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.

Saturday, 16 July 2016

S4S to hold Sarawak Day on July 22 at Taman Kommuniti Serian



KUCHING, July 17, 2016 - Sarawak 4 Sarawakians (S4S)  will be coming to Serian on 22 July 2016 for its celebration of Sarawak Day despite a disappointing meeting in which the Serian authorities refused to provide any assistance to the group.