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BUTTERWORTH: Ever heard of Bukit Katak (Frog Hill)? It is an abandoned quarry in Kampung Guar Petai, located about 15km north-east from Butterworth town.
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Dr Mahathir (on podium, eighth left) and airlines’ crew in a photo-call after the launch of Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign logo at KLIA.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on Malaysians to make the “Visit Malaysia 2020” tourism promotion a national mission by telling and sharing the beauty, peace and wonde...
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BALIK PULAU: The Federal Government will ensure that the last mangrove forest on Penang island remains protected.
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Liew (second left) receiving the invitation to visit Penang by Yeoh (on her left).
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MIRI: Tourism stakeholders here have welcomed the latest move by the Home Affairs Ministry (KDN) to extend Visa On Arrival (VOA) facilities for visitors from China and India.
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KOTA KINABALU: Penang and Sabah have a role to play in helping the nation meet its target of 30 million tourist arrivals during Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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BALIK PULAU: It is the hobby of nearly every kid at some point in this kampung side of the Penang island: rearing fighting fish.
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Lee checks the documents brought by Ida.
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Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah KUCHING: Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah wants to see Sarawakians who have made a name for themselves in the global aren...
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Abdul Karim (third left) together with (from right) Siaw, Edwin and others pose in front of the KWJF 2019 street mural.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Chinese have taken to Malaysia in a big way.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Chinese have taken to Malaysia in a big way.
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KUCHING: The just-concluded Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) from July 12-14 has racked in 23,650 visitors.
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KUCHING: The Spartan Race, the world’s largest obstacle race, will be held in Sarawak for the first time on Oct 19 and 20.
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KUCHING: Sarawak through its Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports will continue to cooperate with the Youth and Sports Ministry at the federal level to develop the youth in the state d...
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KUCHING, July 15 — Sarawak through its Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports will continue to cooperate with the Youth and Sports Ministry at the federal level to develop the youth in...
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Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi – Bernama file photo KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said museum entrance fees in the country need to be reviewed since its relati...
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said museum entrance fees in the country need to be reviewed since it is relatively low compared to other countries.
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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah KUCHING: Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah today played down speculation that he could be appointed as the new Second Finance Minister after Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh annou...
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Mohamaddin (third right), Christina (second right), Assafal (third left) and other invited guests cutting a cake to mark Sabah Museum’s 54th anniversary yesterday.
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KOTA KINABALU: Diving areas need to be gazetted to ensure the tragedy that claimed the lives of three divers due to fish bombing would not repeat, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUCHING: The federal government respects the stand of the Sarawak government in making an in-depth study of the decision to lower the youth age cap from 40 years to 30, Youth and Sports Minister Syed ...
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KUCHING: The federal government respects the stand of the Sarawak government in making an in-depth study of the decision to lower the youth age cap from 40 years to 30, Youth and Sports Minister Syed ...
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The views of the Sarawak State Assembly building taken from the air – Bernama file photo KUCHING: The financial management of a majority of Sarawak’s 32 ministries, departments and agencies last ...
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The views of the Sarawak State Assembly building taken from the air – Bernama file photo KUCHING: The financial management of a majority of Sarawak’s 32 ministries, departments and agencies last ...
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Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman — Bernama file photo KUCHING: The federal government respects the stand of the Sarawak government in making an in-depth study of the decision to lower the youth age ca...
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KUCHING, July 15 — The federal government respects the stand of the Sarawak government in making an in-depth study of the decision to lower the youth age cap from 40 years to 30, Youth and Sports Mi...
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KOTA KINABALU: Diving spots need to be gazetted to ensure that there is no repeat of the recent tragedy that claimed the lives of three divers due to fish bombing.
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KOTA KINABALU: The entrance fees for Malaysian museums should be reviewed, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Macka B’s unique vocals and dancey music thrilled the audience.
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Malaysia’s tourism industry is expected to generate RM192 billion in revenue next year.
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Abdul Karim (centre) presents a memento to one of the sponsors of RWMF.
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KUCHING: The federal government has been urged to set up a fast response team to deal with emergencies in the caves and highland areas following the death of a tourist at Mulu National Park.
