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Slightly over a fortnight after the country’s Merdeka (National Day) revelry took place on 31 August, there is still cause for impassioned patriotic celebrations as Malaysia Day makes the scene. On 16 September this year, citizens honour the 57th anniversary of the establishment of the Malaysian federation.Although the country’s independence…

While we as a nation glance in the rear view mirror to see how far along we have come since our Independence on 31 August 1957, we can also relive the country's history in numerous places around the capital. In the same vein, Tourism Selangor has highlighted a handful of…

Last Friday, in conjunction with this year’s National Day celebration, Sunway Putra Mall launched its Teguh Bersama (#StrongerTogether) campaign which represents the unity and fellowship that all Malaysians have displayed in the face of the extreme adversity brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.Running until 20 September, the campaign showers shoppers…

August has always been a special, patriotic month for the citizens of this country, as right at the end of it is the day that generations of Malaysians proudly commemorate. On 31 August 1957, the last wisps of British rule vacated local soil, leaving behind a nation that millions have…

Celebrate Merdeka with the 7 Wonders of Malaysia at Da Men USJ, where an array of quintessentially Malaysian experiences await all shoppers. Running until 20 September, the promotional period is the perfect way to spend an afternoon with friends and family and celebrate the country’s 63rd year of independence.The wonders…

Alamanda Shopping Centre, arguably the first mall to be opened at the nation's administration centre Putrajaya, is celebrating Malaysia's patriotic month with a campaign spanning three weeks. Called the Merdeka campaign, it will end on Malaysia Day (16 September) but not before offering some excitement to shoppers.CEO of Suria KLCC Andrew…

Award-winning theatre company Liver & Lung is getting into the spirit of Merdeka and celebrating Malaysia’s 63rd Independence Day with a YouTube release of its critically acclaimed production Malaya Relived: Merdeka.The epic musical whisks audiences back to 1957 Malaya during the height of anti-colonial movements, when British journalist Sylvia Graham…

Amusing expressions such as “Aiseyman”, “Walao Eh”, “Gostan” and Bojio” are familiar ones to many a Malaysian, part of the rich local vernacular born of the melting pot of cultures that call this country home. These slangs are what the people behind the Instagram account @MySlangBank and shopping mall The Linc KL are…

The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre recently put on its first live show since mid-March when the arrival of Covid-19 brought everything to a grinding halt. The third edition of the popular Yesterday Once More concert series, which features golden hits from the 40s to the 60s, marked the occasion…

“Whereas the time has now arrived when the people of the Persekutuan Tanah Melayu (Federation of Malaya) will assume the status of a free independent and sovereign nation among nations of the world,” uttered Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj as he read out the Malayan Declaration of Independence to a…