Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Comprehensive drainage system needed to solve flooding

KUCHING: A comprehensive drainage system for the Stampin Resettlement Scheme here needs to be formulated as a long term solution to recurring flood issues in the area. “It is hoped that with proper planning for the area, the authorities concerned...

Floodwaters cut off road in Mukah

MUKAH: Jalan Tingkas Sebakong here was cut off on Thursday (Feb 4) due to floods. According to Civil Defence Force (APM) Mukah chief Capt (PA) Zuriza Sharkawi, the current situation at the location was still safe but residents were reminded...

Needy affected by floods receive blankets, towels

KUCHING: Sarawak Initiative (TSI) Welfare Project Team together with the Karma Kagyu Dharma Society and The Society for Kuching Urban Poor (SKUP) provided blankets and towels to less fortunate folk affected by the current rainy season. The areas hard hit...

Serian – third district hit by the third wave floods

KUCHING: Serian became the third district to be hit by the third wave of floods in Sarawak when 55 residents in two villages had to be evacuated since yesterday afternoon, bringing the total number of evacuees to 140 people. According to...

Recent floods a nightmare for farmers

BY BARINA NANI KOTA SAMARAHAN: The recent floods, which occurred almost all over the state, were indeed a nightmare for its victims. Admitting that the flood was one of the worst floods ever, Fanizam Ahmad said he had suffered a loss...

RM15 million loss in Bau due to floods

BAU: The district is estimated to have suffered a loss of RM15 million in terms of public infrastructure and facilities due to incessant rain and floods in the past week. Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep said several roads had...

Flood situation improves following fine weather

KUCHING: The situation in flood affected areas under the Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) jurisdiction has improved following fine weather today. MPP chairman Lo Khere Chiang said this when contacted by New Sarawak Tribune today for updates on the flood situation...

Projects under 12 Malaysia Plan to be reassessed

BAU: The Bau district office through its district action committee will have a meeting to reassess and prioritise the most important projects to be included in the 12th Malaysia Plan. Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry Jinep said during the...

Flood victim tries to keep spirits up

KUCHING: Victims affected by the big flood in recent years are keeping their spirits up despite having to evacuate from their homes. “This is one of the dangers of living in low-lying areas. This kind of thing is unavoidable as...

Paddy farmers seek assistance

KUCHING: Most paddy farmers are suffering losses due to the current flood situations in the state. Floodwaters have inundated their paddy fields leaving them in ruins. As such these affected farmers have appealed to the government for assistance as help to...
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Two youth arrested for reckless riding

PADAWAN: Two youth were arrested for riding dangerously on their motorcycles along Jalan FAC Matang last Sunday (July 25). Padawan...
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