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Rouwen Lin

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Recent and archived articles by Rouwen Lin

29 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Country’s largest book expo is back

KUALA LUMPUR: Book lovers, rejoice! BookFest@Malaysia, the country’s largest trilingual book exposition, is back.

Meeting of minds: (From left) Sin Chew Daily corporate communications and promotions general manager Tan Kim Chuan, Yeoh and Lim at the press conference announcing the event in KLCC.
7 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Pixman searching for boy he met at Central Market in 1985

KUALA LUMPUR: Their first contact was fleeting, to say the least. Photo­grapher Hari Ho (pic below), on a mission to document the final days of Central Market ahead of its impending closure in 1985, took a photo of a little boy who caught his eye.

Enigmatic subject: ‘Lorry Boy’ is among Ho’s portraits currently being displayed at Wei-Ling Gallery in Brickfields.
25 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

A language all can understand

PETALING JAYA: In the beginning, cycling for Ng Chor Guan was pretty much a tame affair – pedalling around the neighbourhood, sometimes venturing a little further. Nothing too fancy or beyond a 20km ride.

Trusty sidekick: Ng still gets around town on the same bicycle he bought in London years ago and he also uses it for his ‘bicycle performance’.
24 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

BookFest@Malaysia starts today

KUALA LUMPUR: The highly-anticipated annual BookFest@Malaysia is here.

Read more: (from left) Lim, Koo, Chew and Wee visiting a booth after the launch of BookFest Malaysia2017.
23 Jun 2017 | 8:49 PM

Head to KLCC for BookFest@Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Book lovers, rejoice! The highly-anticipated annual BookFest@Malaysia is back.

Chew (third from left) with a book after opening the BookFest@Malaysia 2017 at KLCC. Others are from left Popular Book Co (M) Sdn Bhd executive director Lim Lee Ngoh, Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad chief executive officer Koo Cheng (back) and Popular Holdings Limited chairman Desmond Wee.
23 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

A glimpse into Sapura chairman’s success

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Shamsuddin Abdul Kadir’s road to success is unveiled in his autobiography, A Driver’s Son.

Interesting read: Shamsuddin and Sultan Nazrin (right) browsing through the autobiography after the book’s launch in Kuala Lumpur.
6 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Masjid Jamek LRT station your ticket to the arts

KUALA LUMPUR: The Masjid Jamek LRT station has come alive with culture, thanks to the Arts On The Move (AOTM) initiative.

A member of Nyoban Kan, a Malaysian contemporary Japanese butoh dance group, gets close to curious commuters during the groups Arts On The Move performance at Masjid Jamek LRT station in KL last month. - Think City
7 Nov 2016 | 7:00 AM

Huawei MateBook: A New chapter

Huawei’s first 2-in-1 device looks and feels great, and comes with cool optional accessories.

Easy on the eye: The Huawei MateBook boasts a slim and elegant design, with a faux leather case that can be folded into a two-angle stand. -- Huawei
29 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Huawei MateBook: One for the books

Huawei unveils the MateBook, a gorgeous ultra-slim Windows 10 hybrid device.

New offering: Yu wants to redefine the style of business with the MateBook 2-in1 hybrid tablet. — AFP
23 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Mandarin musical ‘Above Full Moon’ is talented, engaging, entertaining

Asia Musical Productions stages a glowing and inspired show.

In the late 1890s,Tianjin, China, was dominated by the Society Of Righteous And Harmonious Fists during the Boxer Rebellion.