Archive for July 3rd, 2010

A senator ask UNIMAS to study the 500 abnormal births in Ulu Baram areas around Long lapuk-which raise the issue: why is the state Health Minister not deal with such an issue? Is it an issue where the victims need to become some statistics before the government will step in -say 10-20 years later?

July 03, 2010 21:13 PM

Unimas Urged To Study Birth Of 500 Deformed Babies In Ulu Baram

KUCHING, July 3 (Bernama) — Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) has been urged to carry out an in-depth study on the high number of deformed babies in the Long Lapuk area, Ulu Baram.



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This time it involve 1000 semi-nomadic Penans-with greater challenge to the authorities who build the Murum dam, which is further upstream than Bakun Dam. The distance from cities often means that the problems may never be heard, or much less heard. All this conspire to turn the resettlement into a worse copy of the previous resettlement schemes in Batang Ai, Bakun etc.


Murum Dam

Where can the Penans and the piggies go?

1,000 Penan ditempatkan semula di kawasan tadahan Empangan Murum

July 3, 2010, Saturday(Utusan Borneo)

KUCHING: Kira-kira 1,000 orang Penan di kawasan pembinaan Empangan Murum akan ditempatkan semula di kawasan tadahan seluas 200,000 hektar.


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