Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Flood woes over soon

KUCHING: Flood woes will soon be a thing of the past for residents in Miri as the second phase of a flood mitigation plan in Tukau and Sungai Rait will commence soon. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg...

Sri Aman Bomba increases monitoring operations

BETONG: Following the forecast of bad weather until the end of August, the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Zone Three Sri Aman has increased monitoring operations in more than 20 flood-prone areas. “Under the supervision of the Sri Aman fire...

SMC to solve drain blockage

SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) on August 15 went to the ground to inspect the cause of the drain blockage at Jalan Rambutan/Jalan Tiong Hua. According to its chairman, Clarence Ting, he visited the area again with his team. "We investigate...

Holland model not suitable: Senator

SIBU FLOOD MITIGATION SIBU: It has been pointed out that the use of Holland as an example on how to handle the flood here is not a suitable comparison. Holland’s fight is with the sea that surrounds it whereas this town...

Minister gets update on Kuching Barrage

KUCHING: Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin made a working visit to the Kuching Barrage today. The purpose was to get an update on the barrage and ship lock operation and its performance on flood prevention for Kuching district. He was...

Senator chides MP over flood problem

KUCHING: Senator Robert Lau Hui Yew has chided Sibu MP Oscar Ling for questioning the resolution to the flood woes in Sibu town. He said Ling’s statement was perplexing as the latter should have put the interests of the people...

State always ready for floods: Uggah

KUCHING: Despite focusing on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has not forgotten its flood management role at the state, divisional, and district levels. Its chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said that the committee would...

Bintulu’s flooding problems to be addressed

KUCHING: Various major and minor flood mitigation systems and other related projects in Bintulu have been reviewed and steps will be taken to effectively and urgently address the town’s prevalent flooding problems. A recent flash flood once again proved the importance of reviewing its...
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