Majorie Chiew

Recent and archived articles by Majorie Chiew

8 Feb 2018 | 5:46 PM

5 tips to boost prosperity and health this CNY

THOSE who follow fengshui will know what “flying stars” are about. The flying star is an annual astrological chart in fengshui practice. Each year, the stars (No.1 to 9) will “fly” into nine different sectors of the house or property and remain in position for a year.

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10 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Making a difference

SUPER Cycling Man Will Hodson, a former primary school teacher, visited Nexus International School in Putrajaya recently and regaled the schoolchildren with stories of his cycling adventures around the world.

Hodson in his superhero outfit, regaling young learners about his cycling adventures around the world.
7 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Helping pupils from hardcore poor families

IT does not take much to show one’s gratitude. A song, dance and applause by schoolchildren were “uplifting” enough to two groups of weary volunteers who flew from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah recently for a good cause.

(Standing, from left) Kwan, FOL founder Ven B. Saranankara and Bilih handing school supplies and bags to pupils of SK Apin Apin in Keningau, Sabah. — Photo courtesy of FOL
30 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Four flicks for all to see

ROMANCE, hardship, suspense and mystery are the stuff that movies are made of, and that is exactly what 20 students are depicting in four short films that they recently produced.

IACT College broadcasting students showing their support by holding up posters of the films that are to be screened to the public on Aug 4.
30 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Battling the odds for two law degrees

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian law graduate James Low Hong Ping, who was diagnosed with a rare genetic muscle-wasting disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), had a painful start in life.

Dream comes true: Low in court attire with Eng Eow and Cheong after he was called to the Malaysian Bar in September 2016
30 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Meeting badminton heroes

Pupils received coaching tips from four ex-national badminton players.

Wong giving coaching tips to pupils from SJKC (C) St Teresa. — Photo: ART CHEN /The Star
11 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Helping the sun bears

Some 11 students went to art class for the sake of supporting the cause of sun bear conservation.

Chua (second from left with headscarf) and Chiew (second row, second from left) showng off their clay sun bears with students from Fairview International School.
23 Nov 2016 | 7:00 AM

All ready for the new term

SOME 1,140 needy children in rural Sabah were all stocked up early and looking forward to the new school term in January.

Children of SK Babagon in Penampang, Sabah, saying thanks through a hand gesture after receiving gifts to prepare them for the new school year.
8 Nov 2016 | 7:00 AM

Nature’s perfect creations

ART is a form of meditation, says Khor Chang Kheng, 40, a full-time painter based in Jitra, Kedah.

Orchid by Jeffrey Khoo
11 Oct 2016 | 7:00 AM

A night of eclectic music

THE Canticle Singers (TCS) will make its debut in the Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC) in Petaling Jaya at 8.30pm on Oct 28 and 29.

A segment from The Canticle Singers’ production of Encore in 2015.