A visit with Celebrated Malaysian textile artist Fatimah Chik in Kuala Lumpur.
The Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur is the heart of Chinese New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. During the 2016 festivities, the temple is expecting 350,000 devotees and visitors over the 15-day celebration of the Spring Festival which started on the first day of the lunar New Year.
Over 40 percent of the population in Kuala Lumpur is Chinese, and while many of the city’s Chinese citizens will be traveling to family reunions in home towns, many others will be celebrating with family and friends in K.L.
Tanoti House is a social enterprise in Kuching that is working to preserve the ancient art of Songket weaving while empowering the weavers to use their skills to improve their lives and the lives of others in their communities.
Click on the link below for the Soundslides Presentation about the project.
The Embassy of the Philippines in Kuala Lumpur has organized a number of events to help Filipino expats celebrate Christmas away from home.
Kuala Lumpur is awash with red and gold as the city gets ready to welcome the Chinese Lunar New Year.
A community faces demolition when an expressway pushes through the area next year.
Born in captivity, a baby panda in Malaysia defies the odds.
Thean Hou Temple is the heart of Chinese New Year’s celebrations in Kuala Lumpur.
Georgetown is the capital of the Malaysian State of Penang. The city was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. The architecture of the city has been influenced by British Colonial, Chinese, Indian and Islamic elements. Peeling paint and crumbling plaster tell stories of the city’s history.