Thursday, October 14, 2021

DID

Piecemeal solutions won’t work

KUCHING: Piecemeal solutions carried out to resolve the flood woes which stemmed from the clogged-up Rajang and Igan Rivers will not work in the long term, Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) president Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said. He said meticulous...

State govt approves Phase 4

SIBU: Phase 4 of a local flood mitigation project by the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) costing RM120 million has been approved by the state government. Assistant Minister for Education, Science and Technological Research, Dr Annuar Rapaee told the press...

Solve flood problems in Bawang Assan: MP

KUCHING: The Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) and Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) need to develop lasting solutions for the flooding problems around the Bawang Assan area, said Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. He said they should take immediate...

Integrated project to commence next year

MITIGATING FLASH FLOODS IN KUCHING CITY KUCHING: Construction work on flood mitigation projects under the Kuching South City Council (MBKS) jurisdiction can only commence next year, said Cr Kho Teck Wan. In giving her assurance that the council was pushing to...

‘Work with DID’

KUCHING: Residents of Batu Kawa are reminded to cooperate with the staff of the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) to upgrade the drainage system in their residential areas. Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian...

Uggah gives flood-related directive to DID

DEBAK: The Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) has been told to estimate the cost of implementing some measures to mitigate the perennial flooding that often affects Kampung Lalang, Kampung Bungey and Kampung Babu here. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said the villages...
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23 more fall to deadly coronavirus

KUCHING: The state recorded 23 new Covid-19 fatalities on Thursday (Oct 14), including five brought-in dead (BID) cases, comprising...
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