All Posts Tagged ‘Social Issues’


The Worst Jam Flavour – Traffic Jam

The Worst Jam Flavour – Traffic Jam

The population of Kuala Lumpur and many other major cities in the world are very used to jams, even if they do not have it on toast every morning. Traffic jams often are the worst flavour of jam ever to be created by man, yet it is the most frequent occurrence, even though no one [...]

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Batu Ferringhi Accident, Again

Batu Ferringhi Accident, Again

It is a sad day when a child has to suffer, especially when she is supposed to be enjoying herself on one of Malaysia’s most popular beaches. But that is exactly what happened to Arina Kirana Azrin, 5, when she was knocked down by a horse ridden by a man on the beach. It is [...]

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Sex Tourism in Malaysia?

Sex Tourism in Malaysia?

As unsavoury as it may seem, prostitution has been with humanity for such a long time that it is jokingly referred to as the world’s oldest profession. In the South East Asia region, sex tourism, or tourists who visit a country for sex, is still a major issue. It is undeniable that there is a [...]

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An Unfortunate Turn

An Unfortunate Turn

A recent article in The Star highlighted the withdrawal of a promotional postcard depicting a group of Chinese children playing cards in its “My Penang, My Experience” tourism campaign. The withdrawal follows criticism about the photo, especially in a Chinese language daily, that it might give people the impression that the Chinese community, even children, [...]

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