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Nation 04 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Measles death toll now at 18

The Sarawak Health Department has confirmed that four more Penan children have died of measles, bringing the toll to 18.

Nation 05 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

MP: Be more sensitive to Penans' needs

Outsiders such as loggers and plantation workers should be more sensitive to the needs of the 3,000-odd nomadic Penans in Belaga district, Ulu Rajang MP Billy Abit Joo said yesterday.

Nation 05 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

200 Penans from Belaga join new party

More than 200 Penans in the remote Belaga district have joined the newly-formed Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS).

Nation 06 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Artefacts found at ancient site

Compiled by Wong Li Za (Jan 30 to Feb 5).

Nation 06 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kapit, Sibu flooded after heavy rain

Incessant rain in the interior of the Belaga district in the upper Rejang river basin in central Sarawak have caused flooding in Kapit and Sibu.

Nation 08 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Flood situation in Sibu worsens

The floods in Sibu Division in central Sarawak has worsened and affected more low-lying areas, forcing more schools to close or to end classes early.

Lifestyle 26 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Indigenous communities show the way with renewable energy project

A mini revolution of sorts is unfolding in the forests of Sabah and Sarawak as indigenous villagers join hands to work on community projects that supply them with renewable sources of hydro and solar power.

Nation 05 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

When the taps run dry, it’s communal bathing for pupils

Pupils of SK Batu Keling in Long Asap in the remote Belaga district had to take their bath in a big group in a stream as the school had run out of clean water.

Lifestyle 17 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Slaughter at Long Nawang

Contrary to the Chief Secretary's 'definite instructions' requiring that 'officers in charge of districts were expected to remain at their stations,' several Brooke officers in the Lower Rejang fled.

Nation 27 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pilot’s wife anxiously waiting for news

When Rosenani Hashim heard the news that a helicopter had gone missing in Ulu Baleh on Monday, she immediately feared that it was the one piloted by her husband Capt Razali Sani.