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Nation 07 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak to control fishing of 'terubok'

Sarawak will introduce a new regulation to prevent over-exploitation of I>ikan terubok/I>, a fish which is in high demand.

Nation 11 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Laws to protect endangered fish species

Sarawak will formulate inland fisheries legislation to protect its marine life, especially endangered fish species like I>ikan terubok, /I>which is much sought-after here and in Peninsular Malaysia.

Business 22 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pepper board invests RM10mil in new facilities

THE Pepper Marketing Board Malaysia has invested about RM10mil in new processing facilities in Kuching to improve the quality of its products, general manager Grunsin Ayom said yesterday. They include a sterilisation plant and a grinding plant. Under installation is a micro-encapsulation plant.

Nation 24 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Adenan: Go for viable courses

Students should pursue courses that will land them jobs, said state Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Adenan Satem.

Nation 21 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

New site for pig farming area

The Sarawak government has shelved its plans to develop a centralised pig farming area (PFA) at the Kuching-Serian Road following protests from local villagers.

Nation 28 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak may ban catching of terubok to preserve the fish

The Sarawak government is considering banning fishermen from catching I>ikan terubok/Ifor a specific period to save the fish from extinction, said Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Adenan Satem.

Nation 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sponsor for books on Sarawak history

Yayasan Sarawak will pay for the publication of books on Sarawak's history written by locals, said its chairman Datuk Adenan Satem.

Nation 02 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah Cabinet sworn in

Sabah Umno information chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Ismail has been promoted to a full minister in the 10-member state Cabinet while Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman has dropped Datuk Abdul Ghapur Salleh, a senior member of the former Cabinet.

Business 11 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Niche markets for pepper, sago

THE Sarawak State Farmers#039; Organisation (SFO) has ventured into the production of more value-added pepper and sago products marketed under the brand name of Agro D#039;lite.

Nation 03 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak to set up fish sanctuaries

Sarawak will designate conservation areas and sanctuaries to protect fish resources in all its 23 major river systems, said state Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Adenan Satem.