5 Zero-Waste Stores To Check Out In The Klang Valley

Naked is good.  Recent news of a whale beaching up in the Philippines with over 40 kilogrammes of plastic in its stomach is a stark and horrifying reminder of the urgent need to reduce our...

Masala Wheels: From Food Truck To Cafe, This Malaysian Social Enterprise Helps Troubled Youths...

Masala Wheels serves up biryani, with a dash of hope. It all started with a wish to help his brother’s close friend. Four years ago, in 2015, Kuhan Pathy’s brother asked him to find a way...

Things You Didn’t Know About The Malaysian National Symbols

Symbols are not just images, they often have deep meaning. For a country especially, symbols represent its identity and expresses to the world its principles, beliefs and unique heritage, among others. In conjunction with Malaysia...

How This Malaysian NGO is Fighting Food Wastage And Feeding The Hungry

The Lost Food Project to the rescue. Words Tan Lee Kuen Photography SooPhye In a small warehouse in Kuala Lumpur, volunteers are sorting through boxes of produce and dry food such as eggplants, potatoes, lettuce, tomatoes...

Langit Collective: The Social Enterprise Selling Gourmet Rice From Indigenous Communities

Rice has always been a staple for Melisa Lim and her friends, but it wasn't until they tasted the heirloom rice on a group field trip to the Long Semadoh Valley in Sarawak that...

Why You Need To Visit These Independent Bookstores in Kuala Lumpur

Three independent bookshops show their survival skills in Kuala Lumpur. Photography SooPhye Much has been said about the demise of small, independent bookshops, brought about by the rise of digital books and the pervasiveness of giant...

Buku Jalanan Chow Kit: A Safe Space For Children

With education, Buku Jalanan Chow Kit provides opportunities and hope. Photography SooPhye It was late morning when I walked the streets of Chow Kit, trying to find Buku Jalanan Chow Kit. There was no signage anywhere...

Remembering An Icon : Tan Sri P.Ramlee

Malaysian screen legend Tan Sri P. Ramlee would have been 90 this year had he survived a heart attack at the age of 44. His death on 29 May 1973 rippled through the nation,...

Caffeine Trends: How To Drink Your Coffee In 2019

Have a cuppa. Words Tan Lee Kuen Drinking coffee is no longer just for a caffeine hit; it has become a lifestyle. The coffee landscape is continually being introduced to trends that come and go (Hello...

These Green Warriors Are Fighting For The Environment in Malaysia, One Step At A...

Eco-conscious collectives prove that small can be mighty by leading the charge against single-use plastic in Malaysia. Words Sharon Crowther It is conservatively estimated that Malaysians use (and toss) somewhere in the region of 31 million...

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