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...

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...

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...

Meet The People Who Are Replanting Malaysia’s Rainforests

Building living collections to conserve endangered species of rainforest trees. How do you plant a rainforest? Like any other garden. Begin with a nursery to nurture baby trees, then send them out into the wild...

5 Tips You Need To Know For A Frugal Vacation

No budget? No problem! Travel doesn’t always have to be expensive - all you need is some planning and lots of determination. From how to leverage on the right deals at the right time, getting...

5 Gift and Vacation Ideas To Spoil Dad With This Father’s Day

For the main man in our hearts.  We tend to celebrate mothers with much fanfare, but most fathers typically get nothing. This Father’s Day, which falls on 16 June, show your appreciation for dad by...

Eid Mubarak! Traditions & Celebrations Around The World

As Ramadan ends, nearly two billion Muslims across the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr this month.  Photography 123rf The Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast every day...

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,...

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...

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...
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