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Universiti Malaya leads Malaysian surge up Asian university rankings

UM is ranked No 13 in Asia and takes 70th place globally, according to QS’ 2020 evaluations

28 Nov 2019 - 10:35AM

UM is ranked No 13 in Asia and takes 70th place globally, according to QS’ 2020 evaluations

Universiti Malaya leads Malaysian surge up Asian university rankings
What do Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Alibaba and Chinese Singles’ Day shoppers have in common?

On Singles’ Day, the popular 11.11 shopping festival in China, e-commerce company Alibaba raked in US$38.4 billion in sales, nearly one-third more than it sold in 2018

14 Nov 2019 - 12:01PM

On Singles’ Day, the popular 11.11 shopping festival in China, e-commerce company Alibaba raked in US$38.4 billion in sales, nearly one-third more than it sold in 2018

What do Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Alibaba and Chinese Singles’ Day shoppers have in common?
Review | Is the marhaba lounge the new jewel in Singapore Changi Airport’s crown? Well, the satay is good

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Gold passengers and members of several airport lounge programmes have access to the marhaba lounge

7 Nov 2019 - 1:00PM

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Gold passengers and members of several airport lounge programmes have access to the marhaba lounge

Is the marhaba lounge the new jewel in Singapore Changi Airport’s crown? Well, the satay is good
How Miss Singapore International, slammed for her Japanese ritual performance, got back at her haters

A video of her conducting a Japanese ritual went viral, and haters commented on Instagram, Facebook and other social media, but Charlotte Chia had the last laugh

6 Nov 2019 - 1:04PM

A video of her conducting a Japanese ritual went viral, and haters commented on Instagram, Facebook and other social media, but Charlotte Chia had the last laugh

How Miss Singapore International, slammed for her Japanese ritual performance, got back at her haters
Will Malaysian model Cathryn Li be forgiven for body-shaming Instagram post – which branded M-sized women ‘fat’?

Online influencer Cathryn Li has finally apologised after calling women wearing L sizes as ‘sinful as obesity’ – but will it be enough to save her reputation?

16 Oct 2019 - 2:35PM

Online influencer Cathryn Li has finally apologised after calling women wearing L sizes as ‘sinful as obesity’ – but will it be enough to save her reputation?

Will Malaysian model Cathryn Li be forgiven for body-shaming Instagram post – which branded M-sized women ‘fat’?
Samsung to launch two Galaxy Note 10 phablets – one with its biggest ever smartphone display yet

The Note 10, with four cameras and a 6.3-inch display, and the Note 10 Plus, with five cameras and a 6.8-inch screen, can be pre-ordered and are in shops from August 23

12 Aug 2019 - 11:56PM

The Note 10, with four cameras and a 6.3-inch display, and the Note 10 Plus, with five cameras and a 6.8-inch screen, can be pre-ordered and are in shops from August 23

Samsung to launch two Galaxy Note 10 phablets – one with its biggest ever smartphone display yet
Why a Singapore hospital is warning that bubble milk tea is bad for your health

High sugar levels and non-dairy creamer with hydrogenated palm oil link the drink to heart disease and stroke, Singapore’s Mount Alvernia Hospital warns

17 Jul 2019 - 4:48PM

High sugar levels and non-dairy creamer with hydrogenated palm oil link the drink to heart disease and stroke, Singapore’s Mount Alvernia Hospital warns

Why a Singapore hospital is warning that bubble milk tea is bad for your health
Crazy Rich Asian: Dyson’s founder forks out US$54 million for Singapore’s biggest penthouse – this is what it looks like

British inventor James Dyson’s new home is Singapore’s tallest and largest condominium unit, on the 62nd to 64th storey of Tanjong Pagar Centre

15 Jul 2019 - 12:38PM

British inventor James Dyson’s new home is Singapore’s tallest and largest condominium unit, on the 62nd to 64th storey of Tanjong Pagar Centre

Crazy Rich Asian: Dyson’s founder forks out US$54 million for Singapore’s biggest penthouse – this is what it looks like
Patty facts: what’s in a plant-based ‘meat’ burger and is it better than an old school Burger King beef patty?

