Friday, June 25, 2021

Chap Goh Mei

Lions roar for Pibakat on Chap Goh Mei

KUCHING: The Lions Club of Kuching-Kota Samarahan (LCKKS) brought the festive cheer of Chap Goh Mei to the children of the Sarawak Society for Parents of Children with Special Needs (Pibakat) on Friday. The club bore gifts and cash donations...

Help prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases on Chap Goh Mei

The climate of the Chinese New Year celebration is the traditional Chap Goh Mei , when people would gather at homes and eateries to celebrate the auspicious occasion. St. John Ambulance Sarawak and those in all parts of the country...

Chap Goh Mei: The fifteenth night

After fifteen days of the Lunar New Year celebration, Chinese families would get together for the last time before wishing the festival goodbye. This is known as ‘Chap Goh Mei’, Hokkien for ‘the fifteenth night’. Marking the end of a...

No Chap Goh Mei gatherings in Mukah

MUKAH: It will be yet another quiet atmosphere for the Chinese community here as no Chap Goh Mei gathering will be organised today even though the district is a Covid-19 green zone. Last year also witnessed the same scenario following...

Chap Goh Mei this Friday

The best feeling is when you look at him and he is already staring. – Unknown A happy and prosperous Chinese New Year to all of you who are celebrating the festival. Today is already the 10th day of the Lunar...

Quiet CNY in Miri

MIRI: There will be no house to house visits and open house allowed during the coming Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration in this district in accordance with the standard operating procedure (SOP) imposed by the State Disaster Management Committee...

Activities at temples allowed but with strict SOP

KUCHING: Prayer activities at temples during Chinese New Year (CNY) are allowed, but must be held in accordance with strict standard operating procedures (SOPs). This is contained in an updated SOP released by the state Ministry of Local Government and...

Siniawan holds Chap Goh Mei open house

BAU: For the first time ever, the Pekan Siniawan Village Development and Security Committee (JKKK) on Friday held an open house in conjunction with Chap Goh Mei (15th day of Chinese New Year) celebration here. Pekan Siniawan JKKK Youth chief Dylan Lai, said,...

Grand Chap Goh Mei do in Sri Aman

SRI AMAN: Sixty-nine Buddhist associations from Saratok, Lubok Antu, Betok and Engkelili took part in the 126th Chap Goh Mei celebration here last Saturday night. The event, which marked the end of the Chinese New Year celebration, was organised by Simanggang Soon Heng Society. Themed “Makmur...

Procession attracts visitors from far and near

BAU:  The Chap Goh Mei (15th day of the Chinese New Year) parade is traditionally held by the Hakka community in Siniawan. According to Siniawan Town Kapitan Bong Boon Koh, the event is now attracting visitors in the state and abroad. “In the past, the parade was...
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Ex-soldier’s unique way of grilling chicken

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