Press Coverage by Date

Datuk May Phng in the UCSI Gazette

Tuesday, 7/3/2017 - 5:39pm

When mentioned about Datuk May Phng, the former President of Kechara House Buddhist Association Malaysia and a bussiness woman, many [...]

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Oriental Daily Reviews Kechara Oasis’s Lunar New Year Menu

Friday, 20/1/2017 - 12:40am

Malaysian Chinese language daily Oriental Daily recently reviewed Kechara Oasis’s special Lunar New Year menu. View the digital version of [...]

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The Star: A New-Age Vegetarian Restaurant

Friday, 4/3/2016 - 3:27pm

Malaysian daily The Star recently published feature on Kechara Oasis’ unique and healthy vegetarian cuisine. The restaurant serves a wide [...]

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Lion Dance Performance Treat!

Friday, 13/2/2015 - 11:42pm

Our Lion Dance Performance treat for the clients on the streets caught the attention of our local Chinese media…

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Less fortunate families enjoy shopping spree

Friday, 13/2/2015 - 2:55pm

Press Coverage for the event kindly organised by Credit Guarantee Corporation (CGC), KL SOGO and Kechara Food Bank for 35 [...]

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Kechara contributes to the East Coast of Malaysia’s flood victims!

Saturday, 3/1/2015 - 3:10pm

As published today in Berita Harian, Sin Chew Daily and Utusan Malaysia respectively on Kechara’s contribution to the East Coast [...]

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MH370 Prayer at KFR

Sunday, 13/4/2014 - 8:14pm

Recently, Kechara held a special prayer session for those on board missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 at the Kechara [...]

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Mass Prayers for MH370 at Wisma MCA

Tuesday, 8/4/2014 - 11:18am

More than 3,000 people gathered to pray for MH370 at a mass prayer session organised by the Malaysian Chinese Association [...]

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KFR featured on National TV’s meditation programme

Friday, 4/4/2014 - 4:30pm

Breathing meditation and walking meditation as a way of stress relief was recently featured in Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM)’s Galeri [...]

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Qing Ming: Honored our ancestors the greener way

Friday, 4/4/2014 - 4:24pm

Kechara Buddhist Association Pastor Kok Yek Yee was featured in Mingguan FengShui Issue 481, talking about how we can honored [...]

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Bring love and care to the East Coast

Sunday, 23/2/2014 - 12:36am

On 23 February 2014, Sin Chew Daily (East Coast) featured Kechara’s Soup Kitchen weekly food distribution in Kuantan…

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Esquire (Hong Kong) December issue featuring Tsem Rinpoche

Friday, 6/12/2013 - 7:27pm

Esquire (Hong Kong Edition) December 2013 issue featured a three-page in-depth interview with Kechara’s Spiritual Advisor, H.E.Tsem Rinpoche…

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Kechara Forest Retreat in China Press & Sin Chew Daily

Thursday, 1/8/2013 - 11:14pm

Kechara Forest Retreat was recently featured in both China Press and Sin Chew Daily, following a visit by Bentong parliamentary [...]

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Kechara Johor Bahru blood donation event in Sin Chew Daily

Sunday, 28/7/2013 - 4:04pm

In an effort to aid Johor Bahru General Hospital blood bank, PSMMSS together with Kechara House Buddhist Association Malaysia Johor [...]

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Bowling tourney in aid of charitable bodies

Tuesday, 9/7/2013 - 5:18am

In conjunction with World Hunger Day, DRB-Hicom employees involved in the fundraising Bowl-for-Bowl bowling tournament to provide humanitarian food aid [...]

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Breathe Easier with Tsem Rinpoche & Kechara

Thursday, 27/6/2013 - 5:35pm

His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche and Kechara Soup Kitchen volunteers were featured in a New Straits Times article on Wednesday 26th [...]

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Kechara Forest Retreat in Oriental Daily Newspaper

Tuesday, 25/6/2013 - 10:07pm

Kechara Forest Retreat was featured in the Oriental Daily Newspaper on the 21 June 2013. Featuring interviews of Pastor Yek [...]

