1. MUSANG KING SEEDLING FRAUD MUST END
SERIAN: Unscrupulous suppliers are mixing other species with the Musang King seedlings has cropped up again in the state.
Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah wants the deception to end.
He who is the Minister of Agriculture Modernisation, Native Land and Regional Development urged the department responsible to distribute them to farmers must ensure they are the genuine seedlings.
He added officers must ensure that suppliers selected to supply the seedlings must have their ochards to prevent them sourcing unverified suppliers, including from outside the State.
2. SARAWAK TO BUILD 42 AFFORDABLE SPEKTRA HOUSES IN JEMORENG
MUKAH: The Sarawak government will be building 42 houses under the Rumah Spektra Permata (Spektra) affordable housing programme in the Jemoreng constituency.
Jemoreng Assemblyman Datuk Dr Juanda Jaya said, the project was an initiative to help people, especially in rural areas, to own houses at affordable prices.
The first phase of the Spektra houses in the Jemoreng constituency would involve 22 and 20 houses in Igan and Matu respectively.
The homes, priced from RM100,000 to RM120,000, will be built within 10 months.
3. TELCO TOWER CLIMBER DETAINED FOR ENTERING STATE ILLEGALLY
KANOWIT: The Indonesian man who climbed the telecommunications tower at Bukit Memaloh will be detained for illegal entry into Sarawak.
Kanowit district police chief Supt. Tega Bilong revealed that the man will be investigated under Section 6(1) of the Immigration Act 1959/63, as he was found to not have valid travel documents.
The man had climbed up the tower on Monday and had refused to come down despite continuous persuasion by firefighters and police personnel.