After Racism : A Heartfelt Thanks To All
Aug11

After Racism : A Heartfelt Thanks To All

[Sequal to “On Being Shaped By Racism“, written by Dr. Krishnan Venkatesh.] My title is not ironic: through the many episodes of “Paki-bashing,” the confrontations on the streets, the name-calling and taunting, the subtle and not-so-subtle rejections, the fear and loneliness and self-hatred that racism brings to its victims,  I have grown and become a better, more thoughtful person. For one thing, because of it, I have...

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A Misfortune Happened inside the KTM Komuter
Jul16

A Misfortune Happened inside the KTM Komuter

  That day, I was already late for a hangout with my friends. Around 2 pm, my mother sent me to the nearest KTM Komuter station and just in time I reached the station, the train arrived. I frantically tapped my Touch ‘n’ Go card onto the e-gate and dashed across the platform into the train. Thank God the KTM Komuter is snail slow, if it were as fast as the ERL, I would have missed the train already. Usually, I would sit in the...

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How Dating Apps Have Evolved Relationships?
Feb08

How Dating Apps Have Evolved Relationships?

Different Kinds of Tinder (or other Online Dating apps) Users in Malaysia: “Oh he is so cute ~! I think he got six-packed leh.” [Swipe Right] “Nah, she is not my type.” [Swipe Left] “… … ” [Swipe Right, Right, Right, Right … … … while watching TV or driving.] “Oh yer … … you use Tinder want ah? I din know you are that superficial de.” [Active...

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?? Top 2016 CNY Commercials ??
Feb06

?? Top 2016 CNY Commercials ??

Most of us hate ads. Especially when you watch TV. But, when it comes to CNY ads, they are always a few of those ads you can never get enough of. Some may make you laugh, some may bring you down your memory lane, cry, and miss home, some may make you think about your loved ones, but some were just silly and hilarious. Happy Chinese New Year everyone ~!! For those who are far from home, either you are just a few hours or thousands of...

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Life at Matriculation: My Journey
Feb02

Life at Matriculation: My Journey

Written by Manroshan Singh Bhatt. Roshan is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Accounting degree at the University of Malaya. He is an active contributor to the Niexter pullout of New Straits Times for six years and also the recipient of the of Best Story Award for his article, TV Junkie, at New Straits Times 3rd Young Writers Awards in 2012. You can follow him at his Facebook profile.   “Why me?”, “I deserve better than this!”,...

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7 Letters ~ GPS
Jan30

7 Letters ~ GPS

Written by SiennyLovesDrawing who loves to draw since young, welcome to read her art blogging here. Follow her art and like her Facebook page.     Really a surprise & happy when I received an invitation in my inbox to attend the launching of the 1st ever Singapore Film Festival on 14 Jan 2016, 7 pm at GSC Pavilion, KL Malaysia. This is in celebrating the 50 years of Singapore-Malaysia friendship ? I start my art blogging...

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13 Young Malaysian Startup Founders Reveal What They Would Do Differently
Jan22

13 Young Malaysian Startup Founders Reveal What They Would Do Differently

This week, we are delighted to have 13 Malaysian Startup Founders answer the question: “What would you do differently if you have the second chance to launch your business?“ The advice they share today will definitely shave a few inches off the learning curve in starting your own business in 2016. Enjoy!   1) Tham Keng Yew – Socialwalk (www.Socialwalk.com) Startups are a gold mine of “should...

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