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Deepavali, the Festival of Lights

Deepavali, the Festival of Lights

Deepavali is familiar to most Malaysians as an Indian celebration. However, not everyone knows what it is actually celebrating, with many confusing it with Thaipusam, the Indian New Year. With that in mind, let’s look deeper into it to understand what exactly is Deepavali and how it relates to everyone. Deepavali or Diwali? You might […]

Digitising Events: How Participants Go Digital

Digitising Events: How Participants Go Digital

Due to the effects of COVID-19 felt all over the world, more companies have started looking into digitising events. This is not something new, as the advent of social media and the proliferation of digital accessibility has prompted few parties to pave the road to digitisation a few years back. COVID-19 was the catalyst that […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Malaysia

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Malaysia

As we are currently combatting a global pandemic, let’s not forget that there is a disease that is far deadlier than COVID-19: breast cancer. As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), also known as Pinktober, let us take a look at the reason why we should raise more public awareness about this issue. Breast […]

Halloween in Malaysia: Spooky Surprises Happening This Month!

Halloween in Malaysia: Spooky Surprises Happening This Month!

Halloween used to be a fun tradition that’s only done in certain countries such as the UK and the US. However, thanks to Hollywood and the influx of American media, most Malaysians are made aware of the celebration of Halloween. A few things come to mind: dressing up as monsters or witches, going door-to-door trick-or-treating, […]

Updates on Several Major Malaysian Events

Updates on Several Major Malaysian Events

Every year, we enjoy several big Malaysian events where we would jostle about in huge crowds trying to score the best deals available. Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 situation, jostling about is no longer allowed for the sake of public safety. March saw the introduction of the Movement Control Order (MCO) which caused all public […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Race

COVID-19 Vaccine Race

There have been more than 13 million people worldwide who have been infected with COVID-19, and about 580,000 people dead so far within the first seven months of the discovery of the virus. One of the worst epidemics that we have faced as a globe was the Black Death, a.k.a. the Bubonic Plague, which killed […]

Meaning of Colours in Different Cultures

Meaning of Colours in Different Cultures

All of us enjoy seeing different colours, and we all associate different colours with different moods or emotions. However, the meaning of colours is not the same for different cultures, as they have different attitudes toward the same colours. For example, red is one of the most popular colours in Chinese culture, but Koreans are […]