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Body of one boat capsize victim in Bakun foundĀ 

BINTULU, May 13 (Bernama) -- A search and rescue team for victims of a boat which overturned in Ulu Bakun, Batu Keling in Bakun Dam has found the first body at 11.30 pm last night. 

The Sarawak Fire and Rescue operations centre said, the body of Wahab Jambul in his 50's who was one of the passengers of the boat, was found floating based on information received via Belaga Volunteer Fire Brigade.     

“Efforts to find the second victim, Law Yew Ngee, 43, will continue today,” according to a statement issued here this morning. 

In the incident on Saturday evening, both victims who were anglers fell into the water after the boat overturned when it hit a fish cage while the boat operator Siring Angah, 60, swam to safety.

Based on witness information, one of the victims who could not swim grabbed the other which led to both getting drowned.     

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16 foreigners detained, two boats seized in Lahad Datu


LAHAD DATU, May 13 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained 16 foreign crew members and seized two local fishing boats at 1.8 nautical miles from Tanjung Tungku and Bagahak South Sunday morning.

 
 

Sarawak RTD to launch 'Ops Sisih'


MIRI, May 13 (Bernama) -- The Road Transport Department (RTD) will launch a special operation in Sarawak to reduce accidents and increase public awareness on traffic laws.

 
 

2 anglers feared drown in Bakun


BINTULU,  May 12 (Bernama) -- Two anglers are feared to have drowned when the boat they were in capsized at Ulu Bakun, Batu Keling Empangan Bakun, Belaga today.

 
 

Sandakan by-election result an endorsement of PH's performance - Chong


KUCHING, May 12 (Bernama) -- The Sandakan by-election result is an endorsement by the people of Sandakan on the performance of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Warisan governments in the past one year, said Sarawak PH  chairman Chong Chieng Jen.

 
 

Sabah village leaders who abuse power will be stripped of posts - Jaujan


SEMPORNA, May 12 (Bernama) -- Village leaders in Sabah will be stripped of their posts if they are found to be abusing their power or condoning corrupt practices, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong said today.

 
 

Police nab 42 for drug-related offences


KOTA KINABALU, May 12 (Bernama) -- Polis have detained 42 individuals for drug-related offences in several raids carried out around the city including in Manggatal, Sembulan and Likas, since May 4.

 
 

Cultural events - best platform to promote harmony, unity in Sabah - Peter Anthony


KOTA KINABALU, May 12 (Bernama) -- Organising cultural performances in conjunction with ethnic festivals is the best platform to promote harmony, unity and tolerance among the races in Sabah, said Pesta Kaamatan 2019 Organising Committee chairman Datuk Peter Anthony.

 
 

Prudent spending, Sarawakians' golden rule against rising prices


KUCHING, May 8 (Bernama) -- In view of the inevitable rising costs of living, many Sarawakians are not only tightening their wallet but have also come up with creative ways to save money, especially in view of the coming Gawai Dayak and Hari Raya festivities.

 
 

Sarawak govt urged to build outer ring roads in Sibu


SIBU, May 11 (Bernama) -- Sarawak DAP deputy chairman David Wong Kee Woan has urged the state government to build three outer ring roads in Sibu which has been proposed since 2015.

 
 

Indonesian drug trafficker detained in Miri


MIRI, May 11 (Bernama) -- A drug trafficker’s tactics to hide drugs in a cigarette box to prevent detection by police did not work out for him.

 
 
 

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