Food

Food From Melaka

18th February 2018

by Dr. Shahrim Karim, Universiti Putra Malaysia // Malaysia is blessed with plentiful of fresh seafood such as various types of fish, shrimps, crabs, and shellfish. The recipes featured here are from the state of […]

Food

Cultivating Sarawak Pepper

29th January 2018

by Uwe Fischer //  Pepper has been associated with Malaysia, especially Sarawak, for more than a century. According to historical facts, pepper was first planted in Malaysia in 1619 on the Langkawi and thereafter brought […]

Nature

Preserving Marine Life

23rd January 2018

by Uwe Fischer // The Turtle Watch Camp is located on Tengah Island, about seven nautical miles from Mersing, Malaysia. The private island also hosts the Batu Batu resort and is the perfect hideaway for […]

Culture

A Gallery of Malaysia’s Musical Heritage

22nd January 2018

The Penang House of Music (PHOM) in George Town is the brain child of Paul Augustin and is a gallery dedicated to Malaysia’s musical history and heritage. MALAYSIA INSIGHTS visited the place in December 2017. Editor Uwe Fischer conducted an interview […]

Travel

Travelling in Malaysia

21st January 2018

by Uwe Fischer // In Malaysia, you can travel relatively safely and easily on your own. The transport infrastructure is on a high level, transportation fares are low and there is no need to learn […]

Interview

That’s Jazz – Interview with Eva Klesse

15th December 2017

In early December 2017, the Eva Klesse Quartet from Germany visited Malaysia for two concerts, playing at the Penang Island Jazz Festival (PIJF) and in the capital Kuala Lumpur. Both concerts were arranged by the […]

Art

The Art of Improvisation – Jazz in Penang

7th December 2017

Being able to improvise is one of the key competences of jazz musicians. However, the organisers of the 14th Penang Island Jazz Festival (PIJF) proved that they, too, master this art perfectly. Just before the […]

Food

MATRADE Chairman visits ANUGA in Germany

8th October 2017

by Uwe Fischer // On her way to the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in America, MATRADE Chairman Dato’ Dr Noraini Ahmad decided to visit “Germany first”. During her […]