|03 Jan 2017||12,130 use Sibu Express Terminal over the new year|
Some of the passengers making their way to the departure area at Sibu Express Boat Terminal.
SIBU: A total of 12,130 passengers passed through Sibu Express Boat Terminal between Dec 29 last year and Jan 1 this year. With Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) continuing to monitor the terminal to prevent untoward incidents, its assistant controller (Region II) Christopher Chan said he noted that passenger volume was decreasing as some people had already gone back to their workplaces and there was no request for extra trips to accommodate students returning to school for the new term yesterday.
|03 Jan 2017||Busy day at Kapit express boat terminal during back-to-school send-off|
Wharf workers help passengers load their goods on board the express boats.
KAPIT:It was a hectic scene at the express boat terminal here yesterday, despite the day being a replacement holiday for Christmas Day which fell on Sunday. The majority of the people thronging the terminal comprised parents and their children, who were preparing for the trip back to school....
|30 Dec 2016||‘SRB can’t take action on boat roof riders’|
KUCHING: Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) can only advise passengers not to sit on roof tops of express boats as there is no law or regulation prohibiting them from doing so.
This was confirmed by SRB controller William Jinep to The Borneo Post, who said SRB had no power to take action against passengers who preferred to sit on the roof tops of express boats. “All that we can do is to advise the boat operators to advise passengers not to sit on roof tops of the express boats,” said William....
|23 Dec 2016||Crowds pack Sibu express boat terminal|
The festive mood is certainly in the air as seen by the number of passengers at the Sibu Express Boat Terminal.
SIBU: A total of 14,677 passengers passed through Sibu Express Boat Terminal between Dec 15 and 21, with volume expected to peak today as Christmas approaches.According to Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) assistant controller (region II) Christopher Chan, the number of passengers would start...