Voices of Malaysians by Charlie Ng Weng Jeng

Charlie Ng is a student at UTAR and one of our young contributors. It is heartening to see the sincerity and effort put into this piece. We welcome Malaysian youth to share this space …

Categorized as Gen Z, Video

My Hometown by Wang Toon Jui

The following video is from a public-speaking community project in Johor Bahru. It involves the Speakers Club, a group of mainly elderly Chinese living in and around Taman Pelangi, and the Kangkar Pulai Speakers, a group of Tamil housewives in Kangkar Pulai, a JB suburb. Club members create and deliver brief speeches on topics they… Continue reading My Hometown by Wang Toon Jui

Ain’t No Place to Call Home

by Kruz Aibrahms Not many of us can claim having more than ten homes while growing up yet I had sixteen by the age of thirty. This was due to my father’s vagrant duty stints.  He was a cop with uncompromising loyalty to his master. In the sixties, transfers were the order of the day for policemen.  We never… Continue reading Ain’t No Place to Call Home

In the Shade of a Mango Tree

Dato' Dr. Andrew Mohanraj

By Aneeta Sundararaj On Boxing Day in 2004, an earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean with an epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The subsequent tsunami caused devastation in more than 14 countries in the region. By midnight, 16 hours later, more than 250,000 people died and millions more lost everything. In the following… Continue reading In the Shade of a Mango Tree