Asian Games shine spotlight on Indonesian cuisine

It’s the second-biggest multi-sport event in the world after the Olympics. Currently, 11,300 athletes from 45 countries across Asia are competing in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia at the 18th ann...

Painting To Preserve Culture and Heritage

“OUR culture and traditions are at risk of disappearing, swept away by the waves of progress and modernity. The intention behind these paintings is to preserve these cultural elements by infusing the...

Single-incision Laparoscopic Surgery: Less is More

MEETING up with Dr Stephen Chang Kin Yong for an interview was a great honour as the Singaporean general surgeon practitioner pioneered the single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) in 2008. He was...

Children and nut allergies: Advice for worried parents

IT starts with a tingling sensation in the mouth, followed by coughing, vomiting, difficulty breathing and hives. It might seem strange that all this can be caused by something as small and apparentl...

A Photographic Journey with Dennis Lau

A year ago, I had a conversation with Malaysian-American artist Lucy Liew, who was on a visit home to Sarawak. During that brief catch up, she expressed a desire for her aging father’s photographic w...

A Short History of Sarawak

ONE of the Sarawak Constabulary’s pioneering Filipino musicians was Felipe Oniza. Allas the composer of the first Sarawak National Anthem “Fair Land Sarawak” which was adopted by the colonial governm...