Majorie Chiew

Recent and archived articles by Majorie Chiew

5 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Playing the role of filmmaker

IACT College final-year broadcasting students try their hand at making four short films on a budget.

The crew of Tanukee Productions shooting their short film at Taman Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail. — NG YU LIN
17 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Graduates chill out on stage during convocation ceremony

SEVERAL broadcasting graduates donned McDonald’s red caps when they went on stage to receive their scrolls during IACT College Convocation 2018 held at Hilton Petaling Jaya. The standing joke was that it would be easier to find work at a fast food joint!

A group album of 190-odd graduates who attended the IACT College Convocation 2018 in Hilton Petaling Jaya. — Photos: NORAFIFI EHSAN / The Star
18 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Getting to know jade better

IT’S not every day that you can get a jade expert. Some 30 students were lucky to have a former art and antique dealer, W.K. Chui, give a two-hour talk on the impact jade has had on the Chinese civilisation, culture, language, customs and arts at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Kampar, Perak, recently.

A nephrite jade of a flower button (probably from the Ming Dynasty era (1368 - 1644)). (Right) Chui gave a two-hour talk on the impact jade has had on the Chinese civilisation, culture, language, customs and arts to students at the UTAR campus in Kampar. — File photo
1 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Feng shui master: Toss your oranges for Mr Right before 9pm

KUALA LUMPUR: No need to look for love in all the wrong places anymore. Feng shui master Jessie Lee will tell you exactly where, and when, to go. Or, in this case, where and when to throw.

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