Friday, April 16, 2021

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Attention Seekers in Social Media

Attention seeking (also called drawing attention or garnering attention) is when a person behaves in a way which is in pursuit of attention from others. The attention they receive gives them a good feeling and boosts their self-esteem and...

Taking weddings outside

Getting married is a milestone in life that comes after being in a relationship with someone you love and know you want to spend the rest of your life with. To mark the occasion and day when you and your...

Winners of first ever Orchid ‘Be Yourself’ competition announced

The first ever Orchid ‘Be Yourself’ competition finale rocked the house at Alamanda Shopping Centre in Putrajaya on March 4 as talented finalists gave their all as they out-acted, out-sang, out-danced and out-shone each other to grab the chance...

Trienekens wins top environmental award

Trienekens (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, the operating company of the State’s Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS), was recently the winner of the 7th Sarawak Chief Minister’s Environmental (CMEA) 2016 Award under the Large Enterprise (services and other sectors) category. The Natural...

Keepers of the house and nation

For many years, women have played a huge part in the world with great social, economics and also  political achievements. But there was a point in time the female gender were greatly oppressed to the point where the disparity...

Be Bold for Change

New Sarawak Tribune spoke to two women in conjunction with International Women’s Day celebration today. Margaret Bedus, President of “Sarawak Women for Women Society” (SWWS) The phrase ‘A woman’s place is at home or in the kitchen’ is no longer relevant...

Professional mother for hire in New York: US$40 an hour

Nina Keneally has 40 children. More and more are on the way. The 64-year-old professional mother offers the Brooklyn-based service “Need a Mom,” selling her surplus mothering skills to millennial New Yorkers in need of some motherly treatment. “Many of my...

A new Kayan journey in old song

The Orang Ulu is a collective name for the indigenous tribes living in the interior parts of Sarawak, mainly the Kenyah, Kayan, Kelabit, Lun Bawang, Penan, and so on. Though each tribe has its own language and culture, they...

A knack for old things

If you have a knack for old things, a collector of things that belong in the past; or on the other hand, if you would like to part with them for a price, drop in on a quaint little...

Stress before pregnancy increases eczema risk in children

New UK research suggests that stress before conception can increase the risk of eczema in children. Carried out by the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, the study is the first to link maternal stress before conception...

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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...