10 things you should know about Fajar Sarawak, Sarawak’s first Malay newspaper

Did you know that the first Malay-language newspaper in the state was called Fajar Sarawak? Here are 10 things you should know about this long forgotten local publication: 1.It was founded by Muhammad Rakawi Yusuf Fajar Sarawak was the brainchild of Muhammad Rakawi Yusuf, a former customs officer, a silat practitioner and Sarawak’s

KajoPicks: The 6 best cafes with WiFi in Kuching

We're not anti-social; we're just into connecting with each other digitally. Over the last decade, nightclubs in Kuching have been losing out to the growing number of cafes and coffee bistros. Kuchingites have come to enjoy cafes (almost as much as we love our coffeeshops), probably because of our overall laid-back

Snapshots of the old Rumah Dayak in Kuching

It was said that the original Rumah Dayak was going to be rebuilt as a bigger, better commercial project in 1996. Since it was demolished the following year, however, construction has been lagging and changing developers for the better part of 20 years. Here's a brief snapshot of what it was