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'I'm very clumsy, I fell into stand-up comedy'

MALAYSIANSKINI | Armed with a ukelele, the hilarious Hannan Azlan is shaking up stand-up despite only starting in 2015.
  Geraldine Tong

Why Nasa scientist Amani chose M’sia over the stars

MALAYSIANS KINI | ‘I wanted something more, I wanted to solve real problems.'
  Annabelle Lee

Working hard to revitalise country’s traditional arts

MALAYSIANS KINI | Indifference to heritage comes from misperception of what culture is, says Pauline Fan.
  Alyaa Azhar

Young inventor shows road to success isn’t paved with roses

MALAYSIANS KINI | Award-winning engineering student Nurul Husna encourages youths to be resilient.
  Alyaa Azhar

Empowering youths a labour of love for Englishjer founder

MALAYSIANS KINI | Abdul Qayyum wants folks to know mastering English isn’t ‘atas’.
  Alyaa Alhadjri & Hannatul Alia Ahmad

Medic grad finds her calling at the Syrian refugee frontlines

MALAYSIANS KINI | 26-year-old Nadirah Babji pays her way to serve vulnerable communities around the world. 
  Hannatul Alia & Annabelle Lee

Composer doing her part to preserve M'sian heritage

MALAYSIANS KINI | As an artist, Saidah Rastam used to wonder if she could do anything to improve the nation.

  Alyaa Azhar

Planting hope through urban community gardens

MALAYSIANS KINI | Landscape architect Ng Seksan wants to build communities through projects such as ‘Kebun- kebun Bangsar’.
  Annabelle Lee

Living life in the face of muscular atrophy

MALAYSIANS KINI | Seven-year-old Branden Lim and his family tackle a disease that has not received sufficient attention in the country.
  Geraldine Tong

The rebel educator who seeks to enlighten people

MALAYSIANS KINI | ZF Zamir talks education, book bans and his ongoing initiatives.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

Lighting the way for neglected girls

MALAYSIANS KINI | Rajini Saudranrajan talks about instilling meaning in those who have given up.
  Vinodh Pillai

Rendering aid to the Rohingya through education

MALAYSIANS KINI | Tengku Emma Zuriana explains why she set up a foundation to help Rohingya refugees go to school.
  Vinodh Pillai

Bringing a ray of hope for refugee children

MALAYSIANS KINI | A law graduate's humble street outreach makes a difference.
  Susan Loone

M’sia's first woman BRT captain drives her way to top

MALAYSIANS KINI | Tuty Sofia shakes off stereotypes to follow her passion for driving buses.
  Vinodh Pillai

‘Tunku gave us strength to fight for women’s rights’

MALAYSIANS KINI | Veteran rights pioneer Rasammah Bhupalan relives the first PM's support for gender equality.
  Geraldine Tong

From a Burmese prison to Tunku's home

MALAYSIANS KINI | Photojournalist Kim Gooi retraces the perilous path that led to Tunku giving him a second shot at life.
  Susan Loone

Of Tunku and the beautiful game

MALAYSIANS KINI | Famed football manager Peter Velappan recalls M'sia's first PM's passion for the sport.
  Geraldine Tong & Vinodh Pillai

The real Orked remembers sister Yasmin's life and career

MALAYSIANS KINI | Meet the real-life inspiration behind the character Orked in Yasmin Ahmad’s films.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

Leaving office comforts to fill hungry stomachs

MALAYSIANS KINI | Justin Cheah shares why he quit banking to work with Kechara Soup Kitchen.
  Vinodh Pillai

Reformed convict gives back to society

MALAYSIANS KINI | Former prisoner A Muraly now runs an NGO helping the poor and disabled.
  V Shuman

Embracing neurodiversity through music therapy

MALAYSIANS KINI | Music therapist Low Ming Yuan empowers autistic people through the arts.
  Koh Aun Qi

Bid to save a family’s century-old home

MALAYSIANS KINI | Jimmy Sidhu races against the clock to save his family home in Rawang.
  Vinodh Pillai

The power couple sparking new directions in music and culture

MALAYSIANS KINI | Singer Takahara Suiko and online celeb Anwar Hadi talk lyrics, lame jokes and love.
  Annabelle Lee & Vinodh Pillai

'Legendary Princesses' illustrator fights to grow kids' books market

MALAYSIANS KINI | Self-taught artist Emila Yusof shares her inspirations and challenges drawing for children's books.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

'Mad' man with mad followers, and mad dreams

MALAYSIANS KINI | Kuan Chee Heng is known for his 10-sen market, ambulance, taxi... and now the RM1 house.
  Geraldine Tong

Meet Malaysia’s prolific HIV/AIDS campaigner

MALAYSIANS KINI | Dr Adeeba’s penchant for 'fixing systems' has led her on a 25-year journey in HIV/AIDS work.
  Annabelle Lee

Princess of refugees off to meet the Queen

MALAYSIANS KINI | Student Heidy Quah tells how she ended up with Elizabeth II’s Young Leaders Award.
  Annabelle Lee

Meet Firdaus Hairi, the blind al-hafiz imam

MALAYSIANS KINI | He wants to share his knowledge and challenge misconceptions about the blind.
  Shakira Buang

Living his dream as a bicycle messenger

MALAYSIANS KINI | Jordi Arip hopes more M'sians will swap their vehicles for bicycles.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Half a century of social service - Aegile Fernandez's journey

Aegile Fernandez, who spent 52 years working with vulnerable communities, says Malaysia has come a long way in understanding worker's rights.
  Annabelle Lee
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