Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

Interview

Vegan Vantage: WoonHeng

Vegan Vantage: WoonHeng

When it comes to vegan food, Malaysian representation on an international level is close to zilch. Standing as a shining beacon right next to zilch though, is an unassuming woman making sure that Malaysian cuisine receives a fair share of the global meat-free culinary spotlight.…

Vegan Vantage: The Aina & Faisal Family

Vegan Vantage: The Aina & Faisal Family

When I first met Faisal and Aina at a plant-based event a year ago, they seemed like a very unassuming couple: warm, soft-spoken, reserved. A plant-based curious duo perhaps? Only when I had a casual chat with Aina did I find out that not only…

“Denmark is ready.” A chat with Denmark’s vegan political party

“Denmark is ready.” A chat with Denmark’s vegan political party

My Christmas trip to visit the in-laws in Denmark went by at breakneck speed. The husband had not been home in two years and we barely had two weeks in town, so the pace of things was understandable. The day before New Year’s Eve, we…

Vegan Vantage: Shahab Yarmohammadi

Vegan Vantage: Shahab Yarmohammadi

Although it wasn’t too long ago, I can’t recall the first time I met Shahab. But I do remember when I met him again after a long time. Although I met him as a vegan on both occasions, it still almost felt like meeting two…

Vegan Vantage: Mimi Zarina

Vegan Vantage: Mimi Zarina

I tend to look on the bright side of life, and then I meet those who ARE the bright side of life. One such individual is Mimi Zarina, who’s currently conquering the big C with courage, love, positivity, and a whole lot of vegetables! I…

Vegan Vantage: Elina Nasution

Vegan Vantage: Elina Nasution

My success as a plant-based lifestyle advocate wouldn’t go anywhere without my local plant-based community having my back. And I wouldn’t have been introduced to most of the community, if it weren’t for a flower called Elina Nasution. For the past couple of years, Elina…

Vegan Vantage: Jeremy Loo

Vegan Vantage: Jeremy Loo

Since creating my plant-based persona in Malaysia, I’ve had the chance to meet many other vegans in my community who have had amazing stories to share. One such individual is Jeremy Loo. He is the Owner and Coach of LN Fortunate Coffee at Solaris Mont…

An Interview with Dr. Chan Kah Yein of AnimalCare

An Interview with Dr. Chan Kah Yein of AnimalCare

The driving force behind my decision to go vegan was compassion. It is the core of pretty much everything I do as a human being and I honour it whenever I can. I apply it to the way I interact with people and animals, and…