Monday, January 20, 2020

Tan Sri Sulong Matjeraie: From rural Sarawak to Federal Court judge

By Nancy Nais KUCHING, Dec 12: Sheer determination to get out of poverty and the persistence to work hard are what made retired Federal Court...

Sarawakian makes mark for state in Australian football

By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, Dec 4: Sarawakian Ein Eric, 39, is making a name for himself in the world of football in Australia. He was recently...

Heritage society looks forward to gazettement of Brooke-era leprosy hospital

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo IT WOULD be a dream come true for the Heritage Society of Rajah Charles Brooke Memorial (RCBM) Hospital at...

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...
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