Pay to play: We visit the world of sugar dating, babies and their daddies

“We spent nearly three months traveling all over Southeast Asia,” said Abigail, a 22-year-old part-time student and self-described model. “Thanks to his financing of the whole trip, I was able to experience staying at The W in Bali, climbed Mt Rinjani in Lombok, saw the Pink Beach in Komodo Island, swam in the Kuang Si ...

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How Malaysia allows child abuse to go unpunished

How Malaysia allows child abuse to go unpunished

Most complaints of child sexual abuse in Malaysia do not lead to successful prosecutions, largely due to weaknesses in the nation’s criminal justice system, police,...

Malaysia’s First Nobel Prize Winner

Malaysia’s First Nobel Prize Winner

A Nobel Prize nomination entry number 48-0 may be not mean much, but for Malaysia its a mark of honour, as it was held by the country’s — or more accurately Malaya’s —...

Off-the-grid: A family lives off a farm in Lenggong and you can join them

Off-the-grid: A family lives off a farm in Lenggong and you can join them

A chance to reconnect with nature.

Gourmet dog food? Pet Daddy makes pet meals that even humans can eat

Gourmet dog food? Pet Daddy makes pet meals that even humans can eat

Only the best for your pooch.

Supercop Chronicles: Ex-journalist uses Facebook to tell stories of brave Malaysian policemen

Supercop Chronicles: Ex-journalist uses Facebook to tell stories of brave Malaysian policemen

It began with a simple newspaper collection.

Do-It-Yourself public services – Malaysians who go on their own to help people in need

Do-It-Yourself public services – Malaysians who go on their own to help people in need

From building their own roads to fixing potholes in the city.

2015 Roundup: 1MDB, leotards and PM squabbles mark this year’s famous showdowns

2015 Roundup: 1MDB, leotards and PM squabbles mark this year’s famous showdowns

What a rollercoaster ride 2015 has been. We in Malaysia have witnessed and experienced several controversial dramas and stand-offs that will go down in history.  Here’s a...

2015 Roundup: 8 WTF moments in Malaysian politics

2015 Roundup: 8 WTF moments in Malaysian politics

These days, the things people say in Malaysian politics come as no surprise, but 2015 has produced some really WTF moments.  Here are some of the headline grabbing quotes of the...

Musician Azmyl Yunor and Orkes Padu deliver commentaries on Malaysian life on ‘Was Was’

Musician Azmyl Yunor and Orkes Padu deliver commentaries on Malaysian life on ‘Was Was’

It’s no exaggeration to say that Azmyl Yunor is one of the most critically acclaimed indie artists in Malaysia. With almost 20 years of performing under his belt, Azmyl is an...


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