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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Ducati Multistrada Borneo Experience 2011

Have you ever dreamt of experiencing nature, wildlife, and virgin rainforests all on your Multistrada?
Now you have the opportunity to join other Ducatisti from Asia-Pacific regions on their Multistrada to explore the natural wonders of the world’s 3rd largest island
The island of Borneo is home to many unique and endangered species, such as the orangutan, proboscis monkey, the Borneo Rhino, the Pygmy Elephant, as well as the Green and Hawsbill Turtle.
Ducati Malaysia is hosting this event from November 25th-December 4th, 2011
Multistrada owners all over Asia-Pacific regions are invited to participate in this amazing experience.
Photo Credit to Ducati Malaysia.
PHOTO CREDIT TO SMF DAILY GRINDS.
 Click here for event details.
Full Story HERE ,



 

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Famous Blogger and Famous Photographer.

Tell me who don't want to be famous.Had an opportunity to attend a Sarawak Blogger Talk: More Than a Blog on 21st May,2011 organized by Reptoz.Com and supported by Sarawak Bloggers and Alvin Leong Academy of Photography
I am not a famous blogger and I am not a famous photographer.Not because I don't want to be famous it's because I don't have enough knowledge about blogging and skill about photography.Hey !! at least not yet hehe..So the talk featured three speakers, CYRIL DASON of Cyrildason.com,WILLIE ESTHER of reptoz.com and ALVIN LEONG of Academy of Photography 
As a infamous blogger and infamous photographer ,I was very impressed with the amount of good talk these three guys had. Wow !!!.the talk really inspired me to be if not famous to be a better and to improve my knowledge and skill or what ever I have now....Oh my,I wish there were more talk by this three speakers in future but I am sorry for those who couldn't make it or didn't want to come,it's your lost.
 A session with Cyril Dason,the founder of Sarawak Bloggers
 A Session with Willie Ester on How to Increase your blog Readership.
This is Alvin he talk about PhotoJournalism. You can log on to his website http://alvinleong.com
Thank You and have a nice day.











 

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Season Greeting- Merry Christmas.

Merry Christmas,Happy New Year & Happy Holiday.......

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Last night after sending off my daughter to the airport and on my way home I detour my way to the spring shopping mall.There is a Christmas celebration of countdown concert and fireworks display.I know the parking was congested at the mall.

So it is best for me to park my car to the place about 500 meter from the mall and the crossing bridge near to the Federal complex is my view point.

 

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Taking  a picture of fireworks display is not as easy as it seems.Last night playing safe I prefer set my DSLR to scene mode 'fireworks'.

I'm still an amateur and of course intermediate to PRO is concerned with many other various aspects such as focus and lighting ...

Merry Christmas..everyone & Happy Holiday.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Christmas Cheer at Firefly's new airport ticketing office in Kuching.

 

In the spirit of Christmas,FIREFLY AIRLINE and in conjunction with the launching of the new airport ticketing office in Kuching had its Christmas treat event with Rumah Kanak-kanak Kuching at Firefly ATO level3,Departure Hall Kuching International Airport.Being a blogger and freelance photojournalist I am very glad that i was invited to join the event.

 

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Press Release.

In the spirit of Christmas,Firefly's ,Your Community Airline invited 30 children from Rumah Kanak-Kanak for a Christmas treat with Santa Claus held in conjunction with the opening of its Airport Ticketing Office(ATO) at Kuching International Airport today.

The Children arrived with full of excitement and joy for the event,They were greeted by Santa Claus and Firefly's Station Manager of Kuching,who then handed out Christmas presents from Firefly Sdn Bhd and also personal contribution of its staff.The atmosphere at the Firefly's ATO was cheerful and joyous.The children were then tucked into a festival lunch.

Firefly's Head of Marketing & Communication,Ms Angelina Corrina Fernandez said,'Firefly,being a Community Airline believes that it is our duty to serve the Community in Kuching,hence the physical ticketing facility at the airport.We believe that it will further enhance travelling opportunity and simultaneously would further generate encouraging rate of sales and recognition of our route Kuching route.This is to serve both,the local community as well as international travellers on business or leisure".

