The Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (from left) Dr Jason Leong, Douglas Lim, Kuah Jenhan, and Phoon Chi Ho. The popular comedy troupe will be performing later this month at Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, Hong Kong, on their farewell tour.

Malaysia’s leading comedy troupe bid farewell after 10 years with tour that stops in Hong Kong

  • The Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians, whose cheeky brand of humour has entertained audiences in Malaysia since 2009, will split after tour
  • We talk to the four members about why they got into comedy, their own personal styles and what they have planned next
Topic |   Malaysia

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The Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (from left) Dr Jason Leong, Douglas Lim, Kuah Jenhan, and Phoon Chi Ho. The popular comedy troupe will be performing later this month at Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, Hong Kong, on their farewell tour.
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Tourists taking photos on George Town’s Armenian Street with a mural called I Want Bao by Kuala Lumpur-born artist WK Setor on the side wall of a pastry shop. Photo: Alamy

How Penang’s art scene was killed by Instagram tourists and gentrification, sparked by a single mural

  • The street art revolution that transformed the Malaysian island into a celebrated artistic hub has also caused the downfall of its arts scene
  • George Town, the island’s capital, is now full of Instagram tourists, hipsters and businesses that cater to them, warping the soul of the town
Topic |   Malaysia

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Tourists taking photos on George Town’s Armenian Street with a mural called I Want Bao by Kuala Lumpur-born artist WK Setor on the side wall of a pastry shop. Photo: Alamy
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