Tua Ee Po was the eldest sister of my grandmother, and all my childhood memories of the Hungry Ghost festival are attributed to her.
Although I’m Malaysian, I keep getting mistaken for being Mainland Chinese — usually from other Chinese people.
How do you determine whether this year is good for you based on your Chinese Zodiac sign? We called up Jane Hor, Feng Shui Master to give us some star-guided advice.
Wu Gang the woodcutter, Chang Er the princess, the Moon rabbit – As we bite into mooncake, here are some of the strangest legends – as retold by Malaysians.
When I came to KL to work, my Chinese colleagues spoke plenty of Mandarin and Cantonese, while I struggled with both. It got so bad to the point that chatting in Malay to the karipap auntie was a huge relief.
Roadside offerings of chicken and fruits, burning of hell notes, loud music and dancing on Getai stages – just some of the things you might see during Hungry Ghost Month. But what does it all mean? And what are the taboos you should avoid?