Bringing Malaysia's museums out from the past
A historian says a new narrative is needed to help educate Malaysians about their country.
The moustache gang
Men from all walks of life come together to celebrate their love for their facial hair.
Art in a graveyard
Visitors flock to the Good Fortune Pavilion in Bukit Seputih, where an unusual art exhibition was held for the first time in a burial ground.
Malaysia welcomes back Bon Odori festival after Covid break
About 35,000 people are estimated to have attended this year's Bon Odori festival, an annual cultural event held in Malaysia for decades.
Hong Kong Palace Museum aims to engage city’s youth with Chinese culture
Among the highlights at the museum, which comprises nine galleries, are paintings from the Tang and Song dynasties.
International book fairs or Islamic book fairs?
Questions have arisen about the purpose of events such as the Kuala Lumpur International Book Fair, which are supposed to reflect Malaysia's identity as a multicultural society.
‘Lepak’ culture: Once frowned on as social ill, now a family event?
While loafing about or 'lepaking' was once heavily discouraged by the government, even families with young children are now staying out until the wee hours of the morning.
Sarawak welcomes Malaysia’s biggest museum and second largest in the region
The RM323 million Borneo Cultures Museum, located in the heart of Kuching, will house hundreds of historical artefacts.
Chasing the American dream but holding on to memories of Malaysia: A family’s life story on video
Vloggers Logesh and Rachel stress the significance of being grounded in culture.
The village keeping ancient Malay traditions alive
The villagers of Kampung Pulau Misa Melayu in Perak spend their days in a variety of activities steeped in ancient Malay culture.
‘Craze’ for Western names could see development projects losing Malaysian identity
Development companies are urged to put local names first, given that Malaysia has its own language and identity.
The disappearing appreciation of the humble kuih
A dwindling interest from the younger generation and the emergence of trendy Western desserts is pushing kuih out of the picture.