Sunday, November 21, 2021

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Money makes the world go round

I make a lot of money, but I don't want to talk about that. I work very hard and I'm worth every cent.Naomi Campbell, British model If you are not so young, would you visit one of the Activity Centres...

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...

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...

Be forward thinking, farsighted

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.– ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 16TH US PRESIDENT As politics reared its ugly head in the past few years, leading to the collapse of governments, it is only natural that some would be sickened by it. I know...

Youth-centric policies needed

With regard to the youth vote, we should encourage them to partake in the process, making more use of our education system to show the role Government plays in their lives, but also utilise the youth media they relate...

Keeping alive an Iban traditional drum art

BY PENERANGAN KUCHING: To ensure that an Iban traditional art is not lost to time, several individuals set up an association called Persatuan Gendang Pampat Serta Main Asal Iban Kuching (PGPSMAIK). Founded in 2019, the association has 32 members, including Donald...

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Vicissitudes of Vox Populi

Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.– JEAN-PAUL SARTRE, FRENCH PHILOSOPHER A political volcano erupted...