Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Orang Ulu

The intricate art of making Sape

Sape is easily the most recognisable musical instrument of Sarawak and it is often associated with the sounds of the rainforest. Sape luthier Ezra Tekola reveals the process of making the lute, which he describes as challenging, but also...

Development of highland, hinterland areas

KUCHING: The Orang Ulu community has been urged to find new ideas to further develop their highland and hinterland areas. In making the call, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the vast highland and hinterland have great...

Chamber wants more Orang Ulu professionals appointed

KUCHING: The Orang Ulu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OUCCI) has appealed to the state government to consider granting a number of suggestions, including appointing qualified and experienced Orang Ulu professionals to sit on the boards of state government...

State’s progressive economic policy a boon to Orang Ulu community

KUCHING: With the state government’s progressive economic policy, the number of successful business entrepreneurs and professionals within the Orang Ulu community has been steadily growing over the years, says State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Deputy Speaker Datuk Gerawat Gala. He said...

Orang Ulu community benefit from economic development

KUCHING: The Orang Ulu community in the state will benefit from various developments carried out by the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government under the first phase of the Post-Covid-19 Development Strategy (PCDS) 2030. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun...

Orang Ulu told GPS-led government guarantees development

BARAM: The Orang Ulu community must be alongside the government so that they will have a voice and power to develop their area, says Mulu assemblyman Datuk Gerawat Gala. He said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg was...

A new twist to the sape

In Sarawak, the sape is a traditional instrument of the Kenyah, Kayan, Kelabit, Penan and other ethnic tribes of the Orang Ulu community. According to legend, the sape came about through a dream of a Kenyah man, who went into...

Chamber to transform Orang Ulu economy

BY SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA & NUR ASHIKIN LOUIS THE establishment of Orang Ulu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OUCCI) has one ultimate goal — to develop and transform the economy of the Orang Ulus. Its president Datuk Mutang Tagal said apart...

Beads of hard work

Orang Ulu crafter Faridah Lit started working with beads when she was a teenager. The pastime quickly turned into a serious business, and has been going strong for the past four decades. Today, she supplies bead products to local...

Significant milestone for Orang Ulus

MIRI: The Orang Ulus are optimistic about the Federation of Orang Ulu Associations of Sarawak (Forum) building project. The total cost of the project is around RM25million. The two-storey building sits on a five-acre piece of land adjacent to Miri...
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DBKU counters temporarily closed

KUCHING: The North City Commission (DBKU) payment counters in Satok are closed temporarily.   In a statement today, DBKU said the...
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