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Kuching
Friday, December 4, 2020

Kuching reverts to Covid-19 ‘green-zone’

Kuching has reverted to a Covid-19 ‘green zone’ today as no new local transmission cases have been detected or reported in the past 14...

Kuching Borneo is the capital division of East Malaysian state of Sarawak which consist of three administrative districts; Kuching, Bau, and Lundu and two sub-districts; Padawan, and Sematan.

Kuching Borneo is known best as 'The Cat City' since 'Kucing' means 'cat' in Malay. On August 1, 2015, Kuching was proclaimed as the world's first City of Unity due to its diverse and harmonious culture and residents.

LEARN ABOUT KUCHING BORNEO

People

There are over 700,000 people of different ethnic groups and religion calling Kuching their home.

Language

Bahasa Malaysia is the national language, but Mandarin and English is widely spoken.

Religion

Freedom of religion is practiced in Kuching with Kuchinginites having high respect towards different faiths.

Weather

Kuching has an equatorial climate with temperature is relatively uniform throughout the year at about 32 degrees.

Currrency

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) is the main currency used in Kuching. Major credit cards and local e-wallets are also widely used.

Business Hours

Office hours are from 8AM - 5PM on weekdays. Shopping malls open from 10AM - 10PM.

Getting Around

E-hailing services, taxis, busses, and river taxis are the main mode of public transportation in Kuching.

Immigration

Unlike other states in Malaysia, Sarawak has autonomy over immigration with non-Sarawakians only allowed 90 days entry.