Saturday, August 21, 2021

Chinese New Year

Celebrators reminded not to forget frontliners

KUCHING: Piasau assemblyman Datuk Sebastian Ting Chiew Yew has urged the people not to forget the frontliners this Chinese New Year as they have been working so hard and sacrificed so much to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. Ting, who is...

Over 18,200 litres of contraband alcohol seized

SIBU: The Customs Department seized 18,216 litres of contraband alcohol from a cargo truck near Pasai-Siong junction, Jalan Sibu-Bintulu recently. Customs Sarawak director Herman Shah Abdullah said the seizure was carried out during an operation by its enforcement unit on...

Succulents popular for Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year will be here soon and preparations for the biggest festival in the Chinese calendar are already in full swing.  Business is good for local succulent seller, Kathy Tagok, 41, who has an online shop that specialises...

CNY celebration only with family members in same house

KUALA LUMPUR: Chinese New Year celebrations including prayer ceremonies are only allowed to be held at home with family members, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said prayers at temples were also not allowed, except for five of...

Keeping tabs on hamper sales

KUCHING: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Sarawak has taken proactive action by monitoring and inspecting hamper sales throughout the state to ensure that the hampers are prepared in compliance with the set guidelines.  Hampers are popular...

Cheongsam for the Chinese New Year

Fashion is architecture. It is a matter of proportions. – Coco Chanel, French fashion designer My niece, Ah Hong, has made a special pact with two of her best friends for the coming Chinese New Year — to wear cheongsam...

Chinese New Year is in the air

There are far better things ahead than we leave behind. — CS Lewis, British writer A happy 2021 to each and every one of you. We are now into the third day of a brand-new year. Time, indeed, waits for...

Sports Toto to donate to old folks’ homes

KUCHING: Sports Toto will hold a 5-day donation campaign that will begin on Jan 28 next year, with the target to benefit a total of 118 old folk’s homes nationwide. Unlike the previous Sports Toto’s Chinese New Year Ang Pow...

Blooming New Year at Miri Times Square

MIRI: The New Year is ‘blooming’ at Miri Times square. Spectacularly decorated with Chinese peony flowers and hundreds of glowing red lanterns, spring has indeed arrived at this commercial complex which is hosting the Gong Xi Bazaar. The decorations and festive goodies found in the...

Smoother ride on Sibu-Selangau before CNY

SIBU: Those driving home for the forthcoming Chinese New Year celebration can expect a smoother journey when using the Sibu-Selangau road (Package 7) of the Pan Borneo Highway. Pelawan assemblyman Davind Wong said the contractors for that particular stretch of the highway had...
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Woman loses over RM60,000 over love scam

PADAWAN: A woman in her late 40s lost RM60,140 after she was tricked by an Englishman's sweet promises. District deputy...
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