Malaysia Airlines magazine mislabels Sarawak in traveller’s guide

Deputy Premier Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian expressed his dismay at a misleading nickname for Sarawak printed within the Going Places traveller’s guide. In a Facebook post, he highlighted his shock on the sub-headline of an article in the June 2023 edition of Malaysia Airlines’ journal. Smooth sailing did not explicitly mention the error, nevertheless it was clear he was referring to “the Land Below the Wind,” which the article used to describe the state of Sarawak.
The Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) president posted an image of the article, which featured the headline “Escape to Sarawak” and the sub-headline “Four hotels to guide on your subsequent trip to the Land Below the Wind.” Dr Sim expressed his disappointment at the mistake, stating it is difficult for Sarawakians to take care of unity when they’re expected to find out about West Malaysia, but West Malaysians proceed to make errors about Sarawak.
One comment on Dr Sim’s Facebook submit agreed with him, calling the error “silly.” Sarawak is definitely often known as the Land of the Hornbills, whereas the Land Below the Wind refers to the neighbouring state, Sabah.
“Segulai Sejalai” is an Iban phrase from Sarawak, that means “Together in Unity.” The phrase caught the eye of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim throughout a latest state-level Gawai dinner, and he introduced that he would undertake it because the country’s unity motto..

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