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 […]

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 […]

Food

Malaysia’s Best Beef Rendang

13th September 2017

by Dr. Shahrim Karim, Universiti Putra Malaysia // Rendang is Malaysia’s most popular dish in the country. It is typically a thick or dry stew made mainly from beef, lamb and chicken, cooked with selected spices […]

Fruit market in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Lee/flickr)
Food

Tropical Temptations

21st April 2017

by Rebecca Koay With tropical weather through out the year, bountiful rain and fertile soil, Malaysia has perfect conditions for agricultural products. Although this nation continues to develop with its rapid modernisation, agriculture still thrives […]

Trends

Malaysia Leverages on Internet of Things

20th February 2017

BY UWE FISCHER The German pop band Spliff saw it all coming a long time ago. In their song “Computer sind doof” (Computers are stupid) from 1982 they sang: Der Wäschetrockner flirtet mit dem Video […]