Category Archives: Obituary

George Michael dies aged 53

George Michael has died at the age of 53. The pop legend passed away at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, South East England, on Christmas Day (25.12.16). George’s publicist confirmed the sad news, saying in a statement: “It is with … Continue reading

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Farewell to the father of Sarawak weightlifting

In mu younger days, I used to admire William Yeo for he was one of the few Sarawakian sportsmen who made it big at the national and international scene. Later, I came to know William and watched him train younger weigh-lifters at the … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali Dies: ‘The Greatest’ Boxer Dead at 74

By ABC NEWS Three-time heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali, who charmed millions with his wit and confidence in the ring and inspired many more with his commitment to humanitarian causes died Friday, the family’s spokesman said. He was 74. “After a … Continue reading

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A tale of love lost and found

KUALA SELANGOR: Theirs was a timeless love story. They met when they were teenagers, fell in love, but had to part ways. But even after more than 30 years, and each having gone separate lives, building their own families thousands … Continue reading

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Farewell to last of Borneo’s Big Three

Brother Columba — file pic By Eikman Teo KUCHING, Feb 13 — They came back to their alma mater after 10, 20 or 30 years, quickly filling up the school auditorium, to say their last goodbye to their beloved ex-principal. … Continue reading

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To me, Tok Guru Nik Aziz is a saint

        by Francis Paul Siah TRIBUTE: In an article I wrote several months ago, I’ve stated that if I were a Malay and a Muslim and keen on a political career, I would join PAS. I think it must … Continue reading

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Tun Abdul Rahman Yakub dies

Tun Abdul Rahman Ya’kub KUCHING: Former Sarawak Governor and Chief Minister Tun Abdul Rahman Ya’kub passed away on Friday after a long illness. He was 87. His son-in-law, Datuk Justine Jinggut, said family members, including children and grandchildren, were at … Continue reading

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