Jason Tan

Jason Tan

Kuala Lumpur-based journalist Jason Tan founded and edited Off The Edge (now out of print), a general interest magazine, for The Edge Media Group, which publishes The Edge business weekly in Malaysia and Singapore. He ran a citizen journalist website for the Malaysiakini news portal before producing The B-Side tablet magazine for business radio station BFM89.9. He was also editor-in-chief of Esquire Malaysia.

Latest from Jason Tan

How luxury watchmakers are courting millennials with customisation and ethical practices

New luxury watch brand Baume offers a wide range of customisation options and pushes its ethical production practices to attract millennial consumers, moves that could change the face of luxury watchmaking itself.

New luxury watch brand Baume offers a wide range of customisation options and pushes its ethical production practices to attract millennial consumers, moves that could change the face of luxury watchmaking itself.

27 Oct 2018 - 6:26PM
Watch enthusiasts launch own brand in Malaysia, and it’s an instant hit

Malaysia-based Ming was started by a bunch friends to make watches of the kind they would want to buy. Their first model sold out within hours; their second is in line for a prize at the watchmaking Oscars. Co-founder Ming Thein tells their story

Malaysia-based Ming was started by a bunch friends to make watches of the kind they would want to buy. Their first model sold out within hours; their second is in line for a prize at the watchmaking Oscars. Co-founder Ming Thein tells their story

15 Oct 2018 - 11:07AM
Malaysia luxury lovers divided: some hide their Hermes Birkins, others carry on shopping

After Malaysians watched transfixed as 284 boxes of former first lady's handbags were carted off by investigators, some are being discreet about their wealth, while others spend with renewed zest.

After Malaysians watched transfixed as 284 boxes of former first lady's handbags were carted off by investigators, some are being discreet about their wealth, while others spend with renewed zest.

12 Sep 2018 - 2:28PM
10 ‘ugly’ dad sneaker styles from Calvin Klein to Valentino for you to steal the show like Bella Hadid did

The ugly sneaker/dad sneaker trend is showing no signs of abating, with the shoes a favourite of style icons from Kendall Jenner to Hailey Baldwin. Here are 10 of the hottest pairs around right now.

The ugly sneaker/dad sneaker trend is showing no signs of abating, with the shoes a favourite of style icons from Kendall Jenner to Hailey Baldwin. Here are 10 of the hottest pairs around right now.

9 Aug 2018 - 1:01PM