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This Malaysian Writer Just Made The Commonwealth Short Stories Prize Shortlist

According to Malay Mail, Sharmini Aphrodite's short story Ouroboros, Ouroboros was one of 20 entries out of over 5,000 works from literature written across the Commonwealth to make the shortlist last year.In 2019, two Malaysian writers made the shortlist for the contest with Saras Manickam's entry My Mother Pattu winning the Asian regional title award.Regional winners β€”Β comprising of Asia, Africa, Canada, Europe, Caribbean, and the Pacific β€”Β will receive GBP2,500 (RM14,200). […]

today15 April 2021

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Penang Listed As The World’s 3rd Best Island To Retire On By International Magazine

Penang is the first Asian island on the ranking.The list was curated by International Living and published on 25 March. Other Asian islands on the list are Bali, Indonesia; Koh Samui, Thailand; and PhΓΊ Quα»‘c, Vietnam.Here is the breakdown of the list: 1. Malta2. Mallorca, Spain3. Penang, Malaysia4. Ambergris Caye, Belize5. Ireland6. Roatan, Honduras7. Isla Mujeres, Mexico8. Isla Colon, Panama9. Bali, Indonesia10. Koh Samui, Thailand11. Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic12. Crete,... […]

today13 April 2021

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M’sian Paralympic Badminton Team Wins Big In Dubai Para-Badminton International

As reported by the English daily, the next two major tournaments are the Spanish and Irish Para-Badminton Internationals, which will be held from 10 to 16 May and 21 to 27 June respectively.Cheah β€” a potential gold medal winner for the Tokyo Paralympics, happening from 24 August to 5 September 2021 β€”ο»Ώ said he was eager to get back in the court after a break caused by the COVID-19 pandemic."I've […]

today6 April 2021

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Malaysia Makes Top 10 & Wins Miss Popular Vote At Miss Grand International 2020

The stunning 25-year-old was chosen into the top 10 out of 64 contestantsΒ and also took home the Miss Popular Vote award during the finals that took place on Saturday, 27 March.Although Miss Grand USA Abena Akuaba took the crown and winning title, Jasebel is the first ever Malaysian contestant to reach the final 10 of the competition.The rest of the runners-up are from Philippines, Guatemala, Indonesia, Brazil, Czech Republic, Puerto […]

today29 March 2021