Category Archives: Malaysia

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The Shocking Truth of Malaysian Tribes, Temiar and Jakun

A conversation that shocked my friends here in Europe. “How are the tribes in Malaysia? Can we visit them?” I said.. “No.” “What? But we did, we went to a tribe tourist village.” “Those are […]

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My Travel Experience Vs Religion

In my years of travelling when it comes to bullshitting people based on the actual truth out there, what you can or cannot do based on one man’s ideology, what makes you a bad person […]

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Donating 480 Solar Lights to Temiar Tribes, Malaysia

This is one more of my projects here, we hope it was enough but there is still more work to be done here in Gua Musang for the Temiar Tribe who have been living with […]

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Losing Her Voice to Trauma, Missing For 40 Days #Solidarity4Miksudiar

This was one of those conversations that made me feel that my efforts in creating awareness is never enough. The injustice that happens daily in front of our eyes is still going unnoticed. Here is […]

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Who Came First? Temiars Or The Others

Temiar People of Malaysia. Their ancestors are believed to have arrived from southern Thailand about 4,500 years ago. The Temiar have asked us a question, why do Malaysians have official race titles as Malay, Chinese […]

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Be Our Voice, Blockade To Fight Illegal Logging – A Plea From Temiar Tribe

In June 2016 I revisited this tribe community deep in the rainforest. After the major East Coast Floods in Kelantan, Malaysia in 2014/15. More than 200,000 people were affected, it was the worse flood ever […]

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Teenage Pregnancies and Mothers Not Getting Medical Help – Temiar Tribe

Teenage pregnancies and marriages are still a common culture for tribes in Malaysia. During my visit into the Temiar tribe villages deep in the rainforest, north of Malaysia, I met with many mothers who look […]

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Temiar Tribe Women of Gua Musang – Malaysia

Some beauties can only be found in the farthest areas of the world. Hidden from the common eyes of society and civilization. A human race of it’s own culture, nature and ancient history living in […]

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Empty Promises & No Electricity For Over 50 Years – The Truth Of Temiar Tribe, Malaysia

“I have been here for many years, even before the independence day of Malaysia. I don’t even remember when my birthday is but I know I was born when the Japanese was here. When was […]

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Five Died Of Starvation in Jungle – The Truth Of Temiar Tribe, Malaysia

On August 2015, seven Temiar orang asli (tribe) children went missing in the jungle after an issue in school near Pos Tohoi. The kids then ran away from getting punished by a teacher.The government had started […]

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The Man Behind The Camera, Kiran Kreer – Options, The Edge (Cover Story)

Armed with little more than a camera, a mobile phone and minimal change of clothes, Kiran Kreer travels to disaster areas and places of abject poverty. There, he spends weeks getting to know the locals, capturing their […]

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A Migrant’s Life In Malaysia

“I’ve been living in Malaysia for many years now, with my wife and children.” “Are you happy living here?” “I can’t say it’s been the best times, I had to come here illegally at first, […]

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Voices of the East Coast Floods Malaysia

On 15th December 2014, Malaysians experienced the worse floods in decades that affected over 200,000 people and while 21 were killed. The heavy monsoon rains brought floods to areas of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Perak and Sabah […]

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A pot of rice and no light – Pitas, Sabah

“What are you cooking here?” “I’m making rice. It’s for our dinner later.” “So do you always cook out here?” “Yes most of the time, when we have a bigger meal to make. It’s easy […]

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Giving birth in a boat, Pitas – Sabah

My journey into Pitas, Sabah started in December 2014 with a team of friends from a human rights NGO there. It took us 4 hours to get into this far rural areas of this river […]

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Bringing Color Together – Holi Malaysia 2015

Each one of us is different, we were born unique as individuals. We grow up in a society that teaches us to be different but we learn it in a uniformed way. We copy different […]

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Lighting Up Lives in Muadzam Shah, Solar Lights for Jakun Tribes – Malaysia

The 11th and 12th February 2015 was a memorable day for us, as it was the first ever batch of Nokero Solar Lights donated to the Jakun tribes in Muadzam Shah, Pahang in Malaysia. We […]

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A different outlook of Thaipusam – Batu Caves, Malaysia

“Humans can be pretty amazing at times, doing magical and strange feats with their believes. This year I got to see the other side of some humans during Thaipusam here in Batu Caves, Malaysia. It’s […]

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Rebuilding from scrap #EastCoastFloods

It had been a long day for us, seeing all the destroyed homes and locals living in tents in Kuala Krai. I was heading out of this village when I saw this man scavenging through […]

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Keeping her memories strong #EastCoastFloods

While walking around looking at all the houses which were destroyed by the floods, I saw this lady carefully putting out some items on her porch and I notice some of them were albums. So […]

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She needs a new kitchen #EastCoastFloods

She was sitting around in a make shift tent where her house use to be until a relief aid team came and asked her about her well-being. She wanted to get her kitchen started again […]