[last updated 29/08/2020]

A record of SHS mentions in media.

In italic characters: announcements of SHS events.

2020

History of the Tower Market” – New Sarawak Tribune, 26 Aug. 2020 (on the old Bomba Tower and ‘Open Air Market’, Kuching)

Marketing Sarawak’s cultural heritage tourism” – South East Asia Archaeology, 7 Jan. 2020

2019

Selling our culture to the world“, “Threats facing state’s cultural tourism” and “Climate change bad for natural heritage sites” – New Sarawak Tribune, 24-27 Dec. 2019 (at the occasion of an archaeology conference held in Miri) [statements by SHS VIce preident in first and third article].

Heritage Speakers Series: Dr Chua Ai Lin and Fauzy Ismail, Singapore Heritage Society, 11 Apr. 2019
SHS to hold talk on sustainable heritage” – Borneo Post, 7 Apr. 2019;
Article in Chinese language – Sin Chew Daily, 13 Apr. 2019

Keeping Sarawak tribal spirits safe in their jungle megaliths” – Free Malaysia Today, 28 Jan. 2018 (interview with Nicholas Gani and SHS President DS  Ridu)

Sarawak drafting new heritage law” – Dayak Daily, 9 Jan. 2019

Identify heritage assets that should be protected and conserved, public urged”- The Star, 3 Jan. 2019

2018

Let’s save, repurpose, our ‘fascinating’ railway heritage, urges NGO”- Dayak Daily, 19 Nov. 2018

Help Save Sarawak Heritage!“- KINO (Kuching In and Out) Magazine, Nov.-Dec 2018

Launch of Heritage Quest campaign (Nov. 2018):

Borneo Post ad, 11 Nov. 2018
Borneo Post article, 10 Nov. 2018
Utusan Borneo article, 10 Nov. 2018
See Hwa Daily article, 10 Nov. 2018

Stroll through Sarawak History: The Brooke Rajahs” – Dayak Wanderer (blog), 30 Oct. 2018

SHS to present talk on endangered arts of Sarawak”- Borneo Post, 4 March 2018

Japanese shipwrecks off Borneo coast WW2” – Sarawak Tribune, 8 Feb. 2018

“Sarawak Heritage Society to give free talk on WW2 Japanese shipwrecks” – Borneo Post, 8 Feb. 2018 (not available online)

2017

Need to review state’s policy, framework on heritage assets” – Borneo Post, 18 Dec. 2017

Heritage Society pays courtesy call on Karim” – New Sarawak Tribune, 18 Dec. 2018 (not available online)

New Sarawak Tribune, 18 Dec. 2017

Call for heritage buildings to be re-purposed”- Borneo Post, 7 Dec. 2017

Renowned Spanish architect giving a talk tomorrow” – The Star, 4 Dec. 2017

Sarawak Heritage Society holds public lecture by international architect” – Borneo Post, 4 Dec. 2017

Study to help assess Kuching’s conservation efforts” – The Star,  16 Nov. 2017

SHS: Govt committed to heritage conservation” – Borneo Post, 15 Nov. 2017

Multi-pronged effort to adapt and promote cultural assets” – The Star, 16 Sept. 2017

Melting pot of heritage to treasure” – The Star, 16 Sept. 2017

Sarawak needs special unit to oversee heritage conservation” – The Star, 25 Aug. 2017

An insightful talk on heritage conservation” – The Star, 13 May 2017

NGO offers helping hand to protect state’s heritage” – The Star, 11 May 2017

Conservationist: Start valuing heritage for its own sake” – The Star, 9 May 2017

2016

Preserving our heritage” – The Star, 8 Oct. 2016

Facing up to challenges in preservation of heritage”- Borneo Post, 2 Mai 2016

2015

Society cries foul over building of new Waterfront Hotel”- Borneo Post, 2 Dec. 2015

