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Diversifying agriculture to reduce rural poverty

  Ginger plants for planting in the Serembu constituency. SLIDES in commodity prices and retrenchments due to Covid-19 may set back the rural economy and aggravate...

Self-taught cooks rule the kitchen during MCO

Goh’s home-made Dalgona coffee. FROM the main dish to dessert, most people would love to cook up a tasty meal for family and friends —...

Hats galore at Mad Hatter’s Party and Fashion Show

Nancy wears a Topi Tunjang — rattan headgear from the Iban community. – Photos by Muhammad Rais Sanusi REVELLERS wore unique Sarawak-themed headgear at the...

PNB to host Minggu Saham Digital with variety of attractive programmes

KUALA LUMPUR: Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) is set to unveil its first ever Minggu Saham Digital(MSD), a digital adaptation and modern-day successor to the...

Volunteers step up in fight against Covid-19

Teo (centre), Jamila, V-Care4U deputy chairman Abdul Basa (front row left), Miri Sunflower Centre chairwoman Lisa Chai (front row right), and members with children after...

Former Mrs Malaysia World takes new job challenges in stride

Mrs Malaysia World 2019 finalists with Projek57 founder Syed Sadiq Albar. “TWINKLE, twinkle little star. How I wonder what you are. Up above the world...

Traditional legacies and home businesses during the pandemic

Sharinzah fries cakoi at her stall. AFTER almost nine months of Covid-19, many household incomes in Sarawak have been turned upside down. Many breadwinners have lost...

‘Pneumonia death toll may rise’

This article is in conjunction with World Pneumonia Day which is observed on Nov 12 every year KUALA LUMPUR: Beginning 2009, Nov 12 was marked...

BPN 2.0 eases burden of the rakyat

(From left) Ryas Simon, Soflana Waslin, Nur Shazlenn Saidi and Azirah Saidin KOTA KINABALU: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s announcement of the Bantuan Prihatin...

Posters promote the use of Sarawak Pay at Sibu Central Market.

Posters promote the use of Sarawak Pay at Sibu Central Market. THE use of digital tools and technology has gained traction in recent years following...

Online training for future educators

Chua conducts an online course on preparing for a scholarship interview. WHO could have expected Covid-19 to impact so profoundly on people’s lives? One of...

Delivery systems during Covid-19 pandemic

THESE four words will be the most memorable for 2020 and perhaps even until 2030. We’ll never know. One of the almost immediate Covid-19 impacts...

Floods havoc in Kampung Sungai Dalam

Plank walks connect all the 100 plus houses in Sungai Dalam. THE new Pan Borneo bridge spanning Sungai Dalam is about 1,000 metres from Kampung...

‘Paint’ the beaches clean in Miri

Volunteers clear rubbish at the Lutong Beach. PAINT the World (PTW) embarked on a special project to remove tonnes of garbage and provide litter-free beaches...

Firefly-sighting as a tourist attraction

A night outing to watch the fireflies along Sungai Raan. THE Landas arrived earlier this year. On a rainy September evening, 30 Mirians, including some members...

Palliative care for the terminally ill

One of NCSM Sarawak branch’s patients celebrated his birthday with family members and SGH RTU palliative care medical officer Dr Angel Wong (right). –...

Young age no obstacle to success in business

An inside view of Raden’s restaurant. FOR Raden Khairulzaman Raden Bustari, a young age is not an obstacle to success in business but attitude is. The...

Early breast cancer diagnosis key to higher chance of survival

(From left) Wong, Mamora, Kartika, Dr Fitri (back), Dayang Mariani, Wee, Sew, and Juita are seen in a group photo. BREAST cancer is the most...

Nearly half breast cancer patients diagnosed in advanced stages

The Pink Ribbon Centre is located in SGH’s Breast and Endocrine Surgery Clinic. ALMOST half of newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients at Sarawak General Hospital’s (SGH) Breast...

The football-shirt experts of Kuching

Yeo at his shop in Kuching. COLLECTING football shirts is a hobby of many Malaysians, given that football is the No. 1 sport in the...

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