• 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. ...

  • Behind the scenes of K-drama Coffee Prince's Malaysian remake
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    Elizabeth Tong

    Behind the scenes of K-drama Coffee Prince's Malaysian remake

    It has been more than ten years since the K-drama “The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince” first aired in South Korea, introducing an entire generation around the world to actor Gong Yoo.

  • 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”.

  • Singaporean designer speaks out after Hari Raya fashion critiques
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    Nurul Azliah

    Singaporean designer speaks out after Hari Raya fashion critiques

    A Singaporean fashion designer has been experiencing backlash for her latest Hari Raya fashion collection after many called it out on social media for being too sexy. Hari Raya Puasa will be happening from 25 June this year.

  • 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.

  • Hop on a hot air balloon ride in Malaysia for an affordable, scenic adventure
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    Shahirah Hamid

    Hop on a hot air balloon ride in Malaysia for an affordable, scenic adventure

    While we all know that hot air balloon rides are popular in destinations such as Turkey, Dubai and in nearer countries such as Australia and Myanmar, very few Singaporeans know about the ones available just across the border. Malaysia’s first commercial hot air balloon rides company, My Balloon Adventure, offers picturesque 45-minute journeys across the country’s administrative and tech capitals, Putrajaya and Cyberjaya, respectively. My Balloon Adventure is run by sisters Izzati and Atiqah Khairudin.

  • 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.