Meat alternative firms, Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, are constantly updating their recipes. Here’s how their burgers compare nutritionally to each other and to meat

2 Jul 2019 - 3:04PM

Meat alternative firms, Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, are constantly updating their recipes. Here’s how their burgers compare nutritionally to each other and to meat

Patty facts: what’s in a plant-based ‘meat’ burger and is it better than an old school Burger King beef patty?
How Singaporeans travel the world without wasting money

Well-travelled Singaporeans book their plane tickets early and choose less-visited destinations to save money on holiday. Here’s what else they do

28 Jun 2019 - 1:00PM

Well-travelled Singaporeans book their plane tickets early and choose less-visited destinations to save money on holiday. Here’s what else they do

How Singaporeans travel the world without wasting money
Former Miss Moscow Rihana Oksana Petra shares how she fell in love with Malaysian Sultan on Instagram

Rihana Oksana Petra posts photos of wedding to Kelantan’s Sultan Muhammad V – king of Malaysia at the time – and their son, seven months after marriage rumours went viral

15 Jul 2019 - 10:16AM

Rihana Oksana Petra posts photos of wedding to Kelantan’s Sultan Muhammad V – king of Malaysia at the time – and their son, seven months after marriage rumours went viral

Former Miss Moscow Rihana Oksana Petra shares how she fell in love with Malaysian Sultan on Instagram
K-pop star Eunhyuk of Super Junior takes a walk around Singapore — and his fans didn't even notice

The singer-songwriter, 33, whose real name is Lee Hyuk-jae, posts Instagram photos as he dons hat and mask to travel to visitor spots during group’s trip to give a concert

30 May 2019 - 2:30PM

The singer-songwriter, 33, whose real name is Lee Hyuk-jae, posts Instagram photos as he dons hat and mask to travel to visitor spots during group’s trip to give a concert

K-pop star Eunhyuk of Super Junior takes a walk around Singapore — and his fans didn't even notice
Kuala Lumpur and Singapore break into world’s top 10 for most Instagrammable food places

The 50 most Instagrammed locations for 2019 were compiled by UK travel company Hoppa by studying hashtags of holiday images posted on Instagram

28 May 2019 - 3:51PM

The 50 most Instagrammed locations for 2019 were compiled by UK travel company Hoppa by studying hashtags of holiday images posted on Instagram

Kuala Lumpur and Singapore break into world’s top 10 for most Instagrammable food places
Why the Japanese don’t just drink sake – they also bathe in it

The rice wine is praised for improving our skin and can also be used for cooking, too, sake sommelier Ayumi Fujishiro says

10 Apr 2019 - 12:15PM

The rice wine is praised for improving our skin and can also be used for cooking, too, sake sommelier Ayumi Fujishiro says

Why the Japanese don’t just drink sake – they also bathe in it
Who are the 13 Malaysians on the new Forbes World’s Billionaires List?

Robert Kuok, 95, founder of Shangri-La Hotels, is the nation’s wealthiest person, but where does he rank globally?

7 Mar 2019 - 12:26PM

Robert Kuok, 95, founder of Shangri-La Hotels, is the nation’s wealthiest person, but where does he rank globally?

Who are the 13 Malaysians on the new Forbes World’s Billionaires List?
‘Free Fire’ game creator Forrest Li earns a spot on the world’s billionaires list

Sea founder Li chose his English name after watching the movie ‘Forest Gump’

7 Mar 2019 - 9:00AM

Sea founder Li chose his English name after watching the movie ‘Forest Gump’

‘Free Fire’ game creator Forrest Li earns a spot on the world’s billionaires list
Gallery: Inside Singapore’s Ascott, the luxe serviced residence opening in a grand 1907 Paris home

La Clef Champs-Elysees Paris preserves the old building’s art de vivre, and will house the first French eatery by Imperial Treasure, a Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant

27 Feb 2019 - 5:02PM

La Clef Champs-Elysees Paris preserves the old building’s art de vivre, and will house the first French eatery by Imperial Treasure, a Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant

Gallery: Inside Singapore’s Ascott, the luxe serviced residence opening in a grand 1907 Paris home
Are Chinese netizens right to be angry over Zara’s photos of freckle-faced model Jing Wen?

Company defends images of Chinese model Jing Wen’s ‘blemishes’ in make-up campaign after critics question if its aim was to ‘vilify Asians’

19 Feb 2019 - 5:27PM

Company defends images of Chinese model Jing Wen’s ‘blemishes’ in make-up campaign after critics question if its aim was to ‘vilify Asians’

Are Chinese netizens right to be angry over Zara’s photos of freckle-faced model Jing Wen?
How far will Singaporeans and Malaysians travel to enjoy good food?

Respondents in worldwide survey reveal the main purpose for going on holiday

18 Feb 2019 - 9:01AM

Respondents in worldwide survey reveal the main purpose for going on holiday

How far will Singaporeans and Malaysians travel to enjoy good food?