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New Straits Times reports on Kechara Soup Kitchen’s activity

Tuesday, 25/6/2013 - 5:41pm

Local English daily New Straits Times reported on Bosch Malaysia joint effort with Kechara Soup Kitchen in aid of the [...]

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New Straits Times: Bosch feeds the poor in partnership with Kechara

Thursday, 20/6/2013 - 12:59am

Local English daily New Straits Times featured global supplier of technology and services company Bosch feeds the homeless in partnership [...]

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Guang Ming Daily: DRB-Hicom donates to Kechara Soup Kitchen

Monday, 17/6/2013 - 12:25am

Recently DBR-Hicom, Malaysia’s leading corporation in the automotive manufacturing, assembly and distribution industry, donated RM20,000 to Kechara Soup Kitchen, as [...]

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The Star: IM4U collaborating with Soup Kitchen

Tuesday, 4/6/2013 - 12:25am

Recently, Malaysian local English daily The Star reported a program provided food for the homeless called “Cook4U”, collaborating with Kechara [...]

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(Un)Expected – Fashion with a Cause in Oriental Daily News and The Star!

Sunday, 2/6/2013 - 1:27am

The project (Un)Expected – Fashion with a Cause seeks to help those marginalised by society and champion the right of [...]

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Wesak Day Special TV Documentary featuring Tsem Rinpoche

Thursday, 30/5/2013 - 2:41am

Wesak Day is a triple sacred day for Buddhists all over the world, and in a Wesak Day special television [...]

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New Straits Times: Youth group teams up with Soup Kitchen to help homeless

Wednesday, 29/5/2013 - 12:25am

On 29 May 2013, New Straits Times reported that youth group IM4U teams up with Kechara Soup Kitchen in helping [...]

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Kechara Oasis’ Dim Sum in Red Tomato Magazine

Saturday, 18/5/2013 - 12:26am

Our Dim Sum was featured in the weekly Red Tomato magazine, published 17 May 2013. Our specialist Dim Sum Chef [...]

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Long Life Magazine Food Review on Tsem Rinpoche Hotpot

Monday, 25/3/2013 - 5:28pm

On March 2013, Long Life Magazine exclusively featured our unique specialty – the Tsem Rinpoche Hotpot – as well as [...]

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The Star: Celebrating A Meaningful New Year

Sunday, 10/3/2013 - 10:43am

The Star featured Kechara in collaboration with Sunway Pyramid shopping center to engage shoppers to share the joy of Chinese [...]

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Kechara Blooms on Red Tomato

Thursday, 14/2/2013 - 11:08pm

Kechara Blooms was featured in Red Tomato, a local newspaper, in the run up to Valentine’s Day. Featuring a stunning [...]

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The Star: Holy Vases from Tibet

Tuesday, 29/1/2013 - 2:25pm

Local English newspaper, The Star recently published a story on wealth vases and our roadshow in Mid Valley Megamall from [...]

Tsem Rinpoche Hot Pot Reviewed

Sunday, 6/1/2013 - 6:38pm

Local Chinese daily China Press reviewed the Tsem Rinpoche Hotpot, which is made from winter melon and makes it very [...]

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Rinpoche’s Life Story On Oriental Daily

Tuesday, 20/11/2012 - 10:47am

H.E. Tsem Rinpoche is featured in Malaysian Chinese newspaper Oriental Daily’s Life Zoom corner on Sunday 18 Nov. A summary [...]

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Oriental Daily: Understand The Other World

Friday, 21/9/2012 - 10:03pm

Kechara Pastor Kok Yek Yee, on the occasion of the Hungry Ghost Festival, was interviewed by Malaysian Chinese daily Oriental [...]

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Promoting the Practice of Filial Piety During the 7th Month

Saturday, 15/9/2012 - 12:50am

Recently, Red Tomato, a free distributed Chinese weekly, interviewed Pastor Chia Song Peng from Kechara House Buddhist Association Malaysia on [...]

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When We Understand, There is Nothing to Fear

Friday, 14/9/2012 - 9:58pm

According to Chinese folklore, there is an event called the Ghost Festival that happens every year during the 7th lunar [...]

