Connie and the Kelabits

Rural flight is a common sight in East Malaysia, as many of the rural areas often lack basic necessities such as education, clean water and stable electricity. Many young people also leave to pursue careers in the city. Even more of them do not return to their hometowns, or they …

Dayang Lily Maznah Abang Muas

Dayang Lily was born and bred in Kuching, Sarawak.   Ever since in school, she had always seen herself as someone who would work in corporations as a career woman.   However, the day her first child was born changed all that. Lily graduated with a Computer & Systems Engineering degree from …

Work-Life Balance = Prioritising

The issue of work-life balance is something that may be a struggle for many of us, as we are committed to many things such as work, family, friends and religious practices. It is challenging given that all of us are given equal amount of time each day, and how we …

The Case of Kampung Sungai Dua

Located in the heart of Sarawak, Kampung Sungai Dua is merely one of the numerous villages that dot the banks of the Baram River. This quaint village is home to the Kayan and Kenyah people, and there are more than a thousand people officially registered in the village. However, less …

Work-Life Balance & Health

This intriguing issue has been brought into public focus and whole gamut’s of views are now being expressed in the work-up to the Conference in the near future. Being a practicing doctor in the specialty of Family Medicine for 42+ years now, I felt impelled to share my experience on …