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  1. Malaysia’s Former Prime Minister Calls for Halt to Sarawak Dams

    29 Jan 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUCHING, Malaysia Former Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad this week called on the government to reconsider planned hydropower projects in Sarawak state, on Borneo Island. Mahathir, who was speaking at the I ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2015 - 10:45

  2. Plans for Malaysia’s Controversial Baram Dam Still Not Finalized: Government

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUCHING, Malaysia Plans to construct a controversial 1,000-megawatt, $1.2 billion USD dam on the Baram River in Malaysia’s Sarawak state have not been finalized yet, the government said this week, in an attemp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 10:29

  3. Malaysia Plans Proper Sewage System for Sarawak River

    10 Oct 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report KUCHING The Borneo Post The Sarawak Sewerage Services Department (SSSD) plans to provide a proper sewerage system to areas under Kuching North City Commission (DBKU), especially the Malay villages opposite the city ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2013 - 10:13

  4. Malaysia's NREB Awaiting Funds to Cleanup River

    16 Aug 2013- 09:52 by Local Press Report KUCHING Borneo Post The Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) is awaiting funding from the federal government to rehabilitate and beautify the Tabuan River.  NREB controller Peter Sawal told The Borneo Pos ...

    Local Press Report - 08/16/2013 - 09:52

  5. First Phase of Kuching Sewage System to Be Complete in 2014

    The $171.5 million USD first phase of the centralized sewerage system in the Kuching city center is scheduled for completion by April 2014, Sarawak Infrastructure Development and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Michael Manyin said last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/30/2012 - 10:19

  6. More Sarawak Dam Protests

    Aboriginal Penan people from eight villages blockaded the access road to the construction site of the Murum Dam hydropower project last week in an effort to stop workers from Sarawak Energy Bhd and other companies from going to the site as well as trying ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2012 - 11:29

  7. Opponents of Malaysia’s Baram Dam Refuse Government Resettlement

    More than 20,000 people who will be directly affected by construction of the proposed $1.3 billion USD Baram Dam in the city of Kuching, in Malaysia’s Sarawak state, are refusing to leave and be resettled, SAVE Sarawak's Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers) ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2012 - 11:02