When Life Is Hard, Bounce Back Like a Roly-Poly Toy

By Li Yen | Epoch Times Staff “The true worth of an individual lies in not how many accolades and credentials one receives, but the kind of person one is, within the heart and character.” – Matthew Quek, educator, singer-songwriter and vocal specialist In an exclusive Epoch Times’ interview, award-winning singer and educator Matthew Quek…

Abigail Chay – ‘To Be Loving to Others’

By Li Yen | Epoch Times Staff Singaporean comedianne and actress Abigail Chay is famed for her role as Auntie Abigail in the Channel 5 sitcom Under One Roof. She is also widely known as the daughter of “McDonald’s granny”; her late mother portrayed an amicable granny in the popular McDonald’s TV commercial in the…

Life Stories: Collin Chee

By Li Yen | Epoch Times Staff Gratitude opens your heart. If you deal with the anger and sorrow of yesterdays, even if you have a broad road ahead of you, it seems like a tiny road. With gratitude, it gives you an opportunity to look at the brighter side. – Collin Chee, Former Mediacorp…

Art Speaks: A Beautiful World with Monica Chua Ah-Huwa

By Li Yen & Cindy Liew  |  Epoch Times Staff Monica Chua Ah-Huwa’s face lights up when she starts sharing with us her forty-five-year art journey. “Painting is a happy thing. I will forget my problems when I paint,” says Monica. As she talks, one can easily sense her deep interest in painting and travelling…

Gallerist Continues His Parents’ Legacy

In Singapore, most people are economic-driven rather than aestheticdriven. Therefore, I wish to position Fine Art as a means to enhance business and social assets.   Epoch Times, Singapore Edition To Read the Text, Click – http://printarchive.epochtimes.com/a1/en/sg/nnn/2015/05%20May%202015/510/May_22-June_4_04_lowres.pdf (Pg 1) http://printarchive.epochtimes.com/a1/en/sg/nnn/2015/05%20May%202015/510/May_22-June_4_05_lowres.pdf (pg2) To Read Past Issues – http://bit.ly/1rZn3Ww Mobile Site: http://sea.epochtimes.today/ http://www.theepochtimes.com/

SheSawSeaShells…Elmo Chung

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 501, 19 Dec – 1 Jan, 2015) Epoch Times Staff Elmo Chung fell in love with Tai O, a quiet fishing town located on the western side of Lantau Island in 2011. Since then, she has resigned from her job as a manicurist and beautician in the city, and moved to the tranquil Tai O, which is surrounded…

The Soul in Indian Classical Dance

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 499, Nov 21 – Dec 4, 2014)  An Interview with Dancers of Apsaras Arts – Banupriya D/O Ponnarasu and Mohanapriyan Thavarajah By Li Yen Epoch Times Staff Banupriya D/O Ponnarasu is an undergraduate at Lasalle College of the Arts, majoring in Arts Management, and a parttime dancer at Apsaras Arts. Apsaras Arts is a…

Bringing Sound Arts Close to People

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 492, August 8 – August 21, 2014) By Li Yen Epoch Times Staff Have you ever experienced entering an exhibition hall, and buzz and sound filled your eardrums before you ever caught a glimpse of the artwork? This is how you will feel when you visit the exhibition of Zulkifle…

The Beauty of Indian Classical Dance

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 492, August 8 – August 21, 2014) By Li Yen Epoch Times Staff The Beginning A distinguished figure in Singapore’s Indian classical dance scene, Neila Sathyalingam is a well-known name in the local Indian community. A practitioner, instructor and choreographer of Indian classical dance, Neila has nurtured many dancers and…