Sunday, November 28, 2021

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Inspectors well trained to detect meter tampering

By Nazrinzulaiqa Hasbi KUCHING: Electricity meter inspectors in Sarawak are not just ordinary electricians or technicians; they have been trained well to use an established process for dealing with meter tampering cases.  Sarawak Energy has assured that its utility arm, Syarikat...

Creating champions in emergencies

Part one of a three-part series Bomba’s noble goal   MANY believe that champions are made, not born. While people have equal chances of becoming one, they have to be willing to persevere literally through blood, sweat and tears to reach...

Mobile hairdressing idea that took off

Janetty Ganti Minggu came up with the mobile salon idea after seeing the difficulty that folk, especially from rural areas, had to go through just to get a haircut or hairdressing services. The 55-year-old Iban from Kampung Tuba, Simunjan has...

First to be listed by MOH in Sarawak

Although Limbang is a small town in the Limbang Division of Sarawak, it is home to Oh My Kueh, the first business in the state to be registered in the home-based food listing by the Ministry of Health (MOH). Commenting...

Hariz Othman: Malaysian representative to Mister Tourism World 2021

Bachelor of Malaysia 2021 grand winner Hariz Othman has always desired to change himself. Hariz was once a timid guy, but today he is able to stand confidently thanks to the pageant competition. He will represent Malaysia in the upcoming Mister...

Heritage Clay Crafts: Built on tradition

As an artisan, Nabilah Abdullah believes that local ceramics could go a long way if they are properly developed. At the same time, she advocates for the originality of ceramics, as she does not want its cultural elements and...

The Basket Deity that loves Mooncake

BY ELENA CHAI Mooncake Festival, known as Zhong Qiu Jie in Mandarin, is one of the most celebrated festivals among the Chinese community in Sarawak. A little distance away over the border, in West Kalimantan, the festival is often associated...

Keeping an ancient traditional folk art alive

By Umie Syazwanie Mohd BEFORE the advent of modern music in Sarawak, no public gatherings or celebrations — weddings, harvest festivals included — were complete without bermukun. Bermukun is a traditional performance art of the Malays, Kedayans and Melanaus. It comprises singing,...

Chocolate lovers love her cakes and biscuits

KUCHING: If you love chocolates, you will like the cakes and biscuits that Norsurianie Suwel, 31, makes for sale. Among the cakes and biscuits, she produces are rainbow cat tongue biscuits, kuih sepit berinti, chocolate brownies, chocojar, Nutella pods, chocolate...

Mental healthcare amid the Covid-19 pandemic

By Petronella Langita Felix & Aisyah Azzahra Suhiri KUCHING: Good self-esteem and interpersonal relationship, ability to perform daily routines, sense of satisfaction and gratefulness are some of the many indicators of good mental health, said senior lecturer with Universiti Malaysia...

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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...