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Chawan Moon Cakes of Miri

In the early 8th month, only 60 pieces of moon cakes are made but when the Festival draws nearer, machines will be used to...

Former pilot grounded with urban farming

Chuo’s hydroponic lettuces are grown in the backyard of his parents’ home. URBAN farming is fast catching on in Malaysia with many young people taking...

More than just wanderlust

A photo of hot air balloons taken by Lau in Turkey. AS a kid, she wanted to become a tour guide because of her love...

To Long Lellang by Twin Otter

The Long Lellang Hanging Bridge. LONG Lellang is a STOLport built for a Kelabit village in 1972. Surrounded by several Penan villages near the Sarawak-Kalimantan border,...

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...

Autism — a hidden ability to be unveiled

Lim works on one of his masterpieces. I AM astonished by this portrait of Einstein, which I first saw at Oasis Place in Kuala Lumpur....

Lake holds proof of Vaie’s existence

The expedition sails up Sungai Penyilem. Tasik Penyilem or Penyilem Lake is a natural land-locked body of water upstream of the Batang Kemena in Bintulu. It...

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...

SK Pujut Corner sheds ‘sampah’ label

Students, teachers and staff carrying out the school beautification project. SK Pujut Corner now stands tall among the best primary schools in Malaysia after many...

IBS Can Yield More Affordably-Priced Houses

By Erda Khursyiah BasirKUALA LUMPUR, June 30 (Bernama) -- Many construction industry players in Malaysia are still opting for conventional building methods instead of...

Include Idle Land Development In National Agriculture Policy: Experts

By Kurniawati KamarudinThe vast tracts of agricultural land abandoned by their owners due to old age or other reasons are a matter of concern....

Recycling plastic bottles into garments and blankets

Tzu Chi Miri volunteers clean up a beach. MORE than eight million tonnes of single-use plastic waste comprising plastic bottles, bags, and packaging are dumped...

‘Duit Raya’ A Relief For Felda Settlers

By Kurniawati KamarudinKUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Since the start of the fasting month, Felda settlers have been eagerly awaiting the government's announcement of a...

Reducing crocodile-human conflict

If I had my way, your days are numbered, mate. MY wish-list for the New Year 2020 includes for the Sarawak Government to please introduce...

Kanger aims to be world’s largest bamboo products producer

Kanger’s new main processing plant is in Jingzhou. The bamboo plantation surrounding the plant will serve as a steady source of raw materials. Steven Kuah Choon...

Wat-er Relief For 500 People In Remote Sarawak Village

By Kurniawati KamarudinKUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- For the last 28 years, some 500 Kenyah people in the remote village of Long Puak in Sarawak...

Unveiling Skin-Enhancing Secrets Of Harumanis

By Nur Syuhadah YusofKANGAR (Bernama) -- While the harumanis mango is well-known for its sweet and succulent flesh, its skin has also been found...

Home gardener hits a purple patch

WORK-related stress has become a major concern to the health of employees and a worrisome drain on human resources. A poor work environment, long working...

From engineering to full-time baking

Noor’s commercial 3-deck oven. AN engineer decided to give up her profession to go into full-time baking for the love of natural healthy ingredients. Noor Lee...

Laying the rural big data foundation

AS Sarawak moves into the future with a digital economy, traditional longhouses and villages should brace for change and transformation by getting ready to...

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