Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Joanne Lai — standing tall in a man’s world

Joanne Lai was recently given a special recognition award by the Sarawak government for her achievement in the local filming industry. As one of the few successful women in a male-dominated profession, Joanne shares her experiences throughout her journey...

Keeping a century-old business alive

The streets of Carpenter and Ewe Hai in Kuching have witnessed many historical events dating back 200 years, alongside business establishments that have stood firm over the years. Tai Moh Enterprise, with its second-generation manning the establishment, faces another...

A journey of songs with Alena Murang

Inspired by the stories of her ancestors who lived in the skies and on Earth, her new album is a journey of song through the cosmos; a song for the warriors who watch the mist rise on the morning...

Capitalising on pekasam for extra income

KUCHING: The rich varieties of aquatic products in Lubok Antu district are major sources of income for local traders including Regina Lambor. One of Regina’s most popular products is fermented fish, also known as pekasam. "Everyone knows pekasam is a favourite...

Yoyo master — a career of ups and downs

Covid-19 has affected many industries, including sports and entertainment. After a year without performing and having player meet-ups, yoyo master Ryan Chung shares his thoughts about the effects of the pandemic on the industry, and is looking forward to...

Losing job not end of the world

BY CRYSTAL WONG Rosdi, 42, formerly a full-time employee of an agricultural company, has been a Grab driver for almost five months now. “My previous job requires me to work away from home for weeks and I don’t get to see...

Captivating tiny artworks

Miniaturist Fong Wan Hui loves turning memorable anecdotes into smaller artwork. Inspired by real objects, her hometown and memories from her travelling days, Fong shares her life through miniature art. Miniature art pieces mostly inspired by fond memories Miniature art is...

Pipe smoking – a vanishing act

MUKAH: Smoking pipes in public is a very rare sight nowadays compared to about 10 years ago. Even in villages or longhouses, pipe smokers are hardly seen nowadays. About 10 or 20 years ago, it was quite common to see...

Borneo Metal Art

The art of decorating has come a long way and nowadays, it is not confined to wood, plastic and paper. In recent years, founders of Borneo Metal Art saw a lucrative market in producing customised metal posters. Aesthetically pleasing...

Protect the Malayan tiger at all costs

By Sophia Lim The recent news of the death of Awang Rasau is a harsh wakeup call that we must address the scourge of poachers with greater resolve. Otherwise, we will soon see the end of another critically endangered species. Awang...

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Joanne Lai — standing tall in a man’s world

Joanne Lai was recently given a special recognition award by the Sarawak government for her achievement in the local...