Friday, July 19, 2019

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...

Iban Misha Minut Panggau aspires to be an acclaimed film director

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, June 24: Limbang-born Misha Minut Panggau worships renown Chinese film director Zhang Yimou and American actor-cum-filmmaker Mel Gibson. On the...

`Bak chang’ galore as the Chinese celebrates `Dragon Boat Festival’ today

By Wilfred Pilo RICE DUMPLING — called `bak chang’ in the Hokkien dialect — is a very common traditional ‘kuih’ sold daily in most coffee...
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Sarawak fireman shares his experiences in catching snakes

Kenyalang Portraits By Nancy Nais KUCHING, June 3: It is not just human lives or burning buildings that firefighters save. They also protect folks from scaly...

After three decades in the service, state Bomba director still going strong

Kenyalang Portraits By Nancy Nais KUCHING, May 24: As a child who looked up to the men in enforcement uniforms, it made Khirudin Drahman@Hussaini determined to...

Fashion sense: A quick chat with Aaron Von Jolly

By Wilfred Pilo SARAWAK-BORN Dato Aaron Von Jolly and his elder brother Dato Raymond Jolly both kick-started their fashion label `Von Jolly Couture’ in 2004...

‘Murtabak Man’ Harun Samat enjoying brisk sales at Ramadhan bazaar

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, May 19: The ever tasty and spicy pancake ‘murtabak’, which is said to originate from Yemen, is a street...

GoGeena Café, the new kid on the block with a difference

By Wilfred Pilo GOGEENA CAFE in Kuching is a newly minted casual and comfortable eatery owned by businesswoman Regina Jemeni and her chef son, Adrian...

Ray Lee living his dream as a filmmaker

By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, April 30: Malaysian film director Ray Lee’s main focus now is to make as many local feature films as he possibly...

Giving a future to our past

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, May 1: Sarawak has a rich heritage, both tangible (buildings, monuments, sites, landscapes and objects) and intangible (traditional arts...
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