Sunday, May 9, 2021

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South African bands to shake things up at Rainforest Festival

KUCHING: South African bands, Abavuki and Kelele will be performing at the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) from 14 to 16 July at the Sarawak Cultural Village. Abavuki, which means “Wake up, early birds!” in the Xhosa language, provides...

Gawai fun at The Spring

KUCHING: Do visit The Spring Shopping Mall which is all set to welcome the upcoming Gawai Festival. Culture buffs are invited to delve deeper into the enchanting Little Baruk to explore the unheard tribal tales of the Borneo while selfie...

Jessie Chin wins grand prize of contest

MIRI: Jessie Chin won the grand prize of the Boulevard  Klassno/NutriRite Buy and Win Contest. With the win Jessie took home Boulevard cash voucher worth RM1,000. The first prize was won by Houng Seik Yew who took home RM500...

Villagers seek PELITA’s help to develop sago plantation

  MUKAH: Residents of Kampung Tanam Dalat hoped an area estimated to be about 1,500 hectares at Hulu Sungai Tanam can be developed into a sago palm plantation. Some of the villagers have gone to Land Custodian and Development Board (PELITA)...

Calling participants to corpse management course

MUKAH: A corpse management course will be held at Mukah Youth Activity Centre (MYAC) here next Tuesday. It is being organised by Mukah Parliamentary Community Development Department (KEMAS) in collaboration with Mukah Parliament Youth Organisation (MPYO). According to MPYO...

Curtin honoured with its academics’ appointment

MIRI: Valerie Velina Nagreg and Ariffin bin Mohamad, lecturers in culture and language with the Department of Culture and Language Studies, Faculty of Humanities at Curtin University Malaysia, have been appointed to the Ministry of Higher Education’s National Higher...

Hui Lau Shan opens first branch at Vivacity

KUCHING: The largest Hong Kong dessert chain in Malaysia, Hui Lau Shan, opened its first branch in East Malaysia at Vivacity Megamall here. Located at the mall’s third floor, the dessert chain has been dubbed ‘The Mango Expert’ due to...

School’s MRC blood donation drive next Sat

KUCHING: In conjunction with the upcoming fasting month of Ramadan, Malaysian Red Crescent of SMK Bandar Kuching No 1, Stampin Chapter will hold a blood and organ donation campaign on Saturday, 27 May, 2017 from 10.00am to 3.00pm.  This...

368 exponents in ‘Kung Fu’ Festival today

KUCHING: Nanyang Wushu Federation  Of  Sarawak will hold its 27th Nanyang Wushu ‘Kung-Fu’ Festival which is a series of Kung-Fu competition at Crown Tower, Jalan Pending here from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm today (21 May). According to the Federation’s...

S’wak’s bold Redefining Global Tribes campaign trail blazes Europe at IMEX Frankfurt

FRANKFURT (Germany): Sarawak’s most daring campaign to date, Redefining Global Tribes¸ gathered Europe’s top meetings and convention professionals to advocate for the prominence of business events in the global economy at IMEX, a landmark exhibition for global experts working...

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Happy Mother’s Day!

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.— Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President Happy...