Wednesday, July 21, 2021

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4m-long python found underneath house

MIRI: A man found a four-metre-long python tightly wrapped around a pet chicken underneath his house in Kampung Wireless early this (Wednesday) morning. Fearing for his own safety, the 43-year-old house owner immediately called an emergency service for help. By...

Three districts affected by floods

MIRI: Heavy downpour in most parts in the Northern Region during the weekend has affected 43 areas and 19 schools in three districts. According to Miri Civil Defence Force (APM) officer Captain (PA) Usman Harto, the three districts are Beluru,...

Busy snake-catching acts for APM

MIRI: Miri Civil Defence Department (APM) personnel were summoned on Saturday to catch a meter-long adult python in South Lake Bandar Baru Permyjaya. According to Miri APM officer in-charge Captain (PA) Usman Harto said, three APM personnel led by Corporal...

Python squeezes pet cat to death

MIRI: A 10kg python squeezed a pet cat here to death at the main gate of a house here on Monday night (June 28). The cat owner, a 37-year-old woman, stumbled upon the six-foot- long snake which had wrapped itself...

13-ft croc caught in drain

KUCHING: Local villagers had the shock of their lives when they spotted a 13-foot long saltwater crocodile in a drain near the Samariang Muslim Cemetery last Friday (May 7). A spokesman from the Civil Defence Force (APM) said a three-man...

APM personnel always on standby

MUKAH: Over 500 members of the Mukah District Civil Defence Force (APM) are always on standby at all times to ensure the wellbeing of the community is guaranteed during the Covid-19 pandemic. In conjunction with the APM's 69th anniversary this...

Rescuers retrieve body of drowned man

KUCHING: The body of a man feared drowned in Sarawak river yesterday (March 19), was found about two metres from the control post today (March 20). A spokesperson from the State Fire Department operations centre said the body was found...

Man feared drown near Kampung Boyan

KUCHING: A man was feared drowned at Sarawak river near Kampung Boyan, Petra Jaya this afternoon (Mar 19). Rescue agencies such as Fire Department, Marine police and the Civil Defense Force (APM) responded to the incident. A spokesperson from the State...

Build us a special jetty, says APM

SIMANGGANG: The state government has been asked to build a special jetty that can be used by the Malaysian Civil Defence (APM) boats during low tides as well as high tides. Sri Aman APM officer, Captain Siti Huzaimah Ibrahim, who...

Angler still missing; croc attack suspected

SRI AMAN: A search is now on for a 61-year-old fisherman who is believed to have been attacked by a crocodile in Batang Skrang. Taid Jepit was said to have gone fishing alone from the riverbank near Rumah Francis Kaong...
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July 22 reignites Sarawakians’ strong spirit, resilience to excel

SPECIAL REPORT By Hamdan Ismail DESPITE the absence of a grand celebration, no thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, all Sarawakians are...
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