Press Coverage

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 would unevitable think of a woman with strong will, remains open to learning, never compalcent to her achievement and always looking for new challenges. Here is an exclusive interview by The UCSI Gazette with Datuk May Phng. Please click on the images below to read…

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 [...]

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 [...]

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…

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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…

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…

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

(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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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!

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…

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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…

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 [...]

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…

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…

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

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…

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 [...]