Breaking News

Category Archives: Selected General News

Malaysia confirms MH370 lost and all on board feared dead

Prayers MH370

Malaysia’s prime minister has announced that missing flight MH370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. Najib Razak said this was the conclusion of fresh analysis of satellite data tracking the flight. Malaysia Airlines had told the families of the 239 people on board, he said. The announcement by Prime Minister Najib Razak came at a late-night news conference in Kuala ... Read More »

adidas Energy BOOST drops in stores this month

Adidas shoe

Kuala Lumpur, March 2014 – Inspired by insight and driven by demand, adidas BOOST™ cushioning technology delivers the Energy Running solution that today’s runners are chasing. As they hit the roads, tracks and trails in record numbers, today’s runners are seeking more from their runs and more from their running shoes. To answer the call, adidas and partner BASF, the ... Read More »

More volunteers needed for Borneo Jazz

Borneo Jazz volunteers

The 9th edition of Borneo Jazz is set to take place in Miri, Sarawak and volunteers are still needed to ensure a successful event. The festival will be held on 9 – 10 May and will feature various kind of Jazz music from around the world. The festival willalso feature arts and craft bazaar which will represent the unique cultures ... Read More »

adidas Originals Presents ZX Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

adidas Originals Presents ZX Spring Summer 2014 Collection

Following the success of court classics of the 1970s that struck a chord with both athletes and style-conscious casuals –
a new breed of style icons were emerging. With running quickly entering the global stage, a new formula was needed to bring optimum performance to a brand new game, heralding in a brand new age of athletic footwear. In 1984, the ... Read More »

Promising start for Sarawak tourism promo in Bandung

Sarawak, tourism, bandung, promotion

Sarawak Tourism promotion in Bandung Indonesia took a new turn today when two Sarawak tourism operators, a private hospital, Sarawak Cultural Village and three hotels held the first business session with Bandung agents this morning in the city. Coordinated jointly by the Sarawak Tourism Board and Express Air Indonesia, the two hour mini travel mart was attended by more than ... Read More »

Chris Evert named the Legend Ambassador for the WTA Championships in Singapore

Christ Evert

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced today that Chris Evert has been named the Legend Ambassador for the WTA Championships in Singapore. Evert will support and promote the “Road To Singapore”, a season-long campaign which will see the WTA stars through their journey from the beginning of the year to its culmination during the season-ending WTA Championships in Singapore. For ... Read More »

Borneo World Music Expo Seeking Showcase proposals

Sarawak Tourism Board has recently announced the 2nd Borneo World Music Expo (BWME). The event will be held on 16-18 June 2014 in the city of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The organiser is currently looking for Asian artists to perform at special showcases for local, regional and international delegates, at least 25 of whom will be bookers and programmers from international ... Read More »

Cardiff City advertised Malaysia for free last season

Cardiff City

Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz revealed that English Premier League side Cardiff City advertised the name ‘Malaysia” on their jerseys for free when the team was playing in the Division One of the English League last season. According to him, the Tourism Ministry then agreed to pay RM15mil worth of jersey sponsorship of the Cardiff ... Read More »

Having an ‘official FB account’ is wrong in Sarawak

facebook-smartphone

The Borneo Post reported that Sarawak State civil servants are not allowed to have official Facebook accounts and those violating the order would face disciplinary action. State Secretary Tan Sri Datuk Amar Mohd Morshidi Abdul Ghani stressed that the Sarawak State General Orders prohibit anyone in the civil service from having official Facebook accounts. “Under our General Orders, government servants ... Read More »

INTI College campus to be owned by iCATS

Icats

International College of Advanced Technology Sarawak (i-CATS) will take over the campus of Inti College Sarawak in a deal worth RM22 million. The new campus will be named as i-CATS West Campus, and its first intake will be in July next year while the staff will move four months earlier. The present i-CATS operation, on the other hand, will remain ... Read More »

Scroll To Top