Features

Stories about the city and its people. Read on to uncover local secrets, discover new sides to your city and consider the social issues that matter the most.

Trainspotting

Ee Liza Tan charts the ups and (many) downs of our KTM train service and asks what the future holds for the company after privatisation.

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The Food Detective: Ah Meng’s Char Kway Teow

Our food detective, Sue, sets out to discover the city’s culinary secrets and solve our mealtime mysteries. This time, she meets a couple who have been running one of PJ’s most popular hawker stalls for almost 40 years.

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I Yam Where I Yam

Sheridan Mahavera finds a Nigerian eatery tucked away in USJ, and speaks to its regulars about immigrant life in KL.

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Serambi, A Mytopia of 2061

Setting the record straight has become a national pastime for Malaysians. The perennial ‘Who came first?’ reverberates with an Doppler effect all year round, crescendoing into dinning proportions especially as we approach significant national anniversaries. Our communal mental space has become so cluttered, our reflexes so predictable. We pine for the loss of our country’s […]

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Renewable Energy itu Tenaga Boleh Baharu?

Oleh FAISAL MUSTAFFA Istilah yang digunakan Kementerian Tenaga, Teknologi Hijau dan Air bagi renewable energy ialah tenaga boleh baharu. Bukankah istilah ‘tenaga boleh diperbaharui’ lebih sesuai?

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Kempenlah Seperti Akademi Fantasia

Oleh Faisal Mustaffa Pelbagai ruang forum maya menjadi platform kempen sehingga melibatkan kaum keluarga yang menangis teresak-esak meraih undi simpati. Laman-laman web rasmi dan tidak rasmi tumbuh bagi menyebarkan mesej masing-masing secara terbuka. Astro juga menganjurkan debat di kalangan pengikut-pengikut peserta secara terbuka dan diulang siaran berkali-kali.

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SAMAN EKOR: Siapa yang Dilibas?

Oleh Faisal Mustaffa Apakah rasionalnya pelaksanaan saman ekor terhadap pengguna jalan raya? Adakah ia membantu mengurangkan kadar kemalangan atau pun kaedah menambahkan pendapatan?

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