Archive for May 2009
Keeping dialects alive through the arts Deejay on mission to keep traditional performances alive
Keeping dialects alive through the arts Deejay on mission to keep traditional performances alive By THO XIN YI email@example.com WHILE many people either take the common dialects for granted or ignore them, Ai FM deejay Chong Keat Aun has great appreciation for them and considers them an amazing and beautiful heritage to be enjoyed and…Read More
Kite fest returning to Bintulu
Kite fest returning to BintuluMore local participants expected to sign up for event in August By PHILIP Him INTRODUCED in 2005, the successful Borneo International Kite Festival has put Sarawak on the world map. Organised by the Bintulu Development Authority (BDA), the event is held annually at the town’s old airport. Hundreds of participants, locals…Read More
the lush greenery of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)
Up close with nature THE Green Fest, The star’s annual event to mark world Environment Day, returns to the lush greenery of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) this year. And like in previous years’ events, visitors can get the chance to revel in nature plus learn about ways to conserve the environment. These…Read More
Korea’s Break Out troupe wow Kuala Lumpur audiences and leave them in stitches.
Korea’s Break Out troupe wow Kuala Lumpur audiences and leave them in stitches. AFTER WEEKS of anticipation, Break Out finally stormed into Malaysia for a hugely successful debut. The Korean extreme dance comedy theatre staged four shows over the weekend to enormously appreciative audiences at Dewan San Choon, Wisma MCA in Kuala Lumpur. Created by…Read More
No more fireflies in six months?
Firefly Firefly loss of sanctuaries and tourist spots By CHRISTINA TAN SHAH ALAM: The entire firefly population in Kampung Kuantan and Kampung Bukit Belimbing in Kuala Selangor is facing wipe-out in six months. “All the fireflies there will be gone for good by the end of this year if no measures are taken to protect…Read More
Dying Sungai Golok(kolok) wooing Malaysian tourists again
Sungai Golok: The problems in southern Thailand has taken a toll on this border town which has now become a ghost town awaiting an even painful end. Once known for its vibrant nightlife, the sporadic bombings in Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala have made Sungai Kolok the last place Malaysians would want to visit. However, district…Read More