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Hello, how do you do?

I had spent the last two weeks reading blogs in the office when I should be working. I noticed that I failed miserably at blogging often. Perhaps, I should blog something easy. Something easy that does not require hard thinking. So I had been reading blogs in the past couple of days and I stumbled upon one of the many getting-to-know-me questions. So, I thought…this is easy.  To whoever is reading this, let me tell you a little bit about myself. 1. Do you have a middle name? My middle name, or rather, my second name is Geraldine. 2. What was your favorite subject in school? Advertising. 3. What is your favorite drink? I don’t have a specific favourite when it comes to thirst quencher. I enjoy drinking tea and coffee 🍵☕️ 4. What is your favorite song at the moment? I listen to jazz and folk music. One of my favourite songs is Winter Trees by The Staves ❄️🌲 5. What is your favourite food? Fetuccine carbonara. But I also love Japanese food 🍱 6. Do you participate in any …

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Something about Philipus Jani

** Picture above taken from Yayasan Inovasi Last week, a Sabah-born saxophonist made it into Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s Facebook account after the PM snapped a picture of him playing a bamboo saxophone at the 26th Asean Summit in Kuala Lumpur. The photo attracted a lot of comments and over 11,000 likes. Shortly after the photo was uploaded to Lee’s Facebook, Philipus made it into the news. Apparently the duo had a conversation where the musician asked the Prime Minister where he came from. This was however not the first time media picked up stories about Philipus. I do believe not many people have heard of him until recently. So, who is this saxophonist and why was he invited to serenade top leaders at the Asean Summit event? You may learn about him here. ### IT took Philipus Jani 13 years to fine-tune his  saxophone made from bamboo.  These days, he can make one  in five days. The 44-year-old multitalented Dusun from Tambunan has now sold 70 bamboo saxophones around the world and has made a profit of over RM100,000. “I only produce the instrument upon request and many have placed …