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DID Paddy Scheme rice to be commercialised

KUCHING: Rice harvested from the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) Paddy Scheme in Tanjung Purun will be commercialised for the local market. According to a Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) report, Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu said the...

Drain upgrading proposal under 12th Malaysia Plan

KUCHING: A proposal to upgrade the old drains along Datuk Kalong Ningkan has been submitted for implementation under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP). Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang said he hoped the proposal will be approved so...

Kuching records over 200mm rainfall

KUCHING: The rainfall stations here have recorded heavy downpour of more than 200mm in less than 12 hours since late Thursday’s night. State Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) director Datuk Chok Moi Soon said from midnight until 10am on Friday...

Council to mitigate flood in Taman Univista

KUCHING: Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) together with the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) will look into the drainage issues in Taman Univista in an effort to alleviate flooding. “Drains that need to be widened and deepened will be...

State government’s commitment to rural development

BINTANGOR: The construction of various basic infrastructures is clear evidence of the Sarawak government’s concern towards rural development. According to a report by the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas), Meradong assemblyman Datuk Ding Kuong Hiing said the state government through...

Gabion walls in two weeks’ time

MIRI: The installation of gabion walls along Lutong beach here is expected to be completed in two weeks' time, said Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin today. Lee said that the installation, covering a length of 140 metres near Lutong Airstrip, was...

Address impact of climate change

KUCHING: The federal government must address the impact of climate change in the country which is affecting coastal villages in Sarawak. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said plans must be developed to protect Malaysians...

Gabions to prevent erosion of Lutong beach

MIRI: Gabions are being installed to prevent further erosion of Lutong Beach. Minister of Transport Datuk Lee Kim Shin said the RM369,000 project, which would cover 185 metres of the shoreline, started yesterday (4 Jan) and was expected to be...

MBKS councillor: Flood woes being addressed

KUCHING: The flood woes throughout the city are being addressed by the Kuching South City Council (MBKS), said its councillor Kho Teck Wan. She said however, not all flood problems could be tackled by MBKS on its own, requiring collaboration...
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