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The Basket Deity that loves Mooncake

BY ELENA CHAI Mooncake Festival, known as Zhong Qiu Jie in Mandarin, is one of the most celebrated festivals among the Chinese community in Sarawak. A little distance away over the border, in West Kalimantan, the festival is often associated...

Keeping an ancient traditional folk art alive

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd BEFORE the advent of modern music in Sarawak, no public gatherings or celebrations — weddings, harvest festivals included — were complete without bermukun. Bermukun is a traditional performance art of the Malays, Kedayans and Melanaus. It comprises singing,...

Chocolate lovers love her cakes and biscuits

KUCHING: If you love chocolates, you will like the cakes and biscuits that Norsurianie Suwel, 31, makes for sale. Among the cakes and biscuits, she produces are rainbow cat tongue biscuits, kuih sepit berinti, chocolate brownies, chocojar, Nutella pods, chocolate...

People want economy reopened with strict SOPs

By Aisyah Azzahra Suhiri KUCHING: The public generally agree that all sectors of the economy, which have been temporarily shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, should be allowed to reopen soon. They reason that this would save the livelihood of...

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...

Sarawak — where unity and harmony prevail

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd & Petronella Felix KUCHING: Sarawak, popularly known as ‘Bumi Kenyalang’ (Land of Hornbills), will be celebrating its independence on Sept 16 in conjunction with the 58th Malaysia Day. According to the 2020 Population and Housing Census by...

Rebranding of SarawakPay hailed

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd KUCHING- The public welcome the rebranding of Sarawak Pay to S Pay Global with a new logo. This news was announced in a statement by SiliconNet Technologies Sdn Bhd, operator of Sarawak Pay on behalf of the...

Apple to launch iPhone 13 in South Korea on Oct 8

SEOUL: Apple Inc said Wednesday it will launch its new smartphone, the iPhone 13, in South Korea next month as the United States tech giant aims to solidify its leadership in the premium segment. Apple on Tuesday (local time) unveiled...

Putting competitors in the shade, TeraBox exceeds 10 million global downloads

KUALA LUMPUR: TeraBox, a cloud-based storage solution provider, announced it has reached 10 million global downloads. Outperforming competitors, TeraBox gives each of its users 1TB of free cloud storage space, which is equivalent to the storage space of 64 16GB...

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The Basket Deity that loves Mooncake

BY ELENA CHAI Mooncake Festival, known as Zhong Qiu Jie in Mandarin, is one of the most celebrated festivals among...