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Nation 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Break seats into smaller units, says Chan

Sarawak wants its heavily-populated parliamentary and state constituencies to be redelineated into smaller units for development and progress to be channelled more effectively to the people.

Nation 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bario to be made highland garden to attract tourists

The Bario plateau in northern Sarawak will be turned into a highland garden for nature-loving tourists.

Nation 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Victim went back in to get her schoolbag

Top Year Three pupil Rosemera Keram would have survived the SK Iban Union hostel fire on Friday night if not for her attempt to save a new schoolbag.

Nation 07 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Taib to get new political secretaries

The Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP) has recommended candidates to replace three political secretaries to the Chief Minister from the recently deregistered Sarawak National Party (SNAP).

Nation 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Global recognition for remote community

A native Kayan community living in the deep interior of northern Sarawak has won global recognition for its decade-long effort in community development, conservation of natural food resources and protection of forest biodiversity.

Nation 18 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tomb raiders strike again

The notorious Iban tomb raiders are back and in the latest incident about 20 tombs in the Penasu/Batu Burak communal cemetery, about 18km from here, were desecrated.

Nation 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Five suspected Iban tomb raiders arrested

Police arrested yesterday five people suspected of raiding Iban tombs in search of I>baya/Ior valuables and antiques which were buried together with the dead.

Nation 28 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Sibu MP 'did not 'curse at 'ceremony'

Member of Parliament Datuk Robert Lau did not curse anyone at the recent ceremony to curse grave robbers organised by longhouse dwellers, longhouse chief Andrew Shilling clarified Thursday.

Nation 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Events galore for Sarawak ruby jubilee joy

Sarawak will celebrate its 40th anniversary of independence in a grand way with about 200 events planned for this year.

Nation 26 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

SPDP to look into social ills caused by migration

The Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP), worried about the increasing social problems caused by rapid rural-urban migration, has directed members to go to interior communes to try and halt the problem.