Professor Elizabeth Moore is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, who specializes in the connections between the past and present in the archaeology, cultural heritage and landscape of Mainland Southeast Asia during the first and early second millennia CE. We speak to her about Buddhist archaeology in Myanmar.
We speak to documentary photographer Greg Constantine, who, for the past nine years, has been documenting the struggles of the Rohingya community from Burma. He will discuss his work, travels and upcoming exhibition of his project, Exiled To Nowhere: Burma's Rohingya.
What is post pop art and what sort of opportunities lie for a young artist today? We take a peek at one area of the contemporary art scene, by speaking to Aaron Kai, a Hawaiian post-pop artist who’s making waves around the world with his artwork.
Flowers have long been the gift of choice to express one’s love and appreciation for another, and the industry has thrived on our insatiable love of blooms and petals. However, if you consider yourself a commitment-phobe, You and No Other may not be the florist for you. Jason Chia is part of the team behind You and No Other who have taken flowers as the ultimate symbol of devotion to a whole new level- by ensuring that customers who engage their services, do so for only one person for the rest of their life.
A survey by Merdeka Center in collaboration with BFM finds that more than half of voters polled across Peninsular Malaysia, do not know what 1MDB is all about. Respondents were also asked if they are familiar with the role of the Finance Ministry-owned company, as well as if they feel they are personally affected by it. We explore the whys and wherefores of public perception of 1MDB.Sharyl Kaur contributed to this report.
Children with autism struggle to communicate and relate to others. Symptoms are variable and depend on where the child sits on the autism spectrum. How can parents spot these signs? What can parents do to address the specific challenges of raising autistic children, so that they grow up to fulfill their potentials in society? Discussing autism today is Dr Rajini Sarvanathan, developmental paediatrician, and Puan Intan Miranti who is mother to a teenage boy with autism.