Author: Scott Ng

Cooking for Colonisers

Ah, Masterchef! That now hallowed TV series treasured by food aficionados all over the world, a franchise that has variants in the UK, Australia, Asia – a place where aspiring chefs can achieve some measure of fame by impressing a select panel of expert judges with their cooking skills. Masterchef has become an institution, and one that has gained some credibility thanks to famous chefs like Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver taking up the role of judge. Unfortunately, a controversy has arisen that threatens the credibility of Masterchef UK, at least in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brunei. Contestant Zaleha Kadir...

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Witness Katy Perry in Singapore with Universal Music

Attention KatyCats! With Katy Perry’s Witness World Tour set to bypass Malaysia for a Singapore tour date, we’re sure there are plenty of fans wondering about a drip to our neighbours down south to catch your favorite artist in action – but with the ringgit the way it is and Singapore being as expensive as it is, we know that’s a hard decision to make! WIN tickets to catch Katy Perry Live in Singapore Are you chained to Katy Perry's rhythm? She's heading to Singapore and we want to send YOU to catch her live in concert! All you...

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Guinness transforms Malaysian pubs for St. Patrick’s Day!

Everyone’s favorite Irish celebration, St. Patrick’s Day, is upon us yet again! As bars around Malaysia festoon themselves with green for the month-long celebration, Guinness (aka the world’s most famous Irish stout) will be joining in the festivities by helping hundreds of bars transform themselves in Irish pubs all across Malaysia.  The transformation will be helped along by all the trappings of a true Irish experience – traditional Irish music and step dance performances will be joined by that grand tradition, the St. Patrick’s Day parade! You won’t have to go far to get a taste of the Irish...

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Here’s the full list of 2018 Oscar winners!

By Shazwan Zulkiffli It’s that time of the year again where top Hollywood industry leaders gather under one roof with all their glam, bling and sparkle to celebrate the best productions of the year. 2017 was a year packed with critically acclaimed films that most people around the world haven’t even seen yet, but the good men of Oscars know their stuff, and after carefully evaluating each film, they’ve announced the winners for the Oscars this time around. Notably, a much younger and diverse group of voters has been introduced into the regular panel of voters, and their impact...

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Four homegrown talents to go to war at One Championship’s Visions of Victory

Malaysia’s own Gianni Subba, Agilan ‘The Alligator’ Thani, Muhammad Aiman, and rising MMA prospect Jihin “Shadow Cat” Radzuan are set to take to the ring at One Championship’s upcoming Kuala Lumpur fight night, Visions of Victory! The homegrown fighters are slated to face off against a slew of international opponents at the Axiata Arena at KL Sports City (formerly Bukit Jalil), and you can be sure it’ll a night of intensity with Gianni steadily rising up the ranks to a surefire title shot,  and Jihin making her debut on the international stage. The fighters are obviously shouldering hometown pride as...

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