Author: Hannah Azlan

NEW RELEASE: LOST ft. ZYSIA by Kayczar

By Hannah Azlan Kavinish Nair, otherwise known by his handle Kayczar, has just dropped a new track, perfect for nights with the lights turned down low. The Johor-based rapper also features the smooth vocals of ZYSIA from Hoax Vision, lending a breathy tone to the song, which drips chill with every lingering note and will definitely be on our rotations when it’s time to lose yourself in the glow. Come get lost with Kayczar, and give the track a listen....

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Malaysian Dating in the Time of Tinder

Terrible dates: we’ve all had them, right? Dating in the time of Tinder has gotten seriously strange. I’ve got some horror stories from millennials that might send shivers down your spine, but hopefully – you survive the process by learning from them. *People are kept anonymous because Malaysians have a tendency to shame people online, and I’d like to protect the people sharing their stories.   From a local Redditor, who shared this gem of a story with me: “I met a girl off of OKCupid. Her profile picture was a MySpace angle, so she looked nothing like her...

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‘True Love Has A Price’, no dice with this author

By Hannah Azlan http://thelevel.my/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Property-Insight-Malaysiavia-torchbrowser.com_.mp4 “True love has a price”. I can feel the bile rising in my throat as I type this. Right, so when my editor sent me this video to review – I was already horrified at the title. Upon watching the video, I was somewhat biased considering the male talent resembles an ex-boyfriend that I’m not particularly fond of, but that’s not the topic of discussion for today. Facebook is giving me pretty mixed reviews, with one end of the spectrum arguing that the girl is materialistic and shallow, while the other insists that there is...

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antirogol.com aims to right the conversation around rape

Let’s talk rape, everyone. A horrifying statistic has emerged, one rape is committed every 35 minutes in Malaysia. With that in mind, the All Women’s Action Society (AWAM) has launched a website to aid victims and survivors of sexual violence. The site, http://www.antirogol.com, has the tagline “victims are not to be blamed,”. The organisation aims to stop the act of victim blaming within Malaysia. The website itself has emergency contact numbers as well as do’s and don’ts if a rape occurs, a valuable resource considering how little we really talk about the issue. The first series of questions that...

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