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Lifestyle 15 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

There's money to be made here

The art of I>mengkuang/I>-weaving in Malaysia dates back 300 years. In villages, weaving - like any other practical household skill - is handed down from generation to generation.

Nation 27 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Craft industry can boost economy’

Malaysia's craft industry, with demands in both the domestic and overseas markets, can make a significant contribution to the economy, said Datin Paduka Seri Endon Mahmood. Product sales for the overseas market, she said, saw a 52% increase - from RM165mil in 2002 to RM250mil in 2003.

Nation 26 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rais: Make space for local craft in malls

Shopping malls and giant complexes may be required to allocate space for local craft to be displayed and sold, said Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.

Nation 15 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Non-stop supply vital

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) should not skimp on its equipment as this must be of good quality, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.

Lifestyle 21 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Arts, crafts, and karaoke

One year on, the Kuala Lumpur Arts Market seems to be attracting the crowds, VERONICA SHUNMUGAM finds out when she attends its anniversary celebration.

Lifestyle 21 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Arts, crafts, and karaoke

One year on, the Kuala Lumpur Arts Market seems to be attracting the crowds, VERONICA SHUNMUGAM finds out when she attends its anniversary celebration.

Community 17 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Showcase of art & craft

Handicrafts ranging from batik to ceramics, wooden carvings and forest products were on show at the Kuching Waterfront during the recent Malaysian Crafts Promotion 2007.

Community 29 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Global boost for Sarawak products

KUCHING: The Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation (Kraftangan Malaysia) will promote three Sarawak products - ceramics, i>pua kumbu/ifabric and i>bemban/ibasket - which have received a good international response.

Nation 26 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Handicraft industry adds to income’

KUALA LUMPUR: The involvement of women in the handicraft industry has helped rake in additional income for their families, which has in turn led to better quality of life.

Community 13 May 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Disabilities prove to be no handicap

LIM Li Shan could not hide her excitement when the Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar's wife Raja Datin Seri Salbiah Tengku Nujumudin stopped to admire her batik artwork during a recent handicraft fair at the state craft complex in Seremban.