I refer to the interesting read “Waiting for a love that never comes” by one of StarLifestyle‘s assistant editors in the Touche column. I take my hat off to Tan Shiow Chin for being so frank and open in her revelations that love and relationships don’t automatically happen for everyone. But I would like to
More than half of female surgeons in the United Kingdom have faced or witnessed discrimination in the workplace, suggest the results of a confidential online poll, published in the online journal BMJ Open. Orthopaedics was seen as the most sexist of all the surgical specialties, the responses showed. Despite women making up over half of
Due to complications at birth, Stephen Chow Chee Kheong was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and sent to the Cerebral Palsy (Spastic) Children’s Association of Penang at the age of two. But thanks to his own fierce determination and the Boys’ Brigade, Chow has defied the odds to improve both his physical and mental capabilities. Not
I just found out I have endometriosis, which my mother also has. She says endometriosis raises our risk of ovarian cancer, so I should have children early and then get a hysterectomy. What’s the real story? It sounds like your mother jumped to the wrong conclusion. Endometriosis and ovarian cancer are linked, but the relationship
Multi-talented Mandopop star Wang Leehom will finally be returning for a concert in Malaysia this year, four years after his last concert here. Part of his ongoing “Descendants of the Dragon 2060” World Tour, the upcoming show is slated for 8pm, March 16 at Stadium Merdeka, and is The tour, which began last year, has
The big trend of pink clay masks is not going anywhere soon. Photo: Generation Clay Style January 15, 2019 Style, Women By AGENCY Photos By Agency If you have any kind of social media, chances are that you have scrolled past an ad for a pink clay mask in the past few
By Ms Kaur Pola Singh’s article in StarLifestyle (“Uni is the best time and place to find your life partner”, Occasional Soapbox) got my attention. I respect his right to have an opinion, but the optics of the situation are complex and his perspective came across as oversimplified. This is my response to it. I
Teenager Muhammad Syukur Khamis from a small town in Kuala Terengganu is turning out to be quite an Internet sensation in early 2019. He is known as the Kampung Boy and some have even fondly named him “Mowgli Malaysia”. Syukur’s bond with animals has captured the imagination of many photographers – both local and foreign.
It’s a tale of magic and monsters, of beautiful princesses and wicked queens. A classical story of a long-lost child, set adrift upon the waters, and a mystical bond she has with another creature. A folktale of love, betrayal, and danger. And what’s more, it’s completely Nusantara (of the Malaysian or Indonesian archipelago) in origin.
Are stablecoins the future of crypto? Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Bitcoin bulls and Gemini Exchange founders, seem to think so. This morning, an interview was published by Fortune where the twins discussed their first marketing campaign for Gemini. Stablecoins and Gemini The famous twins feel digital currency has a bright future, but there need to be
© Reuters. Investing.com – The dollar edged lower Monday, even as the pound gave up most of its gains ahead of a vote on UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. The , which measures the greenback against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, fell by 0.09% to 95.18. May’s Brexit deal is widely
© Reuters. Investing.com – The greenback was flat on Monday as the safe haven yen rose after China’s exports unexpectedly fell, increasing worry over global demand. The , which measures the greenback’s strength against a basket of six major currencies, inched down 0.07% to 95.20 as of 10:25 AM ET (15:25 GMT), while slipped 0.26%
Chan Foong Hin. (Bernama pic) KOTA KINABALU: Sabah DAP secretary Chan Foong Hin is pleased that the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) Technical Committee finally held its first meeting today at the Law Affairs Unit in Putrajaya. In a statement today, Chan who is also Kota Kinabalu MP said the committee had discussed and agreed to
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British five pound banknotes are seen in this picture illustration By Tom Finn LONDON (Reuters) – The pound edged down from a seven-week high on Monday as investors prepared for a vote on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal that parliament is expected to vote down. Sterling is taking its
© Reuters. UBS Sees Two Fed Hikes, Asian Central Banks to Pause in 2019 (Bloomberg) — UBS Global Wealth Management predicts the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates twice this year despite markets pricing in little chance of that happening. An expanding U.S. economy and low recession risk may provide opportunities for the Fed to
© Reuters. Investing.com – The safe haven yen strengthened and the Australian dollar fell on Monday after data showing that China’s exports unexpectedly fell in December, pointing to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy and deteriorating global demand. was down 0.42% at 108.08 by 02:51 AM ET (07:51 AM GMT). the most in two
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May makes a last ditch effort to convince rebel lawmakers to back her Brexit divorce deal on Monday, warning that United Kingdom’s exit is now in peril before setting out new
© Reuters. Investing.com – The U.S. dollar was little changed, while the Chinese yuan slipped after data showed the country’s exports shrank the most in 2 years in December. The that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies slipped 0.07% to 95.195. This week investors will be looking ahead to Tuesday’s data on
Can’t wait for the final season of Game Of Thrones to be released on April 4? Well, this little teaser HBO just released is likely to raise your expectations even more. Titled ‘Crypts of Winterfell’, the the teaser puts the spotlight (or rather, torch light) squarely on the remaining three members of House Stark –
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has found the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air plane more than two months after the Boeing Co 737 MAX jet crashed into the sea near Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board, search officials said on Monday. Naval Lieutenant Colonel Agung Nugroho told Reuters a weak signal from the
The study of aesthetics and form is the subject of the Traces Of Bicameralism exhibition, which is showing at Suma Orientalis gallery in Petaling Jaya. The gallery’s first exhibition of the year features Jacky Cheng and Lisa Foo, both graduate architects, who have made fine art a career. Each of them has her own style.
Toy maker Mattel has announced a deal with BTS to produce a series of dolls in the likeness of the hit Korean boy band. Each member of the seven-member band – RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook – will get his own doll, styled after the looks from BTS’s record-breaking IDOL music video.
Warner Bros and Mattel have partnered to bring Barbie to the big screen. Margot Robbie is set to portray the live-action version of the iconic doll. “This project is a great start to our partnership with Ynon (Kreiz, chairman and CEO of Mattel) and Mattel Films,” said Toby Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros Pictures Group.
© Reuters. An employee of a money changer holds a stack of U.S. Dollar notes before giving it to a customer in Jakarta By Vatsal Srivastava SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar rose against most of its peers on Monday, although heightened investor expectations that the Federal Reserve will not raise rates this year are most
Who doesn’t want the ability to travel through time? Imagine being able to witness historic moments first-hand. Being able to gawp at the wonders of the past, or be dazzled by the developments of the future. Or just being able to see one’s lost loved ones again. Twenty young writers, aged between 11 and 15,
A new year is here! And what’s the most fun thing to do at the start of a new year? Why, to look at the various predictions people are, uh … predicting! I’ve done the leg work to look up a variety of predictions from an array of sources, from that age-old sage Nostradamus to
After a lengthy break, fashion shows returned to the runways in London recently, with the presentation of several Autumn/Winter 2019 menswear collections. The trends spotted include various unisex silhouettes – and shows – as well as vibrant colours and casual chic, still infused with a sportswear vibe with loose cuts and logos. Here’s a selection
Don’t shy away from the topic of condoms, as this unglamorous contraceptive is one of the most effective methods of preventing sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) and unplanned pregnancies. There tends to be an unfair stigma against discussing condoms, let alone using them. Once, while attending a talk on sexual health, a condom was passed around for
Swooner came home a few days ago with a mucky eye. This is not unusual; he is a curious boy and tends to stick his nose into everything. He’s come home with oil on his face after helping our neighbour inspect his truck; with yellow pollen from sniffing the other neighbour’s flowers; and with streaks