Author Archives: Allan Jay

82 acres burning away

SRI AMAN: The operation to put out fires at Kampung STC here went into its fifth day yesterday. Operation commander Tiong Ling Hii said 37 firemen and 14 members of…

Work with NGOs, leaders told

KUCHING: The Association of Iban Community Leaders in Kuching City (Pemaik) has been told to work closely with any non-governmental organisation (NGO) interested in helping Iban squatters in the city….

Over one thousand schools closed

KUCHING: The unhealthy air quality throughout the state has caused a total of 1,037 schools to be closed down yesterday. The number comprises 136 secondary schools and 901 primary schools…

Correcting rural-urban imbalance

KUCHING: The Shared Prosperity Vision as a new economic policy is expected to reduce the rural-urban disparity in the country. Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin…

Cloud seeding on or after Sept 19

KUCHING: Cloud seeding operations (OPA) for Sarawak is expected to be done on or after Sept 19. According to a report of the Department of Environment (DOE) at 6pm yesterday…

Special policy for longhouses

KUCHING: A special policy will be adopted for longhouses in Sarawak, says Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Ali Biju. “There is no official policy ever made by the federal…