Thursday, September 19, 2019

Underprivileged women in Sarawak high risk group for cervical cancer

By Ng Ai Fern UNDERPRIVILEGED women living in rural areas of Sarawak are the most affected by cervical cancer, the second most common cancer among...

Faced with many challenges, pineapple seller not giving up

By Wilfred Pilo STEPPING into a simple wooden hut, which also serves as a fruit stall belonging to 48-year-old Zurina Aping at Kampung Meranek, you...

Andy Sim, a sculptor with artistic soul

By Wilfred Pilo AT first glance, 55-year-old “kopitiam” owner Andy Sim Kwong Yung, with his rugged looks and spotting a ponytail, might just be another...

The accidental antique dealer of Main Bazaar, Kuching

KENYALANG PORTRAITS By Wilfred Pilo It is hard to take one’s eyes off the Chinese porcelain pieces displayed at Alex Jong’s shop at the Main Bazaar,...

Boost health, win friends with local wild flower

By Wilfred Pilo THERE is a wild plant in the jungles of Borneo, dubbed the “Bulu Perindu”, which the old folks believe to have mystical...

Galvin’s “Kamek Sayang Sarawak” is inspired by late Tok Nan 

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, July 21:  Composer of “Kamek Sayang Sarawak” Galvin Patrick is a very proud Sarawakian because his song will be performed at...

Remembering Revd Father Noel Hanrahan

By Peter Sibon THE passing of Reverend Father Noel Hanrahan, 90, of the Mill Hill Missionaries (MHM) on July 11 was a great loss to the Catholic...

‘Parang Ilang’ tradition lives on

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING: The ‘Parang Ilang’ or ‘Mandaw’ was an effective lethal weapon used during ancient days and in tribal wars by the...

Bidayuh band ‘Pinanak Sentah’ to promote their roots through music

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, July 7: Formed in 2014, Pinanak Sentah is a relatively new local Dayak contemporary band that delivers a mixture...

Dayak band `The Fingerprints’ out to make a name in the jazz scene

By Wilfred Pilo THE FINGERPRINTS is an up-and-coming Dayak jazz band formed in May last year. Its vibrant and talented band members are part-time musicians who...
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