#RayaTetapRaya

What does the perfect
Raya mean to you?

Discover how we can celebrate this Raya with a full heart, for there
is beauty even in adversity.

What makes Raya truly perfect? As we face a very different Syawal, be inspired by Malaysians who found
joy in their Raya, even in less-than-perfect circumstances. Let's reconnect to what matters the most, as
we rediscover why even in an Aidilfitri like no other, #RayaTetapRaya.

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Experience Aidilfitri through the innocent eyes of little Haziq, who, through the stories of
everyday Malaysians, sees a perfect celebration even in imperfect circumstances.

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Joyful Raya Stories

Be inspired by real stories of Malaysians who found joy, no matter what challenges their Raya brought.

Maxis distributes Bubur Lambuk to frontliners

[Vernonchan] We are living in unprecedented times. And the holy month of Ramadhan couldn’t be more different this year. The COVID-19 pandemic and the Conditional Movement Control Order(MCO) have deeply impacted...

This year’s celebration is going to be very different but definitely no less memorable

[theSundaily] For Muslims around the globe, this year’s Eid is going to be unlike any other. Under the new normal, congregations are discouraged, get-togethers are discouraged, and families will have to celebrate one...

Keeping Raya traditions alive online

[theSundaily] The mood this Hari Raya will be a little muted but many Malaysians are planning to brighten things up using modern technology. In Kuala Terengganu, Nurul Eda Saadah, 38, plans to offer Aidilfitri greetings...

Yasmin Hani is actively helping single mothers, the homeless and those coping with depression

[theSundaily] Describing the situation around the movement control order (MCO) as “crazy unpredictable”, TV presenter Yasmin Hani, who was juggling various activities at the time of our interview with her...

Tarikh lihat anak bulan Syawal pada 22 Mei

[Malaysia Kini] Tarikh melihat anak bulan Syawal akan diadakan pada petang Jumaat, 22 Mei bersamaan 29 Ramadan 1441 Hijrah di 15 lokasi terpilih di seluruh negara, menurut kenyataan Pejabat Penyimpan Mohor...

'Mungkin lockdown masa Aidilfitri pencegahan yang baik?' - Penasihat Khas PM

[Malaysia Kini] Penasihat khas perdana menteri mengenai kesihatan awam, Dr Jemilah Mahmood mempersoalkan sama ada perintah kawalan pergerakan (PKP) perlu dikuatkuasakan semula semasa Aidilfitri...

Children sad Hari Raya this year different from usual

[Borneo Post] This year’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration will be different especially for children who have been waiting for the moment to celebrate it with their relatives. For 12-year-old Qaisara Basyiera Fazhariezal...

Kembali ke Suria KLCC, Alamanda dan Mesra Mall Aidilfitri ini

[Malaysia Kini] Ramadhan kali ini ternyata berbeza sekali bagi kebanyakan rakyat Malaysia kerana ramai yang terpaksa mengharungi musim berpantang tanpa tradisi kebiasaan seperti tahun-tahun sebelum ini...

Selangor announces Raya bonus for Covid-19 frontliners

[Malaysia Kini] Civil servants on Grade 56 and below in Selangor who are actively involved in Covid-19 operations will receive a one-off RM1,000 cash contribution in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration...

Muslims accept ‘new normal’ of celebrating Hari Raya

[Borneo Post] Muslims here are accepting the fact that it would be safer to celebrate the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri under the ‘new normal’ with family members only. Housewife Muyah Mah, who hails from Kampung Betanak...

IAM channels Raya aid to 1,500 underprivileged Muslim families

[Borneo Post] Islamic Aid Malaysia (IAM) acknowledges the hardship faced by many underprivileged Muslim families during the current Covid-19 pandemic, which has necessitated the enforcement of the earlier...

10,500 food packs prepared for frontliners for Hari Raya, Gawai

[Borneo Post] The Sarawak government has prepared 10,500 food packages for distribution to Covid-19 frontliners during the Hari Raya and Gawai celebrations. Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family...

Ministry prepares 10,500 Raya-Gawai cake boxes

[Borneo Post] A total of 10,500 Sumbangsih Raya-Gawai boxes will be distributed to 23 Covid-19 frontline agencies in Sarawak, says Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development. The recipients will include the Welfare Department..

Malaysia’s first virtual wedding officiated by JAWI during the MCO

[SoyaCincau] The Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (JAWI) officiated Malaysia’s first virtual ‘akad nikah’ (wedding) on the 18th April 2020. The online ceremony was opted due to the extended Movement Control Order (MCO). The unique ceremony...

