Beyond Food For Fuel: The Little Red Dot in GCC-ASEAN Relations

Another book chapter in the bag. Weeee!!!! *Alhamdulillah* 🙂 This chapter is part of an edited volume that has been the result of conference papers presented at Asia-Gulf relations workshop at the 2012 Gulf Research Meeting (GRM), held at the University of Cambridge in July 2012. The 2012 GRM was perhaps the biggest compared to […]

Bookworm Mode

I’m usually a slow reader, but there’s something about the National Library of Australia that just keeps me going. Maybe it’s their awesome collection of books, where you can stumble upon some really fascinating finds. Or maybe it’s the super conducive reading environment, which includes an alfresco cafe view that overlooks the lake. Or maybe […]

A Girly Green Iftar

Me: “I’m having a Green Iftar on National Day, and you’re welcome to come. We’ll be breaking our fast with all things vegetarian.” Cousin:”Huh?! Where’s the meat? No meat, sure pengsan (faint), lah!” Well,  no we didn’t pengsan. I’m glad that I finally got a chance to do a little green iftar with a few […]

The Green Shrub

No, that isn’t a dead weasel. TheGreenBush has lost her luscious locks! But all for a good reason. After 5 awesome years at the RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, Sofiah Jamil has begun a new phase of life by embarking on a PhD (International, Political and Strategic Studies) at the Australian National University. Stay […]

To be a Canossian Star.

I was invited to be the Guest of Honour at the 2012 Canossian Awards. This ceremony is an annual event organised by my alma mater – St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School –  to recognise students that have achieved academic excellence for the year. Teachers are also commended for their efforts in support the students. It […]

Connecting the green dots…

A big shout out to Arwa Aburawa and others from The Green Prophet for interviewing me on my thoughts on the environmental challenges in Southeast Asia and the role that women play in it. What an honour it is to be featured along side other awesome green Muslims like Ibrahim Abdul Matin, Kristiane Backer and the ever-so […]

Hi Mom! I’m on Eleven and Muzlimbuzzzzz…

How awesome is that? I got interviewed by NTUMS’s Eleven and MuzlimBuzz.sg! Thanks very much folks, for listening to my two cents worth on the need to increase environmental awareness and action amongst Muslims. It is my hope that such messages will in time be shared further and ultimately reach a critical mass for a […]