Author: Shazwan Zulkiffli

PM’s son, V. Putin, and Messi fingered in massive leak

A massive leak of 11.5 million tax documents called The Panama Papers on Sunday was touted as the leak of the century. The papers exposed the alleged secret offshore financial dealings of powerful Middle Eastern leaders, a son of our Malaysian Prime Minister, one Nazifuddin Najib, relatives of Chinese President Xi Jinping and other senior Chinese figures, aides to Russian president Vladimir Putin, other world leaders and celebrities including Jackie Chan and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi. An investigation into the documents by more than 100 media groups revealed the hidden offshore dealings in the assets of approximately 140 political...

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Khairul Idham Pawi: First ever Malaysian to win a MotoGP race

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Social media users yesterday were in shock and disbelief, as the young Khairul Idham Pawi raced to finish first at the Argentina Motorcycle Grand Prix. Khairul, part of Honda Team Asia, won the race with a time of 41 minutes and 35.452 seconds, ahead of Jorge Navarro from Spain (Estrella Galicia 0,0) and Brad Binder from South Africa (Red Bull KTM Ajo) who came second and third with times of 26.170s and 30.060s respectively. “Obviously, I am really happy and grateful to get this result today. It feels great to get my first win”, said Khairul in a post...

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8 Things You Want At Your Mamak

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Don’t we all love our mamak restaurants? Hanging out with your friends at the mamak is one of the most Malaysian things one can do, because you can never get the same feeling anywhere else. The overly bright lights, the kopi kaw, the Maggi goreng, the miscommunication, the variety of roti, and not to forget the slapstick and repetitive telor jokes. Some of the things I mentioned might be negative, but isn’t that something we’ve all learned to love? But can we ask for more from our favorite lepak joints? Imagine, in a few months, new...

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Interview: Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari

Our latest edition of Level With Me sees Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari, talking about his love for Penang, food, and how he thinks the youth of Penang can find a future working on their beloved island. Zairil happens to be one of the most passionate men on the island when it comes to developing the state and aiding the local youth. He’s one of the dudes who might be sitting right beside you at the Pulau Pinang football club games, cheering louder than anyone else. Check out this short excerpt from the full interview about the current state of...

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NEW photos of Benedict Cumberbatch as Marvel’s Doctor Strange

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Comic geeks have been drooling over the leaked photo of Marvel’s latest addition to its MCU roster: Doctor Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. However, earlier today a bundle of photos were released of Benedict Cumberbatch in Steven Strange’s robes, – from their filming session at the heart of New York City. Interestingly, Strange’s arch-nemesis, Baron Mordor, played by actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, was photographed side to side with the hero of the movie, in an ally position. Are they teaming up? What say...

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