Style Spied: Mia Ben from Malaysia

This fashionable hijabi looks effortlessly chic in simple staple pieces. Spotted by Najwa Abdullah. A self-proclaimed fashionista, Mia Ben feels obliged to look stylish in her office. For her everyday outfits, she opts for the deep colors she considers the essence of her personal style, highly influenced by her love of jazz music. Inspired by Olivia … Read more

Style Spied: Jezmine Zaidan from Malaysia

‘I super love vintage and occasionally I’m on the edgy side too,’ says Jezmine, who was spied by Zinah Nur Sharif. Jezmine Zaidan states that she’s on the quirky side of fashion. She loves playing with colors and pieces that have fun elements to them. This is evident in her outfits, which instantly light up one’s … Read more

Style spied: Hidaya from Japan

Too awesomely quirky for words? That’s what Hidaya’s fresh take on fashion looks like. By Shea Rasol. Hidaya is a Javanese Indonesian born and bred in Malaysia. She currently resides in Japan, and we believe that’s where Hidaya’s quirky style began to evolve. While keeping up with trends is not Hidaya’s forte, she ensures that the … Read more

Dozens of Rohingya Missing After Boat Sinks off Myanmar

YANGON, November 3, 2013 (AFP) – A boat carrying almost 70 Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing sectarian tensions capsized Sunday off Myanmar’s coast, police said, leaving dozens missing in treacherous seas. The boat was believed to be taking the Rohingya from Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine to Malaysia, where thousands of members of the Muslim minority … Read more

5 savoury facts about rendang, a legendary dish

The history, ingredients, and reverence of rendang are as rich and savory as the dish itself, shares Afia R Fitriati. Rendang is a popular spicy dish found in some countries in Southeast Asia. It is so popular, in fact, that it has become one of the must-serve dishes for festive occasions in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, … Read more