Lost Over France: Malaysia’s Unsung Hero, Remembering the Talalla Brothers

I stumbled across this interesting article in New Sunday Times today on the Talalla brothers. It was about a documentary to be aired on History Channel today in conjunction with Malaysia Day. It tells the story of two pilot brothers — Henry and Cyril Talalla — who to this day were among the very few known Malaysians to fly for the Royal British Air force during World War II. Excerpt (…) Read more

#IkonEveryday: A Day With A Road Sweeper

I just watched this video on YouTube under the #IkonEveryday series. #IkonEveryday started its life as a Twitter hashtag. But this time they have taken to the ground to explore the gritty reality of the unseen people who do the jobs that are unappreciated in Malaysian society. This particular video features the road sweeper and the journalist, Sharmila Nair was my former class mate. Really inspiring and hopefully more people will (…) Read more

The Shocking Truth About Dairy Farming

Whilst I’ve been a vegetarian for slightly more than 6 years now, I’ve never really thought about dairy products. But after recently watching PETA’s video on dairy farming, I must say I am terribly disturbed by this whole issue. Definitely going to opt for soy milk only and find free range alternatives for cheese and milk(if required). I’m happy that Saivhes made the switch to Soy milk months back. He (…) Read more

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