Opportunity seldom knocks twice for house-hunting
This is the real moment to get your dream home
Myanmar’s most isolated pray for harvest
Satpalaw Shaung (Myanmar) (AFP) - A haunting refrain pierces the night as the tribeswomen of the Gongwang Bonyo, among the most isolated people in Myanmar, dance around a campfire to bless the harvest ahead.The group are part of the Naga, a blanket term for dozens of...
Taiwan embraces cute mascots for virus prevention campaign
Taipei (AFP) - While China deploys stern communist slogans in its battle against a deadly new coronavirus, democratic Taiwan has embraced cuddly mascots and humour to ease public anxiety and educate on best practices.Images of cute animals have featured in daily...
Why is Hong Kong full of white elephant monuments and what can we do about them?
By Eric WongThe landslide loss of seats by the so-called “loyalist” district councillors in November’s District Council Elections was followed by queries over whether they have faithfully served the community over the years while in power. One of the areas most...
Antarctica registers record temperature of over 20 C
Sao Paulo (AFP) - Scientists in Antarctica have recorded a new record temperature of 20.75 degrees Celsius (69.35 Fahrenheit), breaking the barrier of 20 degrees for the first time on the continent, a researcher said Thursday."We'd never seen a temperature this high...
Small businesses suffer as China virus shuts communities
Beijing (AFP) - Wang Li's guesthouse sits a stone's throw from the Great Wall, an idyllic setting for a weekend getaway. But in these uncertain times of the new coronavirus, Wang and her family are the only occupants.The 35-year-old woman now spends her days...
A land being strangled by uniformity
A few days ago, a twitter user posted a photo of a pile of socks in the grounds of a school. The socks had allegedly failed to meet a school regulation requiring they be all-white.Most had black or grey soles. Some were also low-cut and thus considered...
Family or job? Tough decisions for Hong Kong border commuters
Hong Kong (AFP) - Waiting at a bus stop on Hong Kong's border with mainland China, Billy Yiu was preparing to say goodbye to his wife and baby, unsure when he might see them again.The 40-year-old Hong Konger works in the semi-autonomous financial hub and commutes...
The Harsh Reality of Getting a Divorce as a Mom in Japan
Even before my son was born, I knew raising him in Japan was going to be the hardest thing I would ever do. His father, who is Japanese, was never in the picture. He always had an excuse why he couldn’t be bothered to give our son a bath, change his diaper, or even...
It’s not just shopping. Retail is driving reform in Saudi Arabia
This is a time of great change for Saudi Arabia. The nation is transforming socially and economically as its Vision 2030 plan unlocks remarkable potential across many emerging economic sectors, driving investment opportunities and creating jobs.New tourist visas have...
Seremban is now a city
The Sultan of Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir proclaimed Seremban as a city and opened the Seremban City Council (MBS) Complex (Wisma Majlis Bandaraya Seremban) last night.Also present at...Read Morehttps://this.kiji.is/modal/modal-1.0.0.min.js
Peru to plant one million trees around Machu Picchu
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra launched a campaign on Thursday to reforest the Machu Picchu archeological site in order to protect it from mud slides and forest fires.Vizcarra has pledged to plant...Read Morehttps://this.kiji.is/modal/modal-1.0.0.min.js
Explore Malaysia from a 5-star hotel – Sheraton Petaling Jaya
Revel in relaxation at Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel, a 5-star haven near Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Find your respite in luxury accommodations with contemporary essentials, signature amenities and refined design elements. Thrill your...
Getting around Georgetown with doorstep advantages
Make hotel location your first priority. It saves you time and hassle.
BookXcess launches the first BookXcess out of Kuala Lumpur at Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang
Featuring the longest bookshelf in Malaysia at 70 metres in length and a two-storey bookshelf measuring 10 metres high, the BookXcess team brings you a uniquely diverse selection of sought-after titles. Book lovers can expect a variety of books from art...
I am not simply Chinese Malaysian; I am ‘Hakkien’
Architect Ed Chew explores the impetus for his first foray into public art in his hometown, Klang.
Sebarau fishing in the Murum
Taking a trip back to the sebarau haven in Sarawak.
Memories of Cape Town will stay with you forever
The city was once voted the world’s best tourist destination, and with good reason
A fishing adventure in the remote jungles of Kalimantan
An Indonesian freshwater fishing haven provides ample opportunity for anglers
Malaysia has very beautiful island resorts that deserve to be promoted.
Tropicana Fills the Market Gap with Reasonably Priced Homes for the Modern Urbanite
The unveiling of Tropicana Corporation Berhad’s new brand extension, Tropicana Urban Homes shows the developer’s dedication to fill the growing consumer need for high quality, accessibly priced homes. 2017 has seen a booming Malaysian population and among the highest...
K-drama in Winter Olympics!
Iconic scenes in Korean dramas have driven tourists to flock to its filming sites.
Rivers in Bayan Lepas are severely polluted
CAP urges MBPP and DID to take urgent action to address the pollution of the Keluang and Nipah Rivers near Bayan Lepas.
Fresh crab, bibimbap and crunchy Hangwa
The province of Gangwon promises to offer a delightful culinary experience.