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Daro becomes green

KUCHING: Sarawak now has two Covid-19 green zones after the Daro district became green yesterday (June 20). The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the Daro district was now green after no new cases were reported in the district in…

RTP projects discussed at meeting

DARO: Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) projects in Daro state constituency were discussed at a meeting held at the Daro DUN Service Centre on Tuesday.  Daro assemblyman, Safiee Ahmad and Daro Public Works Department (JKR) was present at the meeting dubbed…

Foreign workers escape quarters fire

DARO: Sixteen foreign plantation workers had a rude awakening when their quarters at Ladang Tutus, caught fire in the wee hours today (April 2). Upon receiving an emergency call at 1.49am, firemen from Daro had to take a 45km journey to the scene. By the time they arrived, the flames had already destroyed the seven-unit workers quarters. The Indonesian plantation workers managed to get out to safety before the fire engulfed their quarters. One of them sustained minor burns to the arm and was taken to Daro Hospital for treatment. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Missing man found safe behind mosque

DARO: A 35-year-old man in Kampung Lemang Pek who was reported missing since Thursday was found safe today. The man who was said to have left his house on Thursday evening did not return home which prompted his fellow villagers…

House, four vehicles go up in flames

DARO: A house and four vehicles at Jalan Kampung Masjid here have been destroyed by fire. Eighteen firemen and two fire engines from Daro fire station were deployed to the scene. By the time the firefighters arrived, the house and…

Body of missing teen found

DARO: The body of a 15-year-old boy, who drowned while taking a bath in Daro river, was found about five metres from where he was last seen on Monday (Jan 4). The boy, identified as Haziefheild Hardie Abdullah, was said…

Missing crab hunter found safe

DARO: A man who did not return home from a crab hunting trip alone at Daro river last Friday, was found safe and sound today. Johari Yusup, 30, was reported missing when he failed to return from the hunting trip…

15-foot, 500kg croc caught

DARO: A 15-foot crocodile was caught in the Batang Lassa River near the Daro ferry point here today. According to an eyewitness, Jamaludin Sharaee, the reptile was estimated to weigh about 500 kilogrammes. “The crocodile was caught by two young…

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