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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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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 […]

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The Meaning of Merdeka

[By Gloria Ngu] In school, we used to celebrate Independence Day by having an extra long assembly with some traditional performances, followed by the headmaster or headmistress leading us in three shouts of ‘Merdeka!’. Most of us would just follow along while the occasional cheeky kid would deliberately chime in half a beat late. Growing […]