Gawai Dayak

[GAWAI DAYAK] Gawai Dayak comes from the words Gawai meaning festival and Dayak, a collective name for the indigenous peoples of Sarawak, especially Iban and Bidayuh. It is an annual celebration and held on the 1st of June. It is recognised as both a religious and a social occasion since 1957. There are special rules[…]

National Basketball Association Finals

[NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FINALS] The NBA Finals is the annual championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The eastern and western conference champions play a best-of-seven game series to determine the league champion.   The winners of the Finals are awarded the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy, which replaced the Walter A. Brown Trophy in[…]

Korean Public Holiday

[KOREAN 2020 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS] One of the purposes of traveling or studying abroad is encountering and experiencing a different culture of other countries. So if you are planning to trip or study abroad to South Korea, knowing the official Korean holidays makes our travel or our studies more enjoyable by experiencing their traditional customs and[…]

Juadah Aidilfitri: Lemang

[JUADAH AIDILFITRI: LEMANG] Di Malaysia, pelbagai juadah disediakan sempena menyambut kedatangan Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Antara juadah yang paling popular semestinya lemang yang dimasak menggunakan beras pulut serta santan lalu dimasukkan ke dalam ruas buluh yang telah dilapik dengan daun pisang. Buluh yang berisi santan dan beras pulut itu kemudiannya dibakar selama beberapa jam. Lemang jenis[…]

Thomas Cup

[THOMAS CUP]   The year 2020 brings us to the 31st edition of the Thomas Cup and the 28th edition of the Uber Cup. It will be hosted in Aarhus, Denmark from August 15th to August 23rd. Here are a few facts about the reputable game.   Thomas Cup is also known as World Men’s[…]

Maklumat Hospital

[INFO HOSPITAL] Assalamualaikum dan selamat sejahtera. Bagi kebanyakan pelajar yang berada di mana-mana tajaan, pelajar akan mempunyai lindungan insurans yang dibuat atas nasihat tajaan masing-masing dan polisi insurans kebanyakannya akan melindungi pelajar dalam bahagian kesihatan. Untuk pelajar tajaan JPA, Soonchunhyang University Hospital merupakan hospital yang mempunyai lindungan insurans secara terus sebanyak 300,000 KRW jika anda[…]

Traditional Performances in Malaysia

[TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCES IN MALAYSIA] Mak Yong Mak Yong is a traditional form of dance-drama from northern Malaysia, particularly the state of Kelantan. In 2005, UNESCO declared mak Yong a “Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity”. Mak Yong is considered the most authentic and representative of Malay performing arts because it is mostly[…]

Formula One World Championship

FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Formula One, also known as F1 is the highest class of single-seater auto racing approval by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) that began in 1950 and is the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition, as well as world’s most popular annual sporting series. FIA Formula One World Championship calendar begins[…]

World Track Championship: Cycling

WORLD TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP: CYCLING UCI Track Cycling World Championships are the set of world championships events for the various disciplines and distances in track cycling. This championship is regulated by the Union Cycliste Internationale. Before 1900, they were administrated by the UCI’s predecessor, the International Cycling Association (ICA). As we all know, obviously women events[…]


CONGKAK – FROM A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, AND HOW TO PLAY IT Congkak is one of the most popular traditional games in Malaysia. The word congkak is believed to be originated from old Malay “congak” that means “mental calculation” which is mainly practised in this game. The word congkak also means cowrie shells, which were originally[…]