Annual food fest to begin July 26

KUCHING: Among the festivities not to be missed out here, especially food enthusiast is the 2019 Kuching Food Festival from July 26 to Aug 18 to be held at the MBKS Community Hall, Jalan Padungan. This is not your usual festival. Although there are several other activities available such as […]

Council shares activities with public

KUCHING: “Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Hari Bersama Pelanggan” held at the Stutong Community Market yesterday aimed to share MBKS’ activities with the public. MBKS Mayor Datuk James Chan said, “Here we introduce activities such as the upcoming Kuching Festival 2019, Kuching Zumba Fiesta, Mayor’s Walk 2019 and more. “We […]

State to host M’sia Day on Sept 16

KUCHING: Sarawak will host Malaysia Day 2019 on September 16, Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan announced yesterday at a press conference held at Wisma Sumber Alam. He said the federal and state governments had discussed the organisation of the event. “Both sides agree on a joint committee. The state […]

Big ‘YES’ for musical foundation

KUCHING: Local residents and tourists are giving the thumbs-up to the Darul Hana Musical Fountain at Kuching Waterfront. The fountain was launched on October 14, 2018 in conjunction with the 82nd birthday celebration of His Excellency the Governor of Sarawak. It features a flashy display of water performances accompanied by […]

Cable car? Just maybe

KUCHING: The cable car initiative which would bring visitors on the peak of mount Santubong a few years back is under hold as the idea to bring in project scale this size needs to be reviewed. The Sarawak Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman […]

Keeping culture, tradition alive

By Abang Farid Abang Taha & Nur Shazreena Ali KUCHING: The Borneo Bengkel is among the various exhibition booth available at the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) this year, where a group of youth from Borneo Island incorporate the arts of traditional crafts with a modern twist. It aims to […]

Call for annual diesel subsidies

KUCHING: The Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority (LKIM) Sarawak proposed that fishermen diesel subsidies should be given annually. This was made known in a press conference, yesterday, at LKIM port in Tanjong Bako. LKIM chairman Faiz Fadzil stated that currently the subsidies were given monthly at 60 million liters per month. […]

Greening for future generations

KUCHING: A total of 500 mangrove seedlings were planted at Pantai Puteri, Santubong near here, in a programme involving 100 volunteers. The Greening Initiative campaign in conjunction with the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) yesterday was launched by Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) acting chief executive officer Angelina Bateman aimed at […]

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