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Ulu Muda, The Anonymous Forest of Malaysia, March 3rd 2018

What does an ancient rainforest in Kedah have to do with Penang’s water supply? Ulu Muda is a rainforest dating back 150-170 million years, and at twice the size of Singapore, it stretches from the Malaysian border with Thailand at Yala to Baling in the north of Perak. Its three lakes and dams are drawn […]

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Hin Paint Jam, 10th February – 18th March 2018

Inspiring imagination is at the heart of what Hin Bus Depot does, and this month they open their doors wide to anyone to unleash their imaginations by participating in an unusually exciting art offering called “Hin Paint Jam”. As you step into the Hin Bus Depot exhibition space, the first cue that this is no […]

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Towards a Nuclear-Free World, Friday February 23rd 2018 6pm

Retired Malaysian gynaecologist Datuk Dr Ronald McCoy was instrumental in the founding of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons, a civil-society coalition of 468 organisations in 101 countries that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 for its work in promoting the adherence to and full implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear […]

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Thaipusam Penang, January 30th-February 1st 2018

Celebrated each year during the full moon in the tenth month of the Hindu calendar – falling from mid-January to mid-February – is a key Hindu ceremony known as Thaipusam. It is an event that is especially observed by the Hindu community in Malaysia, where people pay respect to the highly revered deity, Lord Murugan. […]

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