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A New Perspective on the Ghost Festival

Thursday, 13/9/2012 - 10:00pm

Recently, local Chinese daily Nanyang Siang Pau interviewed Pastor Chia Song Peng, a Buddhist pastor of Kechara House Buddhist Association [...]

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Pastor Chia: Make Offerings to the Three Jewels with a Charitable Heart

Wednesday, 12/9/2012 - 3:55pm

In conjunction with the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar, Sin Chew Daily’s Supplementary editorial organized a public forum [...]

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The Promise in the Press!

Wednesday, 8/8/2012 - 5:12pm

Malaysia’s local English daily The Star published a book review on our publication The Promise, a biography of Kechara’s Spiritual [...]

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Spirituality and Modern Interior Design: No Clash!

Friday, 8/6/2012 - 6:05pm

Kechara has organized the Snap Pray Love Altar Competition to inspire everyone to have a shrine, regardless of religion, as [...]

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Eric Choong: The Fashionista Diva & Spiritual Person in One

Friday, 8/6/2012 - 6:03pm

As one of Rinpoche’s students, Eric shares how he gets peace of mind just by transforming himself, and how he [...]

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Sekolah Sri Garden donates to Kechara!

Saturday, 19/5/2012 - 12:56am

Sekolah Sri Garden raised funds by organising a jogathon, and donated RM30,000 to Kechara. Thank you Sri Garden!

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An interview with Julia Tan – KSK’S Vice President

Saturday, 19/5/2012 - 12:54am

An interview with Julia Tan, Kechara Soup Kitchen’s Vice President…

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English Daily Features Launching of Mobile Clinic Service

Saturday, 19/5/2012 - 12:53am

On 9 May 2012, Malaysian English daily Malay Mail featured Kechara’s free mobile clinic service which was launched in the [...]

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Hunger Awareness Week by University of Nottingham

Thursday, 17/5/2012 - 12:55am

University of Nottingham organised a ‘Hunger Awareness Week’. About 200 staff and students packed 10,000 packs of food which were [...]

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Oriental Daily Features Launching of Mobile Clinic Service

Wednesday, 16/5/2012 - 1:26am

On 9 May 2012, Malaysian Chinese daily Oriental Press featured Kechara’s free mobile clinic service which was launched in the [...]

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Dato’ Ruby’s Journey of A Successful Business Woman & Mother…

Tuesday, 8/5/2012 - 11:43pm

China Press published an article on Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) President Dato Ruby Khong as a successful business woman and [...]

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Grace Leong: The Everyday Hero

Tuesday, 20/3/2012 - 12:15am

Remember this pretty face? You used to see her on Saturday nights wearing Kechara’s T-shirt, distributing food to Kechara’s homeless [...]

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Kechara Pastors Featured in Good Times Magazine

Thursday, 2/2/2012 - 3:05pm

Kechara’s Pastorship Program has recently attracted an online portal started by a group of Christian individuals and organizations. An interview [...]

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News of a record

Thursday, 30/6/2011 - 11:44pm

The main objective of the event is to accomplish 8,000 recitations of the Lamrim in order to purify the mind, [...]

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Reciting for peace and harmony

Thursday, 30/6/2011 - 2:08pm

The recitation of The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path of Enlightenment (Lamrim) will start on the 27th [...]

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Lamrim recitation in the news

Sunday, 26/6/2011 - 11:14pm

Kechara House is organising a 24 Hours Lamrim Recitation event to make into the Malaysia Book of Records as the [...]

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A haven-ly start

Wednesday, 15/6/2011 - 12:53am

Support for Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) comes from all walks of life. Especially in Malaysia, this is not surprising at [...]

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Recipe for success

Friday, 10/6/2011 - 3:25pm

Since the establishment of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) in 2006, the volunteer base has grown tremendously, with every volunteer having [...]

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Vegetables can be fun

Thursday, 9/6/2011 - 12:23pm

KMP always has surprises up their sleeves, it will not come as such a shock to note that they have [...]

