A post I made on metafilter that focuses on Dr Farish Noor's programme on the creation of identities in Southeast Asia, currently on Channelnews Asia. on the occasion of Malaysia's Independence/Merdeka Day, I'm sharing my post on the history behind the national anthem. :) Great story. Just got tagged on Twitter by a Malaysian startup food portal - looks like they're using my pic for some mock-up to promote their restaurant-locating service. Very strange since I've got no association with them, I no longer own a restaurant and I'm not b... More ghost stories from Malaysia ;) Just about everyone in Malaysia has their own ghost story to tell - as I found out when I went back to film a couple of paranormal reality TV shows. It's very intriguing :) I should point out this is one of my signature dishes (ahem). FYI "kuih" is the Malaysian term for local snacks.