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Graffiti artist makes his mark

Amey Sheikh Ali IT’S that in-the-zone feeling that gives graffiti artist Amey Sheikh Ali a lot of joy in his work. The 29-year-old revealed that whenever...

Marking 5th anniversary of Mt Kinabalu quake

The Puncak Seringgit or South Peak. JUNE the fifth will mark the fifth anniversary of the 2015 earthquake that hit the country’s first World Heritage...

Foochow settlement in the Baram

The Lubok Nibong jetty still serves the local population along the banks of the Baram. IT was 1914, right after World War I, when a...

Creating a busking wave in Miri

Midnite Busker at Bintang Plaza Megamall. STREET performing or busking is more than just an entertainment activity. It has now become a tourist attraction. For the...

Kelabit village adopts modern farming

Growing rock melons by fertigation. A SMALL group of Kelabits from a farming community in the Ukat river valley of Bario founded Pa Ukat more...

Palliative care is everybody’s business

Tracy walks by the sea. PALLIATIVE care is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an approach that improves the quality of life for...

A life of mission and service

Duncombe with her MBE following the investiture ceremony. RUTH Edith Kelsall Duncombe — principal of St Mary’s Secondary School, Kuching from 1958 to 1971 —...

Survivors of attack on Malala share their story

Shazia interacts with the children of Laila Taib Orphanage Complex. ON Oct 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai became the target of an assassination plot by the...

Good role models of healthy living

Eight ladies in their cheongsams. WITH the oldest lady member Chung Ah Nee seated and younger Grace Tiong and the other ladies at the door...

Honouring the nation’s defenders

The Kuching Zone 87th Army Day Parade. THE Malaysian Army celebrates Army Day on March 1 every year. For the 87th edition this year, Sabah was...

Empowering women in the technical field

Garnet at the SMDS plant. WOMEN nowadays need to be more resilient to succeed in life, especially those who pursue careers in technical disciplines. Resilience is...

Living out her calling through Girls’ Brigade

  Chow (front right) at a National Camp – Fonomarae 2019 – with senior and pioneer girls from Third Kuching last December. NEXT month, a team...

Caring duo on a charity mission

A boy gets his face painted. APART from focusing on the works of local handicraft makers, two 30-year-old bosom friends Flora Wong and Eleanor Sinta...

Local author celebrates differences with poetry

Kulleh reads his poems during the launching of one of his books. AFTER expressing his emotions and feelings in words for two decades, poet/author Kulleh...

B-Beep pager bags gold medal

The device, invented by pupils from a Bintulu school, will help prevent the risk of child abduction at schools   (From left) Lim, Lee, Yan Ru,...

Rattan baskets and mats – a loving legacy

Lawet at work. RATTAN is a dwindling natural resource in Sarawak. The indigenous people have for centuries depended on the jungles for materials to help them...

New D-Max 1.9 – a pickup truck with a saloon feel

Apart from its modern gadgets, the sturdy and comfy 4X4 roadster is both practical and economical MENTION a 4X4 pickup truck, the first thing that...

Life, living, and leaving

A beautiful lie, a painful truth MODERN medicine has achieved wonders as illnesses and diseases have become better understood and the ability to prolong life...

Tower runner on the stairway to stardom

Soh runs up the staircase during a tower-run event. I COME, I see, and I try to conquer. That has been the motto of World’s No....

Just as we were

The windswept cliff on which Tanjong Lobang school is built. IN 1956, Miri saw the small beginning of a school using a Shell company quarters...

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