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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...

Why it is important to be happy at work

Today’s organizations are our families. We want to work in a company that makes us proud and inspires us to give our best efforts. WE...

Putting the icing on a cake artist’s career

Chin with one of her creative confections – a 40kg fully edible handcrafted cake, which features decorative items such as pens, lamp, and wooden...

DJs achieve Malaysia Book of Records feat

(From left) DJ Veroz, The Pharmacist DJ, and DJ Krizknight (Chris). GETTING into the Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) never crossed the mind of deejay...

Nestlé to plant 3 million trees in Malaysia by 2023

Shamsul Anuar and Aranols officiate at the launch of Project RELeaf to plant three million trees across Malaysia by 2023. NESTLÉ recently announced its commitment...

Following SOPs even in worship to stop Covid-19

Churches and chapels were encouraged to purchase all necessary kits. Those able were encouraged to acquire tools, gadgets, and appliances to enable them to...

Marking Lions World Sight Day with SightFirst projects

The first Betong cataract camp patients with Dr Intan (back second right) and  Chioh (third left). WORLD Sight Day, observed annually on the second Thursday...

Tourism potential of Sungai Seduan

An aerial view of present-day Sungai Merah. — Photo courtesy of Stella Wong THERE is actually no Sungai Merah on the map of Sarawak. As kids,...

Discovery of old dam sparks excitement

The dam has attracted a lot of attention from the local community. THE discovery of an old dam, believed to be built more than 80...

Embracing new norms: Doing their part to fight the Covid-19 pandemic

As the world struggles to cope with the reality of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many here in Kuching, Sarawak are taking proactive measures to...

Helping the underachievers among students

Students’ achievements in school are also influenced by the support or lack of it from parents and home environment. JUST as no two things are...

Turning a hobby into a niche business

IT started as a hobby during the Movement Control Order (MCO). Engineer Elvira Estella came up with the idea of producing homemade soaps that eventually...

Entrepreneurs want Penjana to continue

As businesses have been struggling with cashflow issues and reduced demand due to the Movement Control Order announced by the Prime Minister to flatten...

Water plays key role in Malaysia’s development

HUMANS can live for more than three weeks without food but they cannot live for more than three days without water. This goes to show...

Exploring the awesome Eastern Julan Waterfall

A view of Eastern Julan Waterfall taken with a drone of one of the Hashers. HAVE you ever wondered why waterfalls trigger an  overwhelming sense...

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