Welcome to Kuching, the Cat City

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The world has gone crazy for cats. From online videos to photo sharing sites, content creators are trying to capitalise on the popularity of our feline friends. Businesses are also trying to take advantage of this in the form of cat cafes and cat libraries. But did you know Sarawak has always understood the significance of cats in culture? Introducing Kuching, the cat city. Kuching - which is the Malay word for cat - is the official capital ci...

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Moving ahead virtually with RWMF 2021 and BJF 2021

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KUCHING, 16 June 2021- Fans of the iconic Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) are going to be able to relive the feel of the iconic event virtually this year when the event gets underway this Friday. RWMF 2021, a virtual experience featuring a retrospective of past RWMF performances and new pre-recorded sessions with homegrown acts will be shown on RWMF’s official site www.rwmf.net, TVS and Shopee Live from 6pm to 7.30pm every day from 18-2...

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Catch the RWMF 2021 Virtual Experience for free this June

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KUCHING, 9 JUNE 2021: Get ‘Entranced, Liberated, Immersed’ from the comforts of your own home when this year’s Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) comes to your screens this June. This year, a musical showcase featuring a retrospective of past RWMF performances and new pre-recorded sessions with homegrown acts will be streaming on RWMF’s official site rwmf.net from 6pm to 7.30pm every day from 18-20 June. Registration i...

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NOTICE OF STB OFFICE CLOSURE DURING MCO FROM 1ST TO 14TH JUNE 2021

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Exploring the history of Siniawan

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Take a step back in time as you walk through the ancient town of Siniawan. The century-old town is located in the Bau district, approximately 21km from Kuching or a drive of about 40 minutes. It holds historic significance and is well known among Sarawakians for its rustic charm and traditional wooden shop houses.   Visiting the town in the day will transport you to a scene of how Sarawak towns were over a century ago...

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