Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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...

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...
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