• Explosion rocks Kuching’s CityOne Megamall, 3 killed, 26 hurt

    KUCHING – Three people were killed and more than 20 injured when an explosion rocked a shopping mall here. The incident happened at about 3.30pm yesterday at a new food outlet which was being renovated on the ground floor of Cityone Megamall. The three who died were found trapped...
  • American woman is in search of the best durian ever

    Lindsay Gasik has been living in Malaysia and travelling around the region for about six years, but she still gets curious looks from locals wherever she goes – and it’s not because she’s Caucasian. It’s because she’s a durian expert who conducts tours in Malaysia and around Southeast Asia...
  • Live python found in parcel in Malaysia

    GEORGE TOWN – Photos being circulated of a live python found in a Pos Laju parcel addressed to Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) have gone viral on social media. The post shared on the “Info Roadblock JPJ/POLIS” Facebook page showed that the package was sent from Gopeng, Perak, and addressed...
  • No plastic at Penang airport

    GEORGE TOWN – Business operators at the Penang International Airport (PIA) will stop giving out plastic straws and single-use plastic items following a collaboration with the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to curb unnecessary plastic waste. All 19 operators in the airport will embark on the pilot project and advocate...
  • Schools in Kuala Lumpur with Annual Tuition Fees above RM50,000 (Year 7)

    Kuala Lumpur is home to over 20 international schools. As each international school has a different fee structure, it is important to request the comprehensive list of fees from schools to help you pick a school that is within your budget. Here are the international schools in Kuala Lumpur...
  • Schools in Kuala Lumpur with Annual Tuition Fees below RM30,000 (Year 7)

    Each international school is unique in terms of fee structure. The types of fees international schools normally charge include application fee, admission fee, tuition fee and school development fee, among others. Here are the international schools in Kuala Lumpur that charge below RM30,000 for Year 7 annual tuition fees....
  • Coming This Weekend 3rd and 4th November, The Private International School Fair!

    The Private & International School Fair (PISF) is happening this weekend on 3 and 4 Nov! The fair will take place at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre from 11am to 7pm. The upcoming fair will feature the Learning is Fun segment dedicated to children aged 12 and below. Children can participate...
  • The Private International School Fair 3rd and 4th November!

    The Private & International School Fair (PISF) is happening this weekend on 3 and 4 Nov! The fair will take place at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre from 11am to 7pm. The upcoming fair will feature the Learning is Fun segment dedicated to children aged 12 and below. Children can participate...
  • Swamped with plastic waste: Malaysia struggles as global scrap piles up

    PULAU INDAH, Malaysia – Hundreds of sacks filled with plastic waste from the United States, Britain, South Korea and Spain spill onto the streets of an industrial zone in Pulau Indah, an island town just an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur and home to Malaysia’s biggest port. The stench...
  • The Many International School Options in Malaysia

    Malaysia is a popular destination for expatriates due to its affordable housing, quality healthcare and reasonable cost of living. Expatriate families who relocate to Malaysia also have a variety of international schools to choose from. There are now over 140 international schools in Malaysia where a majority of them...
  • Hunt on for driver who killed Malaysian woman in viral video

    PETALING JAYA – Police are hunting down a motorist who mowed down a woman in Cyberjaya in a hit-and-run case as viral footage of the Wednesday evening incident continues to rile up Malaysians. The victim Wan Amirah Wan Alias, 31, was killed in the tragic incident. Selangor Traffic Investigations and...
  • Woman loses entire life savings of nearly $400,000 to scammers

    SUBANG JAYA – Convinced that her accounts were jeopardised after being implicated in a money laundering case, an investment company staff transferred RM1.2mil (S$398,000) to an account operated by scammers. Little did she know that her case was just a fabrication, leading to her entire life savings going up in...