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Animals 20 Dec 2018 | 6:05 AM

A respectful, eco-friendly way to say a final goodbye to your beloved pet

Burial is unsustainable, says Joe Wilson, CEO of a family-run firm that produces alkaline hydrolysis machines. Flame cremation is a much greener thing than burial. Alkaline hydrolysis is greener than that. It’s here to stay.

Nation 03 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Fund to buy back temple land hits RM2mil

SUBANG JAYA: The fund set up to buy the land where the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple is located – the scene of violent riots last week – has reached RM2mil.

Nation 01 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Vincent Tan starts temple fund to buy back land from developer

KUALA LUMPUR: Businessman Tan Sri Vincent Tan has proposed for a fund to be set up to buy the land where the Seafield Sri Maha Mariam­man Temple is located.

Metro News 23 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

First ‘death festival’ in Malaysia

WHEN the late Datuk Choo Ching Hwa retired from the political scene in the 1980s, two critical community functions caught his attention – ageing and death care.

AseanPlus News 03 Apr 2018 | 6:40 AM

Baird Capital enters southeast Asia with stake in Malaysian bereavement company

The US private equity firm’s investment in Malaysian death care provider Nirvana Asia marks its first deal in the region outside China

Seniors 23 Sep 2017 | 6:10 AM

Hospice care is not just about dying

While those entering hospice care understand that they are no longer being treated for a cure, their quality of life can be much improved through such care.

Business 18 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Kong ranked among most influential world business leaders by Forbes

PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri David Kong Hon Kong, founder of South-East Asia’s largest full-service bereavement company Nirvana Asia Ltd, has been ranked among the most influential business leaders from around the world by Forbes.

Corporate News 17 May 2017 | 11:03 AM

Nirvana founder makes it to Forbes Global Game Changers list

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri David Kong, founder and executive chairman of death care service provider Nirvana Asia Ltd, has made it to the 2017 Forbes Global Game Changers list, the only South-East Asian among the 30 people honoured.

Science & Technology 01 Jun 2016 | 7:00 AM

After you die, you can let your body benefit the Earth this way

Conventional ways we treat bodies after death is not environmentally sound. Katrina Spade, an architect has a new idea on how to let our bodies benefit the Earth after we die.

Nation 26 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Five newbies in list of 50 richest

PETALING JAYA: There are five newcomers who broke into the exclusive club of Forbes’ Malaysia’s 50 richest list.