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Enchanting Young Malaysian Choreographers & Dancers at the Kuala Lumpur’s My Dance Festival

By Diana van Oort Tucked away in a corner on a rooftop of a big shopping mall I found one of Kuala Lumpur’s precious gems: a small theatre where young and more...

Redang Island

10 Best Beach Destinations in Malaysia

By: Adline A. Ghani Blessed with miles and miles of coastline, Malaysia is home to a varied selection of beach and island getaways, each with its own attractions and...

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Malaysia Independence Day: Hari Merdeka

The independence of the Federation of Malaya from British colonial rule in 1957 is celebrated on 31 August. The first Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tunku Abdul Rahman,...

The quaint canal running through Melacca, By: Gabrielle Yetter

Melacca: from Chinese Rice Balls to Twinkling Trishaws

By: Gabrielle Yetter There aren’t many places I know where you can stand under the lacquered gable of a ancient Chinese temple and hear the echoing drone of a...

A cuppa white coffee

Ipoh White Coffee: A Traditional Malaysian Coffee & a Modern Recipe

By: Syazana Zubil Malaysia is a very unique place in that the different cultures, races and beliefs, makes it a cultural melting pot and a hotspot for food lovers....

Minah Agong

JUNGLE FEVER IN JULY: Sarawak’s Rainforest World Music Festival

By: Antares THIRTEEN YEARS have elapsed but the euphoria hasn’t evaporated. The euphoria of being transported to a different world for several days – a world of...

Christang Cuisine: Caldu Pescador

By: Celine Marbeck The Cristang cuisine is one of the oldest and least known of Malaysia’s many flavors. It is influenced by a variety of ethnic groups who conquered...

Altantuya or Aminah from Mongolia was brutally murdered in Malaysia

Murder, Sex & Mayhem in Malaysian Politics

By: Antares Around twilight on 19 October 2006 a young woman stood outside a suburban residence in Kuala Lumpur peering anxiously through the locked gate. She glanced...

Death of a Shaman, Death of a Tribe

By: Antares Sibin Aus (also known as Sudin), resident shaman or dukun of Kampung Pertak (a Temuan village located 44 miles northeast of Kuala Lumpur in Ulu Selangor)...

The Annexe gallery KL

Introduction to Central Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (KL) & Beyond!

By: Melissa Lin In the central region of Peninsular Malaysia we encounter the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, as well as the state of Selangor. The...