Sarawak to mobilise agencies as haze worsens
KUCHING: Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Douglas Uggah Embas said the State Disaster Management Committee will mobilise all relevant agencies after Sri Aman recorded a hazardous API reading of 407 at 5p...
Two areas experience unhealthy air quality
KUALA LUMPUR: Nationwide Air Pollutant Index (API) readings at 8pm tonight showed unhealthy air quality in Johan Setia, Selangor (at 150) and Seri Manjung, Perak (at 105).
Sri Aman’s API 251 highest in the state
KUCHING: Hopes of improved air quality in the state was short-lived as two air pollutant index (API) stations in the state recorded very unhealthy level yesterday.
Air quality improves in some Sarawak areas
KUCHING: The air quality in Kuala Baram had improved as at 3pm today but remained at the “very unhealthy” level, with the Air Pollutants Index (API) reading at 217 at the monitoring station at the...
Dr Jamilah: Stay indoors to reduce risks of haze
Dr Jamilah Hashim – File photo
KUCHING: Members of the public should stay indoors as much as possible to reduce the risks of haze, advises Sarawak Health Department director Dr Jamilah Hashim.
Moderate air quality nationwide today
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — The air quality nationwide was moderate today, according to the Department of Environment . The DoE portal recorded that the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading has dropped below...
Sarawak’s rich ethnicity full of diversity
DID you know that there are close to 30 different ethnic groups in Sarawak? Me neither! But yes, the Land of the Hornbills is so rich with diversity, little known facts about the state like these continue to surprise every day.
KK Sentral terminal commences operations
KOTA KINABALU: The KK Sentral terminal has officially commenced operations to provide a more efficient and strategic public transport system for express bus services to Beaufort, Menumbok, Sipitang, L...
Reject politics of peninsula-based parties – Masing
LIMBANG: People of Sarawak must be firm in not accepting the political ideology brought by peninsula-based political parties.Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing said they mu...
Met forecasts a rainy Raya
PETALING JAYA: Bring along an umbrella when you go open house visiting this week because it is going to be a rainy Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
Rabies toll hits 17 after death in Sarawak
KUALA LUMPUR: A 26-year-old man from Kuching has died of rabies, bringing the total to 17 deaths from the time the outbreak nationwide was announced on July 1 last year, says the Health Ministry.
S'wak man dies of rabies, taking death toll to 17
KUALA LUMPUR: A 26-year-old man from Kuching, Sarawak infected with rabies has died, making it a total of 17 deaths since the outbreak was announced on July 1 last year, says the Health Ministry.
Fire razes 100ha along border
MIRI: A forest fire that has been raging at the Sarawak-Brunei border has spread to about 100ha, which is about the size of 220 football fields.