Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Priscilla Tawie

Mushroom cultivation: A therapy for seniors

Staying at home during the pandemic did not stop the members from Sarawak Gerontology and Geriatrics Society (SGGS) from continuing an active lifestyle. Recently, SGGS organised a mushroom cultivation activity for its members at home, with online guidance and...

Flexing for the future

Gymnastics is considered one of the lesser known sports in Kuching. Therefore, gymnast coach Eileen Wong hopes she can broaden the horizon of the sport to increase its momentum and attract more people to join. Recalling her younger days...

The challenges of online learning

Last year, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit the shores of Malaysia, the people’s movements were restricted through various measures implemented to curb the virus. With that, activities in many sectors were put on hold — but this did not...

Car or bike customisation: Aesthetics, performance or temptation?   

There is a sizeable market for customising vehicles and motorcycles in Sarawak. There are many reasons why people customise their cars or bikes. Personal satisfaction and improved performance Over the years, cars and bikes have been modified according to their owners’ aesthetic...

Hariz Othman: Malaysian representative to Mister Tourism World 2021

Bachelor of Malaysia 2021 grand winner Hariz Othman has always desired to change himself. Hariz was once a timid guy, but today he is able to stand confidently thanks to the pageant competition. He will represent Malaysia in the upcoming Mister...

Kek Lapis Mooncake: Unique flavours all-in-one

Each year, we can see unique mooncake flavours being introduced during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Due to the popularity of the delicacy as well as the Chinese culture of giving out mooncakes, it’s not uncommon to hunt for the prettiest...

Heritage Clay Crafts: Built on tradition

As an artisan, Nabilah Abdullah believes that local ceramics could go a long way if they are properly developed. At the same time, she advocates for the originality of ceramics, as she does not want its cultural elements and...

Sarawak Gerontology and Geriatrics Society: A focus on healthy aging

Retiring does not mean expiring. In the hope of keeping senior citizens busy, the Sarawak Gerontology and Geriatrics Society (SGGS) actively holds events and seminars. Despite the pandemic, the society continues its aim via the internet. Full and productive lives in golden...

History of Padungan’s oldest traditional tea shop

Over the centuries, when immigration between countries was popular, the Indians and the Chinese brought their culture and traditions into Malaysia. So, when Grandfather Chang came to Kuching from China, he brought along his skills of making spices and...

From music notes to Cakes and Dough

During the pandemic, violin teacher Melissa Yeo discovered a new passion as she learned to adapt to the difficult days of lockdowns and restrictions. Moving from violins to ovens, Melissa now enjoys being surrounded by the aroma of her pastries, although she...

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