Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Chinese New Year

NGO sets up ang pow drive-through

KUCHING: With restrictions on large physical gatherings during the celebrations of the year’s Chinese New Year (CNY) due to the coronavirus, the pandemic did not stop the Hing Ann Association (Kuching) from distributing ang pows to the elderly. This act...

Schools given RM3k ang pow

MIRI: Pei Min Middle School Board chairman Khor Ooi Long and Riam Road Secondary School deputy board chairman Datuk Seri Lau Hieng Su paid a courtesy call to Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin today. In a brief meeting, they...

CNY food: Symbolism and origins

Food plays a major role during Chinese New Year, and most of them, especially snacks, became staples because they symbolise something in their own unique way. Bringing good luck for the coming year Malaysia has a long-standing tradition with food. Nevermind...

Chinese New Year: All about celebrating together

Strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) will be implemented for this year’s Chinese New Year celebrations in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, traditional practices will still be observed to welcome the auspicious day. Chinese New Year may be a...

7,791 premises checked, 73 notices issued

KUCHING: State Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) had conducted inspections on 7,791 premises across the state as of Feb 14 this year. From that period, the ministry had issued a total of 73 verification notices of goods and...

Kuih bakul in high demand despite quiet CNY

BY AFIEZUL SAMIT KUCHING: Every Chinese New Year, Roti Lazeez Enterprise’s kuih bakul is sure to be in high demand. According to the Muslim-owned food company’s owner Noor Asmah Mohamed Mokhtar, she learned how to make the cake from a Chinese...

Gifts morale booster for frontliners

MUKAH: A generous community leader has helped to boost the morale of frontliners with gifts in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration. These frontliners who are manning five locations during the current conditional movement control order (CMCO) here received...

Here’s to good luck and prosperity

BY CRYSTAL WONG “Nothing is redder than a Chinese at Chinese New Year, but do you know why we like the colour red?” asked my grandmother. Have you ever wondered why the Chinese love red so much, especially on Chinese New...

A touch of love from Petronas

KUCHING: Some 250 needy families had received a donation of food supplies and personal sanitation packages from Yayasan Petronas in conjunction with the forthcoming Chinese New Year celebrations. The donation was initiated under Yayasan Petronas’ Sentuhan Kasih (the touch of love) programme...

Be mindful of pandemic, public told

KUCHING: Repok assemblyman Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii once again urged the public to adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of wearing face masks, practising social-physical distancing and taking care of their individual health during this Chinese New...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

Hoopoe birds return to nest at Taiping Lake gardens

THE pair of migratory hoopoe birds, which nested and hatched three chicks in the hole of a tree at...
- Advertisement -spot_img