Shahnon Ahmad’s highly acclaimed novel adapted for the screen.
After the breaking of fast (and some good coffee and ice cream!), we left the restaurant and I was still a Muslim.
Such is the way many Malaysians seem to view religion: without logic or reasoning and merely rituals and blind faith.
Ideas that challenge and contradict other faiths have even more reason not to be banned. The diverse views allow people of different beliefs to come together and accept each other, without trying to persuade or influence others.
The premise was to have me, as a Malaysian journalist, documentary filmmaker and writer, to travel around the country trying to understand what makes up the DNA of a Malaysian.
I was in Los Angeles and caught up with Malaysia’s darling singer Yuna!
It was Valentine’s night and they were on a raiding mission all around town trying to catch unmarried couples who were feeling a little bit too amorous.
It’s democratisation of religious interpretation, I guess, and we will never have to face the burden of thinking for ourselves.
The most successful Malaysian TV franchise releases it’s second movie and it might just be too dangerous for children to watch.
The systematic affirmative action that is implemented in the country ensures that there are more bumiputeras in universities.
I’ve always identified myself as a Malay my entire life. Except in kindergarten, when I told everyone I was an English boy because I spoke English.