YearEnder 2017

It was a ‘youth tsunami’, says Umno man

IPOH: Barisan Nasional failed to retain Putrajaya because of a “youth tsunami”, says Perak Umno Youth chief Khairul Shahril Mohamed.

MetroPerak looks back at some of the more eventful moments of 2017

CLEANLINESS was the most hotly discussed topic of the year, especially since Ipoh was dubbed the cleanest city in Malaysia for 2016.

Member of the media visiting the underground air raid shelter that was discovered on the grounds of Sultan Azlan Shah airport in Ipoh. It is believed that the underground shelter was built by the British.

Year of Champions: Hard work paying off for Azizulhasni

This was the year cyclist Azizulhasni Awang finally got his hands on the coveted rainbow jersey that he had been eyeing for a long time.

Year of Champions: Feeding the hungry

In just over a year and a half, The Lost Food Project in the Klang Valley has gone from zero to hero, serving up more than 50,000 meals a month.

lost food project

Year of Champions: Keeping history of Malaysian graphic design alive

The Malaysia Design Archive, a digital platform, strives to document the colourful history of Malaysian graphic design.

graphic design

Year of Champions: Malaysian David Hans is a world champion bartender

Bartender David Hans did Malaysia proud by winning the global Giffard West Cup cocktail competition with some unique drinks.

David Hans

Year of Champions: Vivy Yusof, the style mogul

From launching a cosmetics brand to landing in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list, entrepreneur Vivy Yusof continues to chart a successful and stylish path.

Vivy Yusof

Year of Champions: Wushu star striking it big

Malaysian wushu star Wong Weng Son could not have asked for a better finish to the year – he won gold at the World Wushu Championship in Russia.


Year of Champions: Artist Haffendi Anuar goes places with his art

Multidisciplinary artist Haffendi Anuar has had a busy year, with a residency programme, a solo show and a commissioned sculpture in London.


Year Of Champions: Big-hearted Malaysians

Star Golden Hearts Award winners Kuan Chee Heng and Jazz Tan have no qualms over helping out the less fortunate in Malaysia.