CLEANLINESS was the most hotly discussed topic of the year, especially since Ipoh was dubbed the cleanest city in Malaysia for 2016.
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.
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.
The Malaysia Design Archive, a digital platform, strives to document the colourful history of Malaysian graphic design.
Bartender David Hans did Malaysia proud by winning the global Giffard West Cup cocktail competition with some unique drinks.
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.
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.
Multidisciplinary artist Haffendi Anuar has had a busy year, with a residency programme, a solo show and a commissioned sculpture in London.
Star Golden Hearts Award winners Kuan Chee Heng and Jazz Tan have no qualms over helping out the less fortunate in Malaysia.
Malaysian top athletes Ziyad Zolkefli and Abdul Latif Romly are hungry for more success after emerging as the world champions.