Aniz, a second-year Bachelor of Science with Education student from Universiti Malaya, observed how the practice of eating together instills a sense of togetherness. He contemplates the applicability of this tradition to families in the peninsula, where the fast-paced nature of work often impedes shared mealtime.
The Mooncake Festival (中秋节 – zhōng qiū jié), also known as Mid-Autumn Festival or Lantern Festival, is a significant cultural celebration in Malaysia. It is a time when families and communities come together to celebrate the harvest season, enjoy mooncakes, and partake in various activities that pay homage to tradition and folklore.
Our queen, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah recently prepared four dishes - ikan bilis masak kicap, ikan bilis masak asam, udang berlada and bubur lambuk - for the people of Lahad Datu.
Resigning from the Malaysian Ministry of Education (KPM) after 13 years, Dr. Siti Salina Mustakim became a lecturer at UPM in 2018. While at UPM, the 49-year-old lecturer made up her mind to delve deeper into rural communities in her studies.
The expedition by land is expected to take 95 days with a distance of more than 18,000 kilometers across 11 countries including Thailand, Laos, China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
The good weather in the city has attracted more than 30,000 visitors to Padang Merdeka to enjoy the People's Concert (‘Konsert Rakyat’) in conjunction with the 60th Anniversary of Sarawak Independence recently.
With the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations and school holidays happening at the same time, many residents are taking advantage of the festive season to spend time with their family around the city. Dataran Merdeka, which is one of the focal points of domestic and foreign visitors, can be seen to be flocked with both foreign tourists and local visitors during the past week.
During the Holy Month of Ramadan, many sellers at the bazaar face the issue of having too much leftover and unsold food items and this often causes wastage. Although various measures have been taken, the problem has not yet been comprehensively resolved.
Minister Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub said the donation will involve a total of 18,000 out of 37,000 hardcore poor households from all over the country, who will receive a mercy basket containing basic necessities worth RM100.