Seth Akmal

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

E-mail: [email protected]


Monday, 02 May 2022 10:55 AM

Muslims in Malaysia celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri

MUSLIMS in Malaysia celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri today, after two years of celebrating Syawal in the middle of the Cov...

Muslims in Malaysia celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Monday, 02 May 2022 03:49 AM

Takbir on the eve of Eid al Fitr

RESIDENTS of Flat Taman Setia in Balakong, Selangor, take part in a procession on the eve of Eid al-Fitr. During the pr...

Takbir on the eve of Eid al Fitr

Sunday, 01 May 2022 06:41 AM

The Raya bazaar returns

JALAN Tuanku Abdul Rahman has come alive again with the arrival of the Raya bazaar, two years after the yearly even...

The Raya bazaar returns

Saturday, 19 Mar 2022 07:11 AM

Seletar way of life faces threat of extinction

THE Seletar tribe derive their living from seafood, which they travel in rowboats across the straits in J...

Seletar way of life faces threat of extinction

Wednesday, 16 Feb 2022 07:37 AM

Chap Goh Meh marks end of Lunar New Year

THE Chinese New Year came to an end on Chap Goh Meh, a festival to mark “the 15th night”. About 50&nbs...

Chap Goh Meh marks end of Lunar New Year


Sunday, 06 Feb 2022 06:19 AM

The Mah Meri dance once more

AFTER two years of lockdown, the Mah Meri indigenous tribe is now allowed to perform a ritual dance known as “Puja...

The Mah Meri dance once more

Friday, 04 Feb 2022 08:18 AM

Sceptical parents delay kids’ Covid jab appointments

MANY parents are still sceptical about vaccinating their children against Covid-19 and have opted to postpone the vaccin...

Sceptical parents delay kids’ Covid jab appointments

Tuesday, 01 Feb 2022 07:00 AM

The lion dance returns

TWO years of absence from the stage due to the pandemic did not stop the E-Xin Lion Dance Group from performing – a...

The lion dance returns

Sunday, 23 Jan 2022 06:06 AM

The lion head maker’s tale

AFTER 30 years, Siow Ho Phiew, 67, remains passionate about his art – that of making the head of the lion of the Chinese...

The lion head maker’s tale

Saturday, 01 Jan 2022 07:00 AM

New Year wish for a flood-free 2022

NEW Year celebrations are cancelled across Peninsular Malaysia as waves of floods, triggered by seasonal...

New Year wish for a flood-free 2022

Sunday, 19 Dec 2021 12:46 PM

More than 14,000 flood victims seeking shelter at relief centres

MORE than 14,000 flood victims have sought shelter at relief centres, with Pahang recording the highest number of e...

More than 14,000 flood victims seeking shelter at relief centres

Monday, 15 Nov 2021 09:35 AM

Pantai Puteri shrimp fishermen caught in a bind

RECLAMATION has affected the livelihoods of 300 fishermen who collect “geragau”, a small shrimp, for a living, in Pantai...

Pantai Puteri shrimp fishermen caught in a bind

Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021 07:00 AM

The show must go on

AFTER almost two years of Covid-19 restrictions, fans are eager for live performances. Creative organisers and ban...

The show must go on

Wednesday, 08 Sep 2021 09:00 AM

To dine in or take away

PEOPLE who have completed their Covid-19 vaccination course may now dine out, but some restaurant owners remain wary of...

To dine in or take away

Saturday, 14 Aug 2021 07:34 AM

Bukit Bintang ceases to shine

BUKIT BINTANG, the once bustling city centre of the capital, is a dim shadow of its former, lustrous self...

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Bukit Bintang ceases to shine