SARAWAK TUAN RUMAH SAMBUTAN HARI MUZIUM ANTARABANGSA 2013

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  • Jalan Bukit Bintang stretch remains closed to traffic
    Jalan Bukit Bintang stretch remains closed to traffic

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  • Bible ban in Pahang hotels draws flak
    Bible ban in Pahang hotels draws flak

    Islamic authorities in Pahang have overstepped their jurisdiction by banning non-Muslim religious materials in hotels in the state, say political and religious leaders. The Pahang Islamic and Malay Customs Council's (Muip) recent prohibition is the first ever such ban to be issued in the country involving hotels, and has drawn strong criticism... …

KUCHING, 9 Mei (Bernama) -- Sarawak akan menjadi tuan rumah sambutan

Hari Muzium Antarabangsa peringkat kebangsaan yang akan berlangsung di beberapa

lokasi di sini, mulai 22 hingga 27 Mei depan.

Ketua Pengarah Jabatan Muzium Malaysia Datuk Ibrahim Ismail berkata sambutan

Hari Muzium Antarabangsa diraikan setiap tahun pada 18 Mei dan tema tahun ini

ialah ''Muzium (Kenangan + Kreativiti = Perubahan Sosial)''.

"Sebanyak 21 muzium dari seluruh negara, dua dari Indonesia dan satu dari

Australia akan mengambil bahagian bagi menjayakan sambutan kali ini," katanya

pada sidang akhbar mengenai sambutan Hari Muzium Antarabangsa peringkat

kebangsaan 2013, di sini hari ini.

Turut hadir Pengarah Jabatan Muzium Sarawak, Ipoi Datan.

Menurut beliau, Presiden International Council of Museums (ICOM)

Dr Hans-Martin Hinz dijangka hadir pada sambutan kali ini.

-- LAGI

SARAWAK-SAMBUTAN 2 (AKHIR) KUCHING

Ibrahim berkata melalui sambutan itu, orang ramai berpeluang mengunjungi dan

mengenali muzium dengan lebih dekat selain mendidik mereka untuk bersama-sama

melindungi warisan budaya bangsa.

Ia juga sebagai penghargaan kerajaan terhadap sumbangan serta peranan yang

dimainkan oleh muzium.

Antara aktiviti yang diadakan sempena sambutan itu ialah pameran, larian

muzium, kembara muzium dan seminar, katanya.

"Lebih menarik sambutan kali ini turut diadakan bersempena Sambutan ulang

tahun ke-50 kemerdekaan Sarawak dalam Malaysia dan juga Tahun Melawat Sarawak

2013," katanya.

-- BERNAMA

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    In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

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