WITH the approach of the Chinese New Year, the Police in Kuching have reminded the public that the ban on firecrackers and fireworks is still on and that there is no instruction to relax the ban.
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February 9, 2012
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February 5, 2012
THOSE planning to play with firecrackers and fireworks on Chap Goh Meh, the last day of Chinese New Year celebration on Monday (Feb 6) without a permit better beware! A stern warning has been issued by the Police and Customs saying that these offenders as well as spectators are liable to be arrested.
January 29, 2012
Borneopedia probe on firecrackers ban. RED spells danger. There have been incidents every year of firecrackers and fireworks users being blinded, losing body parts, suffering other injuries or even death especially during Chinese New Year season.
January 28, 2012
THE tragic death of a newly-wed By Shaow Yong, 26, at Taman Seputeh, in the Luyang suburb of Kota Kinabalu in the first hour of the Lunar New Year on Jan 23, has given rise to Malaysians reflecting on the ineffective enforcement of the ban on fireworks and firecrackers in the country.
January 26, 2012
IN a horrifying incident on the first day of the Lunar Dragon Year (Jan 23), a newly married man, By Shaow Yong, 26, was instantly killed in Kota Kinabalu after a malfunctioned firework suddenly exploded in his face when he went to check it.