Sunday, November 28, 2021

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Pushing Sri Aman to greater growth

Sada to spur division’s economy and development Today marks the official launch and completion of Wisma Sri Aman Development Agency, located in Jalan Brayun, Simanggang, by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. The new three-storey building will house a...

Selling coconut water for 23 years

A hawker has been operating his roadside drink stall at Bandong Walk in Sibu for the past 23 years. “To sell drinks, you need to have good products as well as a good strategic location,” explained Ismail Olen, 57.    And Bandong...

Palm sugar — a captivating aroma in Three Tea ice cream

By Diyana Samsuddin THE aroma of palm sugar (gula apong) in Three Tea ice cream which was first introduced to Kuchingites will surely captivate the hearts of its fans to trigger the ice cream phenomenon in Kuching Waterfront. The shop which...

Mushroom cultivation: A therapy for seniors

Staying at home during the pandemic did not stop the members from Sarawak Gerontology and Geriatrics Society (SGGS) from continuing an active lifestyle. Recently, SGGS organised a mushroom cultivation activity for its members at home, with online guidance and...

Flexing for the future

Gymnastics is considered one of the lesser known sports in Kuching. Therefore, gymnast coach Eileen Wong hopes she can broaden the horizon of the sport to increase its momentum and attract more people to join. Recalling her younger days...

In business to preserve her family traditional handicrafts

By Hanisha Ibrahim   KUCHING: Unlike other entrepreneurs — profit is not the main reason for Juliana Embrose to venture into business. Instead, this Bidayuh woman is in business because she wants to preserve her family's traditional handicrafts so that they...

The art of metal crafting

By Ekamiezza Kamil   BISHOPGATE Road in downtown Kuching, which is usually bustling with activity, is silent and calm save for the sound of metal being hammered which could be heard loudly as this writer walked in the alley towards...

Bomba enhances SK Goebilt community’s fire safety knowledge

Part three of a three-part series CREATING a safe environment for students and teachers is imperative to ensure teaching and learning can take place effectively. In 2002, the Ministry of Education (MOE) launched the Safe School programme — the creation of...

Creating a fire resistant, resilient community

Part two of a three-part series Bomba 3K Club When it comes to cultivating good habits and instilling noble values, it is best to start from a young age. The Malay proverb ‘melentur buluh biarlah dari rebungnya’ (to bend a bamboo, start...

Two pals embark on scented candles venture

By Adriana Dris KUCHING: The difficulty of finding scented candles at affordable prices prompted two friends, Amirah Hamizah and Nur Izzati, to produce their own candles. According to Amirah, who is an accounting student at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Sarawak Campus, they...

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Nusi Poetry — Carrying on traditions

Oral tradition, or oral lore, is a form of human communication wherein knowledge, art, ideas, and cultural materials are...