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Valentine Tawie Salok

Fine Arts undergraduates: A privileged few

Getting accepted as a Fine Arts major in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) back then is no easy task. One need to...

Sad end of batik painting tradition

Love is like a batik created from many emotional colours, it is a fabric whose pattern and brightness may vary....

Varsity’s orientation, ragging in the 70s

Ragging at its most harmless is embarrassing and silly, but at its worst, it attempts to prevent individual students from...

Elvis is still alive — in our hearts

Frankly speaking, I don’t know much about rock music. But I enjoyed some when I was in college or high...

Not even occupying mind’s back seat

Politics determine who has the power, not who has the truth.– Paul Krugman, American economist Many journalists...

Short but rewarding broadsheet stint

You’re miserable, edgy and tired. You’re in the perfect mood for journalism.– Warren Ellis, British comic book writer

Never too late to say thank you

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to...

A unifying force for ages

Nothing can rival the longhouse as a unifying factor for Iban community since time immemorial. Apart from that, the...

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