Social media food trends: MCO’s stress relief

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With the MCO loosened and relaxed, there are still certain groups of people continuing their MCO lifestyle — spending time baking masterpieces in their kitchens. In recent weeks, Facebook has been crowded with the sharing of these three recipes — basque...

An inside look into egg production

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BY SITI SALWA SHAARI RAUB: Chicken eggs are a common food item among Malaysians that confer a multitude of nutritional value, as well as a handy ingredient in the kitchen — delicious on their own, and of course,...

Jolynn J Chin releases new track ‘Stop Corona’

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Local piano virtuoso, Jolynn J Chin is back again with her latest track ‘Stop Corona’, made in the midst of the current pandemic. Presented with a different touch, the track is an obvious proof of her progress in music.

Living under an enhanced MCO

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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 all entry...

A gift from above

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A mother’s love is like nothing else in the world. It is strong and gentle, loud and quiet, protecting and releasing one thing in one moment and another in the next moment. It changes with a child’s needs, but is always...

Traditional dhobi trade being wrung out

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GEORGE TOWN: For years, the traditional Indian dhobi service has provided people with clean, handwashed clothes that were pressed with a charcoal iron. Today however, this traditional trade is being wrung out by the washing machine and the self-service...

GPS’ ‘Sarawak first’ says it all

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Datuk Idris Buang, the first term Muara Tuang assemblyman, won the seat in the 2016 state election, garnering 10,086 votes to beat his rivals from PAS Zulkipli Ramzi who collected 1,508 votes and Amanah’s Abang Abdul Halil Abang Naili, 765 votes....

The MCO: A Blessing in Disguise

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The movement control order (MCO) is a cordon sanitaire implemented as a preventive measure by the federal government of Malaysia in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. With ample time on their hands, many Malaysians have taken the initiative to try new...

The new morn; the new norm

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BY MARIETTE TUNN In the first week of March there was a lot more attention given to a local drama than the coronavirus. When the drama ended that week, all of a sudden on the Friday afternoon, toilet...

Lessons go on for Julau village students

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BY SAKINI MOHD SAID Since the enforcement of the Movement Control Order (MCO) on March 18, online platforms like Google Classroom, Zoom and Google Meet have become popular teaching and learning tools. While teachers and...