Kevin Tan

Recent and archived articles by Kevin Tan

17 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Sleepy village on the ‘fifth river’

HORNS blaring, billows of smoke from vehicles, bumper-to-bumper traffic – these stress-inducing city aspects are virtually non-existent at the Kampung Bagan Sungai Lima New Village.

Kampung Bagan Sungai Lima is a simple place free from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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26 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Suffering in Malaysia's richest state

PETALING JAYA: As one of those affected by the ongoing water crisis in Selangor, I was forced to endure the nightmare of being struck by severe diarrhoea during a shortage.

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14 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM

The freelance generation

The rapid rise of ‘independent workers’.

Young people are finding typical nine-to-five office jobs less appealing, while companies are also realising the benefits of freelancers – more savings on office space and employee benefits.
27 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM

Injecting French flair

WOMEN are spoilt for choice when it comes to fashion and because of that, its easy imagine how fashion retailers have been fiercely competing among themselves to become the preferred choice of women.

Editor’s pick: Pages from the famous Elle magazine are used to adorn the walls of Elle boutique.
24 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM

Journey to the south

Three young Malaysians are set to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition to Antarctica.

Winners of the PRU4Antarctica Contest Paul Kho (middle) and Faisal Ariff (right) with world-leading environmentalist Robert Swan, who will be joining them on the International Antarctica Expedition.
24 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM

Sister act bids adieu

Local indie-folk darlings The Impatient Sisters is set to play its final show – for now – as the trio’s youngest member leaves for the United States.

The Impatient Sisters (from left) Soraya, Irena and Nazeera Taib are throwing a farewell concert for youngest sibling Irena as she heads to Berklee College of Music in the US.
26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM

Dama nurtures young talents

Dama Music Theatre provides a platform for creative art lovers to learn and progress.

Dama Music Theatre has introduced a creative arts project for actors, singers and musicians.
5 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM

All hooked up

Solving Malaysia’s brain drain, one internship at a time.

5 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM

Learning from the best

Local designers learning from the best thanks to Designers Weekend.

"Visual creator Takora Kimiyoshi Futori, who specialises in pop illustration explaining his work behind a design concept for a nursery
31 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Spend more time with your children, say experts

KUALA LUMPUR: Parents should spend more time with their children and monitor their activities so that they are less inclined to be involved in crime, said mental health specialists.