Need to treasure heritage” – The Star, 2 Dec. 2015

Unique Hokkien School cries out to be recognised” – Borneo Post, 23 Aug. 2015

A visit that should interest historians, architects and Hokkiens” – The Star, 14 Aug. 2015

SHS/PAMSC to visit historic Hokkien School building” – Borneo Post, 11 Aug. 2015

Seminar on conservation and fire safety” – The Star, 23 June 2015

Workshop Focuses on Sarawak Heritage“- AZAM website, 22 May 2015

Groups pledge support for Adenan’s move to conserve state’s surviving sites” – The Star, 27 Apr. 2015

SHS, architects back CM in preserving forts as heritage”- Borneo Post, 26 Apr. 2015

Retracing Chinese history along Carpenter and Ewe Hai Streets” – Borneo Post, 12 Apr. 2015

The ‘glamorous, scandalous’ times of Banglo Segu” – Borneo Post, 5 Apr. 2015

That twig on the bonnet” – Borneo Post, 15 March 2015

Set up unit to coordinate heritage conservation” – Borneo Post, 12 March 2015

Lame ‘safety’ excuse for tree destruction” – The Star, 11 March 2015

Public outcry over senseless destruction of trees at Fort Alice” – The Star, 6 March 2015

2014

Revitalising old charms” – The Star, 25 Nov. 2014

Calls for public opinion in development plans“- The Star, 22 Nov. 2014

Don’t take Sarawak’s history, heritage for granted“- Borneo Post, 22 Nov. 2014

New tourism guide syllabus ready by year end” – The Star, 19 Nov. 2014

Revival of a living heritage“- The Star, 22 Sept. 2014

Greater protection needed for heritage sites”- Borneo Post, 3 Aug. 2014

Sketchers group, heritage society join forces in exhibition to raise awareness“- The Star, 1 July 2014

Sneak preview of pencil sketches by Urban Sketches Kuching today” – Borneo Post, 25 June 2014

Narong’s batik journey of Sarawak’s nature turns to silk” – Borneo Post, 23 May 2014

The old St James – the epiphany of Quop Hill” – Borneo Post, 23 Feb. 2014

2013

Bringing the shine back to Fort Alice” – Borneo Post, 8 Dec. 2013

Santubong over time” – Borneo Post, 20 Oct. 2013

ALICE awakes from slumber land” – Borneo Post, 22 Sept. 2013

Workshops to highlight preservation of cultural treasures in Sri Aman” – The Star, 11 Aug. 2013

Fort Alice conservation project to commence on May 28” – Borneo Post, 25 May 2013

Art exhibition can help preserve local heritage” – Borneo Post, 15 Feb. 2013

Heritage society to exhibit works of the late Chin Kee” – Borneo Post, 8 Feb. 2013

2012

Let’s join hands to preserve old Kuching” – Borneo Post, 14 Oct. 2012

Public talk for shop owners in old city area on fire risk” – The Star, 9 Oct. 2012

Plans to rebuild suspension bridge hailed” – Borneo Post, 18 Jul. 2012

Proposed demolition of old mosque alarms society” – The Star, 25 Apr. 2012

Self-taught artist makes his mark” – Borneo Post, 15 Jan. 2012

2011

Stay sharp please, messrs YBs” – The Star, 21 June 2011

2010

Multi-award winning architect’s works are steeped in conservation” – The Star, 22 Nov 2010

Delay in rebuilding of razed shophouses due to legal matters“, The Star, 26 May 2010

In search of heritage Sarawak seeks Unesco status for Kuching, Sibu– The Star, 19 May 2010

200 expected at Meeting of Minds tourism seminar” – The Star, 21 Apr. 2010

Trip to retrace Wallace Trail in Peninjau” – The Star, 13 Apr. 2010

Potential for heritage listing” – The Star, 15 March 2010

2008

Public Talk On The Documentation And Preservation Of Cultural Sites” – AZAM Sarawak website, 2 Apr. 2008

2007

Brooke’s legacy is Sarawak’s tourism heritage“- MalaysiaKini, 8 March 2007