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Sarawak to invest more in youth activities

THE State Government will be allocating more funds to the Ministry of Social Development for youth activities. While that doesn’t sound too exciting to those of us who are no longer classified as youths (but still consider ourselves youthful), it does show that Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem is well aware where our great … Continue reading

Sarawakians won’t have to pay any toll fees soon

I MUST say I am looking forward to the day the Tun Abang Salahuddin Bridge that links Petra Jaya to the Pending area in Kuching goes toll free. Us locals usually call it the Toll Bridge, but I guess that will change soon. As it would sound strange to call it the Toll-Free Bridge, I … Continue reading

Welson Sim proves he’s Sarawak’s new star swimmer

IN 2012, I wrote about a new swimming sensation named Welson Sim several times. He was breaking school swimming records including by Sarawakian star Daniel Bego. The young man even declared then that his goal was to one day outdo his hero. He was then 15. Today Welson is a SEA Games gold medallist for … Continue reading

Our girl Pandelela wins SEA Games gold again

SARAWAKIAN diving queen Pandelela Rinong Pamg has again reigned supreme at the SEA Games. Since the 2009 SEA Games in Laos, Pandelela has dominated the 10m Platform event. She also won the gold at the 2011 SEA Games in Palembang and 2013 SEA Games in Naypyidaw, for the same event. What absolutely amazing news that she has once again succeeded. Our … Continue reading

DAP Sarawak almost severs ties with PKR

MY, my, my. How things have changed. As they say the truth will always come out. When once the Democratic Action Party (DAP) in Sarawak and Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) would proudly declare that they were partners together with Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) and ready to rule our great State, today the truth of this … Continue reading

Anthony Bourdain and I both love Sarawak Laksa

IT’S nice to know that my simple kampung + Kuching city palate has something in common with internationally known chef, author and television presenter Anthony Bourdain. Yes we both love Sarawak Laksa, or as he calls it Kuching Laksa. There’s nothing quite like starting the day with this amazing bowl of spicy and rich savoury goodness. The … Continue reading