Sarawak

RIP Young Man!

Drug addiction

RIP Young Man Another young life snubbed out Years of struggles came to nought Seeking escape from reality Only to meet with futility. The mountain was too tough to climb Drugs took him to hell, disguised as something sublime Like a prisoner in a prisoner cell Like a ship unable to set sail. Drugs destroyed his body Cutting short his ...

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Miss Charity Beauty Pageant Preview

Christine Chua

I happened to be in Permaisuri Imperial City Mall last Sunday afternoon when I heard the MC announced that the Miss Charity Beauty Pageant Preview Show was scheduled to start at 2pm. I quickly went to my car and grabbed my camera. The beauty pageant is organised by Chloe’s Dream Studio. The fashion outfits and eyewear for the show at ...

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Tusan Icecream

Our four smoothies

I have read great reviews about Tusan coconut ice cream for quite a while now but did not try it out until a few days ago when I visited the Permy branch with my wife, my son Leslie and my sister-in-law Angela Ngieng.  The four of us all opt for the coconut smoothie with ice cream. The smoothie had a ...

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The Finger Lift

Finger Lift

I was on Facebook when I saw a video featuring the Finger Lift trick. It brought back memories of that night in 1976 when I was in Upper Six D class at Kolej Tun Datuk Tuanku Haji Bujang. I came across the trick in a non-fiction book that I was reading at that time. After sharing the trick with my ...

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Asia Food Festival At Coco Cabana in Miri

She poses for me

The Asia Food Festival and a mini arts festival commenced today at Coco Cabana in Marina Bay and will end on April 23. In case you are wondering where is Coco Cabana, it is formerly known as the Marina Bay Seafood Restaurant where the seahorse lighthouse is located. The Asia Food Festival hosts over 40 stalls, manned by chefs and ...

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Fair Land Sarawak

Orangutan at Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Land of the Hornbills These protected birds we must not kill Land of the headhunters But that was in the days of our long-gone ancestors   Sarawak is the largest state of Malaysia The country that prides itself as truly Asia Situated on the island of Borneo Sarawak possesses charm and incredible allure.   Famed for its cultural diversity Natural ...

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Korea House Restaurant Miri

Korea Restaurant

We were driving past Pullman Hotel intending to go to Seventy2 Restaurant for dinner just now when we saw Korea Restaurant has already commenced business. We decided to have our dinner there instead. Korea Restaurant is located in the corner shop just next to Santino’s Pizza near Pullman Hotel. It is a spacious restaurant spread over the ground floor and ...

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Goodbye Taxi, Hello Uber!

Doria

I heard read great reviews about Uber posted on  Facebook by my eldest brother Chin Tian and my secondary school teacher Jay She.  I told myself that I must try out the ride-sharing app as soon as I have the chance. The opportunity came two days ago when I had to fly to Kuching for Ching Ming. I was taking ...

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