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Nation 31 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak braces for floods

Sarawak is gearing up for a really wet spell ahead, following heavy downpour and strong winds lashing the coastal belt and inland regions.

Nation 28 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Plane hired to look for missing girls

Efforts to locate four teenage girls from Perak and Kuala Lumpur, who went missing off Bintulu since Monday last week, have taken on a more urgent note. The service centre of Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing has hired a Cessna that is capable of flying further offshore from the coastal belt in a last-ditch attempt to locate the girls.

Community 11 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Dream come true for coconut farmers

Turning discarded coconut shells into chemical free charcoal is an income generating venture for the 6,000 coconut farmers in Asajaya and Sadong Jaya, a rural coastal belt in Samarahan, known as Sarawak's main coconut producer.

World 26 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Cyclone hits southwest Pakistani coast

KARACHI (Reuters) - A cyclone hit the coast of Pakistan on Tuesday, dumping torrential rain over a thinly populated region days after about 230 people were killed when a storm lashed the country's biggest city, Karachi.

World 26 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Cyclone hits southwest Pakistani coast

KARACHI (Reuters) - A cyclone hit the coast of Pakistan on Tuesday, dumping torrential rain over a thinly populated region days after about 230 people were killed when a storm lashed the country's biggest city, Karachi.

Community 02 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Highway upgrade benefiting coastal residents

SIBU: The development of the coastal highway in the state will help to upgrade the economy of the Bumiputera communities residing in the area.

World 12 Mar 2015 | 8:30 PM

'Cyclone college' brings hope to India’s vulnerable coastal community

NEMMELI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shankar Tilakvathy, 45, has lived all her life by the sea. Sorting, drying and selling fish is the only livelihood she has ever known.

Community 18 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

MNS: Protect first, then plant

INSTEAD of planting new mangrove saplings in unprotected areas, the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) wants the state to first concentrate on protecting existing mangrove swamps.

World 23 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Insight - Separatist storm brewing on Kenya's coast

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Near the white sandy beaches along Kenya's coast where tourists sip cocktails in the sun, graffiti scrawled on walls proclaims 'Pwani si Kenya' or 'The Coast is not Kenya'.

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