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Community 13 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Chingay on tourism calendar

Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz pledged to direct the cultural department to give full cooperation to ensure that the state's annual Chingay procession achieves Unesco's world cultural heritage status.

Community 13 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Need to overhaul heritage rules

KUCHING: The Sarawak Heritage Society (SHS) is the latest to join a chorus of condemnation of the felling of 11 of the 13 trees at the newly-restored Fort Alice in Sri Aman.

Scoreboard 12 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Rousing send-off for Le Tour de Langkawi riders

THE second stage of Le Tour de Langkawi was flagged off at the Zahir Mosque in Alor Setar, Kedah.

Community 11 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Heritage in danger

FAMED for its stalls selling hardware and household items, Lorong Cheapside, off Chulia Street in George Town, may soon lose its charm because the traders are facing eviction from their homes.

Community 11 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Lame ‘safety’ excuse for tree destruction

KUCHING: Sarawak Museum Department claims the felling of trees at the newly-restored Fort Alice in Sri Aman was the result of a “collective decision” made with the Resident Office.

Community 11 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Research awards in tribute of famed plague fighter

THE Dr Wu Lien-Teh Society is celebrating the legendary Malaysian plague fighter by sponsoring the Research Awards in the National Conference for Clinical Research.

Focus 10 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

A roof to lure them in

REVIVING a once vibrant street in the 90s is not an easy job with the rising number of mega malls and supermarket offering more alternatives and comfort to visitors. Fortunately the committee of India Street pedestrian mall came up with a simple but brilliant solution to restore the glory of the historical buildings – a roof.

Community 09 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Motorist seeks clarification over right of parking bay

SIBU: A motorist here wants to know who has the jurisdiction over the parking bays next to the heritage centre – the taxi association or Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) and whether it is an offence to park there on a Saturday when it is a free parking day.

Community 07 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

More challenging hike this year

THE Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge will feature a longer route this year.

Community 07 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

New styles for the season

VIBRANT colours, luxurious floral prints and relaxed denim are among the key features of Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) contemporary yet elegant Spring Summer ’15 collections for women and men.