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Docs on Vacay ― making the best memories wherever and whenever

Travelling will undoubtedly give you many unforgettable experiences. But the details can fade away quickly with memory. For their love of adventure and to document their vacation trips, husband and wife, Dr Iise Chew and Dr Michelle Goh, started...

The challenges of living with a rare disease

Rare diseases are by their very nature obscure and unknown, falling through the cracks when it comes to research budgets and treatment development. Unfortunately, rare diseases don’t often get the attention they need because, well, they’re rare. We often...

Financial independence starts with cake business

KUCHING: Not one to ask her parents for pocket money, Nur Khadijah Fatin Saadi decided to set a goal for financial independence by selling cakes. The 21-year-old entrepreneur set up batekkku.official in 2019 to sell Kek Batik, a type of...

Beauty, brains and a heart of gold

Meet Miss Earth Malaysia 2020/2021 Dr Nisha Thayananthan, a school topper, JPA scholar, active social worker, and successful medical doctor who, despite her busy personal and professional life, still maintains her physique very well through routine workouts in the...

Very crucial to expand State Bomba’s K9 unit

LAST OF A THREE-PARTSERIES Director of the State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Datuk Khirudin Drahman has called for the expansion of the department’s canine (K9) unit. “The expansion of our K9 unit is very crucial. We hope to have the...

Prevent bullying from the outset to avoid lasting impact on victims, say experts

BY BALKISH AWANG MALAYSIA has witnessed a number of bullying incidents over the years, with some of them resulting in the death of the victims who suffered much physical and mental anguish at the hands of their bullies. Among the cases...

State Bomba K9 Unit: Bonding between dog and handler

Second of a three-part series Despite the advancement of technology that has contributed to the evolution of equipment in firefighting, canine (K9) dogs continue to have significant roles in assisting the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) in their search and...

2021 a busy year for K9 unit in Sarawak

First of a three-part series The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) Malaysia established its canine (K9) unit in 2002 as part of the efforts to increase its capabilities in search and rescue (SAR) as well as to assist its fire...

Towards keeping Kelabit customs, heritage alive

BY NURSYAHIDA BOLHASSAN SARAWAK'S ethnic diversity makes it a unique state in Malaysia. For example, the Kelabit, who mostly live in the upland areas such as in Bario, Miri, is one of the main ethnic groups in the state. They are...

Undervalued and underappreciated: The harsh realities of being an artist

Art can be and do many things; it can be an expression of emotions, it can represent a feeling or idea. Art can make statements or simply be aesthetically pleasing to the eye. However, despite being in the 21st...

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Docs on Vacay ― making the best memories wherever and whenever

Travelling will undoubtedly give you many unforgettable experiences. But the details can fade away quickly with memory. For their...