Author Archives: Priscilla Tawie

Overcoming the odds

Finding an escape through art Reminiscing, Sue said, “For me, my diagnosis helped make sense, particularly of my childhood because I found it difficult to make friends. I was always…

Life is a joke

An engineer who later became a businessman, 28-year-old Ashweein is a ‘macha kaca mata’ which translates to ‘brother wearing spectacles’ in Tamil. Widely used in Malaysia, macha refers to an…

Larissa ping A rare dime

Passionate about education for children Bringing the colours of Sarawak abroad, Larissa played the sape on the big stage, and introduced our culture to the world. The 20-year-old of Chinese-Kenyah…

Jolynn J Chin Beyond Classical

From classics to crossovers  Just months ago, Sarawak-born international pianist, Jolynn J Chin released an Extended Play (EP) ‘Danza Hungara’ which became my current favourite. Recently, she had just released…

MACC’s Goodbye Tour 2019

One last tour before going solo Not the MACC that you’re thinking of, the Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (MACC) want to say goodbye to their Sarawakian fans this coming…

Shaping future life and careers

Not giving up, Phineas instead advertised for women to submit daguerreotypes (photographs taken by an early photographic process employing an iodine-sensitised silvered plate and mercury vapour) of themselves to be…

A passion for baking

With the abundance of mooncakes for the upcoming Mooncake Festival which will be celebrated on September 13, there are efforts to make the traditional pastry more modern as to appeal…