India Should Accept Disaster Assistance

India’s southern state of Kerala has been hit by the worst floods in nearly a century and that the floodwaters are receding, a peculiar debate has emerged over whether India should accept foreign aid to support reconstruction.

Sunscreen: Do You Understand The Label?

In a study conducted in JAMA Dermatology, researchers discovered that even though 93% of their clinic attendee purchased a sunscreen, most of the people have a lack of understanding on the terminology used in a sunscreen label. 

What’s Next 2018: The Business Impact of Disruptive Technology

What’s Next is focused on how Brick & Mortar players are adapting to digital disruption and turning that disruption to opportunities. This year we have Henry Tan from Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, an immersive EY Digital Roadshow from EY as well as Goh Miah Kiat, multi-billion condom maker speaking about digital disruption.

5 unique facts about colour blindness

You may not know everything about your body but you can gradually gain some basic knowledge about certain parts. In this topic, let’s discover 5 unique facts about colour blindness – a problem that affects the vision. People do not see the same colour To the question:...

Saving Asia’s Mothers

by Anderson E. Stanciole,Federica Maurizio BANGKOK – With all the talk about the impending “Asian century,” one might imagine that the region had moved beyond what are often viewed as poor-country health challenges, like high rates of maternal mortality. The reality...

Polyglots

What I find more bizarre is the fact that there are Malaysians who only speak one language.

My Tips on Managing Cravings (plus easy recipes)

All of us have those days…. The craving days. I believe everyone has their unique “craving patterns”. For me, I can be quite a habitual person, even when cravings are concerned. I go through a period of time (days or weeks) where I crave for the exact same thing at a...

Where do you sit in a restaurant?

It was the heat of the day. Hungry and pressed for time, I went to a restaurant for a quick lunch. I found a spot in the restaurant, settled down comfortably, ordered my lunch. While waiting for my order to arrive, the lunch crowd started to trickle into the...

Freedom from self-censorship

Hi there, My name is Annabelle, and this March marks my first year as a journalist. I work at one of the few independent newsrooms in Malaysia, a country ranked 144 out of 180 for press freedom last year (North Korea polled 180), where "mainstream media" is made up of...

Pressing for Freedom: Letters from the Field

There is no need to be alarmist, but we are in trouble. We are in trouble because press freedom in Southeast Asia is on the decline. A political commentator was shot dead in broad daylight in Cambodia. Nations are ruled by strongmen who openly declared journalists as...

APU’s New Campus – Your Future, Your Choice

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) unveiled the new iconic campus in 2017 that is strategically located in Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), Bukit Jalil. APU is a top-notch University recognised as a Premier Digital University by MDEC and was rated...

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