Jones’ fruit shop hails Malaysian workers
NEW ZEALAND - In an interview with CJMY at her fruit shop, Jones Eletheria, 69, said that she welcomes Malaysian workers because they are good workers and nice people. [VIDEO]
Guam: From coconut to candy
GUAM - Brittney Chargualaf-Barcinas, 20, demonstrates the making of coconut candy the traditional way at the Chamorro Culture Village, Gef Pa'go in Guam. [VIDEO]
Hug a tree for luck at Gaharu Tea Valley
PERAK - Over two hundred thousands Gaharu trees have been planted in The Gaharu Tea Valley for over twenty years. [VIDEO]
Tibet: Flags raise in prayer
TIBET - Made in the Himalayas these authentic Tibetan Prayer Flags are used to promote peace, compassion and wisdom. [VIDEO]
Sri Lanka’s Dambulla wholesale market
SRI LANKA - The largest vegetables and fruits wholesale market in Sri Lanka is located in Dambulla. [VIDEO]
Going gaga over cherries
LONDON - Michael Dallaway changed his tie and executive suit for a pair of jeans and T-shirt eight years ago is today the proud owner of several cherry farms and the initiator of the rent-a-cherry-tree scheme.
Myanmar diaries: The elephant dance
The making of bamboo elephants are family traditions and passed down from one generation to the next. The family secrets are closely guarded with the details, design and proportions handed down orally. [VIDEO]
Putrajaya Floating Floral Parade
A total of 15 floral floats took part in the Putrajaya Floria 2012 on Saturday night, June 30, 2012 cruising along the waterfront at Precinct 2. These floats will parade the 3km stretch of the Putrajaya Lake crossing under the …
Myanmar diaries: One life one love
The dance performed in this video is entitled "One life one love" and it describes the happy reunion of the kinnara and kinnaree after having been separated for 700 years due to heavy rain and flood. [VIDEO]
Myanmar diaries: Yele Paya, the floating pagoda
Myanmar is a country of ten thousand pagodas and the floating pagoda temple of Yele Paya is located in the middle of a river on an islet.
Myanmar diaries: Mount Popa, abode of the Nats
Nats are human spirits worshipped by the local Bamar people long before the founding of the Bagan Empire. Nats were all once human beings who have met with violent deaths and who were later worshipped and declared as guardians of the home, forests, villages and almost every aspect of daily life.
Myanmar diaries: The plains of Bagan
Rudyard Kipling in his Letters from the East (1898) wrote: “This is Burma and it will be quite unlike any land you know about.” . Here in plains of Bagan, it is like time stood still and every corner presents an unique angle into this country’s past glory.
Myanmar diaries: A case for pro-poor tourism
It is unfortunate that at the moment, it appears that those who benefit from the Myanmar’s tourism sector are government cronies, members of the military and rich businessmen and not the poor and poorest of the population.
Myanmar diaries: Religious tolerance, myth or truth
89% of the population in Myanmar are Buddhists but downtown Yangon paints a very different picture. Walking distance from Yangon's City Hall, it is easier to spot a mosque, a church or a kuil than a Buddhist temple.
Myanmar diaries: How Yangon is coping with change
Currently Myanmar is one of the poorest country in the world, with one in four of the country’s 60 million people living in poverty. Three out of four people have no access to electricity. (Extracted from The Asian Development Outlook 2012 (ADO 2012).
Myanmar diaries: Yangon a city frozen in time
Today, Yangon is caught up in this democratisation process which is attracting development, overseas investments and mass inflow of tourists.
Myanmar diaries: Shwedagon Pagoda
It was at the Shwedagon Pagoda, in September 2007, that 20,000 monks and nuns protested against price increases in what is now labelled as the "Saffron Revolution."
Cycling home via the Silk Road
KUALA LUMPUR - Three Iranians are planning to go back to Iran by cycling through the Silk Road, an arduous journey of 7 to 8 months.
CJMY Exclusive: Hot off the grill with Carol Selva Rajah
PETALING JAYA - She shares some tips on the finer points of barbecue with regards to her book 'Hot Off The Grill' and encourage all those keen on being a chef that with the right attitude and passion, everyone can make it. [VIDEO]
Photo blog: Goat farming the natural way
KLUANG - On the UK Agro Resort is a UK Farm reputed for being Malaysia's largest sheep farm with over 100 acres of grazing land for over 4000 sheep.