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Malaysian and Thai tourism agencies ride on Singapore deputy prime minister's nomination day speech fumble

KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 -- - A slip of the tongue by Singapore's deputy prime minister has been taken advantage of by tourism agencies in the region to promote their products instead. In the People's Ac... Read More


Ipoh lorry driver uses hobby of planting vegetables, herbs to earn cash, wife makes spinach chips for sale

IPOH, July 3 -- What started as a hobby to plant vegetables and herbs in his garden has turned into a small business for retired lorry driver Md Yusoff Sulaiman. Before the start of the movement cont... Read More


Help pours in for Malaysian singer To'ki, wife after they were found living in a hut near forest

KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 -- Help has poured in for singer To'ki after news of the 1990s singer living in a hut near a forest with his wife went viral. The Federal Territory Zakat Collection Centre has co... Read More


Former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone a father again at 89

KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 -- Former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has become a father for the fourth time with wife Fabiana Flosi at the ripe old age of 89. The baby boy's birth on Wednesday came three... Read More


Amid Covid-19, Creator of Ipoh Art Lane shifts exhibition outdoors by paintings on banners

IPOH, July 1 -- A change is coming for Ipoh Art Lane. From the wonderful mural art at Taman Jubilee, which has become the city's tourist attraction, its 44-year-old creator Eric Lai now plans to have... Read More


Malaysian singer Zizi Kirana urges fans facing bullying to stand up for themselves

KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 -- Singer Zizi Kirana was bullied in school and admits to having been called mean names by girls in school due to her physical appearances, including for her height, darker comple... Read More


Turn plastic rice bags into functional bags and help Orang Asli women earn a living

IPOH, June 30 -- When you are done with those plastic rice bags, don't throw them away. Instead, pass them over to this group of Orang Asli women and have them turn the discarded items into functiona... Read More


Pedigree pets not spared from being abandoned as owners struggle to cope with Covid-19 and MCO

IPOH, June 30 -- If you think only humans are affected by the enforcement of the movement control order (MCO), think again. Ipoh Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Against Animals (ISPCA) presiden... Read More


Covid-19 and MCO sees Ipoh event planner survive by making tempoyak, selling durian and delivering goods

IPOH, June 24 -- When the tough times hit because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Noran Shah Muaain Khalili is a man with many hats. The event management company owner was jobless because of the cancellati... Read More


After six years, HK celebrity Cecilia Cheung manages to sell penthouse after slashing price to RM77m

KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 -- Hong Kong celebrity Cecilia Cheung has managed to dispose of her penthouse at Century Tower recently after putting it up for sale six years ago. Chinese portal Sina.com repor... Read More