Thursday, April 9, 2020

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...

Franklin Lingga Abun making Sarawak, Iban community proud

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, Nov 28: Franklin Lingga Abun from Kapit has put the Iban community and Sarawak on the world map. ...

Pinggai Cafe — a modern take on Dayak cuisine

By Wilfred Pilo PINGGAI CAFE, located at China Street in Kuching, offers a variety of delicacies for the universal taste but subtly influenced by Dayak...

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,...

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...

Bee Tai, a clothing store with a colourful past

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, March 17: Bee Tai is no ordinary clothing store. This ‘The Fashion Place’ in India Street was once a shoppers’...

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...

Young Muay Thai champion fears getting knocked out by lack of sponsors

Kenyalang Portraits By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, Jan 15: Muay Thai boxer Kabilan Jelevan Thiagarajan may only be 19-years-old, but he already has a world title to...

Intriguing tale of James Brooke and boy deity Kong Teck Choong Ong

By Wilfred Pilo ONE of the routes that Rajah James Brooke often took on his horse after meeting his local subjects in Kuching was at...

Electric bus marks new milestone in Sarawak transportation history

By Wilfred Pilo and Karen Bong KUCHING’S first electric bus service made its debut today (March 1), marking one step closer to Sarawak’s vision of...
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