The remarkable history and heartfelt memories of Kuching’s beloved Satok Suspension Bridge

By Karen Bong SATOK Suspension Bridge, the first and oldest "jambatan gantung" in Sarawak, stands today at 97-years-old. This bridge is more than just a...

Astana Negeri — Emblem of Sarawak’s unity and progress

By Ashley Sim NESTLED gracefully on the northern banks of the Sarawak River, Astana Negeri Sarawak, often simply referred to as ‘Astana Negeri’ or ‘Astana’,...

50yo Sarawak’s four-time world bodybuilding champ eyeing few international titles before retirement

by Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, August 9:  Iban four-time world bodybuilding champion, 50-year-old Buda Anchah aims to win a few more international titles before retiring for...

Despite being full of toxins, puffer fish remains daily delicacy for Spaoh folks

By Lian Cheng KUCHING, March 31: Following the death of a 83-year-old woman in Johor who passed away due to the consumption of puffer fish,...

How much is enough? Generous coffeeshop operator offers free noodle dishes to elderly

By Lian Cheng  KUCHING, July 14: A coffeeshop operator is continuing his act of kindness by offering free noodle dishes to elderly persons aged 60 and...

Not all heroes wear capes: Female security guard commended for saving woman’s life

By Wilfred Pilo KUCHING, July 14: A 28-year-old female security guard, Suhanum Sutimin, was commended for her speedy and courageous response in saving a woman’s...

Betong-born Iban male pageant contestant receives prestigious award from Amazing M’sian Book of Records

By Ashley Sim KUCHING, July 11: Betong-born John Watson Tamin has made history by being named ‘The First Malaysian Pure Iban Dayak Ethnic to Represent...

Sekiu oil — the Melanau secret flavouring sold for RM500 per half litre

By Nur Ashikin Louis KUCHING, June 20: Do you know that the Melanau tribe of Sarawak has secret ‘liquid gold’ to add flavour to food? On...

S’wakian internationally published author makes splash with new book in ‘Diary of a Rich...

KUCHING, July 1: Young local author Malcolm Mejin makes a splash with his latest book, ‘Lost in Space’. According to a press release, ‘Lost in...

Crystal-like mini rose apple in season, along with durian and rambutan

By Lian Cheng KUCHING, June 17: Apart from durian, rambutan and other fruits, the eye-pleasing and uniquely Sarawak 'jambu kampung' is also in season. If you were...
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