Author: Shazwan Zulkiffli

Ziyad Cyber-Bullied: Shame On You, Malaysians!

by Shazwan Zulkiffli Twitter has always been a medium, popular for its feuds between personalities. From feminism to religious sensitivities, you can clearly read unhealthy debates pop up at least once a day to entertain, or emotionally harm Twitter users. But Malaysian Twitter users dropped  to a new low, by bullying National Paralympic gold medalist and world champion, Ziyad Zolkefli. Ziyad Zolkefli is a paralympic athlete who competes in the T20 classification shot put events, and made his international debut at London’s 2012 Summer Paralympics. A national sensation, Ziyad’s success once brought the nation together and made Malaysians proud...

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Know Your Noodles – A Quick Look at Boat Noodle History

by Shazwan Zulkiffli Boat noodles have been Thailand’s go-to food for hundreds of years now.  Known as the Kuey Teow Ruer, the history of the boat noodles goes back to the 12th century when the great Siam Kingdom was run from Ayutthaya, an international trading center at the time. Then, noodles were prepared on boats that paddled and parked along the city’s waterways. Due to the fact that boat noodle merchants worked alone back in the days, the noodles had to be served in small bowls to make it easier for them to serve the noodles to the customers...

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