Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Pandelela Rinong

‘Paloi’ to argue over a datukship

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. – George Carlin, American comedian There are times when we, Sarawakians, have to learn to laugh at ourselves, at our naivety, stupidity even or when we do not know when...

Talks underway for Pandelela’s reward

KUCHING: Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Willie Mongin will discuss with Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg and Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah on how to appropriately reward national...

Pandelela truly a gem

KUCHING: Serumbu assemblyman Miro Simuh said he was leaving it to the state government to decide the reward for Pandelela Rinong. He was commenting on calls by a group of Bidayuh political and community leaders for the national diver who...

Pandelela a great heroine of Bung Bratak

KUCHING: The Bung Bratak Heritage Association said on Tuesday it saluted Pandelela Rinong for bringing great respect and pride to Sarawak and Malaysia, particularly the Dayak and Bidayuh communities. “Datuk or no Datuk, whatever the state government decides to give...

At 28, Pandelela can be Datuk, says rep

KUCHING: Rewarding national diver Pandelela Rinong will do more good than harm and is worth considering. Tasik Biru representative Datuk Henry Harry Jinep said past records had proven this. He pointed out that Pandelela, who secured Malaysia’s first and only gold at...

A Poem For Pandelela

Years back as a kid you said at BDC Swimming Pool, You will one day be a star and today you kept that word in full. For Sarawak and Malaysia you won many diving victories, But now the highest the top World...

Pandelela does it for the love of diving

KUCHING: Datukship or otherwise, for national diver Pandelela Rinong, her love for the sport trumps everything. She said while she accepted rewards and incentives for her contribution to the industry, they were not her primary objective. “It is really not important...

National diving queen supports beleaguered student

KUCHING: National diving queen Pandelela Rinong has come out in support of Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam, a student who is behind the #MakeSchoolASaferPlace movement. In a post on her Twitter account, Pandelela said she herself was called a diva when...

Community leaders want just rewards for diving ace

KUCHING: National diver Pandelela Rinong deserves special rewards and incentives for her history-making feat in the just-concluded FINA Diving World Cup 2021 in Japan. A group of Bidayuh political and community leaders want the diving ace be accorded befitting rewards...

I was misunderstood, says Karim

SIBU: Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said his statement on rewarding National Diving Queen Pandelela Rinong was misunderstood by netizens to the extent that he received a threat of wanting to burn down his house. "However,...
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