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Community 26 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Behind the scenes of mine blast

I HAVE just woken up from a 12-hour slumber. It is noon on Tuesday as I type this and I am still feeling tired.

Community 18 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

Safety of passengers a priority

SIBU: All operators of commercial passenger boats in the country have been given until 2015 to equip their vehicles with additional safety features.

Nation 11 Oct 2013 | 11:09 PM

Express boat tragedy victims receive cash aid

KAPIT: A group of 159 survivors as well as families of victims from the "Kawan Mas" express boat tragedy which sank at Giam Bungan in Belaga on May 28, received compassionate cash aid from the government on Friday.

Nation 02 Jul 2013 | 6:58 PM

Sarawak boat tragedy: Overloading not the cause, says ministry report

KUCHING: Overloading was not the cause of the 'Kawan Mas' express boat tragedy on the Rajang River, instead, it was due to a "series of accidents", according to a report by the Sarawak Infrastructure Development and Communications Ministry.

Nation 19 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM

Body found at boat tragedy site sent for DNA test

BELAGA: The body of a man found floating in the Rajang River on Monday near the site of the May 28 Belaga express boat tragedy here is believed to be that of one of the two missing passengers.

Lifestyle 09 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM

Arbitrary interpretations

Some apply the law according to what is most pragmatic or expedient.

Nation 08 Jun 2013 | 7:30 AM

Express boat tragedy: Cops deny another body recovered

KUCHING: Police have denied that another body of a victim of the Kawan Mas express boat tragedy on May 28, at Giam Bungan, near Belaga, has been recovered.

Nation 06 Jun 2013 | 3:56 PM

Express boat tragedy: Number of survivors increase to 213 after six file police reports

BELAGA: The number of survivors of the ill-fated Kawan Mas that capsized at Giam Bungan Batang Balui on May 28 increased from 207 to 213 on Thursday, after six more survivors made police reports after losing their documents in the incident.

Nation 03 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM

Land link for seven longhouses in Sarawak interior

KUALA LUMPUR: Residents of seven longhouses in Sarawak’s interior will have a land route by August, when the armed forces completes a 38km road by the Rajang river.

Nation 02 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak to hold meeting on boat safety

KUCHING: In the wake of the Belaga express boat tragedy in Rajang River, the State Infrastructure and Communications Ministry will convene a meeting with express boat associations, police and the relevant authorities.