Thursday, June 17, 2021

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Bridging the gap — enthusiasm that breeds determination

Education is considered a vital element in the development of a society, a system, and a country. Driven by creativity and passion, dedicated teacher Muhammad Nazmi Rosli is determined to break the barriers between students from the rural areas...

Celebrating Gawai in moderation

The Gawai Dayak celebration in Sarawak is just around the corner. However, since last year, festivals has not been the same because of the pandemic, and this year looks very much the same. As we look back to pre-pandemic...

The makings of a champion

Sarawak para powerlifter Bonnie Bunyau recently made the country proud when he took home a gold medal in the World Para Powerlifting World Cup held in Bangkok, Thailand. Bonnie lifted 226kg, a significant improvement from his previous best of...

Answering a call to help others

KUCHING: After experiencing hardships in life, Kelvin Wan was determined to help as many needy people as possible.  He considers his mission to help others as God’s call. The 49-year-old Hope Place Kuching founder, who has been actively involved in humanitarian...

Covid-19 recoverees recall harrowing experience in ICU

By Soon Li Wei KUALA LUMPUR: Sales executive Toh Sharon declares she will never forget the trauma of fighting for her life in the intensive care unit (ICU) about three weeks ago. Said Toh, 48, who lives in Melaka and tested...

Queenie Ting — Malaysian queen of discus

Sarikei-born discus throw athlete Queenie Ting recently broke the national record in the women’s category, shattering a five-year-old record previously held by Choo Kang Ni from Johor. At a distance of 48.56 metre, the sportswoman inches closer to her...

International Nurses’ Day 2021

May 12 is celebrated annually as International Nurses’ Day, as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Joyce The found her calling as a nurse, and shares her journey and experiencecaring for people...

The reality of raising eight children

Being a mother is not an easy job for Victoria Joanne, she had to face the monumental task of raising eight children, each with their own different personalities and behaviours. Considering the disparities, it is certainly a remarkable feat. Enjoying...

The curative effects of Asian ointments

Growing up in an Asian household, ointments play a vital role. From tummy aches, to bruises and headaches, Asian ointment is known for its magic to ease many problems. Although these ointments may not do everything your mother claims...

Keeping kindies safe for kids

KUCHING: Kindergartens operating during the current conditional movement control order (CMCO) are adhering strictly to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to keep the children under their care safe and sound. Although the children have to observe the strict SOPs, school...

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Bridging the gap — enthusiasm that breeds determination

Education is considered a vital element in the development of a society, a system, and a country. Driven by...