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Abdul Karim, flanked by Zuraini (fourth right) and Lee, cuts the cloth to mark the opening of RWMF 2019’s ‘Sarawak Food Kitchen’. Seen at third right is Hii.
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Some of the festival-goers dance to the traditional beats being played at the Jungle Stage of RWMF 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the Government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
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The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 12 — The Penang government is arranging a meeting in September to meet and offer assistance to local fishermen affected by three man-made islands plan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The arts field needs to be seen as a platform which is able to compete towards national economic development through the production of various works of local young artists, said Deputy M...
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THE Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants the implementation of the departure levy to be delayed until after Visit Malaysia 2020, says Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Wahab (second left, squatting) and others at the tree-planting ceremony.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts & Culture Ministry through its agency Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) has developed three initiatives for the sector for 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohammaddin Ketapi says he fully agrees with proposals by some quarters to postpone the implementation of the departure levy until the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Carrying colourful placards in three languages as well as pots of fishbones, some 200 fishermen from Perak and Penang together with environmental activists demonstrated outsi...
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Abdul Hadi (right) shares some points with Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah and others during the minister’s recent walkabout at SCV.
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SIBU: The Sarawak government and its agencies do not differentiate between rural and urban areas when it comes to promoting sports, said Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdu...
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KUCHING: Abusing synthetic drugs which are produced by mixing chemical substances such as syabu and amphetamine is on the rise among Sarawakian youths.
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PUTRAJAYA (July 10): Tourism, Arts and Culture Deputy Secretary-General (Tourism), Datuk Haslina Abdul Hamid, said the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo and theme song will soon be launched with all tourism pr...
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition leaders in Sabah have hit out at Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub for his recent remarks on fish bombing, accusing him of not taking the matter se...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eligible tourism players can now tap into the newly established Malaysia Tourism Promotion Fund (Gamelan Malaysia) to help boost the industry this year.
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A worker installs the Idecs 2019 banner outside the main conference hall.
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IPOH: A good TripAdvisor review doesn’t come from a hotel’s five-star status, instead, what will make a hotel stay memorable is knowledgeable staff, especially if they have an excellent awareness ...
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KOTA KINABALU • Malaysian police have launched a manhunt for those involved in the deaths of three divers in waters off Pulau Kalapuan in Sabah's diving haven of Semporna.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are looking for the fishermen who allegedly used the fish bomb which resulted in the deaths of two Chinese tourists and a local diving coach in waters off Semporna yesterda...
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KOTA KINABALU, July 6 — The police are looking for the fishermen who allegedly used the fish bomb which resulted in the deaths of two Chinese tourists and a local diving coach in waters off Semporna...
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The Queen (left), Fatimah (middle) and other dignitaries seen observing a specially weaved songket at the event.
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IPOH: Hotels are encouraged to improve their services to bring in more tourists to Malaysia, says Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik.
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KOTA KINABALU: Both Federal and Sabah state level tourism ministers have condemned illegal fish bombing activities here after the death of three divers in waters off Semporna in Sabah's east coast on Friday (July 5).
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KOTA KINABALU: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi has condemned fish bombing carried out by some fishermen and individuals in the country’s territorial waters.
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KOTA KINABALU, July 6 — Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew has urged local authorities to bring an end to fish bombing activities following the deaths of two Chinese tourists and their...
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SEMPORNA (July 5): Two foreign tourists and a local scuba diver were believed to be killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Pulau Kalapuan near here today.
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KUCHING: Sarawak’s tourism minister has opposed any move to replace the tourism tax with the departure levy, saying this would affect the country’s tourism ministry, resulting in losses for all st...
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PARLIAMENT | The Education Ministry has stressed that it does not differentiate between Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) and matriculation for entry into public universities and that it is de...
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SEPANG - The inaugural Air Arabia Flight G9 0921 from Sharjah to Kuala Lumpur has touched down safely at the KL International Air­port. This marks the first time a low-cost carrier is connecting t...
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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah KUCHING: Minister for Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said only the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) can decide if Sarawak wil...
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SEPANG: The inaugural Air Arabia Flight G9 0921 from Sharjah to Kuala Lumpur has touched down safely at the KL International Air­port.