Kind Lady Quickly Gets Out Of Car While Waiting At Traffic Light To Offer Food To Elderly Man

[World of Buzz] Kindness can transcend race, religion, gender and any other physical boundaries it faces. One good example of this is an incident that happened at a traffic light in Langkawi. A woman stopped at a red light at the Pokok Asam KFC, Langkawi saw...

The digital difference: Muslims in Malaysia use tech to adapt to Ramadan under MCO

[TheStar] Universiti Malaya student Nurfatihah Noor Azhar Shah is making video calls at least two to three times a day to stay in touch with her family in Penang during Ramadan. She moved out of the Petaling Jaya campus and rented...

CMCO extension in Malaysia: Hari Raya to be celebrated in new style

[TheStar]  The famous Pudu Market area in Kuala Lumpur a quiet place these days due to the CMCO currently ongoing in Malaysia. Many Malaysians have to adjust themselves to the CMCO one-month extension especially...

E-kitchen gives Ramadan traders hope

[TheStar] The Selangor government’s initiative to help small-scale Ramadan bazaar traders through the e-kitchen business idea has proven fruitful. The move has allowed people to enjoy their favourite Ramadan treats...

Kita perlu menang jika mahu sambut Aidilfitri

[Malaysia Kini] Masa kecil-kecil selalu terfikir macam mana negara di tahun 2020, Malaysia yang penuh dengan kemodenan, negara canggih dengan banyak khidmat robot-robot digunakan serta kereta 'meluncur'...

Peniaga kuih raya ubah strategi tanpa naikkan harga

[Malaysia Kini] Bulan Ramadan sering menjadi bulan bagi ramai orang untuk menjana pendapatan tambahan sehingga berlipat kali ganda daripada kebiasaan. Bagi yang bekerja, ada yang sanggup mengambil...

Ribuan peniaga sertai grup bazar Ramadan di FB

[Malaysia Kini] Pembatalan bazar Ramadan di seluruh negara ekoran perintah kawalan pergerakan (PKP) memberi tempias buat peniaga seluruh negara yang ternanti-nanti lubuk rezeki yang menjanjikan...

PKP: Bersedekah cara alternatif ketika Ramadan

[Malaysia Kini] Ramadan membuka ruang kepada setiap umat Islam untuk melakukan amal kebajikan kerana akan diberi ganjaran yang sangat istimewa melebihi bulan lain dan antara amalan yang digalakkan...

Selangor lancar 'E-bazar Raya' bantu PKS pulihkan perniagaan

[Malaysia Kini] Kerajaan Selangor melancarkan inisiatif dalam talian ‘E-Bazar Raya Selangor’ bagi membantu perusahaan kecil dan sederhana (PKS) serta usahawan mikro di negeri ini memulihkan perniagaan...

Insentif RM500 untuk peniaga sertai konsep baru bazar Ramadan di KL

[Malaysia Kini] Kementerian Wilayah Persekutuan akan memberi insentif RM500 kepada setiap penjaja yang menyertai konsep baru perniagaan Ramadan sepanjang perintah kawalan pergerakan (PKP)...

Kempen Selangor E-Bazar Raya selama dua bulan bakal membantu 5,000 usahawan Selangor

[Malaysia Kini] Demi memulihkan ekonomi ketika penularan wabak Covid-19, kerajaan Selangor dan platform e-dagang Shopee menyasarkan untuk menyokong 5,000 usahawan Selangor dalam menjana....

Ramadan bazaars go digital in Southeast Asia amid pandemic

[Malaysia Kini] For 15 years, Siti Zabedah Abdul Wahab’s family food business has opened for one month a year, selling murtabak, a pan-fried bread stuffed with meat, at Malaysia’s popular Ramadan bazaars...

A very different Ramadan, but the essence remains

[Malaysia Kini] It would be a severe understatement to say that this Ramadan is very different from all previous ones. What with the lockdown in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our central social and religious...

Ramadan and MCO can co-exist beautifully

[Malaysia Kini] We write this as scholars of Islam, family physicians, pharmacists, medical doctors and public health specialists. The Covid-19 pandemic will not only impact Malaysia medically but also emotionally...

A surreal Ramadan

[Malaysia Kini] The fasting month this year is expected to begin on April 23. For one month, Muslims around the world will abstain from food, water, sexual relations, evil thoughts, smoking and, this...

Petugas barisan depan cuti raya bergilir, kata KP kesihatan

[Malaysia Kini] Petugas barisan hadapan Kementerian Kesihatan (KKM) akan dibenarkan mengambil cuti Hari Raya secara bergilir, kata ketua pengarahnya hari ini.Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah berkata...