The Instant Café Theatre Company turns 30 this year. To begin the year, ICT is in the process of restaging Gold Rain and Hailstones as the opening of a programme of Malaysian writers, voices and stories. Gold Rain and Hailstones by Jit Murad is a seminal...
Featuring the longest bookshelf in Malaysia at 70 metres in length and a two-storey bookshelf measuring 10 metres high, the BookXcess team brings you a uniquely diverse selection of sought-after titles. Book lovers can expect a variety of books from art...
A Social Enterprise that aims to place the lost value back onto food as something that should be eaten and not thrown away.
Her goal in being a reporter is to promote peace by telling the truth.
Hi there, My name is Annabelle, and this March marks my first year as a journalist. I work at one of the few independent newsrooms in Malaysia, a country ranked 144 out of 180 for press freedom last year (North Korea polled 180), where "mainstream media" is made up of...
There is no need to be alarmist, but we are in trouble. We are in trouble because press freedom in Southeast Asia is on the decline. A political commentator was shot dead in broad daylight in Cambodia. Nations are ruled by strongmen who openly declared journalists as...
The 23-year-old bundle of enthusiasm, who brims with charm, said even her foray into stand-up comedy was an accident.
26-year-old Nadirah Babji pays her way to serve vulnerable communities around the world.
“I couldn’t stand it anymore,” she says. “I didn’t have any food at home. I was working at the time, but I had to quit my job.
Often called the largest invisible workforce, there are almost 10 million domestic workers in South-East Asia and the Pacific. More than two million are migrant domestic workers. In fact, domestic workers make up nearly 20 per cent of all migrant workers in the ASEAN...
With great care, Justin Cheah assembles each nasi lemak packet, putting an extra fried egg in one, adding more rice in another, while bustling in and out of the kitchen. "Some of our volunteers are not coming today, so I'm helping the team out," explains Cheah, before...
He tried selling his art once, no one wanted it. Now brands are lining up to get him on board.
Many who cashed in as runaway teens end up as undocumented workers in Malaysia – or return as corpses.
Mah Hassan says education is the key to assist people with disabilities.
“They have never met an educated Orang Asli, although there are many of us.” says Diana Uju.
Meet Selina Juul from Copenhagen, a key part of Denmark’s food waste revolution.
Malaccan Norashikin Ahmad, 24, has been rescuing dogs and cats since 2014.
Yu Ren Chung says women sparked his interest in gender equality.
Speech from Yeonmi Park telling her story of life in North Korea and calls for action against such human rights violators.
When her husband hit her, Alice knew she had to leave.
Survivor of a rare genetic disease, Foong is building a foundation to empower fellow sufferers to extend their own lives.
Artist Ruby Subramaniam turns ‘anger’ over the warning into works of art depicting women as Hindu goddesses.
Do we really understand the needs of the stay-at-home mothers?
INTERVIEW | Lau Kek Huat’s journey started with finding out more about his communist grandfather.