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Marking Sarawak Day with Pensioners’ Ride

Ignatius takes a selfie in front of a signboard showing the group’s various destinations. NINE Siburan villagers commemorated Sarawak Day on July 22 by riding...

Functional gym rising in popularity

There are more females than males taking up functional training with Chang. WORKOUT equipment filling up almost every corner of the room, beefcakes pumping iron...

Village head wants action on ‘identification issue’

Affrizan (seated) explains some of the procedures to the applicants. A VILLAGE head in Baram is putting what he calls the “identification issue” above development...

The indomitable spirit of a disabled couple

Elaine and Norwis at the hanging bridge in Taman Awam, Miri, where they will take a photo together every two years on their wedding...

Organic fertilisers for oil palm small holdings

Ugak rears cattle, which help him manage the weeds and provide natural fertiliser. A BRIGHT primary school boy was elated when he was selected to...

Pickleball is fast catching on

NSJA members play pickleball after learning the basics of the game. ASK anyone about pickleball and they will probably give you a blank look and...

Sarawak paves way for teaching of Maths, Science in English

Dr Annuar Rapaee AN online portal recently reported teachers and Malay advocacy groups were against the government’s plan to bring back PPSMI – Teaching and...

Hairstylist seeks to promote Biatah music

Donny (right) with his partners. FROM composing songs and music in his home recording studio in Kampung Duras, popular Bidayuh musician Donny Christy has switched...

Potential Empurau goldmine in Bakun

Bakun Lake is ideal for fish migration to lay eggs and feed. IT can cost a whopping RM900 per kg at the national high-end market...

Drumming up old Iban traditions and rituals

Samuel with his special drum (gendang). KeMADA — Kelab Main Asal Dayak — started as “The Collaboration Team” with 10 members passionate about performing the...

They see a need and fill it

Homelessness is a rising issue in the local community of Miri. WHEN a random person needs help, how many will unhesitatingly reach out with a...

Dedicating Mt Kinabalu conquest to Sarawak Day

FIFTEEN mainstream media members from Sarawak are dedicating their conquest of Mt Kinabalu to Sarawak Day which is celebrated every year on July 22. The...

Green campus targets zero waste

Gotong royong participants painting railings on the university ground. UNIVERSITI Putra Malaysia (UPM) is committed in its efforts to become a sustainable green campus with...

Central Java embodies unity in diversity

The view of the Sendangsono is majestic. THE communities from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds in Central Java have been living side by side since...

Here be dragons: An Indonesian adventure

Komodo Island has much to offer other than giant lizards. I WOULD have you imagine for a moment that the year is not 2019, but...

How to be a good digital citizen

AS we celebrate Sarawak Day this July22, and especially since the digital economy is going to play a much more important role in our...

Saving coral reefs from choking ghost nets

A fascinating underwater view that has drawn divers from around the world to the diving sites of Miri. CONSERVATION issues have frequently hogged the headlines...

Sabah Shell committed to helping local communities

Participants of the #ShellSelamatSampai school outreach programme in Sabah gather for a memento group photo. THE Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd (SSPC) remains committed towards...

Saving carol reefs from choking ghost nets

A fascinating underwater view that has drawn divers from around the world to the diving sites of Miri. CONSERVATION issues have frequently hogged the headlines...

Itut – a BCF crowd-puller

Jimmy (standing, fourth right) joins the volunteers in a photo-call after putting up the swing. THE towering ‘Itut’ is set to add a touch of...

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