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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

War has no victors, says last surviving WWII vet

MALAYSIANS KINI | James Jeremiah, 93, is the last of those who had fought the Japanese invasion of Malaya as a  Commonwealth soldier.
  Susan Loone

The one-man Malay literature archive

MALAYSIANS KINI | Nazir Harith Fadzilah is on a mission to preserve Malay books.
  Annabelle Lee

The last of generations of storytellers

MALAYSIANS KINI | With no protege, Ramli Mahmud may be the last in the long line of traditional storytellers called the Awang Batil.
  Jimadie Shah Othman

The man who built the house of forbidden laughs

MALAYSIANS KINI | The Crackhouse Comedy Club is the home of standup comedy in M’sia.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Sarawak’s sape travels across the South China Sea

MALAYSIANS KINI | The KL Sape Collective wants to spread S'wakian traditional music to the city.
  Annabelle Lee

Dudu De Doodle - an artist's path to fame and fortune

MALAYSIANS KINI | He tried selling his art once, no one wanted it. Now brands are lining up to get him on board.
  Geraldine Tong

Art for the people - Manjat's work transcends controversy

MALAYSIANS KINI | Jerome Manjat's woodcuts were censored, but the story doesn’t end there.
  Annabelle Lee

M'sia's first blind lawyer not losing sight of importance of education

MALAYSIANS KINI | Mah Hassan says education is the key to assist people with disabilities.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

One computer prodigy’s path to activism

MALAYSIANS KINI | Khairil Yusof’s Sinar Project promotes civic technologies in Malaysia.
  Koh Jun Lin

Ostracised, yet young animal lover risks all to rescue animals

MALAYSIANS KINI | Malaccan Norashikin Ahmad, 24, has been rescuing dogs and cats since 2014.
  Annabelle Lee

How a self-taught historian learnt the past through headstones

MALAYSIANS KINI | A chat with an elder led school dropout Lee Eng Kew to be a historian and folklorist, recognised locally and abroad.
  Kow Gah Chie

Ballerina loses sight, but gains new vision through her foundation

MALAYSIANS KINI | Survivor of a rare genetic disease, Foong is building a foundation to empower fellow sufferers to extend their own lives.
  Annabelle Lee

Retired army officer relives hostage memories to inspire others

MALAYSIANS KINI | Despite the trauma, Ganase Jaganathan gives talks on his days as a captive in Sierra Leone.
  Harith Najmuddin

Doctor bids to destigmatise mental illness

MALAYSIANS KINI | Dr Chua Sook Ning forms NGO to bring this issue to the mainstream.
  Geraldine Tong

Transgender models make more than a fashion statement

MALAYSIANS KINI | A socially-conscious brand seeks out transgender models to send a message of empowerment.
  Alyaa Azhar

Meet the Mah Meri women breaking Orang Asli stereotypes

MALAYSIANS KINI | They have never met an educated Orang Asli, although there are many of us, says Diana Uju.
  Harith Najmuddin & Zikri Kamarulzaman

Passion in combustion - meet Faizal Reza

MALAYSIANS KINI | A bike builder and customiser whose passion rolls on two wheels.
  RK Anand

The ‘Puan Sri’ who fights for the environment

MALAYSIANS KINI | 'Since young I’ve always loved mother nature,’ says Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil.
  Yeong Hui Min

I’m no freak, says ‘outsider artist’ Rahmat Haron

MALAYSIANS KINI | He is one example why we should never judge a book by its cover.
  Alyaa Azhar
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