‘Jho Low 2’: Malaysia says Tedy Teow has fled to Thailand after $110m Macau scam

Scores of Chinese nationals demonstrate outside their embassy in Malaysia in 2019 claiming they lost their life savings to Teow’s MBI group.Facebook/Irene Andy An enigmatic Malaysian businessman with links to the rich and famous disappears, apparently fleeing the country and leaving in his wake hundreds of millions of missing ringgit, a string of angry investors [...]

Quiet falls over Malaysia, with residents in lockdown after last night of travel and dining out

Deserted roads in Kuala Lumpur on the first day of the country’s latest lockdown The streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city, were empty on Wednesday (Jan 13) morning – a far cry from the previous night’s hubbub as people scrambled to make preparations for a two-week lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19. Roads were packed before [...]

MCO: 21 Shopping Malls Partially Open Or Closed Until 26th January

The government has recently implemented another restricted movement order (MCO 2.0), effective 13th January. With Covid cases hovering around 2000 to 3000 a day, locals are urged to stay home until 26th January. However, shopping malls will still be operating to provide essential needs. Here are a list of shopping malls and their current statuses [...]

MCO 2.0 SOP: Personal Vehicles Not Allowed To Deliver Goods

Now that the Movement Control Order (MCO 2.0) is in full effect in 6 states across Malaysia, the public must follow the standard operating procedure (SOP) or risk getting slapped with a RM1000 fine. Having said that, there are still some confusion when it comes to certain SOP details. For example, are we allowed to [...]

Blackpink’s Ice Cream without the sexual overtones? Malaysian bands release Islamic-friendly K-pop covers less likely to upset Muslims

Autotune Band, signed to Malaysia’s Tarbiah Sentap Records, are one of a number of bands under the label producing a sound known as “pop nasyid”, a music style embraced by modern urban Muslims.Tarbiah Sentap Records In recent years K-pop has exploded in popularity around the world, but in Muslim-majority Malaysia, where the music has a [...]

Pregnant Doctor Recalls Covid Fears While Serving On The Frontlines

Being pregnant during this Covid-19 pandemic can be scary and difficult. Even more so when you serve on the frontlines. Dr. Yap Chong Fong learned in April last year, six months after getting married, that she would be a mother. However, she was apprehensive as she was serving in a government health clinic in Bukit [...]

Flood situation improves in 4 states but more evacuated in Johor

A resident in Kampung Laut Batu 10 in Johor Bahru stands at his house in flood waters waist-deep as rain continues to fall, Jan 10. Photo: Bernama   The flood situation in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Perak had improved as of 8am with more evacuees allowed to return home. However, the number of evacuees rose in Johor [...]

‘Deputy PM’ rumour resurfaces as Umno hawks continue threat to quit govt

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin meets with flood victims at a temporary relief centre in Temerloh, Jan 10. Muhyiddin is said to be fully occupied with travelling to some of the places worst affected by the seasonal floods, as rumours swirl over the position of DPM. Photo: Bernama   The group demanding that Umno be given a [...]

‘Resign-lah’, Dr Mahathir tells beleaguered Muhyiddin

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad leaves after an interview with Reuters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Oct 16, 2020. KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin should resign now rather than wait to be ousted by United Malays National Organisation (Umno), said Dr Mahathir Mohamad.The former Prime Minister said he had warned his old [...]

Guardian Launches New Concept Store In Conjunction With Its 53rd Anniversary

In conjunction with Guardian Malaysia’s 53rd Anniversary, the leading pharmacy, health and beauty retail chain gave its flagship store at Suria KLCC an invigorating makeover to reinforce its position as the number one pharmacy, health and beauty destination in the city. Guardian’s new concept store at KLCC is vibrant and inviting Taking into consideration of their customers’ feedback, the [...]