Friday, August 6, 2021



Bringing Covid jabs house to house

A small team of government health workers make daily trips around the Sungai Besar area in Selangor, vaccinating those who are unable to leave their homes.

Life under enhanced movement control order

A look at the events behind and outside the barbed wire fencing associated with the country's strictest form of lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Saving Tasik Chini

This Unesco-recognised freshwater lake in Pahang has come under threat from mining and other activities, causing the Orang Asli community in the area to worry about their future.

The threat to Tasik Chini

Once known for its clear water and lush greenery, Tasik Chini is now under threat from mining and logging activities which have already changed much of its landscape and affected the lives of the Orang Asli in the area.

From Arakan to Selayang, a woman’s dream

Rohingya refugee Mumtaz Sultan Ahmad tells of how she came to Malaysia and her hopes for her children.

Lockdown life in a Rohingya community

Some have jobs that require them to venture out from their homes while others must stay put, along with millions of others across the country.

Malaysia’s vaccination journey, shot by shot

The country rallies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, from the arrival of the first supply of vaccines in February to the rollout of the various phases of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

From battlefield to caretaker for army veteran

A Arullapan has retired from army life, but everyday struggles persist as he takes care of his disabled wife and son.

KL kosong

Under lockdown once more amid a nationwide spike in Covid-19 infections, the capital city of Kuala Lumpur falls quiet again as only a few venture out for work and other essential activities.

‘Do they think the Orang Asli are stupid?’

After decades of settling and working in Bagan Lalang, the Mah Meri people face the prospect of losing their home after an eviction notice by the Selangor government.

Failing eyesight leaves ex-cabbie on the road to nowhere

Mohd Kamil Affendy Hashim worked as a taxi driver until he was diagnosed with bilateral optic neuritis, an affliction of the eyes which has left him fruitlessly hunting for another job in the busy city centre.

Deciphering Gaza, Part 3

In this series of explainers on the Palestinian conflict, social activist and academic Chandra Muzaffar brings up the missing dimensions in the debate surrounding the latest flare-ups of violence in the occupied territories.

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