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Abdul Karim (fourth left) and Snowdan (third left) hold up the LED Light Balls at the launch while others give the thumbs up.
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SEPANG: Malaysia aims to have 337,100 tourists from West Asia with the establishment of Air Arabia’s Sharjah, UAE to Kuala Lumpur route.
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Spirit of the Hornbills. KUCHING: For the first time ever, Spirit of the Hornbills will bring their vibrant, unique cultural dance to Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) this year.
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Abdul Karim (third left) signs a plaque to launch the formation of BECos, as Lau (second left), Dr Toyad (fourth left), Amelia (fifth left) and others look on.
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SIBU: Event organisers in Sarawak need not worry about funding when it comes to holding international conferences or seminars in Sibu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is set to host the Asian National Museums Association (ANMA) conference later this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): The cultural tourism sector has generated an average revenue of RM551 million for the past three years, says Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — The cultural tourism sector has generated an average revenue of RM551 million for the past three years, says Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR: For the first time, the National Museum will play host to the Asian National Museums Association (ANMA) conference, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran travel industry player and member of the Negri Sembilan royal family Datuk Seri Tunku Iskandar Tunku Abdul­lah is one of the winners of the first ever MATTA Awards.Tunku Iskandar was presented the MATTA Tourism Icon Award at the awards presentation ceremony and gala dinner here yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The inaugural MATTA Awards saw Datuk Seri Tunku Iskandar Tunku Abdullah being presented the MATTA Tourism Icon Award.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi is unfazed by the criticism that his performance is not up to the mark.He says the results that the ministry has achieved speak volume.
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NARATHIWAT: The logo for Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY 2020) is expected to be launched by the Prime Minister next month, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Members of Kuala Lumpur Children’s Choir perform on stage, led by conductor Charmaine Gan.
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NARATHIWAT: The logo for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY 2020) is expected to be launched by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad next month, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamadd...
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The previous Visit Malaysia 2020 logo drew flak for its cluttered design and lack of a coherent design language.
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The logo for Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY 2020) is expected to be launched by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad next month, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammadin Ketapi.
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NARATHIWAT, June 29 — The logo for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY 2020) is expected to be launched by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad next month, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Da...
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SHAH ALAM (June 28): The i-City theme park in Seksyen 7 has become the third tourist attraction in Selangor to be awarded the Malaysia Tourism Quality Assurance (MyTQA) certificate.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Marvel superheroes exhibition got a boost from Malaysia’s No. 1 head honcho, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SHAH ALAM (June 27): The i-City theme park in Seksyen 7 has become the third tourist attraction in Selangor to be awarded the Malaysia Tourism Quality Assurance (MyTQA) certificate.
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BALIK PULAU (June 27): Penang will soon have a farm planting three superfruits such as figs, gac fruits and finger limes to cater to domestic demand, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said here tonight.
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KUCHING: Sarawak is still on track of hitting its target of five million tourist arrivals by end of this year.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian-born chef Siew-Chinn Chin is among 10 finalists vying for the prestigious Basque Culinary World Prize 2019 award.
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SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) will strictly enforce the Advertisement By-laws and the Cleanliness By-laws to ensure tidiness and cleanliness of the municipality, says council chairman Datuk Tiong...
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GEORGE TOWN - From a height of 78m above sea level, it is going to take at least four minutes to ride down the world's longest water slide at the Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang.
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GEORGE TOWN: From a height of 780m above sea level, it is going to take at least four minutes to ride down the world’s longest water slide at the Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang.
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LAHAD DATU: Every race or ethnic group in the country should help the government to realise the development of the tourism sector, said the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketap...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister has described Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng as naive for warning that the state may become bankrupt in three years’ time.
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KUCHING: Singapore’s Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan treated Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and his entourage to breakfast in Singapore yesterday.
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Mohamaddin (front centre) is seen with Ibrahim (on his left) and Azran , during Kraftangan Malaysia’s Aidilfitri-Gawai event at its Sarawak headquarters in Kuching.
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Lim (centre) and Mohamaddin (right) at the launch.
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Mohamaddin Ketapi KUCHING: Sarawak recorded RM13.6 million in craft product sales in the first five months of this year involving 932 craft entrepreneurs, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datu...