Monday, June 21, 2021

Kuching city

Kuching contributes to high number of drug arrests

KUCHING: The district of Kuching continues to have the highest number of arrests involving drugs and substance abuse based on mapping carried out by the One-Stop Committee to address drugs and substance abuse (OSC MIDS). Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family...

City has become ghostly and eerie in places

Photo essay of Kuching under MCO The gloomy scene reminded me of the horror movie, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ which shows lots of gloomy places and monsters terrorising good innocent people. STORY BY HARRY HENRY JULIN The idea for this article came...

11 shortlisted entries on public display at La Promenade Mall

KUCHING: Langit, a nationwide architecture competition to find the next best high-rise for Kuching City, has shortlisted 11 entries and put them up for public display at La Promenade Mall. According to the Malaysian Architecture Institute (PAM) Sarawak Chapter chairman...

History of the Blacksmith Road

As we go through phases of modernisation, many old buildings have been replaced with new ones, leaving only the legacy and memories behind. One such place that held significance was Blacksmith Road — a settlement for Henghua fishermen and...

Carpenter Street – Iconic and vibrant

Nestled in the heart of Kuching, Carpenter Street is one of the city’s most iconic and vibrant streets, steeped in rich history and heritage. These days, the area houses not only an array of decades-old establishments easily identified by their...

A cobbler, just like his father

If you want to repair your shoes or handbag, where do you  go? In Kuching City, you can go to a cobbler on the five-foot way or a cobbler shop. Leo-cobbler Shoes and Handbags Repair Service, located at an old shophouse...

Leonard Siaw: Life in living colour

After making a name for himself with his mural paintings, Leonard Siaw has a new mission — to discover his artistic self and where he stands in the world of art. With over 30 murals around Kuching, and several...

Snap and win prizes this CNY

KUCHING: In conjunction with the Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration, Kuching Hot Shot has announced the 2021 ‘Snap and Win CNY #ootd Kuching City Edition’ contest. All Malaysians in Kuching city can send up to three best photos of people...

Free e-bus rides from January

KUCHING: Sarawak will be the first state in Malaysia to have public buses running on electric power or e-bus beginning January next year. Tourism, Arts and Culture Assistant Minister Datuk Sebastian Ting in announcing this, said the e-bus rides will...

KPIs set for MBKS enforcement staff

KUCHING: There will be a key performance indicator (KPIs) set for Kuching South City Council (MBKS) enforcement staff on the issuance of compounds in efforts to keep Kuching city clean. MBKS mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng said starting next year,...
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‘Jab first, register later’ approach may be abused

By Nurin Yusrina KUCHING: We may see significant cases of non-Malaysians adopting shortcuts to receive their Covid-19 vaccine if there...
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