Malaysia Airlines magazine mislabels Sarawak in traveller’s information

Deputy Premier Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian expressed his dismay at a deceptive nickname for Sarawak revealed in the Going Places traveller’s guide. In a Facebook post, he highlighted his shock on the sub-headline of an article within the June 2023 version of Malaysia Airlines’ journal. Dr Sim didn’t explicitly point out the error, but it was clear he was referring to “the Land Below the Wind,” which the article used to explain 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 e-book on your next trip to the Land Below the Wind.” Dr Sim expressed his disappointment on the mistake, stating it is troublesome for Sarawakians to maintain unity when they are anticipated to find out about West Malaysia, however West Malaysians proceed to make errors about Sarawak.
One touch upon Dr Sim’s Facebook submit agreed with him, calling the error “silly.” Savings is definitely generally recognized as the Land of the Hornbills, while the Land Below the Wind refers to the neighbouring state, Sabah.
“Segulai Sejalai” is an Iban phrase from Sarawak, which means “Together in Unity.” The phrase caught the eye of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim during a current state-level Gawai dinner, and he announced that he would undertake it because the country’s unity motto..

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