Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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A session with the bone-setting master

Chris Leong aka 'Sifu Chris' specialises in treating those struggling with aches and pains through the use of a method known as 'tit tar'.

At home, but eyes on the job

Mohd Rafiz Zainal has two decades of experience as an optician and has worked with major brands involved in the profession. Still, it was tough when he finally ventured out on his own as he could not get a loan for the expensive equipment he needed. Today, though, he runs a successful optician shop, right from his living room.

From 5-star hotels to 5-foot ways

Before the MCO, Mohd Zawawi Jusoh and his wife, Khatijah Haji Musa, performed at hotels like The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur and Hilton Petaling Jaya, but now they are struggling to find a spot on the road.

Life on the ocean waves for Sabah’s water villages

Just 10 minutes from Sabah's capital Kota Kinabalu lies Pulau Gaya, where a community of people live in shacks built on stilts, popularly known as water villages.

Flipping burgers and traditions in the time of the pandemic

Like thousands of other families, Muhammad Basir Abu Bakar and Nor Azlina Jaafar are willing to do what it takes to survive the economic fallout of Covid-19 – even if it means working three jobs and turning a long-established burger tradition on its head.

The last ring-bearers of Sarawak

The custom of wearing copper rings on the arms, legs and neck has been handed down through generations, but now, these four women are the only ones left keeping the tradition alive in Malaysia.

Other News

Antara politik angka dan realiti pandemik negara

Kerana angka, Covid-19 kembali berleluasan disebabkan kerakusan sang politikus

Anger, mutiny talk at 4-hour Umno meeting in KL forced Zahid’s U-turn

The Umno president's call for a political ceasefire followed a tense meeting to discuss his letter in support of Anwar.

Kemarahan, ketegangan dalam mesyuarat 4 jam Umno paksa Zahid buat ‘pusingan U’

Gesaan presiden Umno untuk gencatan politik berlaku selepas mesyuarat hangat membincangkan surat sokongannya kepada Anwar.

732 kes baru Covid-19, 580 pesakit sembuh hari ini

Sebanyak 7,827 kes aktif sedang menerima rawatan di hospital.

New cases dip to 732, death toll up by 6

580 recoveries take total to 14,931.