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Malaysia PM Najib unveils "look and feel" of KL-SG high speed rail

It will be a dynamic reflection of Malaysia's rich heritage and cultural diversity.

5 hours

There is no such thing as a โ€œHokkienโ€ dialect in Hokkien province

Heritage Society VP Khir Johari teaches linguistic geography in 867 words.

October 16, 2017

S'porean Harvard scholar & equity fund associate takes to Tokyo streets as Japan's 1st foreign oiran

The most elegant performer there, if we do say so ourselves.

October 16, 2017

Penguin in Japan zoo obsessed with anime girl cardboard cut-out has died. World mourns.

This is the tragic story of a penguin named Grape.

October 15, 2017

Here's how Johor's royals use football success to strengthen the Bangsa Johor identity

There is nothing like football to make the people happy.

October 13, 2017

Doing a leg split to close car boot is the latest fad among Chinese women

Another body-challenge in China.

October 13, 2017

Reports of 3 Chinese women stuck at South Korea airport after plastic surgery are fake news

Our local mainstream media were also caught out.

October 12, 2017

Fake news that groom in China died after being dropped on his head during wedding game

He wasn't even the groom.

October 12, 2017

What Chinese drivers do when a fire hydrant bursts: Line up for a "free" car wash

It's not just Singapore that's facing problems of burst public water utilities.

October 12, 2017

Worried about religious divide, Malaysia's monarchs make rare collective call for greater tolerance and respect

Malaysia's rulers tend to comment only on issues of national importance.

October 11, 2017

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