The intricate doodles and zendalas of Aaron Chew

Though he has an affinity for the arts and crafts from a young age, it was only five years ago that 33-year-old Sibu-based artist Aaron Chew Wei-Li began dabbling with drawing fun and cute doodles alongside symmetrical zendalas (zentangle and mandala).

The ‘Bekikis Bulu Betis’ effect

Any event in Sarawak seems incomplete without a band, or the hosts themselves entertaining guests and having them tapping their feet to the exciting and familiar melody of the iconic ‘Bekikis Bulu Betis’, made popular by Iban singer Andrewson Ngalai. Here, we take a look at what makes the song so close to the hearts of Sarawakians.

Sarawakian pride: Dewi Liana Seriestha

Malaysian singer, model and winner of the Miss World Talent category in the 2014 Miss World pageant Dewi Liana Seriestha is a pride of the State of Sarawak. The beautiful and immensely talented Dewi is of Indonesian-Malaysian Bidayuh descent, born to father Yudhi Seriestha, himself a musician and singer, and mother Catherine Noep Sigit.

A Moment with Ning Baizura, Malaysia’s Music Icon

When you have seen it all after 27 years in the music scene, it is refreshing to know that Ning Baizura is still her bubbly self and down to earth – still typically Malaysian but an icon of international standard. Making her stop in Sarawak recently, Ning was absolutely lovable, charismatic and easily approachable; she’s all that you see and more!

Staying home doesn’t have to be boring

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has forced businesses to shut down, travel plans halted, events cancelled and some countries on lockdown. In fact, the Malaysian Government on Monday (March 16) issued a MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER that will come into effect from March 18 to 31 to prevent the disease from spreading.

A Moment with Alena Murang

In 2015, she founded ART4 Studio to foster positive social and environmental impact through the arts. She represented Malaysia as well at the UNESCO Youth Forum 2017 in Paris, and subsequently became a youth advisor to UNESCO Asia Pacific…

Ditch plastic, save Earth

Science Magazine in 2015 rated Malaysia as one of the worst countries for plastic waste. In 2010 alone, we produced almost three million tonnes of plastic waste. And the number has all but stopped growing.

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