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Loo Juosie Wins a Red Ribbon Award for "Positive Lives"

The Red Ribbon Media Awards returned this year to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Malaysian AIDS Foundation. BFM89.9 producer Loo Juosie was presented with the “Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Media” award for her series “Positive Lives”.  The four-part ser...

Have You Thought About Killing Yourself?

Written by Dr. Helmy Haja Mydin, Consultant Respiratory Specialist.  "Have you thought about killing yourself?" It’s not the easiest question to ask someone - especially to a stranger. Early in medical school, we were taught to confront the possibility of suicidal ideation with direct q...

Are Our Children's Hands Weakening?

Computers and touch screen mobile devices are essential parts of modern life. From when we wake to the moment we sleep, too much of our time is spent plugging our faces into the screens of our mobile devices. But as the world is becoming increasingly interconnected and mobile-based, we’re only...

The Selective Outrage Against Malaysian Women

The ruckus at last weekend's Women’s March was a result of a long-standing discrimination against women. But the recent uptick in prejudicial and patriarchal acts might have been prompted by the outrage from Neelofa’s hijab launch at Zouk. These past few weeks saw Malaysian women become...

Changing How We See Vocational Education

Back in school, my dream was to coach-build cars. The premise was simple: I would restore any old car by adding the reliability and functionality of modern cars while keeping the old car’s identity and simplicity. The selling point? It’ll be cheaper than taking out 5-year loan on a new c...

The K-Pop Factory

There is this global phenomenon called the Korean Wave, or Hallyu, where more and more people are consuming South Korean culture. This infatuation is heavily driven by the success of K-Pop, where its fans obsess over the flamboyant and engaging nature of the genre and its idols. But the successes o...