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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 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 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 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 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.

Education 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cabinet approves money for 700,000 poor pupils in Sarawak

SOME 700,000 students in Sarawak will soon benefit from the Poor Student Trust Fund which was approved by the federal cabinet recently.

Nation 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thieves desecrate more Iban graves

Graveyard thieves have desecrated more tombs in Iban burial grounds here to steal jewellery and other valuables.

Nation 09 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Direct flight from KL to Sandakan

Air Asia has launched the country's first direct, non-stop flight from the KL International Airport (KLIA) to Sandakan.

Nation 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Two held over grave thefts

Police arrested a 36-year-old goldsmith from Sarikei on Thursday to help in investigations into the spate of Iban graveyard thefts in Sibu.

Nation 02 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't let children visit hospitals

The public have been advised not to take children and senior citizens to visit patients in hospitals.