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The Green Walk, 300 km for environmental justice

Malaysian Activists Walk 300 KM to Demand Environmental Justice

A group of Malaysian activists has embarked on a 300 km walk from Kuantan to Kuala Lumpur to demand for an end to various environment grievances afflicting their...

Muhammad and his sister

In the Mix: Meet Malay/Pakistani Muhammad

By: Emma Kwee In this series we talk to people with a mixed background. Have these colorful roots entangled them? Confused them? In what way has their heritage formed...

Roti Jala (Net-Like Pancakes) Recipe

By: Erna Dyanty Roti Jala is a favourite snack, especially in Ramadhan. Almost every kuih stall would sell this think pancakes served with chicken curry. Sold in the...

Bernice Chauly

Bernice Chauly: ‘Growing up with Ghosts’

By: Melissa Lin Bernice Chauly is a writer, photographer, poet, lecturer and film-maker. Having been active in the Kuala Lumpur arts scene for almost two decades,...

Sardines in Tomato sauce, a classic out of a can, By: Erna Dyanty

Sardines in Tomato Sauce: a Cook’s Survival Kit

By: Erna Dyanty When I first started to cook, one of the recipes my father taught me was how to cook a can of sardines. He says it’s a cooks’ survival kit. If you...

Malaysian artist Rahmat Haron

Rahmat Haron: Malaysian Artist, Professional Drifter, Super Poseur, Fake Quasi Wanderer & Wannabe of Too Many Things

By: Melissa Lin There are currents of powerful reflection, thought and emotion in the work of Malaysian artist Rahmat Haron. Whether it is through the medium of his...

Mosaik at KLCMF, By: Malaysian Composers Collective

Malaysian Contemporary Composers: New Voices

By: Patrick Durkan Contemporary ‘art’ music based on the classical tradition has seen a resurgence in Malaysia since the turn of the century. Although it existed...

Iskandar: a bellwether for improving relations between Singapore and Malaysia?

By: John Solomon A Thorny Past While never escalating any issue to a bout of saber rattling, Singapore and Malaysia have not always enjoyed what one could describe as a...

The states Perak, Kedah & Perlis in Northern Malaysia

Introduction to North Malaysia: Northern Soul

By: Melissa Lin The Northern region of Malaysia comprises of the states Perak, Kedah and Perlis. Perhaps the best known spots of the North are the oft visited islands...

Give them a face, a name and let them tell their story, By: Diana van Oort

Refugee Monologues

By: Diana van Oort Give them a face, a name and let them tell their story and refugees will be seen as people, not as numbers and be ignored. This is what The Actors...