Sea scouts turn star-gazers in astronomy programme

TAKING a break from boating and water-based activities, Miri sea scouts turned star-gazers in a programme on astronomy called ‘How to Conquer Space Knowledge 2018’. The sea scouts had the opportunity to better understand the galaxy of stars through the three-day programme, coordinated by Qaisarah Abdullah from SM Sains Miri and Amri Azmi from Kolej […]

Why China’s payment apps give US bankers nightmares

WANDERING the streets of Shanghai to admire the architecture, the head of one of the largest US consumer banks recently found himself surrounded by a gaggle of teenagers. Entranced by their phones, they hardly made way for the banker. The teens were messaging, shopping and sending money back and forth, all without cash. Instead, they […]

These houses

I AGREE with Kuching North Datuk Bandar Datuk Abang Abdul Wahab Abang Julai that abandoned houses in areas under the jurisdiction of Kuching North City Commission (DBKU), indeed everywhere, are the potential haunts of rats, mosquitoes, or snakes – and become a source of health hazards. Add to that the drug addicts and thieves. The […]

Aisah reflects on climb up corporate ladder in man’s world

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day in the month of March is a significant time to highlight the quest of women from around the world for empowerment, equality and to press for progress. In Sarawak one such personality is Aisah Eden, executive vice-president for Corporate Services at Sarawak Energy. Heading corporate services, Aisah helms Brand and Corporate Reputation, […]