Saturday, April 10, 2021

Vicky Fong

A journey of songs with Alena Murang

Inspired by the stories of her ancestors who lived in the skies and on Earth, her new album is a journey of song through the cosmos; a song for the warriors who watch the mist rise on the morning...

Living under an enhanced MCO

To contain the deadly Covid-19 pandemic in specific locations, the government announced an enhanced movement control order (EMCO), where all persons within the coverage area, whether locals or foreigners, are confined indoors while outsiders are barred from entry, with...

Fashion designers lending a helping hand

Big-fashion brands and high street names worldwide are turning their production lines to meet needs arising from the Covid-19 crisis. Some are focused on masks while for others, its protective equipment and overalls for front-liners. In Malaysia, altruistic fashion...

Bringing layers of Borneo to the Brits

A new business is brewing in the United Kingdom that revolves about the traditional layer cake known as Kek Lapis, which originated as part of the afternoon tea for colonial administrators in Indonesia before being introduced locally in the...

No shortage of time

Malaysia is another country not spared from the Covid-19 pandemic, the spread of which is being fought against the backdrop of a movement control order (MCO), imposed since 18 March and just recently extended to 14 April 2020. Hence,...

National Craft Day at Karyaneka

Karyaneka, as the name implies, is very much a marketplace of arts and crafts that offers one the opportunity to purchase not only conventional souvenirs and fashion but also decors and wares for the home. There is a myriad...

Fashion from East Kalimantan

Fanti Wahyu Nurvita is the owner of ‘Hesandra Indonesia’, which she had founded in 2008 with the aim of lifting East Kalimantan onto the world stage through culture-based fashion. Despite its expansion since, the brand’s main outlet remains true...

The everlasting appeal of Lion Dancing

A symbol of good luck As little children, our parents would carry us on their shoulders within a crowd to watch lion dancing. How delighted we were then and today, the joy and excitement of performances never goes away regardless of how many...

Highlighting the importance of cultural heritage

Alena is no stranger to me. I first saw her as a little teenager performing in song and music at a home party in Kuching with other proteges of Sarawak‘s most renowned sape player, Matthew Ngau Jau. In the...

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KUCHING: The Sarawak Health Department has declared two more new Covid-19 clusters in the state. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC)...
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