Kamal Ariffin

Kamal is a photographer with The Malaysian Insight. You can follow him on Twitter.


E-mail: [email protected]


Friday, 26 Jan 2018 10:57 AM

The kavadi maker

THAIPUSAM, devoted to Lord Murugan, is the biggest festival for Hindus after Deepavali. Millions of Hindus gather for th...

Wednesday, 03 Jan 2018 01:29 AM

Living in limbo at the edge of TTDI

IN 1982, 98 families working in the Bukit Kiara rubber estate were displaced to wooden longhouses in Taman Tun Dr Ismail...

Friday, 29 Dec 2017 08:12 AM

End of an era for Ampang Park

KUALA LUMPUR will bid goodbye to its very first shopping centre when Ampang Park brings its shutters down for the final...

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 09:42 AM

Boosting Penang's potential for business events

THE Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) returned with the second edition of [email protected], which was held at the...

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 11:44 AM

Malaysian magician stuns crowd by burying himself alive

FOR most, the thought of burying themselves alive might inspire crippling fear. But for Malaysian magician, Vikneswaran...



Friday, 03 Nov 2017 10:57 AM

Magic and death-defying stunts wow at the circus

WHEN was the last you visited a circus? If you can’t remember, the Great British Circus is here to take you on a...

Friday, 03 Nov 2017 09:00 AM

Magic and more at the circus

WHEN was the last you went to a circus?  If you can’t remember, the Great British Circus is here to take you on a...

Magic and more at the circus

Monday, 16 Oct 2017 04:15 PM

The queens take over the Game of Kings for breast cancer awareness

IN conjunction with breast cancer awareness month or Pink October, Royal Selangor Polo Club (RSPC) hosted its annual cha...

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 05:20 PM

Frugal shoppers give traders a less profitable Deepavali

USUALLY bustling with activity at this time of the year, Deepavali bazaars in Penang and the Klang Valley have been unus...

Monday, 02 Oct 2017 10:44 AM

If not for football, I'd be a lorry driver, says Thanabalan

N. THANABALAN realises that he could have ended up being a lorry driver or a factory worker struggling to support his fa...

Saturday, 30 Sep 2017 11:19 AM

Football saved my family, says Sea Games hero Thanabalan

After dad became paralysed, Negeri Sembilan boy turned to football to provide for his family.

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Football saved my family, says Sea Games hero Thanabalan

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 01:24 PM

Experimental Malay language theatre explores gender, faith and identity

AZZAD Mahdzir had always wanted to initiate the discussion of “uncomfortable” issues through his works, and with his lat...

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 05:56 PM

Couple 'reunites' with daughter's heart

TWO years after Carmen Mark died in Singapore, her heart finally “reunited” with her parents in Penang on Friday. Her h...

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 03:42 PM

I heard them screaming but I was helpless, says neighbour

WITNESSES at the scene of the fire at a tahfiz (religious) school in Kuala Lumpur said they could see the children trapp...

Monday, 11 Sep 2017 04:36 PM

Women go purple to protest toxic politics

WOMEN of all walks of life painted the town purple today in a show of unity against toxic politics. About 1,000 of them...