Author: Shazwan Zulkiffli

Interview: Irfan from The Times

A couple of weeks ago, we got the chance to sit down with Irfan, the former drummer of the legendary Malaysian indie band, The Times. They once conquered the alternative airwaves with songs like “Dari Singapura Ke Kuala Lumpur”, “Gadisku Dalam Koma”, “Pesona Algebra”, “Lipstik” and many more, and till today, their fans are still asking for their heroes to come back for one last show. The Times was formed when two former members of indie heavyweights OAG, Naza and Mono, left to form another band. Soon after, the band that would soon be known as The Times acquired...

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RON 95 and RON 97 down to RM1.60 and RM1.95

PETALING JAYA: Fuel prices just took a plunge down this month. Petron Petrol Dealers Association confirmed that RON95 saw a reduction of 15cents to RM1.60 per litre, and RON97 reduced by 10cents to RM1.95 per litre. Meanwhile, the price of diesel remain at RM1.35 per litre after dropping 55 cents over the last two months. While OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers are currently working on a solution to the oversupply, it doesn’t look like we’re ever going back to RON95 costing RM2 to the liter. What do you...

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What Our Education System Really Needs

Neelofa’s sister, Nur Ameera Mohd Noor, recently kicked up a storm on Facebook when a video of her condemning the local education system, entitled “Q&A Education”, went viral with more than 45,000 views. “Government schools in Malaysia, they only focus on the Malaysian history, the Malaysian culture, and its all about Malaysia. The students don’t get a chance to learn about other countries as well. “The teachers in a government school, they do not need to be as qualified as the teachers in an international school and the teachers there don’t think outside the box for children. They do...

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Bear vs DiCaprio – The Revenant Review

Leonardo DiCaprio is back with yet another tour-de-force in The Revenant: a cold, grotesque thriller that will make you want to just stay indoors for awhile. Helmed by Mexican director Alejandro Innaritu (Birdman), The Revenant also stars Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises). With The Revenant, we see Leonardo DiCaprio being pushed to his limits by Mother Nature through a series of unfortunate events – be it wild animals, bad weather, or just sheer bad luck. And all that was during the filming of the challenging movie. Based on a true...

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HBO releases exclusive Game of Thrones pictures

HBO just unleashed a handful of sinister Game of Thrones key art around the world ahead of its much anticipated sixth season of dungeons, magic, and drama. The Character Art of the cunning Nymeria Sand, played by Jessica Henwick, was exclusively released in Asia through HBO Asia’s social media platforms. The award winning HBO series will go into battle mode in Malaysia on Monday, April 25th at 9pm, same time as the US, with a primetime encore at 9pm on the same day. Check out the gallery below for a spooky preview of what’s in store for you this...

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