Notice of STB office closure

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Sarawak dragon boats roar

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STB reaches out to German market at FVW 3rd Virtual Counter Days Show 2021

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KUCHING, 31st August 2021 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) will be participating in the FVW 3rd Virtual Counter Days Show 2021 along with its industry partners, aiming to ensure the Sarawak brand remains visible and to shift travel agents’ focus to Sarawak as a preferred tourism destination.  Running from 31st August- 2nd September, the B2B virtual travel trade fair event, organised by FVW Median GmbH in Germany, will bring together several t...

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Explore Sarawak’s Sape and Music

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There was once a traditional healer whose wife fell ill. In a dream, the healer was told to carve out a piece of tree and string it with pineapple fibres. He was instructed to use this newly crafted musical instrument to play tunes for his wife to aid her healing. He did exactly that once he awoke and miraculously his wife got well. This is the story of the birth of Sape (Bornean boat lute), one of Sarawak’s best known traditional musical instrum...

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Kayaking and rafting at Semadang

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  Explore the secrets of Sarawak's Semadang, a tourist location well known for its Kayaking and bamboo rafting adventures. Semadang may not be the first location that comes to mind when we think of tourist stops in Sarawak, but this scenic site certainly has many exciting adventures and experiences to offer. Located approximately an hour and a half from Kuching City, Semadang sits at the fringe of Jalan Puncak Borneo, tucked aw...

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Sarawak’s wild durians

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If there is one fruit that can divide people in the world of food, it is undoubtedly durian, the King of Fruits. Popular in Southeast Asia, durians - as well as Sarawak's wild durians - are tropical fruits with a thorny exterior and has a fearsome reputation for its pungent smell which can linger for hours. Despite this, it should still be on your top 10 exotic food to try at least once. One of the most anticipated events in ...

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