The presence of ticketing office in Sarawak and Sabah is integral to Firefly's aim to better serve its East Malaysia customers,especially those who do not have access to stable internet connection or,posses a credit or debit card.

Conveniently situated just within the doors of the departure hall,the airport ticketing office spots firefly's bright cheery corporate colours.In addition to selling tickets,merchandise and add-on products and services such as in-flight meals or Standard and Premium set of services,friendly and efficient Firefly staff are also ready to help passengers change their flight details,re-print flight itineraries and answer queries on our route ,frequencies,service and destinations.

Firefly will begin its operation on January 15,2011 from the main Terminal Building of KLIA to KUCHING and KOTA KINABALU twice daily,and from January 24,2011,four times daily and three times daily respectively.The latest all-in fare promotion is RM59 one way for travel period of 5 January to 31 March,2011.Booking period will end on 31December,2010.

To reach Firefly's airport ticketing office in Kuching call +6 082 463055 or visit

fireflyz.com.my for booking or ticket detail.

 

 

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The Children were happy to see and meet the special appearance of Firefly Airline Santa Claus.

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Note: The kid identity have been concealed in the interest of privacy.

Santa ,The Station Manager and staff of firefly airline  giving out Christmas gift to children from Rumah Kanak-kanak (Children Home).

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The Firefly Airline staff and the Santa Claus bring hope to the Children of Rumah Kanak-Kanak Kuching.

Thank You firefly airline for not only invitation but also many great opportunity for me to write about firefly through out the coming year 2011.We also have mini press conference (Q&A) lunch with Children,Firefly Airline Staff & Santa.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

The 1Malaysia Broadband Carnival.

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The carnival is organised by the Ministry of Information, Communication and Culture (KPKK) and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and supported by the state government.

 

 

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Some of the activities lined up for the carnival are anime exhibitions, broadband & Internet usage awareness workshop and local creative content workshop.

Over the last weekend many carnival organised by the Government agencies held in the city of Kuching.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Traditional Dress.

To-day I have decided to post a photo that I took on one of  the celebration in Kuching.   I took this while at a padang merdeka with some friends.  I shot with Olympus E-620 and happened to have the camera out at the right moment as I passed this people wearing Sarawak native traditional dress.

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Beautiful traditional dress.........

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Beautiful maiden with colourful traditional dress.

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Melanau of Sarawak with their traditional dress.

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Student wearing traditional dress during the performance in Kuching.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

TYT Birthday Kuching in Sarawak.

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Thousands of people from all walks of life in Padang Merdeka Kuching in Sarawak on the morning of October16 to witness the parade and rally to highlight the Yang di-Pertua Negeri's 89th birthday.

 

 

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About 100 contingents drawn from government departments and agencies, associations, political parties, the army, uniform and non-uniform bodies, the private sector and ethnic groups  taking part in the event.

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Military vehicle making march past....

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The field performances and creative cultural  presented by  various ethnic groups of Sarawak.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Kite Festival

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Watch the sky for multitude of kite in various form, colours and shapes roaming the airspace.

The first Borneo International Kite Festival, was held in Bintulu Sarawak in the year 2005.
Since then, it has become an annual event and successfully attracted large crowd witnessing and participating in this event.  It has also attracted more kite enthusiasts locally and from all over the world to come to Bintulu.

 

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The Borneo International Kite Festival, Bintulu promises great thrill and excitement along with its spectacular showcase of kite creativity put together by all the international kite flyers from all over the world and it is also a catalyst for the legendary local kiting tradition kite making competition and flying championship.  Spectators can witness the skills where hand laboured over bamboo and paper to create a winning kite traditional design and also swirling performances from local and international kite flyers displaying their skill....

Monday, September 27, 2010

TV3 Carnival 'Jom Heboh'

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TV3 Jom Heboh carnival has been around from one state to another state of Malaysia and Kuching,Sarawak hosted the event last weekend.

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This is the first time I visited the carnival after watching it on the television for years.Finally last Sunday I had join the crowds.

