MACC’s Goodbye Tour 2019

Priscilla Tawie

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 October 12. The four had got together under the MACC brand to bring laughters to Malaysians, sharing some observations and […]

Just a fad or here to stay?

Priscilla Tawie

We are at the tail end of the year, and as commercial lots have been budding, boba joints are following suit. The most famous go-to boba locations in Kuching currently would be at the Gala City, Emporium 101, and Saradise — where the sprout of these joints are very obvious. […]

Shaping future life and careers

Priscilla Tawie

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 judged. 60 years after the failed attempt, the first successful beauty pageant was held. ‘Atlantic City’s Inter-City Beauty Contest’ was […]

A passion for baking

Priscilla Tawie

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 to a younger generation and also for bakers to distinguish their mooncakes from others. Previously, the festive confectionery were all […]

Positive response from the public

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THE toy Beyblade originated from the Japanese manga ‘Beyblade’ written and illustrated to promote sales of the tops developed by Takara Tomy back in 1999. In 2015, a new Japanese manga ‘Beyblade Burst’, an inspiration from the original Beyblade was created. This stimulates the toy market to introduce the new […]

Dizziness and euphoria

Priscilla Tawie

THE narcotic drug was obtained from an unripe seedpod of the opium poppy tree and is reddish-brown with a heavy scent, enough to entice users. In 1839, the British were addicted to the revenue gained from opium trading, just as the Chinese were to the drug itself. It was during […]

Live in Kuching

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William Shakespeare is one of England’s greatest pride and was known as the ‘Bard of Avon’ (Poet of Stratford-uponAvon, England). Of the many plays, he wrote, ‘Macbeth’ was one of them. The play is famous for its grotesque scenes. The main character, King Macbeth who, with his wife’s encouragement, murdered […]

School in a garden

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Upon entering SMK Tun Abang Haji Openg (SMK TAHO) Kuching, one would feel as if they are visiting a local garden, complete with the serene sounds of waterfall from the school’s fountains. A person’s upbringing relies mostly on their experience at home, at school and with the outside world. During school […]

No easy task

Priscilla Tawie

We often see stewards at the airport wheeling their luggage and we wonder what is inside. Here, Jocelyn shares the info: In luggage: Winter coat, sweater, in-flight sandal, airline tool kit (ice tong, towel tong, people counter device, gloves). In sling bag: Notes for manuals, safety equipment list, children stickers […]

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