Kuching Old Bazaar

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Hi Everyone, WE NEED YOUR STORIES. Kuching Old Bazaar was one of the first bazaars in Sarawak. The area has witnessed many changes over the pas...

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SARAWAK TOURISM BOARD AND INDUSTRY PARTNERS TAKE PART IN LONDON’S FIRST VIRTUAL WORLD TRAVEL MARKET – WTM2020

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Kuching, 9 November 2020 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) along with nine (9) local travel and tour operators will virtually take part in the the first-ever virtual World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global travel market held annually in London. After 40 years of having a physical event, WTM London 2020 is hosting a completely virtual event from 9-11 November 2020. The event, which takes place from 7am-10pm in London will concurrently all...

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1,000 GRAB MALAYSIA DRIVERS SET TO BECOME SARAWAK TOURISM AMBASSADORS

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Sarawak Tourism Collaborates with Grab Academy to Introduce First of its Kind “Sarawak Ambassadors Programme on e-learning for e-hailing drivers” Kuching, 26 October 2020 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) in conjunction with Grab Malaysia (Grab) today launched the ‘Sarawak Ambassadors Programme on e-learning for e-hailing Drivers’, targeting 1,000 Grab drivers, with the objective of making them Sarawak Tourism Ambassadors.   The Mi...

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WIN Cash Prizes Up To RM1,000 Just By Sharing Your SIA SITOK SARAWAK Moments

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Snap a nice photo of yourself enjoying the Sia Sitok Sarawak tour because who knows your smile can win you, your next dream holiday! So come on, upload your Sia Sitok Sarawak moments & 2x selected photos will win cash prizes up to RM 1,000 each weeks. Contest Period & Prizes: First Round: From 6th Oct 2020 till 12th Oct 2020 (Winners will be announced LIVE on FB at 12:30PM - RM 500 x2) Second Round: From 13th Oct 2020 till 26t...

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Discounted prices offered under ‘Sia Sitok Sarawak’ tourism campaign

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KUCHING, Aug 17  -- Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) today launched an intra-state tourism campaign known as "Sia Sitok Sarawak" or “Here and There Sarawak” as another effort to boost the sector. Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the campaign would allow Sarawakians, as well as residing non-Sarawakians with working permits, to enjoy and experience tourism products in the state at discounted package pric...

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Sarawak to reboot tourism industry with Sia Sitok campaign, says state Tourism Minister

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KUCHING: Sarawak is ready to reboot its tourism industry with a focus on domestic visitors, says Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. The state Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister said the Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) was currently offering an intra-state tourism campaign and planned to introduce an inter-state package by next month. "It is important for us to instil confidence and allay the fears of travelling within Malaysia as we focus on ...

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‘SIA SITOK SARAWAK’ INTRA-STATE CAMPAIGN OFFERS UP T0 50% DISCOUNTS FOR OVER 30 EXCITING ATTRACTIONS IN SARAWAK

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Kuching, 4 August 2020  – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) today announced the ‘Sia Sitok Sarawak’ Intra-State Tourism Campaign to boost the States tourism efforts and activities. The campaign will allow Sarawakians and non-Sarawakians residing in Sarawak with work permits to experience and enjoy the beauty the State has to offer at substantial discounts of up to 50%.   The Sia Sitok Sarawak Campaign offers over 30 exciting attracti...

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Sarawak Cultural Village launches free virtual tour

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The Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) has launched a virtual tour of the different ethnic homes in the biggest state in Malaysia. As part of a collaboration with the Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), visitors to the living museum’s website will be able to view special short video clips that delve into the various cultures as well. “While travel in the country may be restricted at the moment, once it does open up, one of the destinations to surely p...

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Touring Sarawak in less than 5 minutes

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WHILE travelling is still restricted at the moment, there is no harm to dream on travelling in an exotic land of Sarawak, the Land of the Hornbills. Especially when the biggest state in the country will be celebrating its most important festival - Hari Gawai or Harvest Festival on June 1, though in a controlled Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO). While we wait to travel again, let's have a virtual tour on ...

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Kolok Mee, Food of Sarawak

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MEE Kolok or kolo mee is certainly one of Sarawak’s iconic dishes, received further fame when Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin mentioned Restoran Mee Kolok Hj Salleh based in Kuching, Sarawak during his recent announcement on the Prihatin Rakyat economic stimulus package for SMEs. If Sarawak Laksa has been dubbed as “Breakfast of the Gods” then Kolo Mee is another firm favourite among Sarawakians and some even dream of it when...

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Sarawak’s bubur pedas, Ramadan special recipe

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COME Ramadan, city folks in Kuala Lumpur would look forward to Kampung Baru's famous bubur lambuk and folks in Kuching have bubur pedas, a spicy and savoury traditional dish created by the Malay community and normally enjoyed during the fasting month. While bubur lambuk is more of a rice porridge, to which one adds add meats, potatoes, santan and seasonings, bubur pedas has its secret in its special spice seasonings (bumbu) made from sautéed r...

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Sarawak’s famous 3-layer tea for Iftar?

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Did you know that this drink was first enjoyed at the Fresh Food Court at 7th Mile Bazaar in Kota Sentosa, Kuching? TEH C Peng Special or 3-layer tea is a favourite local drink that you can find throughout Sarawak. Okay, for the uninitiated, let's break up the name definition. "Teh" is of course Malay for tea while "C" is supposed to stand for Carnation brand of evaporated milk while "Peng" is ice in Hokkien. And the "3-layer" i...

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