Thursday, 27 October 2016

Baram Conservation Initiative launched

MIRI, Oct 27, 2016 - Following the cancellation of the proposed Baram dam, the communities of Baram are proud to announce the launch of the Baram Conservation Initiative.
 Representatives from the various ethnic groups at the launch of the Baram Conservation Initiative with Save Rivers chairman Peter Kallamg (seated, with white shirt).

S4S: Federal Government is formidable opponent to Sarawak's quest to get its rights

KUCHING, Oct 27, 2016 - Sarawak 4 Sarawakians civil movement is calling for all elected representatives at the state and federal levels to place the needs of the state and the drive to reestablish its  rights above all other considerations, including party politics. 
 S4S calls for all political parties and politicians to unite to reclaim our rights

Monday, 29 August 2016

Sarawak Energy adopts three turtle conservation areas administered by Sarawak Forestry Corporation

KUCHING, August 28, 2016-   Sarawak Energy Berhad, the state's sole electricity provider, will provide an alternative solar scheme to three turtle conservation areas administered by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC).

Under the scheme, SEB will adopt Pulau Talang Talang Kechil, Pulau Talang Talang Besar and Tanjung Datu National Parks under its corporate social responsibility programme.

Sarawak Energy Group CEO Datuk Torstein Dale Sjotveit and Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) CEO Wong Ting Chung (right) addressing the media. Also seen are Sarawak Energy Executive Vice President for Corporate Services Aisah Eden (left) and Sarawak Energy Executive Vice President and CEO of SESCO Lu Yew Hung (second left).

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Batang Sadong Bridge, the country's longest, to be officially opened to public in October

SIMUNJAN, August 28, 2017 - The country's longest bridge crossing a river is to be opened to the public early October, four years after its construction began.

The1.48km bridge built across the Batang Sadong is 98.52 per cent completed.
 Nancy Shukri (centre) giving the thumbs-up after putting the last girder supporting the bridge.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

JOAS unhappy with federal goverment for not acting on Suhakam report on land rights problems

PUTRAJAYA, August 11, 2016: A Land Rights Memorandum outlining issues and demands related to Orang Asal lands, territories and resources has been handed over to Minister in the Prime Minister's Department  Datuk Paul Low's office by Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) two days ago.
 JOAS members say the federal government has kept quiet on Suhakam report submitted in 2013

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Orang Asal "troublemakers" from Sarawak win award from Selangor

Nine Orang Asal champions including a former member of the Senoi Peraq, the elite Orang Asli armed force received an award today from Mohamed Azmin Bin Ali, Chief Minister of Selangor at the International Day of The World's Indigenous Peoples Celebration for their contributions towards advancing indigenous rights in Malaysia.
Winners of the award were nominated through the members of the Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS). Among recipients include the late Arom Asir who, after retiring from the Senoi Peraq, guided the Temiar Orang Asli of Kelantan in defending their traditional territory and reasserting their cultural heritage.