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KUCHING (Bernama) -- There are growing fears that Sarawak's 'Perahu Tambang', the river boats that have been plying commuters over Sarawak River over the ages will soon end up as museum piece.
The 'tambang' is actually a wooden sampan about 5 metres long and has a pitched roof covering two rows of seats along either side of the boat. It is powered by a small diesel engine and carries commuters across and along the river.
KOTA KINABALU (Bernama) -- The intrusion episode involving an armed group claiming to be from the Royal Sulu Force in Kampung Tanduo, Lahad Datu on Feb 12, 2013 added another dark chapter in the nation's history with 10 security personnel and 73 of the intruders killed.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Paying zakat (tithe) can now be done online, making it easy, fast and fuss-free.
JOHOR BAHARU (Bernama) -- Flying kites, including flying the 'wau bulan' (the Malaysian moon kite) was once a favourite pastime.
The recreational activity is one of the many beautiful cultural heritages of the people in the East Coast of Peninsular.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Handling student problems is no easy task but this is the challenge that some 15,000 counselling teachers have to face at 12,000 primary and secondary schools nationwide.
KANGAR (Bernama) -- With undulating limestone hills, panoramic paddy fields and clear lakes in the background, Perlis has all that a visitor yearns for.
The ancient limestone cave formation of Gua Kelam, vineyard in Batu Pahat and the Al-Hussain Floating Mosque in Kuala Perlis are among the many added attractions that lure visitors here.
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