Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Making a better world

As we usher in the new year, LiGNO Biotech kicked start its first Charity Project recently by paying a visit to the Damai Home Care Old Folks Home (Pusat Jagaan Warga Tuan Damai). The Damai Home Care Old Folks Home established in 1982, provides...

The everlasting appeal of Lion Dancing

A symbol of good luck As little children, our parents would carry us on their shoulders within a crowd to watch lion dancing. How delighted we were then and today, the joy and excitement of performances never goes away regardless of how many...

The accidental cycle mechanic

By Shahrizan Jefri Aziz SHAH ALAM: In the stillness of the night, Muhammad Muslim Mat Sulaiman can be seen hard at work repairing the crank and bottom bracket of a customer's Cannondale Lefty bicycle. Fixing bikes is what he does almost every night, operating from...

The hypnotic charm of Omura

By Christine Lim OMURA, Japan: The quiet and serene castle town of Omura, located within the Nagasaki prefecture in Japan's Kyushu region, is nestled in an enchanting sea of flowers and mesmerising landscapes that will hold any visitor spellbound and enthralled. Boasting a history that goes...

‘Dong Zhi’ evokes fond memories for senior citizen

By Soon Li Wei PETALING JAYA: Octogenarian Yong Yin gets excited each time the Chinese winter solstice festival or Dong Zhi draws closer for that is the time she gets to indulge in tang yuen, her favourite delicacy. For the 80-year-old woman, who now resides at a charitable...

Investors hope Qatar’s desert dairy would be cash cow

BY GREGORY WALTON & ANNE LEVASSEUR The cows of Qatar’s Baladna farm, housed in climate-controlled farms in the desert, exemplify the lengths to which Qatar has gone to resist what it calls an economic ‘blockade’ enforced by its Saudi-led neighbours. When...

An invitation fit for royalty

Ancient Malay texts such as ‘Tuhfat Al-Nafis’ and ‘Sulalatus Salatin’ have it that when a message has to be delivered to a ruler, it has to be done decorously and in a manner befitting royalty. And, the messenger bearing the letter...

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Joanne Lai — standing tall in a man’s world

Joanne Lai was recently given a special recognition award by the Sarawak government for her achievement in the local...