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Fair prices at Sungai Tiris tamu

An elderly woman cleans mud off the durians at her stall. DURING the fruit season, there are more than 30 stalls selling all sorts of...

Pink Ribbons battle to keep breast cancer at bay

Members and their patron Sharifah Hasidah with students at one of their breast cancer awareness campaigns. PINK ribbons and the colour pink generally are most...

Preserving the wintering sites of migratory birds

A flock of mixed waders atBako-Buntal Bay. THERE are more than 10,000 species of birds around the world, covering almost every continent, with different forms...

Clearing the air over Socso benefits

Ops Kesan Perkeso detects employers yet to register with Socso. TWENTY-SIX years ago, a man died from natural causes and in all that time, his...

Senior citizens blazing an active trail

Ladies’ karaoke in progress. OF the more than 40 senior citizen activity centres (SCAC) in Malaysia, the one in Miri is regarded as the most...

Exclusive: New Indonesian capital to be a ‘forest city’ (Video)

East Kalimantan’s Governor speaks to The Sunday Post in an exclusive interview on Indonesia’s aspirations for the country’s new capital. Don’t miss the special...

An Everest adventure of a lifetime

Veronica on the way from Namche Bazaar at the Sherpa settlement. VERONICA Peter and her colleague Susan Chow braved the hazards of landing at Nepal’s...

New Indonesian capital to be a ‘forest city’ (Video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_uSVh79bgE] THE new Indonesian capital in East Kalimantan (Kaltim) will be a ‘forest city’ to ensure it remains sustainable for future generations, according to...

The day a radio station changed its name

The cover of the September 1963 ‘Radio Times’. Note Singapore was still part of Malaysia then. — Photos from the RTM Sarawak Archive AMONG the first...

Experiencing the ‘Blue Power’

The D-Max parked at the Windmill Viewpoint overlooking the Andaman Sea. The vehicle is fitted with the new 1.9-litre Ddi Blue Power engine. I HAVE...

Quop woman chief ready for the challenge

THIS time around, it’s a woman. On Aug 25, in a simple ceremony at a multipurpose hall, the people of Quop Village inaugurated their first...

From small seeds, great dipterocarp trees grow yet taller

Yellow Meranti is the tallest species of tropical tree in the world. WHAT in common have the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the...

Tuesdays with Pui at the palliative care centre

Voon (right) works at the centre. A STROKE patient, identified only as Lau, has been coming to the Palliative Care Centre in Miri for many...

An eye for caricatures

Fiona does a caricature. HER ultimate goal is to be an illustrator drawing pictures for children’s storybooks but she hasn’t got that break just yet. “In...

Restoring the glory of a Taoist temple

Hiang Tiang Siang Ti temple at Carpenter Street. SANDWICHED between commercial shop lots, the small Taoist temple is unassumingly quiet on a regular day. The occasional...

Living out wanderlust in a motorhome

Experiencing early snow in Mongolia last October. WHEN it comes to travelling to other countries, the mode of transportation for most people is either an...

Making a difference for dyslexics

One of Yong’s most satisfying rides so far – up Muktinath in the Mustang region by the Tibetan Plateau, 2,400m above sea level. He...

Long Lama – from sleepy hollow to bustling town

The Long Lama bridge. EVER since the bridge of Long Lama was completed, many people have been eager to visit the over 100 years old...

More studies needed on the human pain system

(From left) Mathew R D’Uva, Professor Lars Arendt-Nielsen and Dr Mary Suma Cardosa at a press conference on the sideline of the 8th Association...

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...

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