Vanitha Nadaraj


Vanitha Nadaraj has over 27 years of working experience in the field of communications - as print journalist in a leading English daily newspaper in Malaysia, radio journalist for the Jakarta-based radio station KBR68H, and as a lecturer, communications manager and trainer. She completed her MA in journalism at Ateneo de Manila University as a fellow of the German-based Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

Articles Written by Vanitha Nadaraj

Gunung Mulu National Park in Sarawak, home to some of the most interesting cave formations in the world, including Sarawak Chamber, Clearwater Cave, and Deer Cave (featured in photograph).

Nine Malaysia Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

15 Apr 2014

The Malaysian government is targeting a total of 28 million in tourist arrivals and RM76 billion (US$23.4 billion) in tourist receipts in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014. To achieve the target,

Pearlly Chua playing the title role

Emily of Emerald Hill: Iconic Play Returns to Malaysia

13 Apr 2014

Pearlly Chua will be playing the title role in Emily of Emerald Hill for the 200th time since she first started playing this role in 1990. This is an iconic

Myanmar woman in Malaysia

Malaysia celebrates Songkran and New Year

11 Apr 2014

Up in the northern part of the Malaysian peninsula is a group of Malaysians called the Siamese. They are people who have relatives across the border in Thailand and who

KL Sentral

Malaysia’s Healthcare Tourism: The Path is Paved with Gold

09 Apr 2014

For almost 15 years, Malaysia has steadily worked towards building a strong healthcare tourism sector. Millions of foreigners have come into the country for a bit of sun, sand and

Malaysia Maybank

Time to Get Down to Business in Mindanao, Philippines

02 Apr 2014

A researcher once told this writer that it was easier for a Malaysian, regardless of religion, to be accepted by the people of Mindanao than a fellow Filipino from the

MAS now needs to decide its fate

Malaysian Government May Just Delist MAS

01 Apr 2014

When a company has been making huge losses for a major part of the last 20 years and has a slim chance of a profit in the near future, the

Anwar Ibrahim speaking at a rally in Kuala Terengganu January 2009

Has Anwar Ibrahim Used Up All His Nine Lives?

26 Mar 2014

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail knows the drill. Her husband gets convicted, she steps in and holds the fort until he is released. She did this in 1998

Five Flagship Zones have been designated as key focal points for development in Iskandar Malaysia.

Forest City: The Latest Excitement in Iskandar

24 Mar 2014

Analysts have been saying that 2014 may not be a good year to launch new development projects in Iskandar, Johor. They say the property market there is cooling down and

The buzzing shopping and entertainment hub in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

Missing MH370: Tourism Malaysia’s Main Job is to Allay Fears

19 Mar 2014

The video for Visit Malaysia Year 2014 won the gold award at the recent Golden City Gate Tourism Media Awards, which took place at the world’s largest tourism trade fair

A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 similar to that which operated Flight MH370

MH370 Timeline

15 Mar 2014

    All eyes are now on the pilot and passengers of missing flight MH370, the MAS boeing 777 airliner that went missing on route from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 similar to that which operated Flight MH370

Talk of MAS’s Future Will Have To Wait Till Missing MH370 Is Found

11 Mar 2014

All attention is on MH370. Malaysians are standing as one, all locked in prayer for all on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that they would be found and they would

A family taking photos of the fountain in a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. Water supply in Kuala Lumpur is from Selangor.

Selangor Water Industry in Malaysia: The Privatisation That Leaked

10 Mar 2014

Privatisation was regarded in the 1980s as the yellow-brick road for Malaysia. The only way for Malaysia to fast-track its way to a robust, resilient, dynamic and competitive economy. It

Malaysia cigarettes

Stub Out Cigarettes: Can Malaysia Rally Support From Other Countries to Curb TPPA Tobacco Lobby?

03 Mar 2014

Malaysia needs support to get tobacco tariff cuts and removal of tobacco controls carved out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Since Malaysia put forward this proposal in the last

T.H.E Dance Company performing

T.H.E. Mission to Change Asia: One Contemporary Dance at a Time by Kuik Swee Boon

01 Mar 2014

It was during a dance practice for a school event that Kuik Swee Boon, then 16, felt something. The desire to spend the rest of his life in dance. So

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Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia by Thant Myint-U

Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia by Thant Myint-U

Squashed between the world’s biggest democracy and the world’s biggest communist state, Myanmar, not to long ago ruled by the longest standing military junta government is now poised on the


Singapore: not a police state but better policing in the wake of the COI on the Little India Riot?

It can hardly be said that Singapore is a police state in the wake of the Little India riot on December 8, 2013, and in the light of the Committee

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