A delicious Wesak menu

Wednesday, 25/5/2011 - 12:09pm

During the last Wesak Day, Kechara Oasis (KO) offered to the public an opportunity to savour nice vegetarian meals at [...]

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Food with vision

Wednesday, 25/5/2011 - 12:06pm

Featured in the January issue of Foodsion, Kechara Oasis is regarded as the first vegetarian restaurant in Malaysia that serves [...]

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Master chefs for the homeless

Tuesday, 24/5/2011 - 1:10pm

Vision KL recently featured KSK and Malaysia International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) working hand in hand to bring hope to the [...]

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Spirit of giving shines on Wesak

Monday, 23/5/2011 - 12:23pm

Celebrating Wesak for five days in May were Kechara in conjunction with Sunway Pyramid…

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A good role model

Sunday, 15/5/2011 - 4:55am

Dato’ Ruby Khong was recently featured in a five-page article in Jessica magazine, talking about her involvement in Kechara Soup [...]

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Go Green Hero

Wednesday, 27/4/2011 - 3:42pm

Kechara Earth Project (KEP) was recently featured in the April issue of Jessica, a Malaysian fashion and woman’s magazine…

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Our place in the Sun

Friday, 22/4/2011 - 9:42pm

Kechara Media and Publications’ (KMP) advertisement is featured in this month’s issue of Shambala Sun…

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Racing to alleviate poverty

Friday, 15/4/2011 - 7:17pm

The growth of Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) has been nothing short of miraculous, expanding rapidly throughout the years from Kuala [...]

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Wine and dine to feed the homeless

Friday, 15/4/2011 - 4:58pm

KSK Penang is organising a fundraising dinner to raise funds for their new building’s renovations as well as support their [...]

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Feeding the homeless up north

Tuesday, 12/4/2011 - 4:44pm

With its new building under construction, KSK Penang will soon have a place just like the one in KL. Located [...]

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Lending support to fight poverty

Tuesday, 12/4/2011 - 4:26pm

In her speech, YAB Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor showed her appreciation to KSK and other non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for [...]

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A grand affair

Thursday, 7/4/2011 - 2:31pm

On a hot and humid Monday afternoon, a group of distinguished guests and volunteers gathered at Kechara Soup Kitchen’s (KSK) [...]

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The sky is the limit

Thursday, 7/4/2011 - 1:39pm

Many thought that she had reached her peak when she was selected as Forbes Asia’s list of 48 Heroes of [...]

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Featuring KSK’s community

Wednesday, 30/3/2011 - 9:50pm

Blessed with a stable government and located in a region of peace, Malaysians often take for granted the many opportunities [...]

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Tackling homelessness with support

Wednesday, 30/3/2011 - 9:34pm

Kechara Soup Kitchen (KSK) is very fortunate to have the government’s support in tackling homelessness. During KSK’s official opening, YB [...]

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KSK officially opens!

Tuesday, 29/3/2011 - 3:27pm

KSK was very fortunate to have the First Lady and wife of our country’s Prime Minister, Y.A.Bhg Datin Paduka Seri [...]

Homeless get five-star treat

Thursday, 3/3/2011 - 10:42am

In the next few weeks, selected hotels in Kuala Lumpur will collaborate with the MIGF to cook for the homeless. [...]

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Gourmet chefs cooks for a good cause

Wednesday, 2/3/2011 - 2:16am

At times when the homeless feel that they are outcasts of this society, heroes appear to lift their lives up. [...]

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Elevating life through food

Monday, 28/2/2011 - 1:34am

Read about Charlene, who was formerly homeless but now works for KSK on a full-time basis…

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Loving beauties

Monday, 14/2/2011 - 6:35pm

So you are beautiful on the outside, but what about on the inside? Are you generous? Do you make time [...]

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Winning women

Sunday, 13/2/2011 - 6:57pm

Celebrating women and their accomplishments is the aptly-titled Wanita magazine, a Malay-language magazine covering the Tribute to Women Awards…

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1Malaysia with AmBank

Thursday, 10/2/2011 - 6:52pm

Always on the look out for new partnerships, KSK loves to work with others who think just like we do, [...]

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