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When Daniel Lim planned for a Merdeka video he needed to produce for IACT College, he had a message in mind that he wanted to tell his fellow Malaysians – that the best way to show their love for this country was by simply loving everyone in this country. “I wanted to produce something that gives a different voice from what we’ve been hearing. When we talk about building this nation together, we can never forget that it has to come down to the very basic – that is, honoring and loving each other as fellow countrymen. ”
Kumar Nagalingam wears several hats quite competently, namely lawyer, lecturer, trainer and artist. At his first solo art exhibition titled ‘Beyond the Canvas’ in July, the proud artist played host and curator to his well-wishers and guests at GS. Artcade, a mid-sized art gallery along Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya.
Kumar’s family was on hand to lend him support on the momentous occasion, particularly his wife Monica and his mother who personally greeted guests and showed them around the gallery.
Sivasangaran Kumaran isn’t your everyday father. That’s because on August 30, 2018, the father of two will be climbing the 13,435-foot Mount Kinabalu, all for good cause.The senior service deliver manager with Microsoft Malaysia will be climbing Mount Kinabalu in an effort to create awareness on challenges faced by Malaysia’s rare disease children and their caregivers.
Long before it became safe to be the voice of dissent in this nation, there was a cowherd turned tiger who paved the way for generations to come. Karpal Singh is no more, but his long, illustrious shadow remains as a legacy of his immense contributions to the politics and legal practice of Malaysia.
On August 18, 2018, Veritas University College, a subsidiary of BAC Education Group, conferred a posthumous Doctorate in Humanities to Karpal Singh, lawyer, member of parliament and humanitarian. The award was received by his son and pember of parliament, Ramkarpal Singh.
Food, a substance so ubiquitous and so readily available in infinite forms in the streets of Malaysia at any time of day. Yet it is a common feature to see an elderly scavenging the dumpsters for leftovers or begging restaurant patrons to spare them some change for their next meal.
A video clip of the police spraying protesters with high pressure water cannons during the 2007 Bersih rally changed Yu Ren Chung’s outlook of life. For him, that was the moment he was exposed to activism in Malaysia. He was then studying abroad. When he saw protesters being hit with water, he pondered as to why the government was doing that to its own citizens?
Lee Yee Seng had a reason to set up the Malaysia Lysosomal Diseases Association (MLDA) – his two daughters have been diagnosed with Pompe Disease, a genetic condition.