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Malaysians call out double standards after new quarantine rules for ministers

Malaysians are making themselves heard on Twitter as they push for Malaysian health minister Dr. Adham Baba's resignation. This comes shortly after he announced a ruling exempting cabinet ministers returning from official visits from the mandatory 10-day quarantine. The new ruling will be enforced from February 9th, 2021 until August 1st, 2021. Exempted ministers will undergo quarantine or observation for 3 days as opposed to the general 10-day ruling. Dr. […]

today9 February 2021

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Someone ate this woman’s Lunar New Year goodies that were sent by post

This Lunar New Year season is undoubtedly going to look different from previous ones so it's important to lean on the care and support you get from loved ones as much as possible. That's what one Malaysian woman had in mind when she received a LNY care package from her mum and discovered it had been tampered with. According to a Facebook post by Jessica Sammy, she alleges that a […]

today8 February 2021

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Teacher transforms a village kindergarten in Malaysia into a spaceship

The past year or so has undeniably been a tough time for everyone. To ensure their learning experience is something to look forward to, a Malaysian teacher put in a lot of effort to create a fun classroom for her students. Cikgu (teacher) Farra teaches at Tabika Talang Hulu in Perak shared on her Facebook page how she spent time making over the kindergarten to look like a spaceship with […]

today5 February 2021

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Thai man drives 50KM without realizing that a puppy was stuck under his car

When most people think of getting a puppy they usually head to an adoption center or animal shelter but definitely not the underneath of a car. Well, this one Thai man got very lucky when he was taking a cross-country drive with his family from Phetchaburi province to northern Bangkok. IMAGE: Facebook / Boonnum Num When he was on his way back with some friends, he stopped at a coffee […]

today5 February 2021

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Wearing your pyjamas while you WFH is not good for your mental health

Working from home seemed like a very appealing idea when it was first introduced. At least to me it was. I don't have to wake up early and commute to work, I can work from my bed if I have to and I don't have to groom myself that much. The best part? Sweatpants are totally acceptable in my office. What's there not to like? But that was when the […]

today4 February 2021

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Myanmar protestors borrow the three-finger salute from ‘The Hunger Games’

Donning face masks and red ribbons on their medical gowns, the medical staff at Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar posed with three-finger salutes as a gesture of resistance after Aung San Suu Kyi was ousted in a military coup recently. But why? What is the significance behind the salute? IMAGE: Gizmodo The salute is a simple one. Three fingers pointing upwards. It stems from the popular Hunger Games films, based […]

today4 February 2021

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Singaporean nurse gets jailed for breaking quarantine to get bubble tea

Most Asians love bubble tea and would go to extreme lengths to get their fix. While that may be true, I doubt breaking quarantine would be an option. After returning from Australia on 21 March, 2020, Nurul, a nurse from Singapore General Hospital (SGH) was given a 14-day home quarantine period. Just two days later, on 23 March 2020, Nurul left her house to get some bubble tea. She took […]

today3 February 2021

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Is World Vision’s sponsor a child program a scam? This woman thinks so.

A woman from Hong Kong raised some valid points about World Vision Hong Kong, a Hong Kong-based charity that has a "sponsor a child" program in their repertoire. Basically, she claims that pictures of the child she's been "sponsoring" appear to be suspiciously identical even after a few years. On January 29, 2021, the woman Ahyo Lau, posted on Facebook that she donated to World Vision Hong Kong in 2018. […]

today2 February 2021

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This woman wants to break taboos and promote sexual wellness in Singapore

Welcome to Advent: SEA, our series highlighting Southeast Asian tech innovations, products, inventions, discoveries, startups, & personalities. When we talk about health, we need to include sexual health in the conversation. Unfortunately, sexual wellness is a much overlooked topic especially in the Asian diaspora. If Asians have sex, it's hardly about pleasure and all about procreation, right? Female pleasure is also often overlooked. Woman’s Weekly conducted a survey of... Click […]

today1 February 2021