicopter

Timber loggers and surveyors from logging firms based in Miri have joined in ground searches in timber concession areas for the missing Bell 206 helicopter. The timber workers, who are working in concessions areas measuring up to 10,000ha, would be in a good position to locate the helicopter and the seven on board if they had indeed entered these territories, said timber firm Samling Corporation.


Special aircraft join in search on fifth day

Three aircraft with sophisticated detecting equipment have joined in the search for the helicopter with seven people, including Assistant Minister Dr Judson Tagal, which has been missing since Monday.


Dense treetops hamper search for helicopter

The trees in the mountainous interior of northern Sarawak can grow to more than 60m or as tall as 20-storey buildings.


No sign of missing copter with seven on board

A massive air and ground search operation involving 1,000 people and six aircraft for a missing helicopter with Assistant State Minister in the Chief Minister's Department Dr Judson Tagal and six others on board has proven fruitless for the fourth day running.


Rescuers pick up distress signals from helicopter

Rescuers have detected distress signals from a helicopter, believed to be the one that carried Sarawak assistant minister Dr Judson Tagal and six others before they went missing in the jungles of Borneo on Monday.


Foreign help for search efforts

In a show of kindness and concern, Indonesia and a Singapore company have joined in with vital manpower and technological help in the effort to locate the missing helicopter.


Massive search to locate Sarawak assistant minister and six others

A massive round-the-clock search and rescue operation has been mounted in a frantic effort to locate Sarawak Assistant Minister Dr Judson Tagal and six others whose fate remains unknown since their helicopter went missing in the jungles of the Sabah-Sarawak-Kalimantan border on Monday afternoon.


DCA told about crash four hours later

The Department of Civil Aviation was only informed about four hours after a Hornbill Skyways helicopter went missing in the triangular hilly jungle border highlands of Sarawak, Kalimantan and Sabah.