Turning jungles into productive plantations

Pemakai Menua and Pulau Galau (PMPG) issue remains a hot topic that should be handled properly as it involves a big section of our people, particularly the Dayak community. As I am not an expert or w...

National Parks remain preferred tourist destinations

Sarawak has received 3.72 million visitors from January to September this year and generated estimated tourism receipts of RM6.9 billion. Tourism is expected to generate receipt of RM8.98 billion and...

Managing high performance associations

Two week sago, I wa s invited by the Philippines Council of Associations and Associat ion Execut ives (PCAAE) to deliver a talk on “ Impact of Leader ship on Non – Profit Organisations Performa...

54 a figure of vital significance

This is my 54th article in this column As I See It, a figure of vital significance to me for 1954 was the year of my birth. Of course my entry to this world of the living was attributed to the love o...

Every house needs a handyman

Who do you call when you need to change the bulbs or your toilet is leaking at home? I call my son. If my son is travelling, I call one of my nephews who is as close to me as my son. I only call expe...

Dunging immortalised by his alphabets

Many people called me at my personal number making further queries on Dunging Gunggu (1904-1985) subsequent to my last week’s column. As such I am compelled to write this ‘part two’ piece on him. “Tu...

Sarawak to make a success of Digital Economy

The fundamental principle of the state government’s economic development is to strengthen economic foundation and improve the wellbeing of the local communities for a more balanced approach in develo...

Christmas is in the air!

Christmas is coming early to Kuching City. Although the festival is about a month away, Christmas trees and decorations are already on sale in many stores or adorning them. During a visit to a store ...

An inventor of the strange kind

Those born in the fifties and early sixties in the Betong, Debak, Saratok, Roban and Sarikei areas would certainly have heard of Dunging anak Gunggu (1904-1985). He might be known for his Iban Alphab...