Mother’s Day History

Origin of Mother’s Day goes back to the era of ancient Greek and Romans. But the roots of Mother’s Day history can also be traced in UK where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated much before the festival saw the light of the day in US. However, the celebration of the festival as it is seen […]

A Bicycle-shaped Bicycle Stand 

Japanese industrial designer Yuma Kano has created a steel bicycle stand that’s shaped like a bicycle. At 362mm wide and 219mm high (roughly 14 x 8.5 inches) the bicycle-shaped stand can be drilled into the ground creating an adorable, easy-to identify parking area. Kano, whose previous work includes smiley-face screws and light bulb flower vases, […]

Yayoi Kusama’s Infinite World

Washington is the first stop of a North American tour for a new exhibit by legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Her “Infinity Mirrors” exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is a collection of psychedelic art that appears to go on forever. The first 9,000 tickets were reserved in just six minutes. The museum’s […]

Have You Heard of Bun Festival?

Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on May 3 for one of its most colourful festivals, a whirlwind of music and costume culminating in a dramatic climb up a precipitous “bun tower”. Pipers, drummers and lion dancers accompanied by a cacophony of cymbals filled the streets of the normally sleepy island of Cheung Chau, […]

Wesak Day in Malaysia

Wesak Day is a holiday observed traditionally by the devout worshipers of Lord Buddha, the Enlightened One. Wesak Day is celebrated by Buddhists throughout the world especially in Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Bangladesh and South East Asian countries which include Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia. Wesak Day, or sometimes known as […]

Chinese Wedding Customs That You Might Not Know

Chinese weddings are steeped in cultural beliefs or sometimes, even superstitions. Whether practical or not, some of these customs are still being observed. Wedding chaperone Kenneth Steven Chan sheds light on some Chinese wedding traditions. The Threshold The bride is not supposed to step on the threshold of the groom’s house but cross over it. […]

#NeverStopPlaying with Magnum and Grab

It wasn’t too long ago that we saw an amazing collaboration between Grab and Magnum. In conjunction with International Women’s Day, they delivered Pink Pomegranate flavoured Magnum ice-creams to raise funds for the Women’s Aid Organisation. Now they’re teaming up again to bring you a set of 3 launch-exclusive and uniquely handcrafted Magnum Red Velvet […]

The First Ice-themed Café In Malaysia

If you’re someone who’s never bothered by the cold, the first ever ice-themed café in Malaysia might just be the place to test your endurance! Simply named Ice Café, the new addition to Penang’s café scene is said to maintain a temperature of 8°C to 10°C throughout the day. Aside from the cool temperature, the […]

British School Aged 475 Years To Open Its First International Branch in Malaysia

Cyberjaya will soon be home to the King Henry VIII College – the first international branch of one of UK’s oldest and most successful independent school, Christ College Brecon. The establishment of this prestigious British school’s international sister school, King Henry VIII College will be completed in June 2018. “This is a thrilling chapter in […]

Malaysian Author’s Books To Be Turned Into Animated TV Series By Korean Studio

A Malaysian author has secured an exclusive deal with leading South Korean Studio, H Culture. It’s a breakthrough for Maslina Yusoff, who will have her children’s book series, ‘Mila’, turned into an animated TV series. It will be a 52-episode animated TV series. Mila is a nine-book series that follows the adventures of the main […]