Crowded Ramadan bazaars in Malaysia leave many fearing a rise in Covid-19 cases

Visitors at the Kampung Pandan bazaar in Kuala Lumpur on April 17, 2021.ST PHOTO: SHANNON TEOH Visuals of packed Ramadan bazaars in Malaysia making the rounds on social media and messaging apps have stoked concerns of a surge in Covid-19 cases due to low compliance of standard operating procedures (SOPs). Checks by The Straits Times at [...]

Influencer Yang Bao Bei’s Family Issues Public Apology For Her Suicide Attempt

Following Yang Bao Bei aka Kalysta (杨宝贝)’s shocking suicide attempt, the internet has been abuzz on what was the reason being her decision making. Her family also issued a public apology on her Instagram Story, explaining that they themselves are seeking answers about what had happened. “Sorry for the inconvenience caused. If you have any [...]

Malaysian Female Influencer Yang Bao Bei Tries To Jump Off A Building

There’s currently a viral video of a well known local female celebrity circulating online. Word on the street has it that the Malaysian YouTuber had tried to commit suicide earlier today (Saturday, 17th April), somewhere between 11am – 12:30pm. According to China Press, the woman had attempted to jump off a building from a 5th floor [...]

Malaysia’s AirAsia looks to delivery services as ticket out of aviation woes

With air travel crippled by the Covid-19 pandemic, AirAsia led by its founder Tony Fernandes – often touted as the “Richard Branson of Asia” – has been vigorously stepping up the budget carrier’s year-long diversification plan. As the pandemic’s true extent became apparent last May, the Malaysia-based regional budget carrier launched a food delivery business in Kuala Lumpur that [...]

Cathryn Li Returns To Social Media After Month-Long Hiatus

After approximately a month-long hiatus from social media, it looks like Cathryn Li (李元玲) is finally ready to face the public – or at least the music. The 31-year-old surprised 2 million followers on Instagram when she uploaded a 71-second video yesterday (Sunday, 11th April). The comments section has since been followed with encouraging well [...]

Chef Wan & Daughter Serina Accuse Each Other Of Lying

What was supposed to be a happy wedding for many has turned out to be a painful event instead. Last week, Chef Wan declared he would not fund his daughter’s second wedding. However, it turns out she had already gotten married! The ensuing drama has left many confused as both father and daughter have shared different [...]

M’sian Woman Calls Out Couple Who Blocked Her Car At Geno Hotel Parking Lot

A Malaysian woman recently detailed her experience after she got involved in an heated argument with a couple who selfishly parked their Honda Civic car in front of her vehicle. In a tweet that has gone viral, Twitter user @amallina_mua wrote, “There are people who are rather foolish despite driving a fancy car. This sort of [...]

Malaysia defends Myanmar envoy’s meeting with junta after backlash

Demonstrators gesture as they protest against the military coup, in Dawei, Myanmar, on April 8, 2021 in this still image obtained from a video.Reuters via Dawei Watch Malaysia on Thursday defended a meeting between its ambassador to Myanmar and a representative from the military government, after criticism that it was recognition of the junta amid [...]

Lee Zii Jia Will Be Rewarded RM25K Incentive From Kedah Government

On 7th April, the Kedah state government agreed to prepare Lee Zii Jia (李梓嘉) an incentive worth RM25,000 after beating Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen in Birmingham for the All England men’s singles final on 21st March. Moreover, the 23-year-old athlete also defeated Japanese world champion Kento Momota (桃田賢斗). According to Datuk Misbun Sidek, the world will soon [...]

Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein clarifies controversial ‘older brother’ remark during China visit

Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (left) with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang YiFacebook/HishammuddinH2O Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Saturday (April 3) sought to clarify a remark made during his trip to China this week that appeared to suggest he viewed Beijing as a “big brother”, saying the remark was directed at his counterpart Wang Yi. The Malaysian [...]