The curse of ‘serawan’

Our team spent four days deep in the jungle investigating claims of a mysterious illness killing young orang asli children.


Our video series on Malaysians who get fit to their own beat.

Food Fight Logo, Pasta

Watch the Food Fight submission videos!

The R.AGE Food Fight is our search for Malaysia’s next food celebrity. One of the talented young people in these videos could be our first ever champion!

Meet our R.AGE Food Fight finalists

Which of these talented young foodies will be Malaysia’s next food celebrity?


10th anniversary tenth team group photo

R.AGE turns 10!

The first issue of R.AGE was published on Sept 12, 2005, and boy have things changed.

In line with our 10th birthday, we decided to hear from our former editors and writers, to see what they’ve learnt about young Malaysians from their time at R.AGE, and what their best memories were.

Latest stories

That’s so fetch

Lacrosse, the strange lovechild of tennis and hockey, is here to stay.

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THE COUCH with Ahong Yeang

Ahong talks about his experience on the R.AGE Food Fight and Masterchef Malaysia. Guess which one he enjoyed more?

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Return to Royal Belum State Park

R.AGE returned to the Royal Belum State Park to join a task force on a fact-finding mission to further investigate the claims of child deaths.

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THE COUCH with Paul Gan

Award winning film maker, Paul Gan joins us for a quick chat on The Couch to discuss his short film, “The Boy who Rocked the World.”

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Searching for facts on ‘Serawan’

After the report on the mysterious disease plaguing the orang asli in the Royal Belum State Park by R.AGE, the state health department led an investigation into the matter.

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Dead and forgotten

The R.AGE team went deep into the Malaysian jungle to investigate the alarmingly high number of reported child deaths from what locals call “serawan”.

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On location at Microsoft HQ

R.AGE was at the Microsoft Campus in Seattle for the world finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup, where Malaysian team SwinDesign was hoping to bag a historic win.

Cover story

Room for racism

College students looking to rent rooms/houses are facing racial discrimination.

Experiment: How our reporter was rejected for being Indian

R.AGE chief reporter Abirami writes about the constant rejection she faced on the house rental market because of the colour of her skin.

Update: Young realtors making a stand against racism

After our story came out, a group of young realtors decided to play their part in discouraging racism on the real estate market.

Kicking it with Pele

The greatest footballer of all time drops by Kuala Lumpur, and we were there to have a little Q&A sesh with him.

Cover story

Coffee careers

Malaysia has gone coffee crazy! Here’s how you can turn your love for the beverage into a full-time career.

#Throwback: Coffee entrepreneurs

Our interview last year with Joey Mah, who went from moonlighting for free as a barista to the co-owner to two cafes and Artisan Roastery.


Speaking to the skipper

Boat skipper Tamryn Burger dismantled, reassembled and sailed a yacht from Croatia to Langkawi – and it was all in a day’s (more like 40 days’) work.

Get Personal

Our interview series with Malaysia’s most awesome young people.

Editor’s pick

SEA of talent

Some of South East Asia’s top young filmmakers talk to R.AGE about the constant challenges they face.


Mountain treasures

The traditional culture of the Karen tribe in Thailand makes it slightly harder for children to realise their aspirations. Thankfully, World Vision Thailand is there to help.

Pot culture

R.AGE delves into the world of college marijuana dealers in Malaysia

Weeding out the myths

Datuk Dr Andrew Mohanraj addresses some marijuana myths.

Interview with an ex-marijuana dealer

Meet the 20-year-old law student who sold his first batch of illegal substances when he was 16.


Malaysia’s awesomest young journalist programme.

Stories by BRATs

BRATs go live!

Follow the BRATs participants as they report on location at the Year-End camp.

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BRATs tour the ArtScience museum

Three young BRATs journalists tour the Hadron Collider and Nobel Peace Prize exhibitions at the ArtScience museum – here’s a vlog on their experience!

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Going back to paradise

The BRATs are going to end 2015 with an island getaway at the all-star BRATs Langkawi 2015 camp.

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Island retreat

We’re ending the year in style with an all-star BRATs camp in Langkawi!

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One last BRATs

Our BRATs 2015 Year-End camp will be happening in Langkawi!

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Dawn of a new decade

We tracked down the cover girl of our first issue and reminisced about the good ol’ days.

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