Shanjeev Reddy

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27 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Inside the dirty, dangerous world of Malaysia's 'kongsi'

EXCLUSIVE: R.AGE goes inside the dirty, dangerous ghettos where construction workers are forced to live.

Bare existence: Migrant construction workers in Malaysia are often housed in deplorable conditions, like in the kongsi pictured above, where three men share a space with no bed. While there are codes of practice that serve as guidelines for proper workers’ housing, they do not carry the force of law.
4 Aug 2016 | 7:00 AM

Documentary wins silver award

STAR R.AGE’s documentary, The Elephant In Our Room, won the Silver Kinabalu Award at the 2016 Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival in Sabah recently.

Star R.AGE’s documentary ‘The Elephant In Our Room’ has won the Silver Kinabalu Award at the 2016 Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival in Sabah.
15 Mar 2016 | 9:55 AM

The elephant in our room

BELUM: Since 2010, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) has translocated 36 elephants into the state park. According to the orang asli, this is causing an increase in human-elephant conflict (HEC).

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24 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Jahai tribe children are succumbing to a mysterious illness

EXCLUSIVE: A mysterious illness is killing orang asli children from the Jahai tribe in the Sungai Kejar area of Perak’s Royal Belum State Park and the authorities are either unaware of it or believe that the orang asli are not reporting the deaths.

Strange deaths: The child mortality rate among the orang asli around Sungai Kejar is thought to be at 30 - 50 now due to the disease known to locals as ‘Serawan’.
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16 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

Sri KL’s Cyrens prove they are still the best

PETALING JAYA: The Cyrens of SM Sri Kuala Lumpur continued their domination of the Malaysian competitive cheerleading scene with a record-extending sixth consecutive CHEER title.

Jubilant: The Cyrens posing for a group photograph with Star Media Group (SMG) group chief operating officer Calvin Kan, U Mobile chief marketing officer Jasmine Lee, Clean & Clear group brand manager June Yap and SMG chief revenue officer Lim Bee Leng.
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