Malaysias Thriving Acoustic Guitar Scene

17th January 2016

It is a trend that might not yet be a major movement but definitely it is a hobby enjoying a growing popularity in Malaysia: young people take up the acoustic guitar and become fine fingerstyle players, inspired by Tommy […]


Introducing Guitarist Lai Ze Ren

14th January 2016

To the fingerstyle guitar community in Malaysia, many would have heard of local artistes like Roger Wang, Az Samad and Hady Afro. However, upcoming fingerstyle guitarist Lai Ze Ren from Kuala Lumpur is someone to […]


Highlights at the Expo 2015

12th November 2015

Cultural performances, cooking demonstrations, fashion shows, dance lessons and so much more: the Malaysian show program at the EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy, was never short of attractions. No wonder that more than 3 million […]


Conveying the Culture of Malaysia

12th November 2015

In August 2014, Dr. Adina Kamarudin has taken up her duties as the Malaysian Consul General in Germany. MALAYSIA INSIGHTS portraits her work and goals. Dr. Adina, since your inauguration you have met many people […]


DAAD Prize for Malaysian Student

23rd October 2015

by Uwe Fischer Wen Yie Ong, a Malaysian student who obtained her Bachelor in Industrial Engineering in Offenburg, was honored with the prize of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The award is given annually […]


Malaysia at the Frankfurt Book Fair

22nd October 2015

by Uwe Fischer 10 book presentations and some 30 publishers on the spot – with the largest delegation in its history Malaysia has set itself in the limelight at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair. With […]


Strong Malaysian Participation at ANUGA Food Fair in Germany

14th September 2015

ANUGA 2015 will involve the participation of 50 Malaysian exhibitors as Malaysia seeks to strengthen its presence in global markets. Among others, the exhibitors will feature frozen food items, confectioneries, sauces and pastes, beverages, and […]


PICTURE MALAYSIA: Exploring The Beauty Of Malaysia

8th August 2015

A picture says more than a 1000 words. From time to time, MALAYSIA INSIGHTS therefore introduces photographers and websites with quality photos taken in Malaysia. Featured today in our series PICTURE MALAYSIA is Phalinn Ooi, […]


Farewell To KL

2nd August 2015

For more than 7 years, Alexander Stedtfeld was the Executive Director of the Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MGCC) in Kuala Lumpur. On 1 August, 2015 he returned to Germany to assume his new […]


Murals, Museums & Makan

1st August 2015

“The traveller sailing in from Europe stops by at Pulau Penang, an island slumbering in the green of the coconut palms”, anthropologist Paul Schebesta wrote in 1928, describing his first impressions of the island of […]