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Living in a Polychromatic World

[By Amaliyna Mohd. Helmi] “1 + 1 + 1 + recognized other + unacknowledged other does not equal 1Malaysia,” Kris Williamson, editor of the fourth instalment of the acclaimed KL Noir anthology series states in the introduction of the book itself, which provokes some thought regarding the topic of diversity, specifically in Malaysia. Even in […]

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#MerdekakahKita?

[By Kyle Iman] This piece will serve as a reminder to not only whoever reads it, but to myself as well. Consider if you will, events that are occurring around the world as we speak. We have on our hands the biggest refugee crisis since the Second World War. From Syria, to Gaza, to Myanmar, […]

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The Slow Fashion Movement

[By Aisha Zainal] From brightly-colored maxi dresses and embellished eveningwear, to losing the legendary designer Oscar de la Renta to cancer (Rest in Peace), a lot has been happening in the fashion world. And one instance of this is the hype for new (affordable!) fashion, which is just beginning again. With spring some time away, […]

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Malaysia, my home.

[By Ethel Khoo] I am born and bred in a multiracial country, belonging to one of the three major ethnic groups: Chinese. The two others, Malays and Indians, along with other various indigenous groups, altogether make up the people of my homeland, Malaysia. With so many different cultures and religions in my country, the question […]