• AirAsia passengers no longer have to pay S$1 fee on flights departing KLIA2

    KUALA LUMPUR – AirAsia passengers departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) will no longer have to pay the RM3 (S$1) KLIA2 fee starting from Monday (Jan 7). In a statement, budget carrier AirAsia said it will cease charging the fee in an effort to keep fares low....
  • 14 Things Malaysians Should Remember Are Coming Into Effect In 2019

     Smoking ban in all eateries Image via New Straits Times The ban, which came into effect yesterday, 1 January, includes all air-conditioned and open-air restaurants, coffee shops, hawker centres, and street stalls. Restaurants are not allowed to have any designated smoking area, and smokers will have to stand at least three metres away from eateries...
  • Oil rig workers stranded, Petronas activates emergency response team

    Petronas has activated its Emergency Response Team as their Peninsular Malaysia Assets’ offshore facilities are experiencing high waves and strong winds as a result of tropical storm Pabuk. It said the situation is currently under control and all personnel are safe. “Petronas’ utmost priority and concern is the safety...
  • Southern Thai resorts on alert for Tropical Storm Pabuk

    SINGAPORE – A storm brewing in the Gulf of Thailand is heading for southern Thailand and could affect tourist areas later this week, forecasters say. Tropical Storm Pabuk has been gradually strengthening this week and now has winds of about 75kmh, storm tracking site Tropical Storm Risk says. It...
  • It takes less than 5 seconds to clone a key card in Malaysia

    GEORGE TOWN – You can be lulled into a false sense of security at your condominium or gated community by your electronic access key.  However, these keys can be cloned with ease and it takes less than five seconds. Checks with several locksmith shops in the city revealed that...
  • 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...