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New crop in Sabah to address commodities price drop

TENOM, June 15 (Bernama) -- Sabah will introduce the farming of a new crop in a move to address the significant drop in prices for existing agricultural commodities such as rubber and oil palm, said state Infrastructure Development Minister Datuk Peter Anthony.  

The minister, who is also the Melalap state assemblyman, said the new crop would be revealed by the relevant minister soon, in view of the fact that planting of the crop is scheduled to take place this year.

He said the new commodity is anticipated to fetch much higher prices than that of rubber and oil palm, adding that his ministry had already engaged in discussions with state Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Datuk Junz Wong on plans regarding the new crop.    

Currently, the low prices fetched by rubber and oil palm were placing a great burden on the people, particularly smallholders, Peter noted, adding that he believed the introduction of the new crop would address such challenges.....

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Kinabatangan birds' nests processing factory to be launched on June 17


SEMPORNA, June 15 (Bernama) -- Kinabatangan will have its first birds’ nests-processing factory on June 17 when it  is launched by Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong.

 
 

NSJA members to get RM200 allowance for health screening


MIRI, June 15 (Bernama) -- The health screening allowance for members of the Northern Sarawak Journalists Association (NSJA) has been raised from RM100 per person to RM200 starting this year.

 
 

Membakut flood victims rise, 94 people evacuated


KOTA KINABALU, June 15 (Bernama) -- The number of flood victims evacuated to temporary relief centres in Membakut rose to 94 as at 8 am today.

 
 

SESB urged to restore electricity supply to Batu Sapi villages


SANDAKAN, June 14  (Bernama) -- Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) and Energy Commission (EC) have been urged to immediately restore the power supply at three villages in Batu Sapi here.

 
 

More parking lots for Sabah Women and Children Hospital


KOTA KINABALU, June 14 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry will increase the number of parking lots at the Sabah Women and Children Hospital here to cater to immediate need.

 
 

ANM to monitor radiation at telecommunications towers in Sarawak


KUCHING, June 14 (Bernama) -- The Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA) and the Malaysian Nuclear Agency (ANM) have entered into an agreement to monitor radio wave radiation emitted from all 2,600 telecommunications towers in the state.

 
 

MySalam scheme needs more publicity


KUCHING, June 14 (Bernama) -- The average Sarawakians are still unclear about the National Health Protection Scheme (mySalam) which was introduced on Jan 1.

 
 

Sabah govt needs to allocate funds to build PPRT homes


KOTA KINABALU, June 14 (Bernama) -- Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick said there is a need for the Sabah government to allocate its own funds to implement the hardcore poor housing programme (PPRT).

 
 

Sarawak govt contributes RM100,000 to Kenyalang Journalism Award 2019


KUCHING, June 14 (Bernama) – The state government has contributed a total of RM100,000 to the Federation of Sarawak Journalists Associations (FSJA) to organise the Kenyalang Journalism Award (KJA) 2019, which is expected to be held on Oct 25 in Sibu.

 
 

Gov't turns down call to withdraw sugar import permits for Sarawak firms


KUCHING, June 14 (Bernama) -- The government will not re-consider its decision to grant sugar import permits to Sarawak food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers, said Deputy Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Chong Chieng Jen.

 
 
 

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UPSR students get free food until December

 
     

Curfew in ESSZone extended to Dec 7

 
     

Throwing caution to the wind over cockles

 
     

12 packages of Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah to be completed by June 2022

 
     
 
     
 

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