PHOTOS: These extraordinary Malaysians worked together to provide food, supplies, haircuts and medicine for the poor in Kuala Lumpur

Words by Susan Tam Photos by Kamal Sellehudin At nightfall, a typical scene at Jalan Hang Lekiu is that of darkness, homelessness and urban decay. But it was temporarily transformed last Wednesday as community workers led a host of initiatives to help the needy.  Here’s what we saw.   There were two anniversaries to be

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PHOTOS: Kuala Lumpur City Grand Prix, 2015

The first ever Kuala Lumpur City Grand Prix —a motorsport event held for the first time in the heart of the capital — drew more than 250,000 visitors and enthusiasts over...

PHOTOS: Kuala Lumpur City Grand Prix, 2015

PHOTOS: Selfless doctor heals the sick and poor on the streets of Kuala Lumpur

Words by Susan Tam Photos by Kamal Sellehudin He’s known as the “teddy bear doctor” and is all smiles when his friends tease him about the nickname.  Labels...

PHOTOS: Selfless doctor heals the sick and poor on the streets of Kuala Lumpur

Photo Essay: For the love of Lindy

It’s Friday night. The slouch that I am is voluntarily putting on a dress, doing my hair – heck, why not throw in a little eyeliner and lipstick. I’m...

Photo Essay: For the love of Lindy

Photo Essay: Thaipusam 2014

Coconuts KL was there when an estimated million devotees converged on the Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Batu Caves to celebrate the Hindu festival of Thaipusam. As the gargantuan...

Photo Essay: Thaipusam 2014

Coconuts KL Photo essays

There’s no better way to tell a story than looking at perfectly-focused pictures. So, take your time and scroll through our gorgeous-looking photo essays and immerse yourself in the beauty of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia. It will be like you’re there, on the scene, we promise.