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The carnival was held at a parking space near to Sarawak stadium.

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It appear that Maxis Hot Link was a main sponsor,I was here in the morning and it was already many crowd.

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The weather was so hot as you can see the people were scrambling for shade under the trees.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Sarawak Inter-Cultural Moon cake Festival.

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Thousands of people from all walks of life thronged the street in true spirit of celebration and sharing as one nation.

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COLOURFUL lanterns, delectable local delicacies, martial arts and cultural shows dominated one of Kuching city’s oldest streets, Carpenter Street, during the Ninth Sarawak Inter-Cultural Mooncake Festival.More than 100 stalls offered all kinds of food and drinks, products and services as well as hair cuts by professional stylists at just RM1 per person; while community-based organisations performed traditional music and cultural shows from the Chinese, Malay, Indian and Dayak communities to entertain the passing crowd.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Bertuntung or Lighting Fiesta.

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Lighting fiesta or better known as 'Bertuntung' which go on through the Syawal period see villages in Kuching,lighted with decorative lamp and traditional lamps.

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Children is the most joyful people during the fiesta .Here you see the children preparing to light the traditional lamps.

This fiesta bertuntung  is held with aim of bringing back nostalgic feeling of how Hari Raya was  celebrated in the past.

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The villagers would decorated the kampung(Village) and houses with kerosene lamps  and colourful decoration lamps.

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Bertuntung  a traditional widely practised by the Malay Muslim community in Sarawak since the colonial era.

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This is how the kerosene lamp look like,,,,Selamat Hari Raya.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Sarawak Regatta 2010 in Kuching.

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Opening event.......

The history of Sarawak Regatta.........Basically, The Sarawak Regatta in the Brooke Days is known as a game of peace and passion to unite the warring tribes of Borneo. In those days, Rajah Charles Brooke used to send his yatch "Maimunah" to bring in the various 'Tuan Residents' to join the social event......

 

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The family get shades from underneath the trees....

 

Sarawak Regatta started on the 30th July to 1st August 2010 at Kuching Waterfront. I just spent half day watching the events (last day Sunday) ignoring the heat from the very hot sun. No doubt along the waterfront you can get shades from underneath the trees but at times really had to go infront to get a clearer view.

 

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Sarawak River.....

The Sarawak Regatta, to be held from July 30 with local and foreign participants, would directly promote racial harmony, greater understanding of cultural diversity and promote the tourism industry.

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Will this team LANDAS grab the title "King of the River"...........

This has made the races more exciting. Participating teams have done their preparations earlier than usual and are well prepared. This can be seen in their determination to grab the coveted ‘King of the River’ title in the various categories.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

The Sarawak Rainforest Interhash 2010.

The Sarawak Rainforest Interhash 2010 is being held here in Kuching,Sarawak,Malaysia.The city centre is curretly crawling with hashers from around the World.  There’s a lot to be said for holding Interhash in Malaysia.  It’s the spiritual home of hashing, for one thing.  It’s cheap, for another . . . as are almost all other potential hash venues in Asia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, etc.  

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The hashers..enjoy to shop for printed T-Shirt .

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The Hashers...

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Even local go to shop for T-Shirt here but most item are in US Dollar (US$).

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This Interhash 2010 is nothing to do with the coming festival in Sarawak that is'Rainforest World Music Festival 2010'

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Draft BEER are ready to serve the Guest..Well, I don't drink this ...sorry.

To be honest..I don't know about this hash...and I have a chance talking to one of the hash member and I ask him What is Interhash? It is where Hashers from different groups get together to run and drink beer together.

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They were having the red dress charity run,to benefit a few locals foundations.There were plenty of hairy men in red dresses and red hair in town.

Most of the hashers wore fancy dresses. Some men wore women outfits while few others sported American Red Indian headgears and Afro hair wigs. Several were even seen sporting fake horn and tails of the imaginary Red Devil.

To the locals, the culture of these international hashers may be strange and eccentric but the Red Dress Charity Run, in particular, has a unique history.