Malaysia Day celebration this year will be a bit different. And just because it is a one-day holiday in the middle of the week, doesn’t mean it’s not entirely possible to have fun while staying safe and practising social distancing at the same time. So what to do this September 16th?
Kids of today are growing up with smartphones, tablets, TikTok, Instagram, VR games and whatnot. Toys and activities both in and outside of the house are still relevant but can’t quite compete with the almighty smart devices. Back then, about 20 or 30 years ago, the much younger us had plenty of things to get excited about that were very different from what kids of today are into.
The past is a place that we can only recall of. But whenever we are reminded of it because of a specific song that is aired in the radio, or when we stumble upon old-fashioned gems like biodata book, we can’t help but to be hit by a wave of nostalgia.
As we celebrate our nation’s independence tomorrow, let us look at the things that make Malaysia… Malaysia! There are a few things that shape the identity of this country. Be it food, an iconic landmark or language eccentricities. That said, here are some of what’s iconic here in Malaysia that are sure to give you that warm and fuzzy feeling inside at the very mention of them.
Forget your fancy schmancy English here. Malaysians have their own colloquial slangs that gave birth to the Rojak language. It’s a variety of languages including Malay, Chinese (Mandarin, Hokkien, Foochow), Tamil, Hindi all blended into one rojak language.
Excited citizens of Sibu are counting the days to the grand opening of Swan City’s brand-new Pustaka Negeri Sarawak Sibu building, a.k.a Pustaka Sibu. The library was originally scheduled to open by the end of 2020, but due to setbacks because of COVID-19, the opening of Pustaka Sibu has now been moved to 2021.
In this day and age, more often than not parents choose to entertain their kids with smartphones and tablets just to get them to quiet down, instead of encouraging them to engage in other activities like… say… reading?!
Back for its third instalment, Sarawak’s Authors Festival 2020 is set to be hold from Aug 27-29, 2020 (Thursday- Saturday). With the theme ‘soul’, this year’s event will focus on immersing one’s soul into producing a splendid writing.
What’s your dream ride? Do you have a specific make? Engine spec? Whatever it is, let’s just put aside the fact that you may or may not be able to afford the cars you dream of, and let’s just go straight into the details of what cars you would love to have in your car garage!
Everyone has dreams, and what’s great is that you can actually achieve those dreams, provided you have the will and perseverance to push through the windy road to achieve those dreams. Because dreams are personal ambitions of a person, they can take on many different forms.