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    Staff Writer, Singapore

    Malaysian pop star Siti Nurhaliza celebrates Hari Raya with political leaders

    It appears that Malaysian pop diva Siti Nurhaliza celebrated Hari Raya Aidilfitri this year with a number of other celebrities – those from the political arena, that is.

  • Malaysian celebrities heading to Singapore on first Ramadan weekend
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    Staff Writer, Singapore

    Malaysian celebrities heading to Singapore on first Ramadan weekend

    A host of Malaysian celebrities will be making appearances at events in Singapore in celebration of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Take a look at who will be appearing at CelebFest Ramadhan held at Suntec Convention Centre Hall 401-402 (18-20 May, 10am to 10pm) and the grand opening of Our Tampines Hub’s Hari Raya Bazaar (19 May, 7.30pm) this weekend.

  • Malaysia's first halal 'love camp' draws hundreds of romantic hopefuls
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    Shahirah Hamid

    Malaysia's first halal 'love camp' draws hundreds of romantic hopefuls

    More than 500 hopeful Muslims looking for love thronged a packed hall in Putrajaya, Malaysia’s administrative capital, to take part in the nation’s first halal “love camp”. The one-day camp, dubbed “Kem Dapat Jodoh” (Find a Soulmate Camp), was organised by a local training and entrepreneur consultancy firm, NDA Training Consultancy, to help Muslims find their other half. The event sparked a nationwide frenzy after its promotional pamphlet went viral across various social media platforms.

  • Rather than avocado on toast, this 'cafe' in Malaysia serves makeup instead
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    Shahirah Hamid

    Rather than avocado on toast, this 'cafe' in Malaysia serves makeup instead

    Looking for a fun-filled weekend activity? How about a short getaway to Kuala Lumpur to check out Malaysia’s first-ever makeup cafe, Pinkboxcereal. But, instead of munching on the hipster cafe staple of overpriced avocado on toast, Pinkboxcereal lets you try on all sorts of makeup and skincare products. For just RM25 (S$8), makeup addicts are allowed to play with the wide range of beauty products and experiment with different makeup styles for two hours. ...

  • McDonald's Malaysia's K-drama ads for the Spicy Korean Burger are hilarious
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    Elizabeth Tong

    McDonald's Malaysia's K-drama ads for the Spicy Korean Burger are hilarious

    McDonald’s in Malaysia has been cashing in on the love for Korean dramas by creating hilarious ads for their new Spicy Korean Burger. Launched on Tuesday (25 July, the same Singaporeans mourned the end of the Nasi Lemak Burger), the Spicy Korean Burger has a kimchi-seasoned beef patty, mixed vegetables, grilled onions and cheese in a charcoal bun. To promote the burger, McDonald’s Malaysia released three posters with titles that are a play on popular Korean drama titles, “Descendants of the Sun”, “My Love From The Stars” and “Boys Over Flowers”.

  • Malaysian screen legend P Ramlee memorialised on Google
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    Audrey Kang

    Malaysian screen legend P Ramlee memorialised on Google

    Google paid tribute to the late Malaysian legend P Ramlee on what would be his 88th birthday. Google paid tribute to the late Malaysian artiste P Ramlee on his 88th birthday with a sketch of him featured on Google’s Malaysia’s homepage. The Google Doodle showed P Ramlee with his iconic thin mustache and clad in a checkered suit, seated in a director’s chair with a sheet of paper in one hand and a loudhailer in the other.

  • Women in Singapore Spend $1K Every Month on Shoes
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    Nora Crotty

    Women in Singapore Spend $1K Every Month on Shoes

    Of that $204,000, nearly 59 percent, or $120K, is spent on pricy designer shoes. In comparison, a 2014 study found that the typical American gal shills out approximately $20,557 on shoes in her lifetime — nearly $124,000 less than her Singaporean counterparts. Then again, women in Singapore do live, on average, four years longer than Americans.