Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Abdul Karim Hamzah

Tenun Fashion Week celebrates Southeast Asia’s textile traditions

KUCHING: The Tenun Fashion Week 2021 held on Oct 15 to 17 celebrated the handwoven textiles and weaving communities of Southeast Asia. Among the countries that took part were Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Day One consisted...

Master weaver Bangie’s dedication impresses minister

KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has expressed his admiration for master weaver Bangie Embol's work. “I have the utmost respect for the weavers of today, who are dedicated towards preserving the knowledge...

RM10 mln funding reflects support for creative arts industry

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is supportive of the creative arts industry here as illustrated by the recently announced Heritage, Arts and Culture Facilitation Fund, says Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. The Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister pointed out that...

Grand opening of Borneo Cultures Museum expected first quarter next year

KUCHING: The Borneo Cultures Museum is expected to open its doors to the public by the first quarter of next year. Tourism, Arts, and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the museum’s grand opening was postponed due...

Thumbs-up for relaxed conditions

KUCHING:  Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has applauded the decision by the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to relax the conditions for fully vaccinated individuals wishing to enter Sarawak. On Saturday, the committee said there was no need for...

Minister praises beauty of Lusong Laku

BELAGA: It is hoped that the beauty of Lusong Laku will attract investors to build resorts and other tourist facilities in the area in the near future. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, who expressed...

Hoteliers have sustained, thanks to govt’s help

KUCHING: The state government’s move to use hotels in Sarawak as quarantine centres has helped hotel operators not to close down amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said Tourism, Arts, and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Hamzah. “Our approach in helping...

PSB reps urged to attend today’s State Budget meeting

KUCHING: Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) representatives are urged to attend the 2022 State Budget meeting which will be held today (Oct 12). “If you are being a responsible wakil rakyat, you should come to the meeting and listen because the...

Permit to enter Sarawak hinders tourism

KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has urged the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to review the latest conditions for entering Sarawak. “Although police permit is no longer required, people wishing to enter...

Mandate needs to be given to rakyat soon

KUCHING: The mandate needs to be given to the rakyat as soon as possible, according to Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. The Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister says there is still three and a half months left for...
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Sheda helps construction industry with workers shortage

KUCHING: Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (Sheda) has embarked on a private initiative to assist in a...
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