Durian. Love it or hate it, there is no denying this polarising thorny fruit is as synonymous with Malaysian culture as nasi lemak and teh tarik. Being the King of Fruits, though, doesn’t give it immunity to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The weather, too, has not been kind—high rainfall has affected yields.
Airbnb Online Experiences have evolved to become one of guests’ favourite ways to be “transported to new destinations” while at home, and now Airbnb is bringing the first-ever experience to the Malaysian audience. Collaborating with Malaysian artist and creative entrepreneur, Marini Ramlan (also known as Nini Marini), guests around the world can participate in creative […]
Malaysian artiste and global superstar Yuna will be headlining the finale of U Mobile’s #GroovesWithU—a series of music performances that are streamed online for free. In conjunction with the festive Hari Raya period, Yuna will be belting out several of her favourite Raya tunes.
Oscar winner Boon Joon Ho’s (Parasite) riveting 2013 futuristic film Snowpiercer, based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, has been adapted for the TV screen. Premiering on Netflix today, 25 May, the TV series stars Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) and Grammy and Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs (Hamilton, Black-ish).
Doodles that turn into noodles? That’s got to be some kind of magic, right? Involves a fairy godmother or a purple genie? Well, if you can imagine Google’s AI in some sort of magician’s hat made up of ones and zeroes, perhaps. Grab’s new Delivery Doodles feature uses AI to turn any kid’s doodles of […]
Hari Raya celebrations will be different this year, no thanks to a certain silent enemy. That said, some things don’t change. Like the makcik bawang questions from relatives, without fail. Whether it’s in person (while practising social distancing, ahem), or via FaceTime, Skype or Zoom, are you prepared for your comebacks?
There’s no denying that the holy fasting month of Ramadhan is different this year, with the ongoing Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) and the COVID-19 pandemic. Many will miss the Ramadhan bazaars and breaking fast sessions with family, friends, and loved ones.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought destructive effects on healthcare systems, the economy, and the livelihood and lives of people around the world. The impact on Malaysians has been no less devastating. In the second phase of the #KitaSapotKita campaign, Maxis has collaborated with 12 local artists including Faizal Tahir and Zee Avi to produce a […]
With video conferences and chats becoming the new normal amidst social lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic, many creatives have released artworks to improve “virtual sceneries”. And now…brace yourself…Studio Ghibli has released a set of video wallpaper background to spice up your next virtual comms.
Following the extension of the government’s Movement Control Order (MCO) in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak, Astro is subsequently extending its complimentary viewing offer to 14 April to encourage all Malaysians to stay home, safe and entertained.