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The life and works of P Ramlee

The life and works of P Ramlee

AN exhibition of 60 photographs celebrating Malaysia’s cinematic icon, the late Tan Sri P Ramlee, is being held at Badan Warisan Malaysia’s Heritage Centre in Kuala Lumpur from 24 June to 16 July 2011. The photographs show scenes from the legendary actor-singer-composer’s films from 1949 to 1973. The exhibition, organised by publisher MPH in association […]

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Chinese Malaysians in Galas

Chinese Malaysians in Galas

ONE thing many were waiting to see from the recent Galas by-election was whether Chinese Malaysians would continue supporting Pakatan Rakyat (PR). After all, that has largely been the trend for this ethnic group in almost all by-elections since the 2008 general election. It was not to be. In fact, Chinese Malaysian support for Barisan […]

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Family members throwing earth onto a casket before they leave the burial site, as featured in ‘A Given Path’. (Pic by Nafise Motlaq)

Harmonious spiritual practices in Malaysia

THERE is much beauty and commonality in the diverse religious traditions that Malaysians devote themselves to. Iranian photojournalist Nafise Motlaq captures this in her book A Given Path: Harmonious Spiritual Practices in Malaysia. Nafise, who has been living in Malaysia since 2005 and is currently a PhD student at a local university, offers more than […]

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The WORKING team.

How art gets made

HOW does art get made? The finished product is all many of us see, but what goes on in private in an artist’s studio? What do they struggle with? What do their creative processes look like? In January 2010, RogueArt exhibited artworks from a project titled WORK, which provided a glimpse into the creative worlds […]

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Talking about living sustainably

Talking about living sustainably

TITLED Creativity and Innovation in Eco-friendly Living, The Nut Graph‘s fourth Found in Conversation forum discussed a variety of issues including consumerism, going organic, changing culture, and sustainability. The panelists were Wild Asia advisor Toh Su Mei, Justlife Shop chief executive officer Callie Tai and Green Drinks Kuala Lumpur initiator and consultant Steve McCoy. Held […]

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Holding IOI accountable

Holding IOI accountable

THE indigenous peoples in Long Teran Kanan, Sarawak have been engaged in a legal battle with an oil palm plantation over their native customary land for more than a decade. In 1996, Rinwood Pelita Plantation, a joint venture between Rinwood and Sarawak’s Land Custody and Development Authority, bulldozed everything on the community’s land. Outraged, the […]

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