RM900,000 from SEB, FDS for Murum, Batang Ai folk

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) and Forest Department Sarawak (FDS) yesterday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand sustainable livelihood opportunities for the communities in Muru...

Historic Land Code amendment for natives’ benefit

KUCHING: The landmark outcome of the Land Code (Amendment) Bill, 2018 is to enable native communal title in perpetuity to be issued over an area to be described as native territorial domain. Deputy C...

Upgrade of rural ex-logging roads halted

KUCHING: All government-funded projects to upgrade the former logging roads in rural areas in the state have been suspended until further instructions. Assistant Minister of Coastal Road Datuk Julaih...

Public health lab vital to cope with epidemic

KUCHING: The setting up of public health laboratory is crucial to cope with any forms of epidemic in the State including rabies. This was said by Assistant Minister for Housing and Public Health Dr A...

Determine NTD based on custom, needs of folk

KUCHING: Murum State Assemblyman, Chukpai Ugon has proposed that the amendment of the Land Code Bill 2018 should not limit the Native Territorial Domain (NTD) to only 500 hectares. Instead, he propos...

Krian rep rejects Land Code amendment

KUCHING: The State Assemblyman for Krian, Ali Biju has said that the proposed amendments to the Land Code (Amendment) Bill, 2018, fall short of the expectations of the natives who have been fighting ...

Three delegations call on CM

KUCHING: Chief Minster Datuk Patinggi (Dr) Abdul Rahman Johari Tun Openg received three different courtesy calls at his office in State Legislative Assembly (DUN) hall here, yesterday. The first call...

Villagers commend road accessibility

KABONG: The residents of Kampung Batang Maro now are relieved that the Public Works Department (JKR) has confirmed the status of the gravel road as completed and useable. This road connects the villa...