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2014-02-28 08:20:23

KUCHING, Malaysia, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarawak's Minister for Tourism Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji

2011-02-28 19:59:00

KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Sarawak successfully balanced economic development with environmental protection in 2010.

2009-03-09 08:00:00

Expansion Plan Brings Academy to Equip with state-of-the-art FNPT MONTREAL, March 9 /PRNewswire/ - Mechtronix Systems, a division of Mechtronix World Corp., one of the top three leading providers of flight training equipment in the world, today announced the purchase by the GGIFA International Aviation College of an Ascent(R) Flight Trainer(TM) configured as a single engine piston Cessna 172R equipped with Garmin 1000 avionics for its new training facility based in Bintulu Sarawak, East...

2008-10-14 00:00:37

By Kamarul Yunus ROYAL Dutch Shell, one of the world's largest oil companies, has pumped US$150 million (RM525 million) to turn its middle distillates synthesis (MDS) plant in Bintulu, Sarawak, into a research and development (R&D) centre for gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology.

2008-10-08 00:00:36

KUCHING: Sarawak is on high alert for the hand, foot and mouth disease after one Enterovirus 71 (EV71) case was detected following the death of a 4-year-old boy from Sibu last week.

2008-09-15 03:00:25

By SC Chan THE TIMING COULD NOT HAVE been more ironic. Just days after Sarawak announced it was building 12 hydropower dams across the state, a massive power failure plunged most of the state into darkness.

2008-09-02 00:00:20

* 1898 First attempt to fly by a balloonist who leapt off the top of a government building in Batu Road (now Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman), Kuala Lumpur, crashing at the edge of the Selangor Padang Club. * 1911 First flight recorded in Malaya by G.P.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.