Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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Ensuring optimal road safety along Pan Borneo highway

KUCHING: The Public Works Department (JKR) will continue to ensure that road safety measures are in place at construction sites along the Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak. In a statement today, the department also reminded motorists to inculcate safe driving habits...

Hard times for express boat industry

SIBU: The completion of the Sibu-Kapit Road project last year has badly affected the express boat industry in the central region. This was acknowledged by the chairman of the Express Boat Owners Association of the Third, Sixth and Seventh Divisions...

Council mulls speed breaker at Jalan Desa Wira

KUCHING: The Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) plans to lay a speed breaker marking (yellow transverse bar) to ease traffic flow along Jalan Desa Wira here. It is said that house owners in the Desa Wira housing estate are urging the...

Project to solve congestion at intersection

MIRI: Work to improve the traffic flows at Jalan Piasau/Jalan Cattleya 5 intersection is expected to be completed within these two weeks. The RM48,000 project implemented by Miri City Council (MCC), which started on Tuesday (April 27), consists of two...

Roads in Asajaya district being widened

KUCHING: Several roads in Asajaya district are currently being widened, said Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang. She said these are Jalan Rebak and Jalan Asajaya Ulu to Asajaya Laut.“The upgrading of Rebak, Asajaya and Sebandi roads is an initiative of...

Landowners affected by road project compensated

KUCHING: Fifteen landowners whose land were appropriated for the state’s second trunk road (STR) in Sibu area have received compensation amounting to more than RM3 million. Urban Development and Natural Resources assistant minister Datuk Len Talif Salleh said the actual...

Repok reps checks on projects, gives out funds

KUCHING: The upgrading of a drainage system and installation of a new culvert at Nyelong Bypass in Sarikei are underway. The projects implemented by the Sarikei District Council covering a one-kilometre stretch were surveyed by Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang...

Sarawak needs more roads in lower regions of rivers

SEBUYAU: Sarawak needs to build more roads in the lower regions of rivers to provide connectivity for about 65 percent of the Sarawak population who live there. “More roads mean more bridges need to be built when the rivers are...

Road projects not to lure voters

SADONG JAYA: The upgrading and rehabilitation works of the coastal road network are not ‘sweets’ to lure voters in light of the coming state election, said Infrastructure and Ports Assistant Minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi. He took note that certain quarters...

Jalan Batu Kawa upgrading fund approved

KUCHING: A total of RM2.3 million has been approved by the federal government to upgrade Jalan Batu Kawa, said Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. Dr Sim said this involves the installation of a 2.4km...
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Ensuring optimal road safety along Pan Borneo highway

KUCHING: The Public Works Department (JKR) will continue to ensure that road safety measures are in place at construction...
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