Most Read
Most Commented
Abang Jo repeats 'control crocodiles' claim in seeming push for Baram dam
Published:  Nov 6, 2023 12:24 PM
Updated: 4:25 AM
Sarawak Premier Abang Johari Openg has repeated his argument that building dams in rural settlements, including in Baram, could help reduce crocodile infestation and attacks.

This has prompted concern among local groups, who see his repeated claims to be an attempt to push for the Baram dam project, which was shelved in 2015 by then-chief minister Adenan Satem following protests.

At the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) convention in Sibu yesterday, Abang Johari repeated his controversial claim that dams could drive away crocodiles and help the natives.

Repeating his claim of "increasing human-crocodile conflicts", he said building cascading dams with...

Unlocking Article
Unlocking Article
View Comments