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Jolius carries torch for 'tagunggak', 'sompoton'

TUARAN, Oct 6  -- For one Dusun man, his way of expressing love for his cultural heritage was to preserve it for the future generation in the best way he knew how.

Since young, Jolius Sobinting, 50, from Kampung Sinansag, Kiulu had loved playing the ‘tagunggak’ and ‘sompoton’, which are traditional musical instruments made of bamboo and synonymous with the Kadazandusun Murut community in Sabah.   

Taggunggak (idiophone) is a set of traditional musical instruments made from large bamboo culms while sompoton (aerophone) is constructed from a dried gourd and eight bamboo pipes arranged in a double layered raft.....

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80-hectare green park to be built in Sibu - CM


SIBU, Oct 6  -- The Sarawak government is setting up an 80-hectare green park here for the urban community to carry out sports and recreational activities, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.

 
 

Pygmy elephant killing: all six suspects further remanded


All six suspects believed to be involved in the killing of a Pygmy bull elephant in Sungai Udin, Dumpas, Kalabakan here, recently, have been further remanded for two days.

 
 

"I pick PKR for its multi-racial politics" - Salleh


KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 6 -- Former Communications and Multimedia Minister, Datuk Seri Salleh Syed Keruak today said that he picked Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) because it practised multi-racial politics which was in line with his political stand and the political environment in Sabah.

 
 

Sabah govt to rev up state's development, economy


KOTA KINABALU, Oct 5  -- The State Government is gearing to rev up Sabah’s development and economy by strengthening its financial position through efficient planning and management.

 
 

KPDNHEP Sandakan seizes goods worth RM234,533


The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP)’s office here has acted on 154 cases involving various offences under the Control of Supplies Act 1961, since January this year.

 
 

Man missing while hunting in Baram, Sarawak


A local man has been reported missing while hunting at the forest area of Sungai Pelutan in Baram on Friday.

 
 

53 individuals detained over drug abuse


Some 53 individuals have been arrested in connection with drug abuse during the ‘Ops Sarang’ operation conducted from Sept 30 until yesterday around Kota Kinabalu.

 
 

Sarawak to have more STEM labs - Abang Johari


Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education laboratories will be set up in more schools statewide to promote the ‘fun’ side of the stream and encourage more students to take the subjects.

 
 

Nearly 8,000 attend Juhar's birthday parade


Nearly 8,000 people attended a special parade in conjunction with the official 66th birthday of the Governor of Sabah Tun Juhar Mahiruddin at Padang Merdeka here today.

 
 

Holistic approach needed to promote Damas Festival in Sukau


KINABATANGAN, Oct 4 -- Holistic approach needed to be adopted to promote the Damas Festival in Sukau near here, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.

 
 
 

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Curfew in ESSZone extended to Dec 7

 
     

Throwing caution to the wind over cockles

 
     

12 packages of Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah to be completed by June 2022

 
     

Port Dickson MP holds Deepavali Open House on Friday

 
     
 
     
 

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