AS we welcome Peninsular Malaysia’s 55th year of independence this year, we celebrate once again the people who continue to inspire us and give us hope for a better Malaysia. Our awardees include Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat politicians, activists, environmentalists, a bookstore chain, the courts and many more. Find out who they are.
Remembering when race didn’t matterBy Deborah Loh
SECOND to the panda logo, Datuk Dr Dionysius Sharma is probably the next most synonymous face associated with WWF-Malaysia. His career with the environmental conservation group has spanned two decades, beginning in 1990 when he started out as a leatherback turtle project officer in Terengganu. Dr Dino, as many call him, became WWF-Malaysia’s executive director […]
Tiger, tiger, not so brightCompiled by Koh Lay Chin
THEY dropped to the floor, froze and later danced with gusto for the Malayan tigers. In a tiger-themed flash mob on 30 July 2010 called Freeze Tiger Trade, people from all walks of life surprised patrons at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur shopping mall with two enthusiastic displays of a flash mob. Only 500 Malayan tigers […]